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7:51 am
Tue June 21, 2011

DHS Commissioner: Hike Unjustified

Tulsa, Okla. – There is more fall-out from the Department of Human Services' decision to increase co-payments for child care subsidies. That is the amount low-income families must pay before DHS help begins.

DHS commissioner Steven Dow is adamantly opposed to the decision. He says the DHS is sitting on a 15-million dollar cash reserve.

He is also questioning the legality of the move saying proper procedures were NOT followed.

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Local & Regional
7:46 am
Tue June 21, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Story

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

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Local & Regional
3:51 pm
Mon June 20, 2011

Fake Health Worker Robbing in Muskogee

Muskogee, OK – (Information in the following story is from: KJRH-TV, http://www.kjrh.com)

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Police in Muskogee are looking for a woman who poses as a home health worker and robs people of money and prescription medicine.

Muskogee police told Tulsa television station KJRH that the woman has hit five homes in the past week.

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StudioTulsa
3:48 pm
Mon June 20, 2011

Getting to Know AWARE: Advocates for Western-Arab Relations

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Local & Regional
12:36 pm
Mon June 20, 2011

Residents Blame OKC

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. City homeowners blame city for flood damage

(Information in the following story is from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com . Not for online use in Oklahoma City market)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Homeowners in a northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood that had severe flooding in June 2010 say the city is to blame for the flooding.

The city denies the claim.

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Local & Regional
12:34 pm
Mon June 20, 2011

Trial Election

Tahlequah, OK – Oklahoma tribal election has a Washington feel

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) A contentious campaign for principal chief of the Cherokee Nation between incumbent Chad Smith and longtime tribal councilman Bill John Baker is near an end.

The election is Saturday to determine whether Smith gets a fourth term as leader of the Tahlequah-based tribe or if Smith takes over.

Both sides accuse the other of negative campaigning.

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Local & Regional
8:02 am
Mon June 20, 2011

Oklahoma's Promise

Undated – Oklahoma's Promise scholarship program at 15 years

(Information in the following story is from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's Promise scholarship program for low-income families is celebrating its 15th anniversary.

The program pays tuition and fees at public colleges and universities in Oklahoma. Students at private schools can have a portion of their tuition paid.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Mon June 20, 2011

Remembering the USS Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – USS Oklahoma survivors reunite in Oklahoma City

(Information in the following story is from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Six people who survived aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was sunk in the attack by Japan on Pearl Harbor have gathered for a reunion in Oklahoma City.

The attack claimed 429 sailors and Marines aboard the ship on December 7th, 1941 -- a date President Franklin D. Roosevelt said would "live in infamy".

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Mon June 20, 2011

Monday Morning's Top Local News

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

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Local & Regional
7:58 am
Mon June 20, 2011

Shooting at BA

Broken Arrow, OK – Home invasion shooting in Broken Arrow probed

(Information in the following story is from: KJRH-TV, http://www.kjrh.com)

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) Police in Broken Arrow are investigating a shooting that came as the result of an alleged home invasion.

Two residents in the home told police that an adult male broke into the home and confronted the residents early Sunday morning.

Police say one of the residents got a pistol and shot the intruder twice, once in the left hand and once in a knee.

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