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7:06 pm
Thu January 28, 2010

Thursday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a quick recap of the top news stories of Thursday morning

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StudioTulsa
4:26 pm
Thu January 28, 2010

The Realities and Consequences of China's Vast Appetite for Energy

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Local & Regional
10:09 am
Thu January 28, 2010

Mayor's Response to FOP Vote

Mayor Dewey Bartlett
KWGS News Phot

Tulsa, OK –

In a response to the FOP vote tonight, Mayor Dewey Bartlett said:

"We gave the union an option with salary concessions and no layoffs and unfortunately they chose to layoff several of their fellow police officers. It has been our intent all along to address public safety first and foremost and live within our means as a city.

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Local & Regional
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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