Local & Regional
10:09 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Sales Tax Update

Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa's sales tax collections for mid July to mid August, as reported by the Oklahoma Tax Commission, are below last year's totals, but higher than the budget estimate for the month.

Actual tax received is $16,252,172, or 2.3 percent below the $16,641,187 collected during the same period last year. That amount, however, was 2.9 percent above the budget estimate for the period - $15,793,000.

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Local & Regional
10:04 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Tropical Oklahoma?

Heavy rains caused some flooding problems in and to the south of Tulsa.
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Oklahoma City, OK – Remnants of Hermine move north, buffeting Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine (hur-MEEN') have brought persistent rain, strong winds and at least one tornado to southern Oklahoma.

The National Weather Service said a tornado touched down briefly about six miles south of Marietta in far southern Oklahoma late Wednesday, causing no injuries or damage.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Thu September 9, 2010

This Morning's Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Top Local News this Thursday Morning

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Local & Regional
2:31 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

Sentence Handed Down

Local & Regional
1:54 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

Officials Urge Hertz Rejection

Tulsa, OK – Local leaders are coming out in opposition to the take over of Tulsa based Dollar-Thrifty by the Hertz Rent-A-Car Company.

Chamber of Commerce executives in Tulsa are urging Dollar-Thirty Auto Group stockholders to reject Hertz $41 per share offer for DTAG stock. The officials fear if the takeover is successful the 700 Tulsa DTAG jobs will evaporate or be moved out of state or to Oklahoma City.

A vote is set for next Thursday on the Hertz offer.

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Local & Regional
1:33 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

Here Comes Hermine

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The National Weather Service says the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine are expected to bring heavy rain and minor to moderate flooding to Oklahoma.

Flood watches have been issued through Thursday morning for all but far northwestern Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Panhandle.

The weather service said about five inches of rain is expected across Oklahoma through Thursday with local amounts of up to eight inches in the northeast.

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Local & Regional
12:35 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

A Cell Phone Lot?

Signs make the new lot at Tulsa's Airport.
Tulsa International Airport

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Local & Regional
12:34 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Top Local News This Wednesday Morning

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Local & Regional
12:18 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

City Efficiency Study Released

Mayor and Council get briefing on study.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett today presented the recommendations of an independent study that will provide a long-term road map for the operations of Tulsa city government. The report, which was based on input from employees, focuses on strategic opportunities to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of services provided by the city.

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