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9:27 am
Fri July 17, 2009

State Foreclosures Down

Associated Press – Report: Foreclosures down in Oklahoma


TULSA, Okla. (AP) A new report says Oklahoma had significantly fewer foreclosures in the first half of 2009 than it did during the same period last year.

The report by RealtyTrac, a California-based real estate data service, says about 5,609 homes faced foreclosure from January through June, down 27 percent from the same period in 2008.

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8:44 am
Fri July 17, 2009

Powerful Storms Slam Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Thousands still without power

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Nearly 10,000 Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. customers remain without power after strong thunderstorms hit central Oklahoma.

OG&E's reports on its Web sit that 9.793 customers were still in the dark Friday morning after the Thursday afternoon storm. More than 29,500 customers were without power at the height of the storm.

Outages are also reported in Bokchito, Ardmore and Blue.

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Local & Regional
4:35 pm
Thu July 16, 2009

Arrest in Jewish Center Bomb Hoax

22-year-old Christopher Jacob Stefanelli was booked into the Tulsa jail.
Tulsa County Booking photograph

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police have arrested 22-year-old Christopher Jacob Stefanelli in connection with this week's bomb hoax at the Schuesterman Jewish Community Center. Tulsa Police Officer Leland Ashley says it was brought on by a domestic dispute between Stfanelli and his partner.

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Local & Regional
10:57 am
Thu July 16, 2009

Welcome Home

Tulsa, OK – Two hours of music, free ice cream and refreshments and other activites are planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday as Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor and the Jack C. Montgomery Veterans Medical Center and a host of veterans' organizations join to stage "Welcome Home Day."

"We want military personnel and veterans and their families to know we appreciate their work and the sacrifices they make," said Mayor Taylor. "We created the Veterans Advisory Council as soon as I took office, and we have implemented many programs to help military members and veterans and their families."

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Local & Regional
10:56 am
Thu July 16, 2009

PROFILE: Streetman for Mayor

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Realtor Norris Streetman, Streetman Realty, to seek Mayors post.

Republican Norris Streetman, of Streetman Realty is announcing his candidacy for Mayor of Tulsa.

Streetman set the press conference to formally announce his entry in the mayoral race in the neighborhood where a fourteen year old youth, was recently slain in a drive by shooting.

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Local & Regional
9:31 am
Thu July 16, 2009

UPDATE: Turnpike Crash Kills 9

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Tulsa, OK – Trucker's cruise control set below limit

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Investigators say the truck driver involved in a collision that left 10 dead on the Will Rogers Turnpike had his cruise control set below the 75 mile-per-hour speed limit.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Scott Horton says investigators are seeking the medical and cell phone records of truck driver Donald Creed, 76, of Willard, Mo., to determine if he was distracted.

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Local & Regional
9:25 am
Thu July 16, 2009

The Fallen

Henryetta, OK – Fallen Henryetta sailor laid to rest

HENRYETTA, Okla. (AP) A fallen Oklahoma sailor killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan has been laid to rest in Weleetka.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Tony Michael Randolph was remembered Wednesday during a funeral service at the First Baptist Church in Henryetta, where the 22-year-old grew up and graduated from high school.

Randolph's high school football coach Kenny Speer eulogized the young sailor, his voice often cracking with emotion as he spoke.

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Local & Regional
9:19 am
Thu July 16, 2009

UPDATE: Bicycle Fatal

Joel Lack was taken into custody and booked in the Tulsa Jail
Tulsa County Jail Booking Photo

Tulsa, OK – Man arrested for impersonating Tulsa firefighter

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A man wanted for impersonating a Tulsa firefighter at the scene of a deadly accident has been arrested by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities say 22-year-old Joel Lack flashed a badge and said he had paramedic experience when he arrived at the scene of the July 9 crash that killed two bicyclists near Sand Springs.

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Local & Regional
6:16 pm
Wed July 15, 2009

Filing Period Closes

The sign in front of Tulsa's new City Hall
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Tulsa, OK – DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY


City of Tulsa Primary

to be held September 8, 2009

City of Tulsa General

Revised 07/15/09 5:00 PM
to be held November 10, 2009

Filing Dates: July 13-15, 2009

MAYOR


David Lee O'Connor
307 S. 108th East Ave.
Republican

Tulsa, OK 74128
04/13/52


Robert Arizona Gwin Jr.
3113 S. 130th E. Pl.
Democrat

Tulsa, OK 74134
06/18/73

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