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7:51 am
Fri April 15, 2011

Killer Tornado Hits State

Tushka, OK – 2 people killed as storms tear through Oklahoma

TUSHKA, Okla. (AP) Authorities have confirmed that who people have been killed after a tornado ripped through the tiny southeastern Oklahoma town.

The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management says the state medical examiner's office confirmed both deaths in Tushka. More than two dozen other people were hurt.

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7:43 am
Fri April 15, 2011

Friday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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Local & Regional
3:52 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Tornado Watch

Tulsa, OK – THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

MUCH OF THE EASTERN HALF OF OKLAHOMA
PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL/NORTHEASTERN TEXAS

EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 230 PM UNTIL
1000 PM CDT.

...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...

DESTRUCTIVE TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL TO 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER...
THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 80 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

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11:08 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Shooting at Popeye's

Popeye's restaurant where shooting took place.
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – A clerk is shot after a failed robbery attempt last night at Popeye's Chicken near Pine and Peoria.
Tulsa Police officer Leland Ashley says a man entered through the back door while the crew was cleaning and shot one of the clerks after she sprayed him with a hose.
The man fled the scene without taking any money. No other employees were injured.

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11:06 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Thursday's Top Local Stories

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

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9:38 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Project School House

Tulsa, OK – Forum will discuss Tulsa school consolidation plan

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The second of four community forums designed to discuss plans to consolidate Tulsa Public Schools is expected to draw parents and city leaders.

Thursday's meeting at Foster Middle School is part of the cash-strapped district's Project Schoolhouse, a massive review of the efficiency and effectiveness of every one of the 90 schools Tulsa operates.

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7:46 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Easley Steps Down

Vinita, OK – Former Okla senator steps down as GRDA director

VINITA, Okla. (AP) A former state senator who heads the Grand River Dam Authority is stepping down.

According to a release from the Vinita-based utility, Kevin Easley announced his resignation Wednesday during a regular meeting of the GRDA board.

Easley said he's stepping down to pursue a job offer in the private sector. He says he plans to remain with the utility until July 31.

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7:43 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Major Fire Near Lawton

Lawton, OK – Crews contain blaze in SW Oklahoma

ELGIN, Okla. (AP) Fire crews have contained a blaze that forced the evacuation of about 30 homes and the closure of Interstate 44 for a time.

Comanche County spokesman Chris Killmer said there were no reports of injuries with the fire, which officials estimate charred about 400 acres Wednesday afternoon. He says residents were told to leave about 3 p.m. and were allowed to return home an hour later.

Killmer says there were no reports of injuries or structures burned.

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