Local & Regional
10:03 am
Tue February 2, 2010

Tulsa Pot Bust

Tulsa, Ok – Last night at 8:45 Tulsa Police Officer W. Wolthuis, who had recently been transferred to the field from the Special Investigations Division, conducted a traffic stop at 1400 E Jasper St. The driver of the vehicle speeds away and parked in the driveway of 904 N Quincy.

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Local & Regional
9:56 am
Tue February 2, 2010

Another Quake at Jones

Jones, OK – JONES, Okla. (AP) Another earthquake has struck near Jones in eastern Oklahoma County.

According to the U.S. and Oklahoma Geological surveys, a 2.5-magnitude quake occurred about 3 miles southeast of Jones, or about 17 miles northeast of Oklahoma City, around 5:43 p.m. Monday.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

Earthquakes have been rattling the area for months.

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Local & Regional
9:39 am
Tue February 2, 2010

Winter Storm Wrap-up

Tulsa, OK – Public Works Street Maintenance personnel have completed clearing arterial streets of the ice and snow that fell on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 29-30.

From Thursday morning through 12 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, Street Maintenance crews applied 2,481 tons of salt and 35.5 tons of salt and sand mixture to arterial streets. Crews drove 30,523 arterial lane miles and plowed 17,845 arterial lane miles.

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Local & Regional
9:36 am
Tue February 2, 2010

Quick Review of Tuesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a quick recap of the top local news stories.

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What's New?
4:55 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Our Acoustic Alternative Cafe Channel

Public Radio Tulsa – Can you imagine a 24-hours-a-day public radio channel featuring these artists?

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Local & Regional
4:36 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Mayor Statement on Fire Union Vote

Mayor Dewey Bartlett
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – From the Office of Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett Jr.
Regarding IAFF Local 176 vote against layoffs
Mayor's Statement

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What's New?
4:34 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Workplace U

Public Radio Tulsa – American RadioWorks: Education and Opportunity - Workplace U

We know that a good education can be the ticket a good job. But for many Americans, conventional school isn't working. Every school day some seven thousand students drop out of high school. Often, what they managed to learn in the schoolhouse has not prepared them well enough for the job site. This documentary reports on a growing movement to turn workplaces into classrooms and marginal students into productive workers.

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StudioTulsa
3:50 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Remembering the Great Social Historian Howard Zinn

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Local & Regional
2:46 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

State of the State

Governor Henry addressed the legislature as Lt-Governor Jari Askins watches.
KWGS News Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – In his eighth and final State of the State address to the Oklahoma Legislature, Gov. Brad Henry outlined his plans for tackling the state's $1.3 billion revenue shortfall through a combination of surgically precise budget cuts and use of the state's emergency reserves fund.


"This budget crisis will test each of us, and it will demand our best," the Governor told a joint legislative session.

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Local & Regional
2:42 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Legislative Session Begins

Oklahoma Capitol
State Of Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK – Serious financial problems greet Okla. Legislature

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Legislature begins its annual session today with Governor Brad Henry to deliver his final state of the state address.

Lawmakers are facing unprecedented financial problems that likely will force deeper cuts or higher fees for state services.

The Legislature last year approved a $7.2 billion budget hammered by a sluggish economy and a drop in natural gas prices. The budget for 2010-11 will likely be around $5.9 billion.

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