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1:38 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Tulsa Robbery

Picture of suspect leaving the credit union.
Tulsa Police

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police are looking for a suspect in this morning's robbery of the Oklahoma Central Credit Union near 41st and Garnett.

The robber hit the institution just before 9:30 this morning. He implied he had a weapon, but none was seen.

He made good his escape in an older brown sedan. Officials are not disclosing the amount of cash taken in the heist.

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Local & Regional
1:28 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

West Nile virus in Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – West Nile virus is found in mosquitoes tested in Tulsa. Only a fraction of the usual number of mosquito spraying requests have been received at the Tulsa County Health Department this summer because of the heat. But John Baker with the Department says a batch tested last night was positive

The location, which will be sprayed, is from 61st to 71st between Sheridan and Memorial.

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Local & Regional
11:41 am
Fri August 5, 2011

Power Usage Down

PSO power plant at Oologah.
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – You get a pat on the back from PSO.


The utility says usage has dropped since it asked customers to conserve power. Yesterday, PSO warned of rolling blackouts if usage remained high.


In a news release from the company, it said the situation with power grid has improved, but, given the hot weather, customers should continue to conserve.

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Local & Regional
9:01 am
Fri August 5, 2011

Declaration Expanded

Oklahoma City, OK – 2 Oklahoma counties added to disaster declaration

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Federal Emergency Management Agency says government entities and certain non-profit organizations in Craig and Nowata counties may seek reimbursement for expenses they incurred during severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that struck May 22 through May 25.

FEMA officials say the expenses include emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities.

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Local & Regional
8:59 am
Fri August 5, 2011

Trio Killed Near Stillwater

Stillwater, OK – 3 killed in 3-vehicle collision in Payne County

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three people were killed and two others were critically injured in a three-vehicle collision northeast of Stillwater in Payne County.

Troopers say Vance Cobey of Morrison and Jenifer Knott and Jenah Knott of Pawnee died in the collision just after 7 p.m. Thursday.

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Local & Regional
7:50 am
Fri August 5, 2011

Friday Morning's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local News from 89.5/KWGS:

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StudioTulsa
4:31 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

A Great Big New Exhibit at Living Arts: "Oh, Tulsa!"

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Local & Regional
1:55 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

PSO warns of Short Term Blackouts

PSO power plant at Oologah.
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – Due to the continued high temperatures, record-breaking demand for electricity, and the loss of some generating facilities in other parts of our region, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) is asking its customers to take immediate steps to reduce their use of electricity as much as possible.

The emergency appeal for energy conservation is specific to today. However, PSO customers are urged to conserve as much as possible while these extreme weather conditions persist.

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Local & Regional
10:11 am
Thu August 4, 2011

Animals Seized

Osage County is northwest of Tulsa.
KWGS News Map

Pawhuska, OK – More than 80 animals seized from Okla woman's home

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) Officials have seized 81 cats and dogs from an Osage County woman's home.

Bartlesville animal control officer Rita Harvey told the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/pfKnGI ) that she helped raid a residence in conjunction with the Osage County Sheriff's office.

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Local & Regional
9:43 am
Thu August 4, 2011

A Conversation with Mayor Bartlett on Water Rationing

Tulsa, OK – Dewey Bartlett discusses the need to conserve water in Tulsa with KWGS News:

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