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8:53 am
Thu January 27, 2011

Thursday Morning's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
1:26 pm
Wed January 26, 2011

New Commerce Secretary

Dave Lopez
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Governor Mary Fallin today announced she has selected Dave Lopez to serve as secretary of commerce.

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8:23 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Open Carry Proposed

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – Okla senator wants open carry, firearms on campus

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) University officials are expected to fight a state senator's move to allow concealed guns on college campuses.

That measure is among several that State Sen. Steve Russell, an Iraq war veteran, is promoting in the Legislature.

Another proposal would permit any adult to openly carry a firearm.

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8:21 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Cherokees to Appeal

Tahlequah, OK – Okla. tribe appeals freedmen decision

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Cherokee Nation has appealed a decision voiding a constitutional amendment denying citizenship to non-Native American descendants of tribal members' former black slaves.

The tribe announced Tuesday that it would ask the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court to consider a Jan. 14 tribal district court ruling. That decision nullified a voter-approved amendment in 2007 requiring tribal citizens to have a Native American ancestor listed on the Dawes Roll.

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8:16 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Inhofe Reacts

Senator Jim Inhofe meets with reporters.
Jim Inhofe

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) tonight responded to President Obama's second State of the Union address with the following statement:

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8:12 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Wednesday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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Local & Regional
1:14 pm
Tue January 25, 2011

Dip in Oklahoma Unemployment

Tulsa, OK – The jobless rate in Oklahoma takes a small dip last month. Figures released today show the rate now at six-point-eight percent. That is down from six-point-nine-percent. It is the first drop in the jobless rate in three months.

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1:01 pm
Tue January 25, 2011

BA Rep Wants Judge Gone

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. lawmaker wants accused judge off the bench

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A state lawmaker says he plans to file legislation to remove a state judge charged with perjury and fraud.

State Rep. Mike Ritze of Broken Arrow said Tuesday he wants to remove Oklahoma County District Judge Tammy Bass-LeSure and will ask the Council of Judicial Complaints to investigate.

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