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7:03 am
Wed November 24, 2010

Wednesday Morning's Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your local news coverage this Wednesday morning

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9:21 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Hunting Accident Takes Life

Fort Smith, Ark – Okla deer hunter found dead in tree stand

GLENDALE, Okla. (AP) LeFlore County authorities are investigating the death of a deer hunter who was found in a tree stand near Glendale in southeastern Oklahoma.

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9:12 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Sustainability Progress Report

Mayor Bartlett and OSU-Med Center CEO Jan Slatter talks with reporters.
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Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett provided an update of the City of Tulsa's Sustainability program Monday, November 22, 2010. The news conference was held at OSU Medical Center, the site of one of six projects included in the $3.8 million City of Tulsa federal Energy Grant.

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9:09 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Askins Seeks Supreme Court Post

Jari Askins

Oklahoma City, OK – Askins seeks Okla. Supreme Court seat

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Lt. Gov. Jari Askins, who ran an unsuccessful campaign for governor, has applied for a vacant seat on the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

Askins is one of 19 people who submitted applications to the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission for the seat left vacant by the Oct. 11 death of Justice Marian Opala at the age of 89. Applications for the position were due by Friday.

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9:08 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Two Shot at Muskogee

Muskogee, OK – Muskogee police seek teen who shot 2, killing 1

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Police at Muskogee say they're looking for a 17-year-old who shot two men, killing one of them and sending the other to a hospital.

Authorities say Deontee (dee-ON'-tay) Eugene Newton is the object of a manhunt after the shooting Monday afternoon.

Officers said the two men had just gotten out of a car when they were shot.

Police said they thought Newton had fled into a nearby house, but he could not be found inside the home.

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9:02 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Hearing Planned

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Tulsa, OK – Hearing set for man charged in triple slaying

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 7 in Tulsa for a man charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of three people at a Tulsa motel.

The hearing was set Monday during a court appearance for 19-year-old Dale Curtis Carr.

Judge Dawn Moody entered a not guilty plea for Carr and appointed the Tulsa County Public Defender's Office to represent him.

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7:23 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Tuesday Morning's Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your local news coverage this Tuesday morning

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3:23 pm
Mon November 22, 2010

Restraining Order Extended

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla judge extends restraining order against law

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A federal judge has extended a temporary restraining order blocking a constitutional amendment to prohibit state courts from considering international or Islamic law when deciding cases.

U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange took the action Monday following a hearing on a preliminary injunction against the amendment. Miles-LaGrange extended the temporary restraining order until Nov. 29 to give her time to hand down a ruling.

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11:52 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Woman Charged with Providing Alcohol to Minors

Jay, Oklahoma – A woman has been charged with furnishing alcohol to three minors who were involved in a head-on collision that killed three. The Tulsa World reports that an affidavit in the case says 23-year-old Stephanie Nichole Thornhill confessed to buying beer and vodka for one of three juveniles involved in the April 30 accident.

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11:48 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Judge Considers Blocking Amendment

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – A federal judge will consider today whether to block a constitutional amendment that prohibits state courts from considering international or Islamic law when deciding cases. Oklahoma voters approved the measure in the Nov. 2 election. Muneer Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma, says the amendment stigmatizes his religion and would invalidate his will.

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