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12:19 pm
Thu November 25, 2010

Escapee on the Lam

Fort Supply, OK – Northwest Okla. prison says inmate escapes

FORT SUPPLY, Okla. (AP) The state Department of Corrections says a man has escaped from a minimum-security prison in northwest Oklahoma.

Officials at William S. Key Correctional Facility say they realized an inmate was missing when they conducted a head count around 8 p.m. Tuesday. A second count confirmed that 31-year-old Terry Storey had escaped.

Officials aren't saying how he got out.

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Local & Regional
12:17 pm
Thu November 25, 2010

More Sooner Quakes

Luther, OK – Earthquakes reported in central Oklahoma

LUTHER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say two earthquakes have shaken parts of central Oklahoma.

The U.S. Geological Survey and the Oklahoma Geological Survey reported an earthquake about 4:48 p.m. Wednesday in eastern Oklahoma County, between Jones and Luther. The Oklahoma Geological Survey reports that the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.0, while the U.S. Geological Survey estimated the quake's magnitude at 3.9.

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Local & Regional
8:31 am
Wed November 24, 2010

Muskogee Shooting Update

Muskogee, OK – Police continue search for man in fatal shooting

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Muskogee police are continuing their investigation into a double shooting that left one person dead and another wounded.

Police Cpl. Pedro Zardeneta told the Muskogee Phoenix that an arrest warrant was issued for a 17-year-old male after officers found two men with gunshot wounds at a residence around 1 p.m. Monday.

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Local & Regional
8:25 am
Wed November 24, 2010

Lawsuit Over Children's Home

Drew Edmondson
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. AG sues over children's home closure

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Attorney General Drew Edmondson has asked a Kay County judge to block the planned closure of a children's home in Ponca City that would displace 44 children just days after Christmas.

Edmondson on Tuesday sought a temporary restraining order and injunction to stop the Dec. 31 closure of the American Legion Children's Home and the January 2011 auction of the home's assets.

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Local & Regional
8:22 am
Wed November 24, 2010

New OJA Facilities Coming

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. juvenile affairs agency to build new centers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs has announced a contract to build new centers in Ada and Tecumseh.

The agency said Tuesday it will sign a contract Dec. 6 with Ada Youth Academy Authority to build and operate a 144-bed youth academy. The Tulsa World reports the academy is expected to begin operating in mid-2012.

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Local & Regional
7:03 am
Wed November 24, 2010

Wednesday Morning's Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your local news coverage this Wednesday morning

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Local & Regional
9:21 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Hunting Accident Takes Life

Fort Smith, Ark – Okla deer hunter found dead in tree stand

GLENDALE, Okla. (AP) LeFlore County authorities are investigating the death of a deer hunter who was found in a tree stand near Glendale in southeastern Oklahoma.

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Local & Regional
9:12 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Sustainability Progress Report

Mayor Bartlett and OSU-Med Center CEO Jan Slatter talks with reporters.
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett provided an update of the City of Tulsa's Sustainability program Monday, November 22, 2010. The news conference was held at OSU Medical Center, the site of one of six projects included in the $3.8 million City of Tulsa federal Energy Grant.

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