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10:25 am
Tue October 13, 2009

Juvenile Justice Investigation-Part #-2

Marshall Stewart interviews Judge Doris Fransein.
Tulsa County

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9:09 am
Tue October 13, 2009

H1N1 Update

Oklahoma City, OK – Hospitals restrict young visitors to control flu

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Some hospitals in Oklahoma are placing restrictions on younger visitors in an effort to protect patients from the flu including swine flu.

Edmond Medical Center says most children younger than 18 are not allowed in the hospital unless they're a patient. A child with an immediate family member hospitalized would be allowed inside and asked to wear a face mask.

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4:07 pm
Mon October 12, 2009

Dollar Thrifty Update

Dollar Thrifty is headquartered in Tulsa.
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Tulsa, OK – Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Provides Update On Fleet Diversification and Cost

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3:00 pm
Mon October 12, 2009

Some Fair Goers Find Pot of Gold

The Golden Driller on the Tulsa Fairgrounds.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY Cash and stock worth more than $175,000 was found for 310 people attending the 2009 Tulsa State Fair, State Treasurer Scott Meacham announced today. The money was found for fair patrons who visited the treasurer's "Pot of Gold" booth in the Quik Trip Center.

As administrator of Oklahoma's unclaimed property program, Meacham has more than $300 million for more than 500,000 people.

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2:31 pm
Mon October 12, 2009

UPDATE: Pipe Bombs on OKC train tracks?

Oklahoma City is in Oklahoma County, colored red.

Oklahoma City, OK – Suspicious devices found along RR tracks in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City police have made an arrest in connection with the discovery of three suspicious devices along railroad tracks in southeastern Oklahoma City.

Police say 33-year-old Chadwick Everett Baker was found near the scene Sunday night after the devices were found Sunday afternoon. He was booked into the Oklahoma County jail on three complaints of manufacturing a hoax homemade bomb.

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1:01 pm
Mon October 12, 2009

Officer Travis Ludwig in Court

Officer Travis Ludwig is booked into the Tulsa County Jail.
Tuksa County Booking photo

Tulsa, OK – A preliminary hearing has been set for Tulsa Police Officer Travis Ludwig. In a court appearance at nine this morning, a not guilty plea to drug related changes was entered on his behalf.

He was arrested on September 22nd as part of an internal investigation after drugs were found in his squad car. The hearing for the 37-year-old Ludwig will be on November 20th.

Ludwig remains on suspension from the Tulsa Police Department.

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12:23 pm
Mon October 12, 2009

Peoria Closed at I-44

South Peoria Avenue is closed at 51st Street and I-44.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Peoria is closed at I-44 for the next three months. The flood prevention project, coupled with the I-44 widening is taking a toll on business. Bob McKenzie owns CiCi's Pizza at 49th and Peoria.

He says the impact has already been felt when the on-and-off ramps were closed. Now, with Peoria closed, he says the impact could be huge.

McKenzie has tried to be pro-active by mailing his data base and sending out fliers to regular customers advising of the construction work

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10:37 am
Mon October 12, 2009

FOLLOW-UP: Apathy is no Longer Acceptable, Senator says

Oklahoma City, OK – State leaders were called upon today to immediately meet in special session to stop more than $7 million in budget cuts that will lead to the closing of senior nutrition centers statewide and imperil the lives of thousands of Oklahoma's oldest citizens, state Sen. Kenneth Corn said today.

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10:13 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Juvenile Justice Investigation-Part #-1

Marshall Stewart interviews Judge Doris Fransein.
Tulsa County

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10:00 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Rare Car for Sale

Car for sale $1.25 million.

Jonesboro, AR – Used car for sale in Arkansas: a silver, 2006 Bugatti Veyron. With 500 miles on it and one previous owner.

The asking price is $1.25 million.

The Bugatti is one of only 200 of these cars ever made and one of only about 15 in the United States.

The car can reach a top speed of 250 miles per hour, but would run out of gas in 12 minutes and would wear out the tires in 15.

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