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3:37 pm
Thu June 16, 2011

Tulsa Native Daniel H. Wilson Offers "Robopocalypse: A Novel"

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Local & Regional
12:09 pm
Thu June 16, 2011

Rev David Emigh Killed

David Emigh

Skiatook, OK –
A Sand Springs Minister is dead in a motorcycle on State Highway 11 north of Skiatook. 58-year-old David Emigh was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. He was not wearing a helmet.

Reverend Emigh, you may recall, disappeared for several days just before last Christmas. He was found at a Cleveland, Oklahoma Wal-Mart.

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Local & Regional
10:45 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Port Traffic Down

Tulsa Port Headquarters
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Excessive rain and flooding along the Mississippi River in May forced the closure of lock number 2 on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System for nearly three weeks, preventing most barge cargo from reaching or leaving the Tulsa Port of Catoosa during that time period, resulting in lower monthly tonnage volumes for both the Port and the waterway.

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Local & Regional
10:28 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Dump Truck Closes Expressway

Tulsa, OK – A dump truck over turns on the I-44 Arkansas River Bridge in Tulsa. The morning rush-hour crash closed all lanes of the expressway for about 90-minutes this morning.

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality was called in because when the truck overturned, its fuel tanks reputed. The fuel ran off the bridge into the Arkansas River below.

The truck driver was not injured.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Thu June 16, 2011

End of State Income Tax; Fallin Goal

Mary Fallin

Lawton, OK – Okla. governor wants to do away with income tax

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin says her long-term goal is to do away with the state income tax and alter Oklahoma's tax structure to pay for essential government services.

Fallin made the comment Wednesday following a town-hall meeting at Fort Sill in Lawton.

The governor says she has no specific proposal to further reduce the income tax. The state's top tax rate is scheduled to drop from 5.5 percent to 5.25 percent on Jan. 1.

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Local & Regional
7:57 am
Thu June 16, 2011

ODOT Worker Killed

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Oklahoma City, OK – Okla transportation inspector dies after accident

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Authorities say an Oklahoma Department of Transportation inspector has died following an accident at a highway construction site in Oklahoma City.

Officials said Wednesday that 53-year-old Terry Clubb of Harrah died Tuesday night at OU Medical Center.

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Local & Regional
7:54 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Wrongdoing in Treasurer's Office?

Treasurer Ken Miller
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. treasurer seeks investigation of employee

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State Treasurer Ken Miller says he has requested an investigation of an employee of his office.

In a statement released Wednesday, Miller says he has learned of an allegation of wrongdoing by an employee. Miller didn't identify the employee nor did he describe the nature of the allegation.

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Local & Regional
7:52 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Drowning in Cimarron River

Guthrie, OK – Wildlife Service volunteer drowns in Okla. river

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) A man who drowned after falling in the Cimarron River near Guthrie while helping perform surveys for the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife has been identified.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Betsy Randolph says searchers found the body of 22-year-old Joshua Griffin of Tulsa about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday in about 8 feet of water.

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7:47 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Thursday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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