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StudioTulsa
4:43 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

"Reconciliation in America: Moving Beyond Racial Violence"

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What's New?
4:37 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Animal Minds

PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – When we gaze into the eyes of a wild animal, or even a beloved pet, can we ever really know what they might be thinking? Is it naive to assume they're experiencing something close to human emotions? Or, on the contrary, is it ridiculous to assume that they AREN'T feeling something like that? In this hour of Radiolab, we explore what science can say about what goes on in the minds of animals. Guests include: a humpback whale, Paul Thoreaux, camels, Jonah Lehrer, and a bloodthirsty leopard seal.

Listen Friday evening at 8:00 on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.

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Local & Regional
4:01 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Suspended Football Coaches

Jenks Football Coach Allen Trimble
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Local & Regional
3:47 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Reconciliation Symposium

Downtown DoubleTree Hotel
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa plays host to a national symposium starting tomorrow. It is Reconciliation in America---moving beyond racial violence. Tulsan Julius Pegues is helping coordinate the event. He says the symposium will discuss Tulsa's 1921-riot and other topics.

The symposium will be held at the downtown Doubletree Hotel and will run through Thursday.

Pegues was a guest today on Studio Tulsa with Rich Fisher.

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What's New?
3:41 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Open Meeting

Public Radio Tulsa – The governing board of Public Radio Tulsa (KWGS/KWTU) will hold an open meeting, Thursday June 10th at 9:00 am at the Jill Zink Tarbel Heritage Room, #1175, in Collins Hall on the University of Tulsa campus. Collins Hall is located at 2905 East 8th Street in Tulsa. The public is welcome to attend and offer public comment.

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Local & Regional
3:40 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Tuesday Afternoon Local News

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of Tuesday afternoon's Top Local Stories:

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Local & Regional
1:59 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Bell's Vote Delayed

Bell's old location on the fairgrounds.

Tulsa, OK – There will be no July 27th vote on a Wagoner County tax for the relocation of Bell's Amusement Park.

The Wagoner County Commissioners decided to delay the vote until after they review a full-business plan. The commission had scheduled a vote on the one-quarter of a cent sales tax hike.

The park would be built along Highway 51 near Coweta. Bell's used to be located on the Tulsa Fairgrounds.

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Local & Regional
1:20 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Cole bids for House

Tom Cole
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Local & Regional
9:33 am
Tue June 1, 2010

Economic Recovery

Doctor Ernie Goss
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Omaha, NE – OMAHA, Neb. (AP) A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states, including Oklahoma, continues to signal go for the regional economy. In a report released late yesterday, the May Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region rose for the sixth month in a row, to 64.2 in May from 61.7 in April. The index, which ranges from zero to 100, is overseen by Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss.

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Local & Regional
9:24 am
Tue June 1, 2010

Pool to Reopen

One of Tulsa's closed municipal pools.
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – Private funding allows 5 Tulsa pools to open

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The five Tulsa city pools that are opening this summer all are being funded by private money.

As the city deals with a budget crunch, it has eliminated all public money for the pools, so parks officials had to seek funding elsewhere.

Local Parks and Recreation Director Lucy Dolman says that while the city has operated some pools with private money in the past, never before have all the Tulsa pools that were open been funded that way.

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