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7:48 am
Tue August 23, 2011

No Verdict Yet

The Federal Court House in Downtown Tulsa
10th Circuit Court

Tulsa, OK –
There is still no verdict in the Tulsa Police Corruption trial of Jeff Henderson and Bill Yelton.

The jury started its deliberations on Friday and continued all day yesterday without reaching a verdict in the case which accuses the officers of being dirty cops.

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StudioTulsa
5:07 pm
Mon August 22, 2011

Zarrow Award-Winning Children's Book Author Kathryn Lasky

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Local & Regional
12:40 pm
Mon August 22, 2011

Governor to Hold OSU Town Hall

Governor Fallin
State of Oklahoma

Stillwater, OK – Fallin, cabinet to hold town hall at OSU

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and members of her Cabinet are to conduct a town hall meeting on the campus of Oklahoma State University.

The event is set for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wes Watkins Center.

The governor's office says the main topics will be education and developing the state workforce.

Fallin and cabinet members are to take questions.

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Local & Regional
12:37 pm
Mon August 22, 2011

Charge for Capitol Use

KWGS News File Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma Capitol may end free use by groups

(Information in the following story is from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com . Not for use online in Oklahoma City market.)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The custom of using the Oklahoma Capitol for weddings and other events for no charge may come to an end.

The Oklahoman reports that the state Capitol Preservation Commission agreed last week to consider requiring a security deposit and perhaps charging a fee to pay for a security guard to monitor events.

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Local & Regional
10:17 am
Mon August 22, 2011

First Day of School

Superintendent Ballard visits with students at Rogers High School on the 1st day of school
TPS via Twitter

Tulsa, OK – The school year is gets underway in the Tulsa Public Schools. With all of the changes under Project School House consolidation, School Board President Brian Hunt says there are bound to be hiccups.

He says all the bugs will be worked out and the Tulsa Schools will be leaner and better focused on its mission of educating students.

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Local & Regional
8:09 am
Mon August 22, 2011

Police Corruption Probe

The Federal Court House in Downtown Tulsa
10th Circuit Court

Tulsa, OK – The first work day of the week, means it is back to work for the jury deliberating the case against two Tulsa Police officers. The jury deliberated three hours on Friday before being sent home for the weekend.

The officers were indicted by a federal grand jury last year for numerous of offenses, including perjury, witness tampering and drug offenses.

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Local & Regional
8:06 am
Mon August 22, 2011

Wine in Supermarkets?

Oklahoma City, OK – Chamber lobbies for wine in Okla. grocery stores

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce says it wants the state's liquor laws to change because loosening restrictions will attract new retailers.

The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/qQhDd8 ) reports that the chamber wants to put an item on the 2012 ballot to let voters decide whether to change the law.

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Local & Regional
8:01 am
Mon August 22, 2011

Latest of Dollar-Thrifty

Tulsa, OK – Put-up or shut-up.

That is the attitude of Tulsa Based Dollar Thrifty Rent-A-Car to Hertz and Avis. The two companies have been in a tug-of-war over Dollar-Thrifty, so much so that it is impacting the Tulsa firm's ability to do business.

Dollar-Thrifty wants the firms best offers by October or for them to go away.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Mon August 22, 2011

Monday Morning's News and Weather

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

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Local & Regional
8:10 am
Sun August 21, 2011

Verdict in Rib Crib Murder

Yellow crime scene tape surrounds the 16th and Harvard Rib Crib
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – Man convicted in slaying at Tulsa Rib Crib

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

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A man accused in the slaying of a cook at the Rib Crib restaurant in Tulsa has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

The Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/q7VShK) reports that a jury reached its verdict late Friday, convicting Isaiah Peevy on a total of eight felony counts.

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