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1:57 pm
Mon March 15, 2010

Ag Transportation Aid

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be shared in western Oklahoma to help improve transportation and the economy.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the $750,000 grant Monday to the Community Transportation Association of America.

CTAA will use $250,000 to help tribal organizations improve transportation in Roger Mills, Dewey, Custer, Washita, Blaine, Canadian and Kingfisher counties. The money will also be shared with projects in New Mexico and Mississippi.

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1:22 pm
Mon March 15, 2010

Nichols Diet Issues

Terry Nichols

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. bombing conspirator: Diet somewhat resolved

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols says his hunger strike to demand a more fiber-rich diet in prison has been somewhat successful.

Nichols says in a letter that the federal Supermax prison in Florence, Colo., addressed his medical and religious needs but "much more still needs to be done." He didn't provide specifics. A message left for prison officials wasn't returned Saturday. His protest began Feb. 5.

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11:22 am
Mon March 15, 2010

New Uniforms for Drillers

General Manager Mike Melega (in background) shows off new Tulsa Driller uniforms.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – The The Tulsa Drillers revealed new team uniforms and caps during a press conference Monday afternoon at ONEOK Field. The new look for the Drillers will feature a rich, royal blue as the team's new primary color.

With the new uniforms, the Drillers have kept their primary logo, while tweaking the colors within it.

The new home uniforms are white with blue trim and feature the Drillers script logo across the front. The home jerseys will also have the player's names across the backs.

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9:28 am
Mon March 15, 2010

Legislative Recap

The Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Bills fall by wayside in Oklahoma Legislature

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) As lawmakers passed another deadline last week, several legislative proposals fell by the wayside.

Thursday was the deadline for passing bills in the chamber of origin, and this week Senate committees will begin hearing House bills and vice versa.

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Local & Regional
9:23 am
Mon March 15, 2010

Monday's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
5:27 am
Mon March 15, 2010

Spring Break Travel Tips

Airview of Tulsa International
Tulsa Airport Authority

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Local & Regional
10:07 am
Sun March 14, 2010

Oologah Update

Oologah, OK – OOLOGAH, Okla. (AP) Two students at an elementary school in the Oologah-Talala School District have died from a rare blood disease.

Andrew Gregory Thomas, 7, and Shuache Moua, 8, died Thursday after contracting an infection called meningococcemia, also known as meningitis.

The two were among six children from Oologah-Talala schools who fell ill with the disease last week.

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9:48 am
Sun March 14, 2010

Sarah Pallin Draws Tulsa Crowd

Tulsa, OK – Palin, Beck target nation's leaders in Tulsa event

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Sarah Palin says expanded government and growth in federal spending will hurt the country.

Palin, former Alaska governor who was the Republican nominee for vice president last year, appeared Saturday with conservative commentator Glenn Beck at an event in the Tulsa Convention Center.

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9:43 am
Sun March 14, 2010

Tulsa Inmate Dies

The David Moss Correctional Center in downtown Tulsa.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says a 31-year-old jail inmate has died.

Sgt. Shannon Clark says Damien Tucker died Friday after possibly going into cardiac arrest.

Clark says Tucker started feeling sick in his cell and contacted a detention officer for help. He says Tucker lost consciousness soon afterward and was taken to the jail's medical unit.

Clark says Tucker was then transported by ambulance to Hillcrest Medical Center, where he later died.

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1:17 pm
Sat March 13, 2010

Read the Plan

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa's Downtown Area Master Plan

Tulsa's Downtown Area Master Plan is now available on the City of Tulsa website. See the plan at http://www.cityoftulsa.org/community-programs/planning/downtown-master-plan.aspx.

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