Local & Regional
11:01 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Warehouse Fire

The Tulsa Fire Department uses a snorkel truck to look down on the damage.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – A woman is dead following a warehouse east of downtown Tulsa. The blaze was reported late last night at the vacant Banana House near Archer and North Trenton.

The warehouse is an old produce house, used to ripen bananas before being shipped to supermarkets.

The woman was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, but later died from her injuries. Fire fighters are searching for the cause.

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Local & Regional
10:30 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Take the Bus-- Part #-2

The sign outside of Tulsa Transits headquarters at 5th and Rockford.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Hear part two of our special report on the funding problems facing Tulsa Transit

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Money for Storm Victims

Tulsa, OK – Drillers donating money to storm victims
Associated Press


TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Tulsa Drillers are joining other Minor League Baseball teams in helping raise funds for people affected by devastating floods and tornadoes in the south.

Team officials say 15 percent of the Drillers' online merchandise sales from May 16 to May 30 will be donated to Minor League Baseball Charities and distributed to relief organizations.

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Local & Regional
7:58 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Revamping IT

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House OKs consolidation of state IT services

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A key part of Republican Gov. Mary Fallin's agenda to consolidate the computer services of state agencies has been approved in the House.

The House voted 61-31 for a bill late Tuesday that would consolidate the structure, operation and purchasing procedures for the state's information technology, or IT, services.

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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Immigration Reform

Tulsa, OK – Okla. House shoots down immigration proposal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Facing opposition from both sides of the aisle, the House author of a plan to target illegal immigration in Oklahoma says the bill won't be reconsidered this year after the House shot down the latest version of the measure.

The Republican-controlled House voted 62-31 on Tuesday against adopting the bill that focused mostly on human smugglers and others who prey on illegal immigrants.

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Local & Regional
7:40 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Wednesday Morning's Local News

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

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Local & Regional
1:45 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Take the Bus--- Part #-1

The sign outside of Tulsa Transits headquarters at 5th and Rockford.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa's new comprehensive plan calls for more mass transit. But Tulsa's bus service is smaller now than ten years ago.

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Local & Regional
12:57 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Transportion Bond Fails

KWGS News File Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Transportation bond issue fails in Okla. Senate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A transportation bond issue considered a critical component of the $6.5 billion budget deal to fund state government has failed to pass the Oklahoma Senate.

A handful of Republicans joined Democrats in the Senate on Tuesday to oppose the $70 million bond issue for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

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Local & Regional
7:56 am
Tue May 17, 2011

House Democrats Reorganize

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House Democrats re-elect Inman as leader

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma House Democrats have re-elected Rep. Scott Inman of Del City to a second term as the leader of the House's minority party.

Inman was re-elected to the leadership post during caucus elections on Monday. He was initially elected in April 2009 and spent much of 2010 working alongside former Democratic Leader Danny Morgan of Prague.

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