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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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Local & Regional
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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Local & Regional
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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Local & Regional
9:00 am
Sat December 4, 2010

The Winner is....... Union

Stillwater, OK – STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) It was a wild Oklahoma Class 6A football championship game, with almost 100 points scored last night between Union and Jenks. Union pulled it out 50-47 after wide receiver Stephon Weaver threw a 28-year touchdown to Christian Hoods with 39 seconds left. Jenks had beaten union earlier in the year, so both teams finished 13-1.


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Local & Regional
8:55 am
Sat December 4, 2010

Hearing Delayed

Bartlesville, OK – Hearing delayed for Okla. woman accused in death


BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) A Washington County judge has scheduled a Jan. 25 preliminary hearing for a woman charged with child neglect in the death of her 10-day-old daughter.

Associate District Judge Russell Vaclaw set the date during Friday for Lyndsey Fiddler.

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Local & Regional
8:51 am
Sat December 4, 2010

Contract Review

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Oklahoma City, OK – Contract delayed while Senate probe launched

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The signing of a $10 million contract to operate a new juvenile justice center has been delayed after reports of a relationship between a state senator and a lobbyist for the company that won the contract.

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Local & Regional
1:51 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

UPDATE: Death Threat Against DA

DA Tim Harris
Tulsa County

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa District Attorney Tim Harris is the victim of a death threat. The threat appears to be connected to the prosecution in the murder for hire death of Tulsa businessman and former TU football star Neal Sweeney.

Apparently one of the suspects was attempting to get local gang members to carry out the hit, apparently to hinder prosecution in the Sweeney case.

Tulsa Police officers are investigating. Harris and his family are now under 24-hour protection.

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Local & Regional
1:23 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Flu Season is Here

Oklahoma City, OK –


TULSA, Okla. (AP) Health officials say it's too early to predict just how nasty Oklahoma's flu season will become this season.

The flu is blamed for one death since Sept. 1 and sent at least 30 people to the hospital. The flu was blamed for 47 deaths in Oklahoma last year and 1,300 hospitalizations.

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