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8:25 am
Thu May 20, 2010

Thursday Morning's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a two-minute recap of the morning's Top Local Stories:

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3:23 pm
Wed May 19, 2010

Afternoon Top Local Stories on Wednesday

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of our Top Local Stories

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2:08 pm
Wed May 19, 2010

Jury to be Seated

Tulsa, OK – A grand jury will be convened next month to look into the Skiatook schools. Residents circulated petitions after a state auditor's report accused the school district of wasting nearly 750-thousand dollars on overpriced supplies.

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2:07 pm
Wed May 19, 2010

Settlement in BOS

Tulsa, OK – A federal judge signs off on a settlement to Tulsa's Black Officers Lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed 16-years ago. Mayor-Pro-Tem Terry Simonson signed the agreement for Mayor Bartlett who is in Washington D-C. The settlement agreement is sealed.

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10:16 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Third Fatal Tulsa Shooting in as Many Days

Tulsa, OK – Man killed in Tulsa store by former reserve deputy

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A former Okmulgee County reserve deputy has shot and killed a man inside a Tulsa convenience store.

Police say the former deputy was talking to the store owner about 7:20 p.m. Tuesday when a man the deputy had once arrested entered and the two argued. Capt. Karen Tipler says the man then showed a gun his waistband and the former deputy drew a gun and fired several times.

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10:10 am
Wed May 19, 2010

I-244 Reopened

Tulsa, OK – All lanes of westbound I-244 on the north leg of the Inner Dispersal Loop are now open to traffic. This section of I-244 has been closed since July 2009, as part of a $75 million stimulus-funded project to reconstruct the north and west legs of the IDL.

On this westbound section of the north leg, new decks were put in place on 13 bridges, and the entire roadway replaced from the ground up.

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10:05 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Wednesday's Top Local Stories

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4:17 pm
Tue May 18, 2010

Henry Says No---Again!

Governor Brad Henry
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – For the second time this legislative session, Gov. Brad Henry has vetoed legislation exempting buyers of Oklahoma-made guns from federal criminal background checks and other regulatory safeguards.

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3:42 pm
Tue May 18, 2010

Tuesday Afternoon Local News

Tulsa, OK – Hear a 90-second recap of Tuesday Afternoon's Top Local Stories:

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1:54 pm
Tue May 18, 2010

Veto Override in the House

KWGS News File Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House overrides health care bill veto

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma House has overridden Gov. Brad Henry's veto of legislation to allow Oklahomans to opt out of a new federal health care overhaul law.

The House voted 72-24 without debate Tuesday to override the veto, more than the two-thirds vote needed for the measure to go into effect without Henry's signature. The Senate is expected to consider an override later this week.

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