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1:11 pm
Tue December 27, 2011

The Best of StudioTulsa in 2011: "The Art and Science of Remembering Everything"

Tulsa, OK – On today's edition of The Best of ST, we listen to an interview from March of 2011 with the author and journalist Joshua Foer. At that time, Foer was getting a lot of attention for his book, "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything." This remarkable book --- at once funny, fascinating, and fully entertaining --- follows Foer's own ups and downs as a journalist of (and then, as a participant in) the U.S. Memory Championship.

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Local & Regional
11:09 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Local News

Tulsa, OK – KWGS Tuesday Morning News recap...top local stories of the day

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Local & Regional
8:57 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Woman Stabbed and R-V Set Afire

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Tulsa, OK –
A woman is in critical condition after she was stabbed once in the chest inside her west Tulsa R-V.
Police got the call just before 2 a.m. today from an RV park near 51st and Union.
Officers say the woman and a man in an RV in the park were fighting when the man allegedly stabbed her.
The woman ran to a nearby RV to get help and that is when the man set her R-V on fire and ran away.
EMSA took the woman to a Tulsa hospital. The R-V was heavily damaged.

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Local & Regional
8:51 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Tulsa Man Shot in Gang Fight

Tulsa, OK –
A 19-year-old man was shot in an apparent gang fight outside a north Tulsa convenience store early Tuesday.
The man got into an argument outside Lucky Sam's at 3407 N. Lewis Ave. just after midnight. He was shot in the upper thigh, according to police.

Security camera footage shows the man in the store with two women and two men. The group argued, went outside, and then a store clerk says he four to five shots.

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Local & Regional
8:14 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Cornerstone Church Fire Accidental

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Tulsa, OK –

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa authorities say a weekend fire that destroyed a church was accidental. Officials say a motor in the furnace at Cornerstone Free Will Baptist Church sparked the fire on Christmas Eve. The building was unoccupied and no injuries were reported.

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StudioTulsa
1:08 pm
Mon December 26, 2011

The Best of StudioTulsa in 2011: Discussing Alexandre Hogue with the Curator and Scholar Susie Kalil

Tulsa, OK – Today on The Best of StudioTulsa, we listen back to an interview with the curator and scholar Susie Kalil, which first aired in September. Kalil is an expert on the life and work of Alexandre Hogue, the celebrated American artist (1898-1994) who was a member of the "Dallas Nine" --- and who taught for many years here at TU. She's also the author of "Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary --- Paintings and Works on Paper" (Texas A&M Press).

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Local & Regional
10:32 am
Mon December 26, 2011

System Review

Oklaohma City, OK – Okla. lawmaker criticizes evaluation system

(Information in the following story is from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A lawmaker says a new teacher evaluation system shirks state law and ignores recommendations from an 18-person commission.

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Local & Regional
10:28 am
Mon December 26, 2011

Car-Train Crash

Gage, OK – Colorado man dies in western Okla. train collision
Colorado man dies in western Okla. train collision


GAGE, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a Colorado man was killed when his car collided with a freight train on Oklahoma Highway 15 in the western part of the state.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Casey King of Aurora, Colo., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident near Gage in Ellis County on Saturday morning.

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Local & Regional
10:22 am
Mon December 26, 2011

Christmas Shaker

Cromwell, OK – 3.3-magnitude earthquake reported in central Okla.

CROMWELL, Okla. (AP) Some Oklahoma residents may have felt their homes shake on Christmas Day, but it wasn't because reindeer had landed on the roof.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 3.3-magnitude quake struck around 8:10 a.m. Sunday 5 miles northwest of Cromwell. A Seminole County Sheriff's dispatcher said the office didn't receive any reports of injuries or damage from the temblor, which happened about 55 miles east of Oklahoma City.

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Local & Regional
11:37 am
Sun December 25, 2011

Christmas Snow?

Undated – Snow possible in parts of Oklahoma on Christmas


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Parts of Oklahoma could see a White Christmas, or at least some snow flurries, on Sunday.

The National Weather Service says an approaching storm system will bring light precipitation to mainly western and southern Oklahoma on Christmas Day.

Some of the precipitation will fall as a wintry mix, but bursts of moderate snow may occur.

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