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2:14 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Dr. Andrew Bacevich at the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations

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What's New?
12:22 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

TechNation

Public Radio Tulsa – TechNation focuses on the impact of technology in our lives. Hosted by Dr. Moira Gunn, TechNation presents interviews with people from every aspect of our lives - from internet entrepreneurs to scientists, from astronauts to media critics, from sci-fi novelists to politicians. In Gunn's words, "Everyone is a piece of the puzzle. Everyone is essential."

On Ideas 89.5 HD3, Sunday evenings at 6:00.

What's New?
11:59 am
Wed March 3, 2010

The Moth Radio Hour

Public Radio Tulsa – Friday's Documentary of the Week features features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. The Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous and heartbreaking tales told with honesty, bravery, and wit. In this episode: a batboy for the New York Yankees goes on a wild goose chase for a left-handed bat-stretcher; an Irish-Catholic family obsessed with the Kennedys dedicates a summer to spying on their idols; a comedian experiences the ultimate heartbreak; and a drill sergeant faints at the sight of blood.

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Local & Regional
10:26 am
Wed March 3, 2010

UPDATE: Women in Prison

Oklahoma City, OK – Prison diversionary plan for moms passed

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma House has passed a program for mothers who are nonviolent offenders that will give them community-based services instead of a prison sentence.

Legislation creating a pilot program passed 92-0 in the House Tuesday. It now goes to the Senate for consideration.

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Local & Regional
9:43 am
Wed March 3, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, Ok – Hear a quick recap of Wednesday's Top Local Stories:

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Local & Regional
9:14 am
Wed March 3, 2010

Chief Mankiller Seriously Ill

Former Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller
Northeastern State University

Tahlequah, OK – TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) The husband of former Cherokee Nation principal chief Wilma Mankiller says Mankiller has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer.

Charlie Soap, Mankiller's husband, made the announcement Tuesday in a news release issued by the American Indian tribe. Soap says the 64-year-old Mankiller has stage 4 metastatic pancreatic cancer but offered no other details. He asked that the public respect the family's privacy.

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Local & Regional
9:50 pm
Tue March 2, 2010

School Bonds Pass

Tulsa, OK – All four Tulsa School Bond issues will pass. The bonds required at least 60% of the yes vote. With over 75% of the total vote counted, all measures were passing with over 70% of the yes vote.

The $354-million will be used for books, buses and building renovation. The package is the largest school bond question in state history. Tulsa School Superintendent Doctor Keith Ballard says Tulsa voters understand the school district is on the right track.

The bonds will not increase taxes.

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Local & Regional
9:20 pm
Tue March 2, 2010

Councilors want to be Judges

Rick Westcott and John Eagleton. Both are Republicans.

Tulsa, OK – Two members of the Tulsa City Council want to be judges. Council chair Rick Westcott and District seven councilman John Eagleton both plan to apply for special district judgeships.

There are two judgeships open. If appointed they would have to resign from the council and close their law practices.

The judgeships pays $105,000 per year. City Councilors get $18,000

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Local & Regional
4:15 pm
Tue March 2, 2010

Snow Removal Busts Budget

A snowy Tulsa street.
KWGS File Photo

Tulsa, OK – Removing the white snow has taken a lot of the City's green.

The public works department has spent over 200-thousand dollars in just overtime to keep the streets cleared. They have spent over a half-million dollars in supplies---but were only budgeted for less than half of that.

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