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7:49 am
Mon May 16, 2011

Horse Show on Hold

The Golden Driller stands outside the Quik-Trip Center on the Tulsa Fairgrounds.
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Tulsa, OK – Horse virus prompts OK Breeder's even postponement

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

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Breeder's Invitational that was set for this week in Tulsa has been postponed to try to prevent spread of a horse virus.

The Tulsa World reported Sunday that the event is being delayed because two horses at a show in Utah were found to have equine herpesvirus last week.

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7:47 am
Mon May 16, 2011

Foster Care Lawsuit

Tulsa, OK – DHS foster care lawsuit carries $4.2M lawyers bill

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

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A lawsuit against the Oklahoma Department of Human Services has run up $4.2 million in fees to private lawyers who are defending the state against allegations its foster care system is rife with substandard care.

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7:45 am
Mon May 16, 2011

Arrest in Mall Bomb

KWGS News File Photo

Tulsa, OK – Teen charged in bomb attempt at Tulsa's Promenade

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A 19-year-old man from Tulsa is charged with two counts of manufacturing explosive devices for allegedly leaving a small a bomb at a local mall.

Jonathan Mullins was booked into the Tulsa County Jail on Friday and was being held on $100,000 bond.

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Local & Regional
7:43 am
Mon May 16, 2011

Meth Mess

Holdenville, OK – Okla city bans pseudoephedrine in anti-meth effort

HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma city of Holdenville has banned the sale of pseudoephedrine, a popular cold medicine that is among the key ingredients in making methamphetamine.

Holdenville took the step after being urged by Claremore anti-meth activist David Starkey, who says he wants the drug banned as a way to protect innocent victims harmed by meth addiction. Starkey says he hopes other cities also enact the ban.

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Local & Regional
7:34 am
Mon May 16, 2011

Monday Morning's Local News

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

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Local & Regional
10:14 am
Sun May 15, 2011

Jailer Update

Joplin, MO – Okla jailer beaten in jail break in fair condition

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

JAY, Okla. (AP) A Delaware County jailer who was beaten with a metal pipe during a jail break is improving at a Joplin, Mo., hospital.

Freeman Health System spokeswoman Christen Stark told the Tulsa World Friday that 46-year-old Linda Eaton is listed in fair condition.

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Local & Regional
10:11 am
Sun May 15, 2011

Museum Audit Requested

Oklahoma City, OK – Audit requested of state dollars for museum

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State Senator Patrick Anderson is asking for an audit of state dollars used to build the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.

Anderson's request on Friday came a day after committee approval of a bill authorizing up to $40 million in state bond money for the museum that's being built along downtown Oklahoma City's river front.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Fri May 13, 2011

Oklahoma Watch: Prison and the Mentally Ill

Undated – Hear an Oklahoma Watch Report on the Mentally Ill and Oklahoma's prisons and Jails

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Fri May 13, 2011

New School Board Members

Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin appoints 2 to Oklahoma education boards

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin has announced appointments to the State Board of Career and Technology Education and the Board of Regents for Tulsa Community College.

The governor on Thursday appointed Warner resident Karl L. Meyers to the Career and Technology board and Tulsan Masoud Moazami to the TCC regents. Both are Northeastern State University graduates.

Meyers will serve a six-year term and is replacing Nevyle Cable.

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