Local & Regional
1:57 pm
Tue November 2, 2010

Holiday Air Travel

Tulsa, OK – You will pay more to fly during the holidays this year and the cost is likely to keep going up as the season draws near. According to travel industry experts, airlines slashed capacity during the recession but are now packing full flight. Also, The only days that may be reasonable are flying on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Along with ticket prices being higher, airlines also are tacking on more fees than ever before, charging a premium for everything from luggage to extra leg room.

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Local & Regional
1:53 pm
Tue November 2, 2010

Oklahoma Election Coverage

Signs mark the polling place at Forest Park Christian Church at 91st and Mingo in Tulsa.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Polls opened at 7 this morning as Oklahomans cast ballots in a historic election that will select the state's first female governor. State election officials predict more half of Oklahoma's 2 million registered voters will cast ballots today's. Polls close at 7 p.m. Join KWGS News Director John Durkee just after polls close for the latest election returns.

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Local & Regional
1:49 pm
Tue November 2, 2010

Boeing Moving Jobs to Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – A Boeing Co. executive says when 550 engineering jobs are moved from California to Oklahoma, the company plans to hire "hundreds" from the Sooner State.

Steve Hendrickson, Boeing's director of government operations, spoke Monday at a Greater Oklahoma City Chamber luncheon. He told The Oklahoman the company is making offers in California but that in the first quarter of 2011, Boeing will start to hire in Oklahoma.

He says the average salary of the jobs will be about $130,000 a year.

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Local & Regional
8:07 am
Tue November 2, 2010

Tuesday Morning's News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Tuesday Morning Local News Coverage

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StudioTulsa
4:59 pm
Mon November 1, 2010

Journalist T.R. Reid and "The Healing of America"

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Local & Regional
10:34 am
Sun October 31, 2010

Last Minute Campaigning

Democrat Jari Askins and Republican Mary Fallin take part in Tulsa forum.
KWGS News Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Askins, Fallin make last minute push

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Democratic Lt. Gov. Jari Askins and Republican U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin are making last-minute appeals to supporters as Tuesday's historic election looms.

Fallin supporters drove in caravans from cities across Oklahoma on Saturday, converging on the Harn Homestead territorial museum in Oklahoma City.

More than 200 supporters ate barbecue and listened to music while Fallin encouraged them to get to the polls on Election Day.

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Local & Regional
10:32 am
Sun October 31, 2010

Regional Sports Recap

Undate – Here is the latest Oklahoma sports from The AP

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) John Flanders intercepted a pass in the end zone with 36 seconds left, stopping Notre Dame's final drive yesterday as Tulsa pulled off one of the biggest wins in school history, stunning the Irish 28-27. Kevin Fitzpatrick's 27-yard field goal with 3:23 left put the Golden Hurricane up 28-27.

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Local & Regional
10:26 am
Sun October 31, 2010

Fort Sill Demolition

Lawton, OK – Decades-old Fort Sill houses set for demolition

FORT SILL, Okla. (AP) Demolition of decades-old Fort Sill houses has begun in preparation for work to start on a new 432-home development at the U.S. Army base.

The 11 structures coming down in Fort Sill's Artillery Village include eight duplexes and three garages built during the 1950s. The Lawton Constitution reports that the area where the houses now are located will be turned into a grassy area.

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Local & Regional
10:22 am
Sun October 31, 2010

Stock Sentence

Tulsa, OK – 2 Tulsa men sentenced in stock manipulation scheme

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Two Tulsa men have received prison sentences for their roles in what prosecutors called a $43 million pump-and-dump stock manipulation scheme.

U.S. District Judge James Payne on Friday sentenced 48-year-old securities attorney G. David Gordon to a 15-year, eight-month prison term and 62-year-old stock broker Richard Clark to a 12-year, seven-month term. Both men also must forfeit more than $43 million.

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Local & Regional
8:39 am
Sat October 30, 2010

Early Voting

Oklahoma City, OK –
Okla. turnout mixed as early voting begins

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Cleveland County voters waited as long as 30 minutes to cast ballots as the three-day early voting began in Oklahoma.

More than three dozen voters waited in a line early Friday that stretched across two floors of the Cleveland County Election Board's new headquarters in Norman.

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