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2:05 pm
Mon December 6, 2010

"Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe"

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Local & Regional
11:46 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Tulsa School Consolidation

Tulsa School Superintendent Keith Ballard.
KWGS News File Photo

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Public School District is reviewing its facilities. Tulsa School Superintendent Doctor Keith Ballard calls it "Project School House". It is an effort to possibly consolidate the number of schools in the Tulsa District.

With enrollment around 40,000 students, the district has 90-different schools.
Back in the 1950s, enrollment was the same, but the district has a little over 50-schools.

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11:46 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Fires on the Increase

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Tulsa, OK – The colder weather is leading to house fires. A trailer home burned near 66-hundred East King. It has been ruled accidental. No one was injured.

A home near 46th Street North and Lewis burned. It too was accidental in nature; however, in another room---not a part of the blaze--- fire officials found a working meth lab.

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10:57 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Pay Raises

Oklahoma City, OK – 130 executive state agency employees get raises

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Despite the state's ongoing budget crunch, 130 employees at executive agencies have received raises between October 2009 and October 2010.

The Oklahoman analyzed state payroll records and determined that almost one-third of those raises came inside agencies that have elected heads who will be leaving office next month. The raises range from 3 percent to more than 40 percent.

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10:37 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Power Struggle over Power Lines

Muskogee, OK – Muskogee meeting set over power line proposals

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Proposals for power-line installation paths in eastern Oklahoma will be the subject of a meeting on Tuesday in Muskogee.

The Muskogee Phoenix reports that Oklahoma Gas and Electric sent out about 3,000 letters to eastern Oklahoma residents who could be affected by the construction of the high-voltage lines along the 125-mile route from a power plant near Konawa in Seminole County to a generating station east of Muskogee.

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10:27 am
Mon December 6, 2010

GOP Split in State House

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Republicans in the state House of Representatives are set to meet while members of the party's ultra-conservative wing are taking shots at incoming House Speaker Kris Steele who has put the state's struggling economy at the top of his agenda.

The representatives are to meet today and tomorrow in Bartlesville.

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10:17 am
Sun December 5, 2010

TU Hawaii Bound

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa has accepted a bid to play in the Hawaii Bowl on Dec. 24 and will play the host Hawaii Warriors on their home field. Tulsa (9-3) will play in the postseason for the fifth time in six years after its four-year streak of bowl appearances was snapped last season.

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10:16 am
Sun December 5, 2010

OU Beats Nebraska

Dallas, TX – ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) No. 10 Oklahoma rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Nebraska 23-20 last night in the Big 12 championship. Travis Lewis had an interception in the end zone and recovered two fumbles as the Sooners (11-2) made the biggest comeback in Big 12 championship history to earn a spot in the Fiesta Bowl.

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10:08 am
Sun December 5, 2010

Mom Admits Imprisoning Child

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. mom pleads guilty to imprisoning teenage son

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma City woman charged with locking her teenage son in a closet and beating him has pleaded guilty to multiple child abuse and neglect charges.

Prosecutors say 38-year-old LaRhonda Marie McCall entered a blind plea Friday to 33 counts of child abuse and three counts of child neglect.

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9:07 am
Sat December 4, 2010

Plane Crash Near Claremore

Claremore, OK – 2 escape after plane crash in eastern Oklahoma

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a couple escaped serious injuries when their small airplane crashed in a wooded area near the Claremore airport.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the twin-engine plane went down about 5:30 p.m. Friday just north of Oklahoma 20.

The husband and wife were able to get out of the aircraft safely before it caught fire. Claremore Fire Chief Bob Anderson says by the time crews arrived, the plane was engulfed in flames.

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