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11:50 am
Sun September 11, 2011

Three Oklahomans Killed in Afghanistan

Undated – The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died Sept. 9 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

Killed were:

Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower, 26, of Lamar, Okla.,

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Local & Regional
10:22 am
Sun September 11, 2011

Job Plan has Oklahoma Roadwork

Oklahoma, City, OK – Okla. could get $488M for road projects under plan

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) President Barack Obama's plan to invest $50 billion on highway and transit modernization projects would include $488 million for Oklahoma.

Obama outlined the plan in a televised speech on Thursday.

The White House announced that the proposal would put hundreds of thousands of construction workers back on the job nationwide and the state's share could support a minimum of 6,400 jobs.

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Local & Regional
10:18 am
Sun September 11, 2011

Sex Registery Changes

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Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. judge removes names from sex offender list

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma County judge has issued an order to remove the names of 38 people from the state sex offender registry because their length of time on the list was extended retroactively.

District Judge Dan Owens earlier this week ruled the state can't increase the number of years a person is required to be on the list after they've already been added.

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Local & Regional
10:15 am
Sun September 11, 2011

Objection!

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma AG objects to extending DOJ oversight

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office is objecting to a Department of Justice request to extend federal court oversight of conditions in the state's juvenile detention system.

The Tulsa World reports that Assistant Attorney General Kindanne Jones wrote in a filing Friday that there's no justification to extend the settlement of Justice Department's 2006 lawsuit.

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Local & Regional
10:13 am
Sun September 11, 2011

Fallin Tours Response

Governor Fallin
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin to tour Okla's regional response system

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will tour the Office of Homeland Security's regional response network.

Fallin plans to view the network's equipment Saturday as part of the annual Septemberfest event at the governor's mansion, located east of the state Capitol.

Oklahoma Homeland Security Director Kim Carter says the public and participants in the Septemberfest event are invited to participate in the tour.

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Local & Regional
10:08 am
Sun September 11, 2011

Sunday Morning Quarter Back

Undated – Here is the latest Oklahoma sports news from The Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) G.J. Kinne threw for 241 yards and three touchdowns in New Orleans to lead Tulsa past Tulane 31-3 on Saturday. The Golden Hurricane are 7-0 against the Green Wave since joining Conference USA in 2005, winning each game by at least 24 points. The Oklahoma Sooners continued to prepare this weekend for their September 17th matchup against Florida State.

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StudioTulsa
7:06 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

The Tulsa Symphony Begins Its New Season with "Fate and Folklore"

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Local & Regional
12:00 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Super Computer

The sign in front of Tulsa's new City Hall
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – The Oklahoma Innovation Institute today announced that it has received a major federal grant to fund the institute's flagship asset, a dense memory supercomputer with the only computing capabilities of its kind in the region. The Tulsa Community Supercomputer puts Tulsa on the map with the most competitive technology clusters in the United States.

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Local & Regional
11:58 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Day of Caring

Tulsa, OK – More than 4,100 volunteers participated in the Tulsa Area United Way's 20th annual Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 9.

Volunteers gathered for a free breakfast and program at the Expo Square Pavilion before dispersing across the Tulsa area to work on projects for 61 Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) partner agencies.

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Local & Regional
8:58 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Academy Class Moved Up

Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – More Police officers will be on the Tulsa Streets soon.

The city is moving up its academy class from April of next year to December of this year. Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan says this will help address the department's attrition issue.

Each academy class costs about 400-thousand dollars. If the city revenue picture continues to improve another class this fiscal year could be added.

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