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7:49 am
Wed July 20, 2011

Top Local Stories for Wednesday Morning

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top LOCAL News from KWGS:

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1:00 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

BGA at Eufaula

Tulsa, OK – The Army Corp of Engineers turns up more Blue-Green Algae. The Corp's Ross Adkins says the Gentry Cove area is now infected on Lake Eufaula. The Corp is urging people to stay out of the water in that area.

Adkins says they continue to monitor all of the Corp lakes. The Taylor Ferry Swim Beach on Fort Gibson Lake remains closed because of high concentrations of the algae.

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12:59 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local Stories from KWGS:

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10:11 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Cherokee Update

Tahlequah, OK – Cherokee Nation election results in dispute

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Supreme Court on Tuesday night will try to sort out a controversial election involving the state's largest Indian tribe.

In the election held three weeks ago, the incumbent and his challenger have each been declared the winner twice.

The results of the June 25 election remain in doubt for the Tahlequah-based Cherokee Nation as an Au g. 14 date for the inauguration of a new president approaches.

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10:09 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Governor Speaks to Tulsa Chamber

Mary Fallin

Tulsa, OK – Mary Fallin addresses the Tulsa Chamber at lunch

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8:48 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Pike Pass Problems

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. toll road stickers trouble for some drivers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New toll-road tags distributed among patrons of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority are proving troublesome for a handful of drivers.

The OTA has had to replace six times the number of tags they expected to replace as drivers switch from a hard-case toll tag to a windshield sticker. Spokesman Jack Damrill tells The Oklahoman some drivers applied the stickers to their dashboard, where a scanner cannot read it.

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8:45 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Enos Arrested

Skiatook, OK – Figure in Skiatook school bribery scandal arrested

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A vendor accused of paying bribes to obtain contracts from Skiatook Public Schools has been arrested.

The Tulsa World reports that 58-year-old Rickey Lynn Enos of Oklahoma City is charged with four counts of bribery of a public official. His bond at the Tulsa jail was set at $20,000.

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8:42 am
Tue July 19, 2011

New Agreement for Tulsa's Port

Tulsa Port Headquarters
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Tulsa, OK – Port of Catoosa, Kansas agency to sign agreement

CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) Officials representing the Tulsa Port of Catoosa and a Kansas development agency are set to sign a partnership agreement.

The City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority and the Kansas Logistics Park Development Authority, are scheduled to sign the deal Tuesday at the Oklahoma Maritime Education Center facility.

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2:30 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Credit Union Robbed

Tulsa, OK – A Tulsa Credit Union is robbed by a man claiming to have a bomb. It happened late this morning at the Tulsa Federal Credit Union on East 21st Street near the Postal Distribution Center.

The man said the bomb was in a brief case that he left when he fled.

The bomb squad determined the brief case was empty.

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