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7:54 am
Fri December 31, 2010

Gas prices in Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – Gas prices continue to creep-up in Oklahoma. The price in Tulsa is $2.75 a gallon for regular unleaded. Quik-Trip Marketing Manager Mike Thronbrugh says they hate the raising prices as much as you do.

When the prices are high, he says people do not enter the store buy pop or food and that actually hurts their bottom line

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7:47 am
Fri December 31, 2010

New Year's Eve's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of the Top Local Stories from KWGS:

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8:04 am
Thu December 30, 2010

City Survey

Terry Simonson before the City Council
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – The City wants your advice. Surveys have been sent to various, randomly selected, homes in the city of Tulsa asking for feedback. Mayor Chief of Staff Terry Simonson says it is part of an effort to develop a plan to move the city forward.

Some 200-surveys have been mailed out to each of the nine different city council districts.

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8:01 am
Thu December 30, 2010

Trials Delayed

Tulsa, OK – A Federal Judge delays the trial of two Tulsa Police officers accused of being on the wrong side of the law. The trial for Jeff Henderson and Bill Yelton, indicted by a grand jury, will be delayed until June to allow attorneys more time to prepare.

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7:56 am
Thu December 30, 2010

Top Local Stories for Thursday

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's top local stories from KWGS:

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9:00 am
Wed December 29, 2010

Medical Care VS Religious Freedom

Tulsa, OK – A member of the Church of the First Born is charged with Child Neglect in the death of her nine-year-old son. Rather than seeking medical attention for her child---she offered prayers---as is her religious belief. T

The Tulsa World reports the child died of complications of diabetes.

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8:03 am
Wed December 29, 2010

Askins Makes the Cut

Jari Askins

Oklahoma City, OK – Failed democratic gubernatorial candidate Jari Askins is a step closer to becoming a member of the State Supreme Court. She was one of the three people recommended to the post by a judicial revenue panel.

The other candidates are Oklahoma County District Judge Noma Gurich and Appeals court judge John Fischer.

The seat became open when Marian Opala died last fall. Governor Henry is expected to make a choice before he leaves office a week from Monday.

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8:01 am
Wed December 29, 2010

The War on Drugs---Oklahoma Style

Tulsa, OK – This is not the time of year, most people think about growing crops. But it is if you are in the Mexican Drug Cartel.

Rather than ship drugs to the state, the cartel has been hiring people to grow the crop here. The state Bureau of Narcotics Mark Woodward says they are going to shut down the operations.

Woodward says the bureau has busted several operations this year with ties to the cartel.

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7:58 am
Wed December 29, 2010

Property Tax Deadline

Tulsa County Treasurer Dennis Semler
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Do you own property in Tulsa County?
If so, have you paid your property taxes? T
oday is the deadline to pay in person.

Tulsa County Treasurer Dennis Semler says some property taxes are paid as part of your mortgage payment. Otherwise Semler says you can mail in the payment, so long as it is postmarked by the 31st.

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7:55 am
Wed December 29, 2010

Wednesday's Top Local Stories

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

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