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7:53 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Fatal Crash

Wagoner, OK – 6-year-old Oklahoma girl dies in ATV accident

WAGONER, Okla. (AP) A 6-year-old girl riding an all-terrain vehicle with two other children has died after the vehicle crashed into a retaining wall.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the unidentified girl from Wagoner died after the accident, which took place about 5:20 p.m. Saturday about eight miles south of Wagoner.

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Local & Regional
9:46 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Tulsa Bank

Tulsa, OK – Okla bank no longer faces cease-and-desist order

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A Tulsa bank no longer faces a cease-and-desist consent order.

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Local & Regional
9:39 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Oklahoma Prisons

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma lawmakers keep punishing as prisons fill

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) With spending on state prisons approaching nearly a half-billion dollars each year, Oklahoma lawmakers are seeking ways to keep more nonviolent criminals out of the state's overcrowded prisons.

But while Republican leaders are seeking these sentencing changes on one hand, they also are continuing to endorse harsher penalties for drug crimes and other nonviolent offenses.

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Local & Regional
9:25 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Wild Fires in Western Oklahoma

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Altus, OK – Fire continues to burn in western Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A fire that injured two firefighters in western Oklahoma continues to burn.

Altus Emergency Management Director Lloyd Colston said Saturday that firefighters were still battling the blaze that began near Blair about 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Jackson County Emergency Management director Jerry Gibson says two firefighters were injured but details of the injuries had not been released.

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Local & Regional
3:38 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

Arkansas River Development

County Commissioner Karen Keith looks on as Mayor Bartlett announced plans to seek proposals for River development.

Tulsa, OK – Mayor Bartlett has issued a request for proposal for Arkansas Riverfront sites that will enhance economic development along the west bank of the river. The request includes approximately 88 acres assembled in four parcel sites located near 23rd St. and S. Jackson Ave.

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Local & Regional
11:04 am
Fri April 29, 2011

Tulsa Aid Heads to Dixie

One of the Tulsa Red Cross vans head to Dixie.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – The Red Cross sends aid to the tornado hit south. Hear their story:

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Local & Regional
11:04 am
Fri April 29, 2011

Friday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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Local & Regional
8:04 am
Fri April 29, 2011

Mayor Proposes $643-million budget

Mayor Bartlett presents his budget to the city council
KWGS/TGOV

Tulsa, OK – Tonight I present a budget for Fiscal year 2012 that will transform government services and, with your approval, respond to the direction that our citizens have told us they want us to go - the continuing of our emphasis on economic development and our collective quality of life.

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Local & Regional
8:03 am
Fri April 29, 2011

EMSA in the "Pink"

EMSA's Pink Ambulance
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – The Emergency Medical Service Authority now rolls a pink ambulance. It is to honor those who have been impacted by cancer. Judy Grove is the founder of Breast Impressions. She is supporting the pink patrol.

She says Tulsa is the nation's first community that has pink fire-trucks, police cars and now an ambulance.

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Local & Regional
7:56 am
Fri April 29, 2011

Gas Price Hike

Tulsa, OK – Gasoline price are up again in Tulsa.

The price for regular-unleaded jumped a dime a gallon over night. It is $3.69 today at most Tulsa area convenience stores.

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