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12:13 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Oklahoma Unemployment

Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Southeastern Oklahoma counties had the highest unemployment rates in the state for May while the lowest rates were found in the Oklahoma Panhandle and northwestern corner of the state.

The latest figures from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission show jobless rates of 10.7 percent in Latimer County, 10.6 percent in McCurtain County and 10.5 percent in Hughes County.

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10:40 am
Thu July 1, 2010

The Broken Arrow Angel's Written Statement

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Local & Regional
10:40 am
Thu July 1, 2010

Child Rapist Sentenced to 6 Life Terms

News conference where BA Police announced Polk's arrest.
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Local & Regional
10:37 am
Thu July 1, 2010

Oil Field Explosion

Kiefer, OK – 2 men burned in Okla. fuel tank explosion

KIEFER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say two men were badly burned when a fuel-storage tank they were repairing blew up in Kiefer.

Creek County Sheriff's Sgt. Charles Redfern said Wednesday the two men, who weren't immediately identified, were flown by medical helicopter to a Tulsa hospital.

Redfern says one of the men had burns over 80 percent of his body, and the other man also was badly burned. He didn't know their conditions.

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Local & Regional
10:22 am
Thu July 1, 2010

Thursday Morning's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
5:48 pm
Wed June 30, 2010

Union School Cuts

Local & Regional
5:47 pm
Wed June 30, 2010

Spartan Fights Graffiti

Mayor Bartlett talks with reporters.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, Okla. – A new partnership with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology will help Tulsa address its graffiti problem. Mayor Bartlett, representatives from Spartan and City Councilor Jim Mautino held a press conference at City Hall this morning announcing that Spartan students will be volunteering to help clean up.

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Local & Regional
4:55 pm
Wed June 30, 2010

Oklahoma Senators' Opposition

Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma labor group representatives want the state's two U.S. senators to end their opposition to a bill that would extend unemployment benefits for laid-off workers.

Sens. Jim Inhofe and Tom Coburn joined other Republicans last week in opposing an extension of unemployment benefits as part of a larger tax and spending package, citing concerns about adding to the budget deficit.

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4:55 pm
Wed June 30, 2010

KWGS Wins Awards from AP

Oklahoma City, OK – KWGS receives four citations from the Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters. Public Radio 89.5 was the only Tulsa radio station to be honored.

KWGS won a first place award for an hour long documentary produced by Brad Gibson, John Durkee and Denise Brewer dealing with the H1N1 virus and Oklahoma. The program was broadcast last November.

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