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1:07 pm
Mon May 2, 2011

Tulsa Super Bowl Champ Shot

Tulsa, OK – Former NFL player from Tulsa shot in back

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Former NFL player R.W. McQuarters has been shot in the back in his hometown of Tulsa.

Police say McQuarters was leaving a friend's house in north Tulsa on Saturday afternoon and had started to drive away when he was shot by a man wearing a ski mask.

Police say McQuarters was hit once in the upper back and was taken to a local hospital by ambulance. His condition is not known.

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Local & Regional
1:00 pm
Mon May 2, 2011

bin Laden Reaction

Sperry, OK –

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The death of Osama bin Laden is the answer to the prayer of an Oklahoma woman whose son was killed in the September 2001 terror attacks.

Pat Moss of Sperry said Monday that she's never thanked God for a death but said her prayer that bin Laden no longer be on earth has been answered.

Moss' son Naval Petty Officer Brian Moss was killed when a plane crashed into the Pentagon Sept. 11. 2001.

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Local & Regional
8:01 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Reaction to bin Laden's Death

Andrew Rice
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Victim's brother content with bin Laden death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma state Sen. Andrew Rice whose brother was killed in the September 2001 terrorist attacks says he's content and satisfied with the death of Osama bin Laden.

Rice says he was watching TV with his wife when his mother called to tell him of a pending announcement. He says hearing the announcement of bin Laden's death was "surreal" and that a part of him never believed bin Laden would be caught.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Monster is Dead

Jim Inhofe

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Service Committee (SASC) and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFR), tonight reacted to the news that Al Qaeda head, Osama bin Laden, was killed by U.S. forces.

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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Fatal Crash

Wagoner, OK – 6-year-old Oklahoma girl dies in ATV accident

WAGONER, Okla. (AP) A 6-year-old girl riding an all-terrain vehicle with two other children has died after the vehicle crashed into a retaining wall.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the unidentified girl from Wagoner died after the accident, which took place about 5:20 p.m. Saturday about eight miles south of Wagoner.

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Local & Regional
9:46 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Tulsa Bank

Tulsa, OK – Okla bank no longer faces cease-and-desist order

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

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A Tulsa bank no longer faces a cease-and-desist consent order.

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Local & Regional
9:39 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Oklahoma Prisons

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma lawmakers keep punishing as prisons fill

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) With spending on state prisons approaching nearly a half-billion dollars each year, Oklahoma lawmakers are seeking ways to keep more nonviolent criminals out of the state's overcrowded prisons.

But while Republican leaders are seeking these sentencing changes on one hand, they also are continuing to endorse harsher penalties for drug crimes and other nonviolent offenses.

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Local & Regional
9:25 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Wild Fires in Western Oklahoma

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Altus, OK – Fire continues to burn in western Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A fire that injured two firefighters in western Oklahoma continues to burn.

Altus Emergency Management Director Lloyd Colston said Saturday that firefighters were still battling the blaze that began near Blair about 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Jackson County Emergency Management director Jerry Gibson says two firefighters were injured but details of the injuries had not been released.

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Local & Regional
3:38 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

Arkansas River Development

County Commissioner Karen Keith looks on as Mayor Bartlett announced plans to seek proposals for River development.

Tulsa, OK – Mayor Bartlett has issued a request for proposal for Arkansas Riverfront sites that will enhance economic development along the west bank of the river. The request includes approximately 88 acres assembled in four parcel sites located near 23rd St. and S. Jackson Ave.

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StudioTulsa
1:58 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

Tulsa Ballet Presents "Creations in Studio K"

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