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1:45 pm
Tue April 12, 2011

Winning Lottery Ticket

Mangum, OK – Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Mangum

MANGUM, Okla. (AP) State lottery officials say a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold at a convenience store in Mangum.

Lottery officials said Monday that the ticket for Saturday's drawing was sold at The Loop Quick Stop. The winning numbers for the drawing are 5, 14, 32, 53 and 56 and the Powerball number 11 and the Power Play multiplier is 4.

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12:22 pm
Tue April 12, 2011

Chambers to Work Together

With the BA Expressway as a backdrop, Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce President Wes Smithwick announces the agreement.
KWGS News photo

Broken Arrow, OK –
The Broken Arrow and Tulsa Chambers of Commerce announce plans to collaborate on regional projects. The announcement was made in Broken Arrow today. The President of the Broken Arrow Chamber, Wes Smithwick, says not only will the chambers work together on landing new business and industry, they will also work together on legislative initiatives.


Tulsa Chamber Chairman Doctor Gerry Clancy says the chambers will work together of common goals, such as attracting jobs to the region.

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Local & Regional
7:52 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Clark To Be Honored

\"Pickin' & Grinnin'\" with Buck and Roy on the set of Hee-Haw
Hee-Haw

Oklahoma City, OK – Former 'Hee Haw' host to be honored in Okla. House

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) County music legend Roy Clark, who co-hosted the TV show "Hee Haw" for more than two decades, will be honored in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame will recognize Clark on Tuesday as Oklahoma's Music Ambassador for Children, and he will be presented with a commendation from Gov. Mary Fallin.

Known for his influence on country and bluegrass music, Clark was the co-host of "Hee Haw" with Buck Owens.

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Local & Regional
7:51 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Revenue Up for Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Report shows Okla. revenues continue to climb

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State finance officials say collections to Oklahoma's general revenue fund continue to outpace both last year's collections and the official state estimate.

Office of State Finance Director Preston Doerflinger said Monday that March collections this year exceeded March 2010 collections by more than $37 million. Collections also outpaced the official estimate by $42 million.

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7:45 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Body Found in Okmulgee County

Okmulgee, OK – Passerby finds body in NE Oklahoma county

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) A badly decomposed body has been found in northeast Okmulgee County.

The sheriff's office says a passerby discovered the body about 6 p.m. Friday in the Twin Hills area.

Sheriff Eddy Rice says the state Medical Examiner's Office will use dental records to identify the remains.

Anyone with information about the body is being asked to call the sheriff's office.

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Local & Regional
7:36 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local Stories from KWGS:

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StudioTulsa
12:48 pm
Mon April 11, 2011

Providing Tulsa Teens with Worthwhile Volunteer Opportunities

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Local & Regional
12:17 pm
Mon April 11, 2011

Vandals Hit Bixby Buses

Bixby, OK – Vandals hit the Bixby Schools' bus barn. Most of the buses had deflated-tires when bus drivers showed up for work yesterday morning. That caused the buses to run up to three hours late.

Bixby Police will handle the investigation.

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Local & Regional
12:10 pm
Mon April 11, 2011

Burn Ban Extended

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa County Commission votes to expend the burn ban for another seven days. This is due to the wild fire threat in Tulsa County, brought on by the dry, windy days.

This time, there are some exceptions to the ban. Grills will be allowed so long as they are gas or electric powered. Charcoal grills are still a part of the ban.

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7:42 am
Mon April 11, 2011

Women in Prison

Oklahoma City, OK – Judges discuss Okla's high women-in-prison rate

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

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Many Oklahoma judges asked about the state's high incarceration rate for women say they are not to blame for that fact.

A state Corrections Department spokesman says Oklahoma had 2,584 women in prison and halfway houses as of April 1. U.S. Justice Department statistics indicate in most years, Oklahoma puts more women in prison per capita than any other state.

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