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StudioTulsa
3:53 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

"Nica's Dream: The Life and Legend of the Jazz Baroness"

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Local & Regional
1:27 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Uemployment Benefits Trimmed

Local & Regional
12:35 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Wheat Harvest Update

Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma wheat harvest down, quality said good

(Information in the following story is from: Enid News & Eagle, http://www.enidnews.com)

ENID, Okla. (AP) Wheat officials say Oklahoma's wheat harvest is down as expected but that the quality of the crop is good.

State Wheat Commission Executive Director Mike Schulte told the Enid News and Eagle that test weights are high at 60 to 64 pounds per bushel. The industry standard for top-rated wheat is 60 pounds.

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Local & Regional
12:29 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

New Giraffes are now on Display

New Giraffes are now on Display
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Two female giraffes have arrived at the Tulsa Zoo and
are settling into their new home in the zoo's African Savannah.

The first to reach Tulsa was the 4-year-old female from the Dickerson Park Zoo,
"Lexi", and the second female, "Pili", age 2, arrived from the Sedgwick County
Zoo. Both females were born on the same day and recently had their birthdays
on June 17.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Wed June 22, 2011

Federal Aid

Tulsa, OK – 12-Oklahoma counties have been approved for public assistance by FEMA after severe storms, tornadoes and flooding hit their communities last month. The counties are Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Delaware, Grady, Jefferson, Kingfisher, LeFlore, Logan, Major, McClain and Osage. State officials estimate damage and other costs for the counties to be around $15 million.

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Local & Regional
7:57 am
Wed June 22, 2011

Washington One of Best

The entrance to Tulsa's Washington High School.
Tulsa Public Schools

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa's Washington High School is one of the best in the nation according to a new poll out from Newsweek Magazine.

Booker T ranks 108th in the poll. Two more Tulsa area schools are on the list. The Jenks High School is 431 and the Dove Science Academy is 451.

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Local & Regional
7:55 am
Wed June 22, 2011

UW Sets Goal

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa area United Way sets the funding goal for this fall. It will be just over 25-and-a-half million dollars. The United Way helps fund 61-non-profit agencies in the Tulsa area.

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Local & Regional
7:50 am
Wed June 22, 2011

Wednesday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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StudioTulsa
3:50 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Meet Energy, Climate, and Sustainability Expert William Becker

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Local & Regional
2:27 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Fuel Tax Lawsuit

Oklahoma City, OK – State defends legal challenge to Okla. budget
SEAN MURPHY,The Associated Press


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An attorney for the state says the transfer of just more than $100 million from a state transportation fund that was used to help balance Oklahoma's state budget this year is "perfectly constitutional" and that he expects the state Supreme Court will agree.

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