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1:32 pm
Wed August 10, 2011

Cattle Killed

Rogers County is red
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Claremore, OK – Okla. investigators looking into death of cattle

OOLOGAH, Okla. (AP) The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to arrest in the deaths and wounding of cattle that were shot with arrows near Oologah.

The Rogers County Sheriff's office says eight head of cattle were shot at two ranches early Tuesday, and five of them died.

Officials say the cows are worth between $15,000 and $19,000.

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12:41 pm
Wed August 10, 2011

Mid-Town Fire

Apartment building sustains heavy damage near 6th and Lewis.
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Tulsa, OK – No one is injured as a fire guts an apartment building overnight in Tulsa.

The blaze was at a complex west of the intersection of 6th and South Lewis. Officials believe the fire may have been started by a lightning strike during a pre-dawn thunderstorm.

One family was left homeless. As you can see from our picture, the top floor sustained the most damage.

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10:48 am
Wed August 10, 2011

Pawnee Fire Update

Terlton, OK – Dozens of structures destroyed in Okla. wildfire

TULSA, Okla. (AP) At least 40 structures have been damaged or destroyed after a wildfire swept through rural Pawnee County in northern Oklahoma.

Pawnee County Emergency Management Director Mark Randell said the fire began Sunday and quickly gained strength. Dozens of firefighters were dispatched to fight the blaze.

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Local & Regional
10:47 am
Wed August 10, 2011

Body Scanners II

TSA Official Luis Casanova explains how new scanners will work.
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Tulsa, OK – New high tech scanners at the airport will produce only generic body images and will speed up airport checks.

The image will be the same for all passengers, but will still point out what part of the body a questionable item may be located.

The Transportation Security Administration's Luis Casanova says Tulsa is one of a handful of airports where the new system is being installed.

The software upgrades at Tulsa International are underway.

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Local & Regional
10:47 am
Wed August 10, 2011

Archer Market to Open Soon

Blake Ewing
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Tulsa, OK – It is called the Archer Market. It will be the first grocery store to open in downtown Tulsa since the Homeland at 11th and Denver closed back in the 90s.

Owner Blake Ewing believes there are now enough people living downtown to make a grocery business viable. He hopes to open in a few months.

The business will be located on Archer Street, just west of Detroit Avenue. Ewing already owns several other downtown Tulsa businesses.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Wed August 10, 2011

Chapel for Camp Gruber

Braggs, OK – Fallin seeks public support for Camp Gruber chapel

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin is seeking public support for the construction of a chapel at Camp Gruber, a military training post in eastern Oklahoma.

Fallin will hold a press conference on Tuesday with Oklahoma National guard officials to discuss plans for the chapel's construction. She says a private, nonprofit group has been set up to seek public support.

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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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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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