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2:09 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Update: Day Care Fires

This daycare center, on East Pine, was one of those set on fire.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa fire investigators continue their probe into two weekend day care fires. The blazes were reported about 30-minutes apart early Sunday morning. It appears at least one center was set on fire with a Molotov cocktail tossed through a window.
The operations are owned by the same woman and authorities speculate the fires are related.

The centers were not occupied at the time of the blaze and no one was injured. One center, pictured right, is on East Pine near Sheridan. The other is near 24th and Memorial.

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Local & Regional
2:09 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Update: Day Care Fires

This daycare center, on East Pine, was one of those set on fire.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa fire investigators continue their probe into two weekend day care fires. The blazes were reported about 30-minutes apart early Sunday morning. It appears at least one center was set on fire with a Molotov cocktail tossed through a window.
The operations are owned by the same woman and authorities speculate the fires are related.

The centers were not occupied at the time of the blaze and no one was injured. One center, pictured right, is on East Pine near Sheridan. The other is near 24th and Memorial.

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Local & Regional
1:06 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Oklahoma Troops Deploy

Mustang, Okla. – MUSTANG, Okla. (AP) About 60 soldiers with the 2-45th Agri-business Development Team are leaving Oklahoma for training then deployment to Afghanistan.

About 400 family and friends gathered in Mustang Sunday for a deployment ceremony before the soldiers leave the state Monday.

They go first to Camp Atterbury, Ind., and are to leave for Afghanistan next month.

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Local & Regional
12:11 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Charity Investigates Founder

Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma City-based charity Feed The Children is investigating the charity's founder over the repayment of a $1 million construction loan.

Attorneys for the charity have subpoenaed records on the financing of the home in the Oklahoma City suburb of Nicholls Hills.

Larry Jones calls the allegation bogus and says the money to repay the loan came from an inheritance. The loan was repayed in July 2009.

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Local & Regional
10:26 am
Mon August 30, 2010

Coburn Speaks on the Economy

Tom Coburn speaking at a Tulsa Chamber event.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – With Congress on its August break, Senator Tom Coburn is holding a series of town hall meetings across the state. At a Tulsa Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting this morning, the senator was asked about what Oklahoma should be doing to revive its economy.

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Local & Regional
7:37 am
Mon August 30, 2010

Monday's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Top Local News for Monday Morning

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Local & Regional
6:11 pm
Sun August 29, 2010

Fires Set a Tulsa Daycare Centers

KWGS File Photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa fire investigators say two Sunday morning fires were the work of arsonists. The blazes were at two day care centers.

One was near Pine and Sheridan. The other was just south of 21st and Memorial.

The buildings were not occupied at the time. No one was injured.

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Local & Regional
11:13 am
Sun August 29, 2010

Local Reaction: Mosque at NYC

Oklahoma City, OK – Some Okla. Muslims support new site for NYC mosque, others don't

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A group of Oklahoma Muslims is asking sponsors of a proposed mosque near ground zero in New York City to find another location.

The proposed site has drawn national attention and criticism.

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Local & Regional
11:05 am
Sun August 29, 2010

Settlement Close

Tulsa, OK – Judge asked to approve settlement to Tulsa lawsuit

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A federal judge is being asked to approve an agreement that would end a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit against the city of Tulsa.

The proposed agreement filed Friday with U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern is signed by attorneys for the plaintiffs, the city, and the Fraternal Order of Police.

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Local & Regional
11:01 am
Sun August 29, 2010

Man Hit By Train

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Tulsa, OK – Man found dead on Tulsa train tracks

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The body of a man has been found on train tracks in Tulsa.

A nearby business owner found the body shortly after a train passed by Saturday morning and called police.

Police say a driver's license was found on the body but declined to release the man's name pending notification of family.

Officer Brandon Smith says it appears the victim is a homeless man.

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