Local & Regional
8:15 am
Tue June 15, 2010

Big 12 Lives on with 10

Tulsa, OK – After a week of speculation and flurries of false reports, it seems the Big 12 conference will survive.
OU and OSU have confirmed the schools will stay a part of the Big 12. The University of Texas has also pledged to stay within the conference.
Colorado left for the Pac 10 and Nebraska for the Big 10 leaving the Big 12 with 10 schools.

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Local & Regional
2:33 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

Eastbound Turner Turnpike Update

Tulsa, Okla. – As of about 11 a.m. this morning, one lane of eastbound Turner Turnpike at mm209 has been opened, following this morning's closure of all eastbound traffic there as a result of an accident involving a semi truck. The Department of Public Safety reports that traffic is moving slowly.

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Local & Regional
2:16 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

J.A. Biztown

Tulsa, Okla. – Listen to Monday's feature about Mayor Bartlett's visit to Junior Achievement

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Local & Regional
1:46 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

Red Cross Offers Babysitting Training

Tulsa's Red Cross headquarters in at 11th and Highway 169/
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Tulsa, Okla. – Tulsa-area kids age 11-15 can learn and improve on their babysitting skills this summer by signing up for the Tulsa Red Cross's Babysitting Boot Camp.

June's camp is over, but kids may still sign up for July's session, which will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 22 and 23.

Ken Draper oversees classes at the Red Cross.

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Local & Regional
1:22 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

Body Found

Broken Arrow, Okla. – BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) Authorities say horseback riders have discovered the remains of an unidentified man.

The Broken Arrow Police Department says the riders found the remains Sunday evening on a riding trail about a quarter-mile south of the 2700 block of West Houston.

Police are working to identify the victim and say the case is being investigated as a homicide.

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Local & Regional
1:19 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

Oklahoma Workers Comp

Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Legislation intended to improve the state workers' compensation system for injured workers has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Henry.

The governor's signature on the measure Friday also reduces by one the number of proposals voters will have to decide in the November general election.

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Local & Regional
8:46 am
Mon June 14, 2010

Monday's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Listen to Monday morning's top local stories

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Local & Regional
8:04 am
Mon June 14, 2010

Texas, Oklahoma schools weigh conference options

Tulsa, OK – The short-term future of college conferences going through expansion upheaval might be worked out this week, but long-term, the view still could look cloudy.

Amid reports that Texas and at least three other schools in the Big 12 could soon announce they are leaving for the Pacific-10, Texas' Board of Regents has called a meeting for Tuesday in Austin to discuss conference membership and take "appropriate action if needed," according to a news release.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Mon June 14, 2010

Rep. Terrill Investigated for Corruption

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – State Representative Randy Terill, best known for his strict immigration legislation, is under investigation for corruption.
Reportedly, he wanted to create a new job in the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office for a retiring senator.
That's according to Cherokee Ballard, an administrator and spokeswoman for the office. She says Terrill pushed for the new post during a meeting in May.

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