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5:26 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

"The Autobiography of an Execution"

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Local & Regional
5:14 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

Monument Must Go

Washington, D.C. – WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court has declined to get involved in a new dispute over a Ten Commandments display on public property.

The justices on Monday left in place a lower court decision that a Ten Commandments marker in Haskell County, Okla., must go.

The 8-foot-tall stone monument has been on the county courthouse lawn in Stigler, Okla., since 2004. A federal appeals court ruled last year that it amounts to an unconstitutional endorsement of religion by the county commission.

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Local & Regional
4:37 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

Puppy Mill Legislation

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma House passes puppy mill bill

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma House has passed legislation to create a voluntary program for registering and inspecting breeders of puppies and kittens in the state.

The House voted 63-30 for the measure Monday. It now goes to the Senate, where a similar pet-breeding bill is pending on the Senate floor.

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Local & Regional
1:44 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

School Grant Money

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Low-achieving Okla. schools could get grant money

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) If they meet requirements, the lowest performing schools in Oklahoma could receive up to $2 million each as part of a federal grant program.

The program is designated for the "persistently lowest achieving" schools. Assistant state superintendent Cindy Koss says the program could mean as much as $33 million for Oklahoma schools and that 35 state schools meet the federal definition of lowest-performing schools.

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Local & Regional
1:42 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

Hissom to be Razed

Sand Springs, OK – SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) After being closed for more than two decades, the former Hissom Memorial Center in Sand Springs should soon be demolished. Officials say demolition work on the facility that once housed people with developmental disabilities will begin this summer and should last about three months. The work will cost about $3 million. The 150-acre site contains about 40 buildings that will be razed

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

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Local & Regional
9:36 am
Mon March 1, 2010

Economic Mixed News

Local & Regional
9:26 am
Mon March 1, 2010

Monday Morning's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
5:35 pm
Sun February 28, 2010

Two Dead in Bristow Plane Crash

Bristow, OK – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirms two people died in a plane crash at Bristow Sunday afternoon.

The OHP says the single engine plane crashed at the Bristow Airport about 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Two people on board the plane were killed.

The FAA will investigate the cause of the accident.

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Local & Regional
10:00 am
Sun February 28, 2010

Fatal Amtrak Crash in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Woman dies as car, passenger train collide in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Authorities say a woman is dead after the car she was riding in was struck by an Amtrak passenger train as the car attempted to cross tracks in southeast Oklahoma City.

Officers said the woman, not yet named by police, died at the scene of the crash about 9:25 p.m. Friday. Police Lt. Daniel Stewart said the driver was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

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9:57 am
Sun February 28, 2010

Fatal Tulsa Police Shooting

Tulsa,OKJ – Officer kills suspect fighting partner for gun

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police say a domestic-violence suspect is dead after he grabbed the gun of an officer whose partner then shot the suspect in a northside Tulsa home.

Authorities say the shooting occurred about 9:20 p.m. Friday after two officers responded to a call of a domestic disturbance.

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