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9:56 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Broken Arrow Murder

Broken Arrow, OK – Police: 1 dead after shooting in Broken Arrow

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) Police say a 20-year-old man has died after a shooting in the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow.

Police say the shooting that killed Nicholas Todd Martin of Tulsa happened about 3 a.m. Friday. They say preliminary information indicates that 23-year-old Mario Ledell Phenix of Tulsa waited for his ex-girlfriend to arrive at her Broken Arrow home, then confronted her and the people who had provided her a ride home.

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Local & Regional
9:34 am
Sat January 1, 2011

Tornado Damage in Oklahoma

Tornado Damage near Westville
National Weather Service-Tulsa

Westville, OK – Tornado causes damage in NE Oklahoma; no injuries

WESTVILLE, Okla. (AP) A tornado that killed three people in northwest Arkansas started in Oklahoma, where authorities say it caused damage but no injuries.

The National Weather Service says the tornado formed around 6 a.m. Friday near Westville, three miles west of the Arkansas state line, before hitting the tiny town of Cincinnati, Ark.

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StudioTulsa
4:23 pm
Fri December 31, 2010

The Best of StudioTulsa in 2010: Paul Frommer

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Local & Regional
10:10 am
Fri December 31, 2010

Storms that Hit Friday Morning Kill 3

Undated – Dispatcher: 3 dead after tornado in NW Ark town

CINCINNATI, Ark. (AP) A Washington County Sheriff's Office dispatcher says three people have died after a tornado hit the tiny northwest Arkansas town of Cincinnati.

Dispatcher Josh Howerton says the storm caused damage along State Highway 59 in downtown Cincinnati and through most of the western portion of Washington County. He says there are "lots of injuries."

Cincinnati is located near the Oklahoma state line, about 20 miles west of Fayetteville.

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Local & Regional
8:58 am
Fri December 31, 2010

AG Rules on Juvenile Contract

Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma attorney general's office says a multimillion dollar contract was properly awarded by the state to a group tied to a state senator and lobbyist who had an extramarital affair. The contract came under review following reports that Sen. Harry Coates of Seminole and lobbyist Haley Atwood were having an affair while pushing for a group Atwood worked with to get the $10-million-a-year contract for new juvenile centers.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Fri December 31, 2010

Airport Taxis

Taxis await passengers at the Tulsa International Airport
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Airport checks up on taxi drivers. A secret-shopper---if you will--- has been riding in Tulsa cabs to make sure the drivers are following the rules.


One driver was found violating the rules--- twice--- he now faces a disciplinary hearing before the Airport Authority.

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Local & Regional
7:54 am
Fri December 31, 2010

Gas prices in Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – Gas prices continue to creep-up in Oklahoma. The price in Tulsa is $2.75 a gallon for regular unleaded. Quik-Trip Marketing Manager Mike Thronbrugh says they hate the raising prices as much as you do.

When the prices are high, he says people do not enter the store buy pop or food and that actually hurts their bottom line

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Local & Regional
7:47 am
Fri December 31, 2010

New Year's Eve's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of the Top Local Stories from KWGS:

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StudioTulsa
5:01 pm
Thu December 30, 2010

The Best of StudioTulsa in 2010: Jonathan Safran Foer

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Local & Regional
8:04 am
Thu December 30, 2010

City Survey

Terry Simonson before the City Council
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – The City wants your advice. Surveys have been sent to various, randomly selected, homes in the city of Tulsa asking for feedback. Mayor Chief of Staff Terry Simonson says it is part of an effort to develop a plan to move the city forward.

Some 200-surveys have been mailed out to each of the nine different city council districts.

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