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11:50 am
Fri June 11, 2010

This Morning's Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Morning News Update from KWGS News

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Local & Regional
11:20 am
Fri June 11, 2010

AG Investigates Roofing Fraud

Local & Regional
11:15 am
Fri June 11, 2010

OSU Denies Pac 10 Move

Kansas City, KS – Colorado has jumped ship. But not Oklahoma State, yet.

The school issued a release to combat a report by TMZ Sports that had the Cowboys on the verge of accepting an invitation to the Pac-10.

"The report circulating about an immediate announcement today concerning Oklahoma State University and conference realignment is without merit.

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11:03 am
Fri June 11, 2010

10 Dead in Arkansas Flash Flooding

Caddo Gap, AK – CADDO GAP, Ark. - Flash floods around a campground in western Arkansas have drowned 10 people after four to six inches of rain swamped the area, officials told NBC News on Friday.

Search-and-rescue efforts were ongoing for campers who were still trapped at the Albert Pike Campground. State police spokesman Bill Sadler said the National Guard sent in helicopters.

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10:50 am
Fri June 11, 2010

OK Serviceman Given Proper Burial

Tulsa, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Military officials say the remains of a serviceman from Oklahoma missing in action from the Vietnam War is now buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Air Force Lt. Col. Jerry Chambers of Muskogee was among nine airmen aboard a transport plane over Laos in May 1968 when it crashed.

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2:29 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Chimp Turns Three

Tulsa, Okla. – The Tulsa Zoo is not known for its silence, but today was an especially loud day around the Chimpanzee Connection.

The zoo threw its second chimp birthday party of the year for Bernsen, who turned three today. His half-sister Vindi turned three in February.

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11:13 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Oklahoma Wheat Harvest

Lawton, Okla. – LAWTON, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma wheat harvest is starting in and producers say all is well except for the prices.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday reported prices from $2.88 per bushel in Lawton to $3.35 in Hobart. That's down from $3.59 in Lawton and $3.74 in Hobart last week.

Agriculture analysts say the prices are due to an overabundance of supply leftover from last year and a shaky global market.

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9:30 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Miss Oklahoma Preliminary

Emoly West
Kiwanis Club of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – Swimsuit winner now talent winner in Miss Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The winner of the second night's talent preliminary in the Miss Oklahoma Pageant is a two-time honoree in this year's event.

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9:29 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Thursday Morning's Top Stories

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

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9:19 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Filing Period Ends

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – 51 Okla. lawmakers draw no opponent

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Nearly half the members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives drew no opponent after the end of the three-day candidate filing period.

The filing period ended at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Of the 101 House members up for re-election, 32 Republicans and 13 Democrats drew no opponent. That means they will automatically win their seat for another two-year term.

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