Local & Regional
12:17 pm
Wed June 9, 2010

Hole Closes Road

Tulsa, OK – Southbound US-75 closed at I-244 due to a hole.

Southbound US-75 is closed at the I-244 junction due to a hole discovered in the left lane. Due to recent rains, erosion of the side of a nearby concrete bridge drain is compromising the pavement in this area. Traffic is being detoured around this area using westbound I-244. There is no time estimate on repairs at this time. Drivers should avoid the area until further notice.


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9:43 am
Wed June 9, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a quick re-cap of this morning's top local stories

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Local & Regional
9:32 am
Wed June 9, 2010

Hudson Villas

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7:28 am
Wed June 9, 2010

Candidate Updates

Oklahoma City, OK – Candidates for Congress, Okla. AG file on 2nd day

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two candidates have filed for congressional seats and another has formally entered the race to become Oklahoma's next attorney general on the second day of the state's three-day election filing period.

Perennial candidate Jim Rogers of Midwest City filed Tuesday as a Democrat to run for a U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Tom Coburn. The 75-year-old Rogers joins three GOP candidates who filed Monday, including Coburn.

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7:22 am
Wed June 9, 2010

Workers Comp Moves Forward

Governor Brad Henry
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. governor signs workers' comp bills

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Brad Henry has signed legislation requiring Senate confirmation of his nominees to the Workers' Compensation Court that was similar to a measure he vetoed last year.

Henry signed the legislation on Tuesday along with a second bill involving workers' compensation. They are among four measures that supporters say will help reduce workers' compensation costs in the state.

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Local & Regional
2:19 pm
Tue June 8, 2010

Okfuskee County: Remembers

Poster with reward information
KWGS News

Weleetka, OK – Okla. officials mark anniversary of girls' deaths

WELEETKA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma law enforcement authorities say they are looking at suspects in the deaths of two girls two years after they were fatally shot, but they still need the public's help in solving the crime.

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12:08 pm
Tue June 8, 2010

Chemical Fire

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Woodward, OK – 1 person burned in Okla. chemical fire

WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) Officials say one person was hurt when a flash fire erupted at a chemical plant near Woodward.

Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbauer says firefighters were called at 8:53 a.m. Tuesday about a fire at Deepwater Chemicals near the Woodward Airport.

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10:16 am
Tue June 8, 2010

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Story

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

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7:27 am
Tue June 8, 2010

Figures Released

Tulsa, OK – The sales tax collections for mid-April to mid-May, as reported by the Oklahoma Tax Commission today, are near levels reported for the same period last month and ahead of projections.

Although the sales tax collections reported in May had increased, the City's small decline was anticipated and is in line with projections for the next fiscal year.

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