Local & Regional
7:51 am
Wed August 10, 2011

Overnight Storm A Killer

Undated – 1 killed as severe storms move across Oklahoma

LOCUST GROVE, Okla. (AP) Severe thunderstorms rolled across Oklahoma for a second straight night and authorities say one person has been killed.

Mayes County Emergency Management Director Johnny Janzen said Wednesday that the death was in southern Mayes County southeast of Locust Grove. Janzen said several homes were also destroyed by the late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning storm.

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Local & Regional
7:43 am
Wed August 10, 2011

Today's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear this morning's Top Local News from 89.5/KWGS

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Local & Regional
1:54 pm
Tue August 9, 2011

Annexation for Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa is considering annexing a large area north of the current city limits. Economic Development Director Mike Bunny says the area extends from 56th to 96th Streets North along Highway 75.


This area is currently inside the Tulsa fence line. Bunny would like to expand the west fence line to near Berryhill.

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Local & Regional
10:40 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Tax Credit Review

Oklahoma City, OK – The legislative task force set up to analyze the usefulness of state tax credits holds its second meeting Wednesday morning. As Logan Layden with Oklahoma Watch reports, the spotlight will be on the tax credit for the construction of energy efficient homes.

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Local & Regional
10:39 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Pawnee County Fire Update

A wall of fire north of Keystone Lake
KWGS News

Cleveland, OK – CLEVELAND, Okla. (AP) Some Pawnee County residents have been forced to leave their homes after several grass fires rekindled.

Pawnee Nation emergency management director Monty Matlock said Monday that a couple of firefighters suffered minor injuries while helping battle the fires near Cleveland in northern Oklahoma.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Bobbie Parker Trial Update

Mangum, OK – Okla. warden's wife asks judge to dismiss charge

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The attorney for the wife of a former Oklahoma prison warden accused of helping a convicted killer escape 17 years ago has filed a new motion to have the charge dismissed.

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Local & Regional
8:03 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Record Heat in July

Washington, D.C. – Oklahoma, Texas set heat records in July

WASHINGTON (AP) Sweltering may have reached a new record last month, as Oklahoma racked up the country's highest monthly average temperature ever.

That's the highest average temperature, for any month, for any state, according to associate Oklahoma state climatologist Gary McManus.

According to automated weather recording instruments, the state's average for July was 89.1 degrees. That tops an average of 88.1 set in July 1954.

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Local & Regional
8:01 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Severe Storms

Undated – Storms damage homes, businesses in central Okla.

PIEDMONT, Okla. (AP) Severe thunderstorms damaged homes and businesses and knocked out power to a central Oklahoma town that was hit by a deadly tornado in May.

Canadian County Emergency Management Director Jerry Smith said straight-line winds damaged the roofs of numerous homes and blew sheet metal into several businesses Monday night.

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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Top Local News

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local News from 89.5/KWGS:

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