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12:05 pm
Thu May 6, 2010

Plane Crash

Prague, OK – PRAGUE, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a man aboard a plane has been injured after it crashed near a small central Oklahoma airport.

Lincoln County emergency dispatcher Suzie Granbille says authorities received a call about the crash near the Prague airport at 9:53 a.m. Thursday. She says the man was briefly trapped in the wreckage but was freed within a half-hour of the accident about 50 miles east of Oklahoma City.

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9:41 am
Thu May 6, 2010

Doctor Shortage Predicted

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. physicians warn of doctor shortage

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma physicians are urging lawmakers to adopt legislation to attract more primary care physicians to the state.

Doctors will be at the state Capitol Thursday to urge the Legislature to pass the Oklahoma Physician Recruitment and Retention Program.

The plan would offer student loan repayment help to doctors who make a four-year commitment to practice primary care in a medically underserved community.

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9:36 am
Thu May 6, 2010

Thursday Morning's Top Stories

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

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4:42 pm
Wed May 5, 2010

American Deal?

American Airlines

Dallas, TX – American reaches tentative deal with mechanics

DALLAS (AP) American Airlines says it has reached a tentative contract agreement with mechanics, but a union spokesman says the report is premature.

Neither side offered more details.

American has been in long-running negotiations with pilots, flight attendants and ground workers.

The unions want raises to make up for pay cuts they took in 2003. The company says its labor costs are too high and hurt its ability to compete with other airlines.

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4:36 pm
Wed May 5, 2010

Wednesday Afternoon's Top Local Stories

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

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3:30 pm
Wed May 5, 2010

Wednesday Morning's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
12:41 pm
Wed May 5, 2010

Health Care Grant

Dr.David Kendrick announces the grant in a Tulsa news conference.
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Local & Regional
10:23 am
Wed May 5, 2010

Cherokees Seek Artifacts

Tahlequah, OK – TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - In its effort to restore the old Cherokee National Prison and turn it into a museum, the Tahlequah-based tribe is asking the public for artifacts that can be displayed.

The facility was the only penitentiary building in what then was Indian Territory from its completion in 1875 until 1901. The building now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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9:54 am
Wed May 5, 2010

Death Row Inmate Found Dead

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Department of Corrections officials say a death row inmate at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester has died.

Corrections spokesman Jerry Massie says correctional officers found the prisoner in a cell he shares with another inmate late Tuesday afternoon.

He says initial indications are the inmate may have died of natural causes, but an investigation hasn't been completed.

Massie says the inmate's name wasn't immediately released because his family hadn't been notified.

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Local & Regional
9:37 am
Wed May 5, 2010

Muskogee Mall Shooting Update

Muskogee, OK – Woman wants DA removed in Okla. mall shooting case

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) The attorney for a woman charged in the deadly shooting at a Muskogee mall wants the district attorney's office disqualified from the case.

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