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8:00 am
Mon June 14, 2010

Rep. Terrill Investigated for Corruption

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – State Representative Randy Terill, best known for his strict immigration legislation, is under investigation for corruption.
Reportedly, he wanted to create a new job in the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office for a retiring senator.
That's according to Cherokee Ballard, an administrator and spokeswoman for the office. She says Terrill pushed for the new post during a meeting in May.

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Local & Regional
7:41 am
Mon June 14, 2010

Eastbound Turner Turnpike Shut Down

Tulsa, OK – Both eastbound lanes of the Turner Turnpike near mm209/Kellyville are shut down. An accident involving a semi closed the lanes and OHP gives no estimate of when the eastbound lanes will reopen.

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Local & Regional
7:38 am
Mon June 14, 2010

Flash Flood Watch

Tulsa, OK – WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WITH RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE. ADDITIONAL STORMS WILL DEVELOP FURTHER WEST BY LATE AFTERNOON...AND EXPAND INTO ANOTHER LARGE THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX THAT WILL TRACK OVER THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS NEAR 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE OVERNIGHT EVENT.

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What's New?
4:43 pm
Sat June 12, 2010

Limits

PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – How much can you jam into a human brain? How far can you push yourself past feelings of exhaustion? In this hour of Radiolab, we examine human limits. We talk to Ironman tri-athletes and hear the memorable tale of a man who couldn't forget. Are we limited by the size of our brain and the strength of our muscles - or will there always be a way to push ourselves just a little bit further? And what about human comprehension? As science barrels forward, will we reach the limit of human understanding?

Listen Friday evening at 8:00 on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.

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Local & Regional
1:49 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

FEMA to assist Oklahoma

Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Brad Henry says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved his request for disaster assistance for 10 counties hit by tornadoes and storms in May.

Counties included in Friday's declaration are Alfalfa, Cleveland, Grant, McIntosh, Major, Noble, Okfuskee, Osage, Pottawatomie and Seminole.

The approval comes after nine other counties were approved earlier for disaster assistance as a result of the May 10-13 severe weather.

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Local & Regional
1:46 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

GOP Chairman

Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Republican Party Chairman Gary Jones says he will step down next week as the party's leader in Oklahoma.

Jones told The Associated Press on Friday that he will formally resign from the post Monday to focus on his campaign for State Auditor and Inspector.

Jones says vice-chairman Angie LaPlante will take over as interim chairman until the state committee votes to elect a new chairman on June 26.

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Local & Regional
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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