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7:54 am
Tue February 15, 2011

Revenue Is Up

Oklahoma City, OK –

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State finance officials say consumer spending jumped for the seventh month in a row in January, indicating Oklahomans are shaking off the effects of a long recession.

Office of State Finance Director Preston Doerflinger said Monday that collections by the state's general revenue fund last month are more than those from January 2010 by almost $80 million. He says collections also beat official estimates by almost $24 million.

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7:54 am
Tue February 15, 2011

Tuesday's Top Local News

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

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7:47 am
Tue February 15, 2011

Charges Filed in Murder-for-Hire Plot

Tulsa, OK – 3 accused of plotting to kill top Tulsa detective


TULSA, Okla. (AP) Three men have been charged with plotting to kill Tulsa's top detective, Sgt. Mike Huff.

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Local & Regional
2:07 pm
Mon February 14, 2011

Lessons Learned

Tulsa, OK – One of the most important lessons learned by Tulsa County leaders as a result of the February snowstorms more 4-wheel drive vehicles. Karen Keith is District 2 Commissioner.

She says she will insist any future purchases of trucks by the county must be 4-wheel drive vehicles.

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Local & Regional
1:34 pm
Mon February 14, 2011

Pot-Hole Problems

A Tulsa pot-hole at 6th and Columbia Place.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – The city of Tulsa is asking for your help in finding all the pot-holes in town. The City's Kim MacLeod says you can go to the city's website at cityoftulsa.org and report the problem areas. If you don't have a computer, you can call the Mayor's Action Center at 918-596-2100.

The pot-holes are a direct result of the freezing-thawing-and re-freezing of the city streets during the recent snow storms.

MacLeod says your help is important, because it is difficult for city crews to find all the pot-holes.

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Local & Regional
12:47 pm
Mon February 14, 2011

Schools Open

The sidewalks are clear and schools are open in Tulsa.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Schools in Tulsa are reopen after being shut down for two weeks because of winter storms that dumped heavy snow in northeastern Oklahoma.

Schools in have been closed since the first heavy snow on February first. Another storm system brought more snow last week.

School officials must figure out a way to make up for the lost class time.

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Local & Regional
12:35 pm
Mon February 14, 2011

Person of Interest Sought

22-year-old Lafayette Antonio Wilson

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police have a person of interest in connection with a homicide that took place late last month. Authorities are looking for Lafayette Antonio Wilson in connection with the January 31st murder of Martin John Caleb. Caleb was found shot multiple times in a driveway near Pine and Florence Place. He later died at St-John Medical Center.

If you have information on Wilson's whereabouts, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 596-COPS

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Local & Regional
11:49 am
Mon February 14, 2011

Making Up Missed Days

Local & Regional
8:02 am
Mon February 14, 2011

Monday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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