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7:48 am
Wed January 19, 2011

School Board About Face

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Tulsa, OK – A good faith effort that changes will be made at the state level. With that the Tulsa School board votes to reverse its stance of special needs scholarships to students.

Special needs educator Jennifer Vaught says the students need a special learning environment, often more than what the public schools can offer

The vote was unanimously by the school board last night

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Local & Regional
7:44 am
Wed January 19, 2011

Wednesday Morning's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, Ok – Hear a recap of Wednesday morning's Top Local Stories:

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StudioTulsa
7:52 pm
Tue January 18, 2011

Soon to Speak at TU: Professor William Eskridge of Yale Law School

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Local & Regional
10:44 am
Tue January 18, 2011

Leonard Shooting

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Bixby, OK – Tulsa County Sheriff's Deputies are busy investigating an evening shooting south of Bixby in Leonard. A man and woman were shot in the yard last night by a man who came out of the woods.

The man was killed and the woman was airlifted to the hospital. There is no known relationship between the couple and the shooter.

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Local & Regional
7:58 am
Tue January 18, 2011

Tuesday's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap on the Top Local Stories from KWGS:

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Local & Regional
7:50 am
Tue January 18, 2011

School Board Reversal

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa School Board meets tonight to consider reversing its policy on scholarships for special needs students to private facilities. T

he board had previously voted not to follow a new state law, claiming it was unconstitutional. Tulsa Democrat lawmaker Jabar Shumate hopes the board changes its position.

Some districts felt the law was unconstitutional and the first step toward school vouchers.

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Local & Regional
1:37 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Becoming Bike Friendly

Tulsa, OK – Hear comments on efforts to make Tulsa more bicycle friendly

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Local & Regional
1:36 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Oklahoma Celebrates King Day

The Washington High entry prepares to the Tulsa parade.
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Oklahoma City, OK – MLK Day events planned in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Events to mark Martin Luther King Day in Oklahoma include a bell-ringing ceremony with Gov. Mary Fallin and parades.

Monday is the official celebration of the birth of the late civil right leader.

A bell-ringing ceremony with the governor was scheduled to start at 11 a.m. at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. A parade is to begin at 2 p.m. in Oklahoma City.

An 11 a.m. parade was also held in Tulsa in honor of King.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Mon January 17, 2011

22-Year-Old Arrested for Kidnapping

Jessica Hardy
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Tulsa, Okla. – Tulsa Police are holding a 22-year-old woman on kidnapping and extortion complains.

Officials have booked Jessica Hardy. She is accused of abducting another woman and demanding 700-dollars from her. When the woman did not have the money, police accused Hardy of strip searching the woman. She allegedly called the victim's mom and demanded the money.

She returned to her home with the victim and was arrested by Tulsa Police.

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