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8:48 am
Wed December 22, 2010

Ball Park is Back

KWGS News File Photo

Tulsa, OK – The cry of "play ball" will again be heard at Tulsa's old Driller Park on the Fairgrounds. RBI-Baseball has signed a one year lease to use the stadium for tournaments and baseball camps. County Commissioner Fred Perry is pleased with the deal.

The firm moves in next month. The ballpark has been empty since the Drillers moved downtown to the new OneOK Field.

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Local & Regional
8:03 am
Wed December 22, 2010

Tax Cuts Ahead Despite Budget Crunch

Oklahoma City, OK – Panel: Okla. revenue growth should trigger tax cut

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A panel of state leaders has made a preliminary finding that Oklahoma's revenue growth is enough to trigger a cut in the state's top income tax rate for the 2012 tax year.

The State Board of Equalization voted 6-1 on Tuesday that early estimates show there is enough growth in state revenue to reduce the state's income tax rate from 5.5 percent to 5.25 percent.

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Local & Regional
7:56 am
Wed December 22, 2010

Wednesday's Top Local Stories

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

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StudioTulsa
4:17 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

The Best Classical CDs of 2010: Some Ideas for Holiday Gift-Giving

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Local & Regional
12:57 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Oklahoma's Population Up

Oklahoma City, OK – Census places Oklahoma population at 3.75 million

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New census figures show Oklahoma's population grew 8.7 percent over the last decade to 3.75 million people.

The state's growth rate was among the lowest in the region over the past 10 years. But it was enough for the state to retain its five House seats in Congress.

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Local & Regional
12:53 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Council Accepts Offer

Tulsa Attorney Clark Brewster

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council votes to accept an offer of legal aid from Tulsa Attorney Clark Brewster. The Tulsa attorney has agreed to help the city handle legal cases stemming from the Tulsa Police Corruption case. The council will accept up to $1.2 million worth of services from Brewster.

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Local & Regional
12:53 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Morning Fog

Tulsa, OK – The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the Tulsa area until 10 a.m. this morning. The fog is hampering the morning commute because of low visibilities. The temps are above freezing, so there is not a problem with freezing fog.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Tue December 21, 2010

Update: Arrests Made

Tulsa, OK – 2 arrested in Tulsa home invasion shooting death

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police say two men who invaded a Tulsa couple's home, robbed them and killed the husband had thought they would be robbing a drug dealer, but got the wrong address.

Officers said Monday they had arrested 19-year-old Michael Morris Taylor on a charge stemming from the slaying early Saturday of 38-year-old National Guard soldier Jerry Lee VanEllen. Police said a 17-year-old was arrested Sunday.

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Local & Regional
7:56 am
Tue December 21, 2010

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Story

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

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StudioTulsa
4:54 pm
Mon December 20, 2010

The Best Jazz CDs of 2010: Some Ideas for Holiday Gift-Giving

Tulsa, Oklahoma – On today's show, we're speaking by phone with the renowned music critic and author Bob Blumenthal, a Grammy-winning jazz writer who formerly wrote for The Boston Globe --- and who appeared on our show a few months ago in connection to his recently published book on Sonny Rollins, "Saxophone Colossus." Today, Blumenthal is telling us about six of his favorite releases of the year --- which are listed below in no particular order:

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