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7:52 am
Wed March 16, 2011

New DUI Bill Clears Senate

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Senate OKs crackdown on drunken driving

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Anyone convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol in Oklahoma would have to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicle for two years under a bill passed by the state Senate and sent to the House.

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7:51 am
Wed March 16, 2011

Prosecutor Named

Donald Thompson
Booking photo

Sapulpa, OK – Special prosecutor named in ex-judge's case

SAPULPA, Okla. (AP) Payne County District Attorney Tom Lee says he will be special prosecutor in the stalking case against a former district judge who was convicted in 2006 of indecent exposure for using a sexual device while presiding over trials.

Lee told the Tulsa World that the attorney general appointed him to the case against former Judge Donald Thompson.

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Local & Regional
1:15 pm
Tue March 15, 2011

Tipsy Tow for NCAA and St-Pat

Officer Craig Murray and AAA's Daniel Karnes discusses Tipsy Tow
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StudioTulsa
12:09 pm
Tue March 15, 2011

"The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating" (Encore presentation.)

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Local & Regional
9:01 am
Tue March 15, 2011

Corporation Commission to Fight

PSO power plant at Oologah.
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – In response to the start of federal actions that could drastically increase utility bills, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) will provide a forum for other State agencies, electric utilities, consumer groups and all stakeholders to meet on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) newly-released, costly plan to reduce regional haze in scenic areas.

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8:59 am
Tue March 15, 2011

Crash Kills Trio

Vinita, OK – 3 killed in head-on crash with semi in Oklahoma

VINITA, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three people were killed when the car they were in crashed head-on with a tractor-trailer rig near Vinita in northeastern Oklahoma.

Troopers say 18-year-old Kyle Samuel Lee and 20-year-old Sean Roper of Jay and 20-year-old Megan Cooper of Eucha died in the collision just after 12:30 p.m. Monday.

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Local & Regional
8:58 am
Tue March 15, 2011

Today's Top Local Stories

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

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8:49 am
Tue March 15, 2011

Governor on Spring Break

Mary Fallin
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Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. governor heads to Bahamas for spring break

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is out of state on a family vacation leaving Lt. Governor Todd Lamb the acting governor.

Fallin spokesman Alex Weintz says the governor left Saturday afternoon for the Bahamas with her husband and three of their children. Fallin is expected to return to the state Thursday afternoon or evening.

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8:03 am
Tue March 15, 2011

State Revenue Up Again

Tulsa, OK – State revenue in Oklahoma rise in February

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's chief finance officer says state revenue collections in February surpassed the same month a year earlier as consumer spending remained strong.

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7:56 am
Tue March 15, 2011

Teacher Rally

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Hundreds of Oklahoma teachers are expected to attend today's rally at the state Capitol as they ask lawmakers to boost classroom spending and preserve their pensions. Legislators are considering a measure that would change teacher pension systems and do away with an appeals process for fired educators. They've also warned a $500 million budget shortfall could cut into education funding.

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