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9:46 am
Wed October 28, 2009

State Needs

Oklahoma City, OK – Transportation director to discuss needs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Gary Ridley plans to reveal the long-term needs of state roads and bridges.

Ridley is scheduled to address members of the Oklahoma ROADS Task Force Wednesday. The task force is comprised of lawmakers as well as city and county officials and other groups interested in transportation improvements.

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Local & Regional
9:43 am
Wed October 28, 2009

Teen Dies of Virus

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A 13-year-old Oklahoma City girl has died of swine flu complications after fighting the H1N1 virus for nearly a month.

Spokesman Allen Poston at The Children's Hospital at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center says Natesha Hart died Monday night.

The girl was an eighth-grader at Taft Middle School.

School and hospital officials declined to discuss the girl because of privacy concerns.

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Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com

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StudioTulsa
4:25 pm
Tue October 27, 2009

A Chat with the Ceramic Sculptor Laurel Lukaszewski

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Local & Regional
2:58 pm
Tue October 27, 2009

Police Lay-offs

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa city officials are to meet with 21 police officers who face a possible layoff.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at police headquarters in downtown Tulsa.

Mayor Kathy Taylor is looking for ways to cut about $6 million from the city budget because of falling sales tax revenue during the economic downturn.

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Local & Regional
11:04 am
Tue October 27, 2009

New Tulsa Judges

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma City - Gov. Brad Henry today made two appointments to the 14th Judicial District in Tulsa County. The Governor appointed Carlos Chappelle to Office 6 and Kurt G. Glassco to Office 14.

Gov. Henry said he is certain both appointees will be outstanding jurists.

"It is my privilege to appoint to the bench people of such tremendous experience and abilities," he said.

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Local & Regional
10:22 am
Tue October 27, 2009

Flu Shots

Tulsa, OK – (Tulsa, OK) Limited amounts of H1N1 vaccine continue to arrive in Tulsa. Unfortunately at this time, there is not a large enough supply to make H1N1 vaccine available to the general public. The federal government has ordered 250 million doses of H1N1 flu vaccine which means that essentially anyone who wishes to receive the vaccine will eventually be able to do so.

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What's New?
10:16 am
Tue October 27, 2009

Intelligence Squared

ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – Our Documentary of the Week features an Oxford-style debate examining the motion whether Buy American/Hire American policies will backfire.

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Local & Regional
9:42 am
Tue October 27, 2009

City Budget Cuts

Mayor Taylor gives reporters a briefing on budget cuts that were implemented today.
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Tulsa, OK – As previously announced, and as has been seen throughout the country in other cities and states, the City of Tulsa announced it will tighten its budget by further reducing its expenses in order to meet a projected revenue shortfall.

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What's New?
4:50 pm
Mon October 26, 2009

Ghosts in the Machine

ON NPR.ORG – A Haunted Mix from NPR Music! LISTEN NOW

NPR Music staffers and station partners observe the holiday by assembling a chilling collection of songs about ghosts, hauntings and otherwise disembodied and discombobulated spirits. More unsettling than pumpkins and more ethereal than zombies, these ghosts are sure to alternately soothe and rattle your nerves as the big day approaches.

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What's New?
4:21 pm
Mon October 26, 2009

The Climate Race

ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – Marketplace presents a special series of climate-change coverage, culminating in two weeks of reports during December's UN climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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