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3:12 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

No More Blue Ribbon Racing

Catoosa, OK – CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) Cherokee Nation Chief Chad Smith says the American Indian tribe has no plans to reopen Blue Ribbon Downs in Sallisaw as a racetrack.

Smith told The Associated Press that the track has been unsuccessful under several ownership groups during the past two decades. He says the tribe bought the 100 acres of land on which Blue Ribbon Downs sits for its assets, not to continue operating it as a track.

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Local & Regional
3:09 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

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

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StudioTulsa
2:31 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

On Location in Tulsa: A Chat with Local Filmmaker Tracy Trost

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Local & Regional
12:49 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

State App

Oklahoma City, OK – State Web site offers iPhone application

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's official state Web site now has an iPhone application.

Officials with OK.gov announced on Wednesday the release of the free application that provides real-time access to state agency news, maps of office locations and professional licensee information.

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Local & Regional
12:42 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Health Care Reform: Oklahoma's Lone Democrat in Congress

Congressman Dan Boren at Community forum.
File photo

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The only Democrat in Oklahoma's congressional delegation says he remains opposed to President Obama's plan to overhaul health care.

U.S. Rep. Dan Boren says the administration's latest package includes the same components that caused him to vote against the first plan that failed to pass the House.

Boren expressed specific concerns that tax increases on small businesses and mandates on employers will lead to job losses.

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Local & Regional
12:17 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Coburn to Take Part in Health Meeting

KWGS File Photo

Washington, D.C. – WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama's 2008 Republican presidential rival will be joining him at Thursday's summit, along with GOP lawmakers critical of his health care plan.

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Tuesday announced the four senators who will be attending the session in addition to those invited by the White House. Each member of the Senate and House leadership were allowed to invite four members.

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Local & Regional
9:30 am
Wed February 24, 2010

Man Shot By Trooper

Tulsa, OK – Trooper fires shot at man after traffic stop

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a trooper is on administrative leave after shooting and wounding a man during an altercation that followed a traffic stop in Tulsa.

Troopers say a 2-year-old child was in the car at the time of the shooting early Wednesday but was not injured.

No names were released. The child was placed in state custody.

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Local & Regional
9:22 am
Wed February 24, 2010

I-44 UpDate

Tulsa, OK – I-44 remains closed at 161st E. Ave. junction

All lanes of east and westbound I-44 will remain closed at the 161st E. Ave. junction until further notice, and traffic is still detoured onto the access ramps at this location. Freezing temperatures this morning have slowed the curing of the concrete, and crews continue to closely monitor the progress. I-44 will not open at this junction until tests show the strength of the concrete is at a level that is safe for traffic to be restored.

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StudioTulsa
5:18 pm
Tue February 23, 2010

Now at Philbrook, "Hans Hofmann: Circa 1950"

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Local & Regional
5:14 pm
Tue February 23, 2010

Audit of Skiatook Schools Released

State Auditor and Inspector Steve Burrage
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – An investigative audit into purchasing practices at one Tulsa County school district revealed the school paid an average commission of $0.63 for every dollar spent on janitorial supplies.

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