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10:08 am
Thu January 28, 2010

Delegation Reactions to State of the Union

Senator Inhofe speaks to reporters
Jim Inhofe

Washington, D.C. – Here is a look at reaction from members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation to President Obama's State of the Union speech:

Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla.:

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Local & Regional
10:07 am
Thu January 28, 2010

FOP says NO

KWGS File Photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa police reject plan, mayor says layoffs next

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Fraternal Order of Police in Tulsa have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that Mayor Dewey Bartlett says would have prevented layoffs.

Officer David Turner said Wednesday that 90 percent of those voting on the proposal rejected it. City officials say that means 155 officers will be laid off Friday.

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StudioTulsa
5:46 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

"First Presidential Messages"

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Local & Regional
1:53 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

MAJOR FORECAST CHANGE

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National Weather Service

Tulsa, OK – The National Weather Service has made major changes for the Tulsa area weather forecast. Rather than heavy snow, forecasters are now expecting heavy ice in the Tulsa Metro. A band of ice should stretch from central Creek County, up Interstate-44, through the Tulsa Metro and near Claremore and then east into Northwest Arkansas.

On the Sperry-Pletz Ice Damage index Tulsa is forecasted to be a four. Five is the worst and expected in Creek County and from Claremore east.

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What's New?
12:16 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

Winter Weather

Public Radio Tulsa – The ice and snow of winter presents special travel hazards for northeastern Oklahoma. Stay tuned to Public Radio 89.5 and Classical 88.7 for weather reports from the KWGS news team and live updates directly from the National Weather Service. Click Here for links to weather maps, radar, and school closing reports.

Local & Regional
11:16 am
Wed January 27, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a quick recap of Thursday morning's top local news stories.

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Local & Regional
11:14 am
Wed January 27, 2010

City Unions to Vote

Tulsa, OK – It is in the hands of the rank and file. Both of Tulsa's public safety unions have decided to put city wage concession plans to a vote.

The FOP board made that its decision last night. It calls for pay cuts and shift realignment---but does not include lay-offs. Police officers will vote today.

Fire fighters will be briefed at station houses on the latest package and then vote on the package over the weekend.

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Local & Regional
10:15 am
Wed January 27, 2010

OKC Mayor at Obama Address

Oklahoma City, OK – OKC mayor invited to State of the Union address

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett has been invited by First Lady Michelle Obama to the president's State of the Union Address Wednesday night as part of an effort to highlight Cornett's anti-obesity initiative.

Cornett said Tuesday the invitation was intended to spotlight Oklahoma City's "This City Is Going On A Diet!" Web site, which encourages citizens to diet and exercise.

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Local & Regional
10:09 am
Wed January 27, 2010

School District's Future

Boynton, OK – Future of Boynton-Moton School District questioned

BOYNTON, Okla. (AP) The future of an eastern Oklahoma school district is in question because of budget cuts.

Boynton-Moton Superintendent Shelbie Williams said during a special board meeting Monday that state funding has been cut by $100,000. Williams says the district has cut salaries and services but still has a stack of unpaid bills.

And board member Joe Cherry has expressed doubts that the district can survive until the end of the year.

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Local & Regional
9:54 am
Wed January 27, 2010

Winter Storm Warning

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National Weather Service

Tulsa, OK – ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO NOON CST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

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