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7:45 am
Thu March 24, 2011

Governor's Visit Met with Protests

One of the protesters at the Tulsa Country Club.
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Tulsa, OK – Protesters picket Okla governor's Tulsa appearance

TULSA, Okla. (AP) About a dozen people opposed to Gov. Mary Fallin's decision to accept a $54 million federal grant to implement a state health insurance exchange protested during her appearance in Tulsa.

Demonstrators held signs and American flags as Fallin addressed the Tulsa Health Underwriters Association at the Tulsa Country Club Thursday.

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Local & Regional
4:54 pm
Wed March 23, 2011

More Fires

Norman, OK – Okla fire crews battling wildfire south of Norman

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Firefighters are battling a large wildfire south of Norman in Cleveland County.

Emergency management director Dan Cary says the fire is located near Slaughterville but he didn't have any additional details

Footage from television news helicopters showed plumes of white smoke over a field and flames shooting from cedar trees in the area.

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Local & Regional
4:51 pm
Wed March 23, 2011

Port Gets New Entrance

A tractor trailer rig slams into the barricade
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, Ok – A new entry way is dedicated at Tulsa's Port of Catoosa. A new guard house, railroad crossing and four-lane divided highway are now in place. Rather than cut a ribbon, a tractor trailer rig slams into a barricade. It was part of the dedication of a $3.3 million entryway improvement project at the Port of Catoosa.

There is now a 4-lane divide highway from port entrance to the waterway.

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Local & Regional
11:02 am
Wed March 23, 2011

Meeting Set for Today

PSO power plant at Oologah.
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's utility regulator is set to meet today to take public comments about a proposed federal rule that would curb pollution in the oil and gas industry as part of an effort to reduce haze. State officials say the plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could increase energy bills in Oklahoma by at least 15 percent.

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Local & Regional
7:47 am
Wed March 23, 2011

Wednesday Morning's Top Stories

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

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StudioTulsa
6:29 pm
Tue March 22, 2011

"Where Good Ideas Come From" (Encore presentation.)

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Local & Regional
12:36 pm
Tue March 22, 2011

Mannford Fire

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Mannford, OK – Some quick action by fire fighters from Keystone and Mannford! A large wildfire was brought under control before it reached homes east of Mannford along Highway 51. Several homes were evacuated as a precaution.

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Local & Regional
8:06 am
Tue March 22, 2011

Project School House Questions

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa School Board members express concerns over Project School House. Board member Anna America says there needs more parental input before changes are enacted.

Board Vice President Lana Turner Addison wants to be sure there is more input from principals and faculty.

This comes just one week before the three proposals for cost savings and consolidations are expected to be announced for the school district. The administration assured the board more input would be sough prior to a board vote set for May.

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Local & Regional
8:06 am
Tue March 22, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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