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1:20 pm
Sun May 29, 2011

Missing Plane Found

Enid, OK – Plane thought missing landed at private airstrip

ENID, Okla. (AP) A plane thought to be missing while flying over Oklahoma instead landed at a private airstrip.

The Enid News and Eagle reported that emergency responders had started a wide-scale search Saturday afternoon before the plane's whereabouts were determined.

Garfield County Undersheriff Jerry Niles says the Federal Aviation Administration contacted a dispatcher, saying a plane last seen on radar as being south of Enid hadn't been on radar in 40 minutes.

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Local & Regional
1:14 pm
Sun May 29, 2011

Convictions Upheld

Tulsa, OK – Convictions upheld for scammers in historic bonds

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Two men convicted in Tulsa of using 19th-century railroad bonds and 100-year-old Chinese bonds to scam investors have lost their federal appeal.

The Tulsa World reports that the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld convictions of Joseph L. Thornburgh of Mounds and Steven Fishman of Corona, California.

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Local & Regional
9:31 am
Sat May 28, 2011

TCF Aids Joplin

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Community Foundation creates tornado fund
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Tulsa Community Foundation has created a fund to which people can donate to help others recovering from deadly tornadoes that swept through the state earlier in the week.

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Local & Regional
9:18 am
Sat May 28, 2011

More Dead in Joplin

Only the bathroom floor is left of this Joplin home
Karen Redden

Joplin, MO – Names released of 31 dead from Joplin tornado

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) Missouri authorities have released the names of 31 people confirmed dead from the tornado that ripped through Joplin earlier this week.

The Missouri Department of Public Safety made the list of names public Friday night after next of kin were notified. Gov. Jay Nixon has directed state troopers to help notify the kin of others killed in the storm. The Department of Public Safety plans to release daily updates on its website, www.dps.mo.gov .

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Local & Regional
9:00 am
Sat May 28, 2011

Governor Makes Appointments

Mary Fallin
KWGS News photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin announces appointments to Okla boards

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin has announced appointments to two state boards and the University Hospitals Authority.

Fallin said Friday that Mike Samis was reappointed to the University Hospitals Authority; Dr. Terry Gerard was appointed to the state Board of Health and Greg Adams and Stephen Dudley were appointed to the state Board of Pharmacy.

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Local & Regional
8:54 am
Sat May 28, 2011

Funeral for Linebacker

Enid, OK – Funeral held for Oklahoma linebacker Box

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

ENID, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops remembered linebacker Austin Box at his funeral for bringing joy to his teammates and playing a key role in two Big 12 championship runs by the Sooners.

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Local & Regional
8:51 am
Sat May 28, 2011

Aid Approved

Oklahoma City, OK – Federal assistance approved for 10 Okla. counties

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The federal government has approved a request by Gov. Mary Fallin for public assistance to 10 Oklahoma counties hit hard by severe storms and flooding in April.

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Local & Regional
8:47 am
Sat May 28, 2011

Storms Were Stronger Than First Rated

Oklahoma City, OK – NWS upgrades 3 Okla. tornadoes from EF-3 to EF-4

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) The number of confirmed tornadoes that touched down during a deadly severe weather outbreak in Oklahoma has grown to 11.

The National Weather Service office in Norman says seven tornadoes touched down in central Oklahoma on Tuesday, killing 10 people. The weather service office in Tulsa has identified four tornadoes that went through eastern Oklahoma.

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StudioTulsa
7:37 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

"Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS"

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Local & Regional
3:27 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

Education Board

Oklahoma City, OK – Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office says Department of Education workers who were paid by a private foundation were actually not state employees and had no authority at the agency.

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