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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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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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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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3:12 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

No More Blue Ribbon Racing

Catoosa, OK – CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) Cherokee Nation Chief Chad Smith says the American Indian tribe has no plans to reopen Blue Ribbon Downs in Sallisaw as a racetrack.

Smith told The Associated Press that the track has been unsuccessful under several ownership groups during the past two decades. He says the tribe bought the 100 acres of land on which Blue Ribbon Downs sits for its assets, not to continue operating it as a track.

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3:09 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

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

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12:49 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

State App

Oklahoma City, OK – State Web site offers iPhone application

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's official state Web site now has an iPhone application.

Officials with OK.gov announced on Wednesday the release of the free application that provides real-time access to state agency news, maps of office locations and professional licensee information.

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12:42 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Health Care Reform: Oklahoma's Lone Democrat in Congress

Congressman Dan Boren at Community forum.
File photo

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The only Democrat in Oklahoma's congressional delegation says he remains opposed to President Obama's plan to overhaul health care.

U.S. Rep. Dan Boren says the administration's latest package includes the same components that caused him to vote against the first plan that failed to pass the House.

Boren expressed specific concerns that tax increases on small businesses and mandates on employers will lead to job losses.

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12:17 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Coburn to Take Part in Health Meeting

KWGS File Photo

Washington, D.C. – WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama's 2008 Republican presidential rival will be joining him at Thursday's summit, along with GOP lawmakers critical of his health care plan.

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Tuesday announced the four senators who will be attending the session in addition to those invited by the White House. Each member of the Senate and House leadership were allowed to invite four members.

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9:30 am
Wed February 24, 2010

Man Shot By Trooper

Tulsa, OK – Trooper fires shot at man after traffic stop

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a trooper is on administrative leave after shooting and wounding a man during an altercation that followed a traffic stop in Tulsa.

Troopers say a 2-year-old child was in the car at the time of the shooting early Wednesday but was not injured.

No names were released. The child was placed in state custody.

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