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9:51 am
Fri February 26, 2010

City Council Action

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council okays rising the fares for the Tulsa Transit's Lift program. Lift transports the elderly and disabled who cannot easily use regular mass transit. The council okayed raising the fare from $2.50 to $3.00 per trip. The Americans With Disabilities Act limits how much the city can charge for the service.

In other council action, The council agreed to repurpose a federal grant to rehiring 35-of the laid-off Tulsa Police officers. That means 89-officers are still out of work.

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9:41 am
Fri February 26, 2010

Fire Fighters Hurt on the Job

Tulsa, OK – Two Tulsa Fire-Fighters are hurt overnight while doing battle with a building fire. It happened at a strip-mall near 21st and South Garnett.

The two fire-fighters were fighting the blaze from inside a bar when they both tripped and fell off a platform. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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8:56 am
Fri February 26, 2010

Friday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a quick recap of Friday morning's Top Local Stories.

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Local & Regional
3:48 pm
Thu February 25, 2010

Lift Rates Could Be Going Up

Lift Bus
Tulsa Transit

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council tonight is expected to increase the fare for Tulsa Transit's Lift program. "Lift" is a transit program for the disabled. The fee would go from $2.50 to three-dollars.

The Americans with Disabilities Act limits how much the city may charge for the service.

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3:11 pm
Thu February 25, 2010

Winter Weather Advisory Southwest of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...PITTSBURG...OKMULGEE...PAWNEE...CREEK...
OKFUSKEE...MCINTOSH...LE FLORE...LATIMER AND HASKELL.

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Local & Regional
11:31 am
Thu February 25, 2010

Health Summit Underway- Coburn Takes Part

Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn takes part in health care summit.
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Washington, D.C. – WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has spelled out one key goal of his health care summit, saying political leaders must determine whether there is "too big a gulf" to find consensus on the divisive issue.

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11:29 am
Thu February 25, 2010

Oklahoma's Revenue Stream

Oklahoma City, OK – House panel approves energy stabilization measure

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A bill designed to stabilize revenue from taxes on oil and natural gas production has passed a House committee.

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Local & Regional
9:23 am
Thu February 25, 2010

Thursday's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
3:34 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

I-44 Update

Tulsa, OK – The left lane of westbound I-44 at the 161st E. Ave. junction is now open to traffic,
following emergency deck repairs. The right lane of westbound I-44, and both
lanes of eastbound I-44 continue to remain closed at this junction until further
notice. Also, all lanes of 165th E. Ave. under I-44 will remain closed until further
notice as part of this repair project.

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3:12 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Vehicle Supply Extended

Dollar Thrifty is has its headquarters in Tulsa
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) today announced that it has extended its vehicle supply agreement with Ford Motor Company (Ford) for an additional year. The agreement will allow the Company to source a portion of its annual vehicle purchases through Ford until August 2013 and can be extended further with joint approval.

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