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11:42 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Tulsan Dies During Route 66 Marathon

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Race officials say an Oklahoma man has died after collapsing Sunday while competing in a half marathon in Tulsa. The Williams Route 66 Marathon directors say the 27-year-old was pronounced dead at the Oklahoma State University Medical Center.

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7:33 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Your Monday Morning Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Local news coverage this Monday morning

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10:29 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Saturday Football Recap

UNDATED – Kinne throws 2 TDS, Tulsa beats UTEP 31-28


TULSA, Okla. (AP) G.J. Kinne threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns and Tulsa beat UTEP 31-28 Saturday.

Alex Singleton bulled in from 1 yard out with 4:00 left in the third quarter to put Tulsa (8-3, 5-2 Conference USA) ahead 31-28, capping a 36-yard drive set up by a 62-yard kickoff return by Damaris Johnson, who finished with six catches for 146 yards.

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10:28 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Sentence in Meth Fire

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) A Tulsa County jury is recommending life in prison for a man convicted of felony murder for a deadly methamphetamine-manufacturing fire at an apartment complex. The Tulsa World reports that the murder charge against Christopher Stinson stems from the 2009 blaze at the apartment of Sean Ketcher, who suffered severe burns and died the next day.

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

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10:19 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Infant Injured in Fire

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla infant in critical condition after arson fire


MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) Midwest City police say a baby boy is in critical condition after being burned over most of his body in an arson fire.

Police Chief Brandon Clabes says a man kicked in the door of a home about 3:10 a.m. Saturday and ignited gasoline as he poured it on the floor. Clabes says the infant was pulled from the burning structure but not before he suffered first-, second- and third-degree burns on his body.

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10:15 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Still Looking for ID

Yukon, OK – YUKON, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma medical examiner's office will use dental records to identify a man killed when the plane he was flying crashed in Yukon. A medical examiner spokeswoman tells The Oklahoman it will likely be next week or longer before a positive identification is made. Federal safety officials say a witness saw the single-engine aircraft, then lost sight of it before spotting a fireball.

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Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com

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10:35 am
Sat November 20, 2010

Officer Quits

Eufaula, OK – Eufaula officer resigns before council hearing

EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) A veteran Eufaula police officer has resigned, one day before the city council was set to hold a termination hearing for him.

The Muskogee Phoenix reports that 39-year-old Sgt. Detective Wesley Dawson submitted his resignation letter to Police Chief Don Murray on Wednesday. The council's special meeting set for Thursday was canceled.

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3:06 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Highway Birth

Tulsa, OK – Okla. baby born on highway on way to hospital

TULSA, Okla. (AP) An expectant mother in labor and on her way to the hospital instead ended up giving birth beside a Tulsa highway.

Emergency Medical Services Authority spokesman Chris Stevens says paramedics arrived at 12:48 a.m. Friday to help the mother, 21-year-old Cassie Apple, give birth to a healthy baby boy in the backseat of a parked car.

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3:03 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Death Row Challenge

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. death row inmates protest new execution drug

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two death row inmates in Oklahoma are asking a federal judge to stop their pending executions because the state plans to substitute one of the drugs used during lethal injections.

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9:34 am
Fri November 19, 2010

Thanks, But No Thanks

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Oklahoma City, OK – Doctor offered Okla. ME's job turns it down

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state's interim chief medical examiner says he's turned down an offer to hold the job on a full-time basis.

Andrew Sibley told The Oklahoman on Thursday that he felt he didn't have the complete support of the state's Board of Medicolegal Investigations, which oversees the Medical Examiner's office. He says the job offer "was an afterthought out of desperation" by the board.

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