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8:00 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Tornado Clean Up

Atoka OK – Okla. residents get $1 million in federal aid
Associated Press


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that more than $1 million in federal aid has been disbursed to Oklahomans recovering from the deadly April 14th tornado that tore through Atoka County.

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Local & Regional
7:58 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Re-drawing the Lines

Oklahoma City, OK – Senate sends redistricting legislation to governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Senate has sent legislation for Gov. Mary Fallin to sign into law that will redraw Oklahoma's five congressional districts.

The Senate approved the measure on Tuesday by a vote of 37-5. The Senate also voted 35-6 for a bill to will redraw the Legislature's 101 House districts and 48 Senate districts. That bill was sent back to the House for more work.

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Local & Regional
7:57 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Oklahoma Tornado Aid

Oklahoma City, OK – OKC charity sends truckloads of relief to Alabama

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma City-based charity is sending nine tractor trailers loaded with supplies to help storm victims in Alabama.

The caravan of Feed The Children trucks will depart Oklahoma City at about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday en route to distribution centers in Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. The trucks will be loaded with toiletries, diapers, baby food, ready-to-eat meals, work gloves, coolers and other supplies donated by companies across the country.

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Local & Regional
7:47 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Wednesday Morning's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local Stories from 89.5

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StudioTulsa
4:14 pm
Tue May 3, 2011

Understanding and Treating Nightmares

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Local & Regional
11:36 am
Tue May 3, 2011

Project School House: APPROVED

Tulsa, OK – The historic overall of the Tulsa Public Schools is approved by the Tulsa School Board. It will close 14-schools and re-align others.

The consolidation will save the district about five million dollars a year and will eliminate about six-thousand unoccupied school desks.


The vote last night was 5-to-2 During the meeting Superintendent Doctor Keith Ballard said this will not be the last consolidation project.

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Local & Regional
9:01 am
Tue May 3, 2011

Mountain Lion Update

The Tulsa Mountain Lion
Tulsa Zoo
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Local & Regional
8:02 am
Tue May 3, 2011

New Law Dean at OCU

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma City University names interim law dean

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City University officials say a law professor and associate dean is the new interim dean of the School of Law.

Eric Laity, named to the position on Monday, will begin his new role July 1 and remain until a new dean is chosen to succeed Lawrence K. Hellman. Hellman announced in December he would be returning to teaching and scholarship.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Tue May 3, 2011

New Tulsa Jobs Bill

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Oklahoma City, OK – Tulsa-area lawmakers laud new jobs for region

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Tulsa-area state lawmakers say new investment and jobs shows the economy of North Tulsa is on the right track.

State Reps. Seneca Scott and Jabar Shumate say Tulsa Recycle and Transfer has announced a $5 million investment in North Tulsa and the creation of nearly 40 jobs.

Scott says the investment will bring innovative solutions for handling trash which result in new environmental jobs for the people of his district.

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Local & Regional
7:57 am
Tue May 3, 2011

Kern Reprimand

Sally Kern
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House reprimands legislators for her comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma House has voted to reprimand a lawmaker who denigrated blacks and women during debate last week.

House members took the action Monday on a 76-16 vote against Rep. Sally Kern after she apologized.

Fighting back tears, Kern said her "poor choice of words were hurtful and offensive to many." The Oklahoma City Republican says she asked House Speaker Kris Steele for the opportunity to apologize on the House floor.

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