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12:03 pm
Tue October 5, 2010

Oklahoma Court Cases Rejected

Oklahoma City, OK – US Supreme Court declines to hear 3 Okla. appeals

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Separate appeals by three Oklahoma inmates were declined by the U.S. Supreme Court as it opened its latest session.

The court rejected hundreds of cases as its term began Monday. Among them were appeals by an Oklahoma death row inmate, another convicted killer and a convicted drug smuggler.

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8:38 am
Tue October 5, 2010

Coburn Supports Term Limits

Senator Tom Coburn
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Washington, D.C. – Coburn signs pledge for congressional term limits

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn has signed a pledge to support a constitutional amendment limiting the terms of members of Congress.

U.S. Term Limits said Monday that Coburn, R-Okla., is the first member of Congress to sign the pledge.

Coburn spokesman John Hart confirmed Coburn's support of the proposal. He said Coburn believes term limits is the only way to achieve the government envisioned by the nation's Founding Fathers.

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8:36 am
Tue October 5, 2010

Oneok Expansion

Oneok Headquarters in downtown Tulsa.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Oneok plans to invest more than $300M in projects

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oneok Partners LP says it plans to invest between $300 million and $355 million by the end of 2012 in projects in the Bakken Shale in North Dakota.

The Tulsa-based company says the investments will include spending between $180 million and $205 million to build a natural gas processing facility in western Williams County in North Dakota and related natural gas liquids infrastructure.

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8:31 am
Tue October 5, 2010

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Story

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

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11:51 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Council: Not Finished Yet

Tulsa, OK – The City Council's probe into the Mayor's office may not be finished after all.

On tomorrow's city council agenda is a resolution waiving a conflict of interest in the city attorney's office. That would allow her to appoint a special prosecutor to review the case against Mayor Bartlett and his chief of staff Terry Simonson. They have been accused of misleading the council over the use of a federal grant to re-hire police officers.

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9:11 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Airmen Return

Oklahoma City, OK – Estimated 100 airmen to return to Tinker AFB

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Officials at Tinker Air Force Base are preparing to welcome home about 100 airmen from a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia.

The base said in a news release that the airmen with the 552nd Air Control Wing are to arrive at the base about 11:15 a.m. Monday.

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9:10 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Monday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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9:06 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Girl Attacked By Dog

Tulsa, OK – A two-year-old Tulsa girl is hospitalized after being attacked by a Pit Bull dog Sunday afternoon. Police and EMSA officials say the attack happened at an apartment complex near 17th and South Memorial.

The child was rushed to the hospital and is listed in serious condition at St-Francis. The fate of the dog is unknown.

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10:31 am
Sun October 3, 2010

Oil and Gas Industry

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma oil and gas industry struggled in 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A state report suggests that Oklahoma's oil and gas industry struggled in 2009.

According to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission's annual report on oil and gas activity, production numbers were about the same as other years but intent-to-drill applications tumbled from 6,220 in 2008 to 2,500 last year. Observers say such applications are a good way to gauge the state of the industry.

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10:24 am
Sun October 3, 2010

Football Review

Undated – Here is the latest Oklahoma sports from The AP


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Quarterback G.J. Kinne led Tulsa to an easy 48-7 victory over Memphis last night. Kinne threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another score for the Golden Hurricane (3-2, 1-1 Conference USA).

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