Local & Regional
7:54 am
Thu February 10, 2011

Roof Collapse under snow weight

Pryor, OK – Heavy snow causes roof collapse in Pryor

PRYOR, Okla. (AP) Heavy snow in Pryor caused the collapse of a roof at a manufacturing plant.

The collapse occurred Wednesday at Power Soak, located at the MidAmerica Industrial Park. Part of the building also caved in after the flat roof gave way under the third round of snowfall.

There were no reports of injuries. The facility was not operating at the time of the collapse.

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Local & Regional
7:52 am
Thu February 10, 2011

Winter Weather Reaction

Undated –

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Emergency officials in Oklahoma are returning to normal operations after a powerful winter storm moved out of the state.

Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Michelann Ooten said Oklahoma's emergency operations center underneath the state Capitol complex would return to regular hours at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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Local & Regional
7:43 am
Thu February 10, 2011

Thursday's Top Local Stories

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

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Local & Regional
11:00 am
Wed February 9, 2011

How Much Snow?

Proof that Oklahomans are up to their \"donkey\" in snow.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – ...PRELIMINARY SNOW ACCUMULATION SUMMARY FEB 09 2011...

...REPORTS SORTED BY AMOUNTS...

IN OKLAHOMA...

21.00 INCHES OF SNOW 3 MILES EAST OF BIG CABIN IN CRAIG COUNTY

20.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT COLCORD IN DELAWARE COUNTY

18.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT PAWHUSKA IN OSAGE COUNTY

17.00 INCHES OF SNOW 2 MILES SOUTH OF PAWHUSKA IN OSAGE COUNTY

16.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT BURBANK IN OSAGE COUNTY

16.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT ADAIR IN MAYES COUNTY

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Local & Regional
10:58 am
Wed February 9, 2011

Beggs Schools Evacuated

Beggs, OK –
BEGGS, Okla. (AP) School officials had to evacuate students from a Beggs Elementary School building because the ceiling began to buckle.

Superintendent Cindy Swearingen told the Tulsa World officials evacuated about 520 students to the high school gym after emergency management officials couldn't guarantee the school in eastern Oklahoma was structurally sound. A structural engineer was trying to determine the cause and extent of the damage.

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Local & Regional
7:51 am
Wed February 9, 2011

New Tourism Czar

KWGS News/OETA

Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin names inaugural chair to Okla tourism post

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has tapped the head of her inaugural committee and a longtime public policy analyst to serve as the director of the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department.

Fallin announced Tuesday that Deby Snodgrass will take over the state agency from Hardy Watkins, who is resigning this month.

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Local & Regional
7:49 am
Wed February 9, 2011

Oh Snow! Not Again!

Tulsa, Ok – Storm brings heavy snow to Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The second winter storm to move across Oklahoma in a week has dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas of the state and the snow continues to fall.

Meteorologist Michael Lacy with the National Weather Service in Tulsa said about one foot of snow has been reported Wednesday morning in Bartlesville about 50 miles north of Tulsa. He said 9 inches had fallen just across the state line in Siloam Springs, Ark.

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Local & Regional
7:46 am
Wed February 9, 2011

Union Proposal Approved

Tulsa, Ok – Voter turn-out was above expectation yesterday, despite the weather and changes in polling places.

Union's 21-million dollar proposal for a collegiate academy passed with 87-percent of the vote.

Union consolidated all its polling places to one location at the U-Mac.

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Local & Regional
7:41 am
Wed February 9, 2011

Wednesday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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