Local & Regional
7:39 am
Mon June 6, 2011

Monday Morning's News and Weather

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

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Local & Regional
9:08 am
Sun June 5, 2011

Heat Alert

Tulsa, OK – A Heat Alert is issued for the Tulsa area by EMSA. The Emergency Medical Service issued the warning after five people were transported to the hospital on Saturday because of heart related injuries. The Service reports that most of those transported were working out-of-doors and had little hydration.

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Local & Regional
9:02 am
Sun June 5, 2011

Six Dead in Traffic

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Henryetta, OK – A head on collision on the Indian Nation Turnpike leaves six people dead. The crash happened Saturday morning. The drive of one car over-corrected from a lane changes and crossed the center median into oncoming traffic. Five of those killed were in one car and from Tulsa. The other driver was from McAlester.

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Local & Regional
8:52 am
Sun June 5, 2011

Man Hit By Car

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Ripley City, OK – Okla man run over, injured by van he was pushing

RIPLEY CITY, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a Cushing man was injured when a van he fell while trying to get into a van he was pushing down a hill near Ripley City.

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says 52-year-old Bernard Everett Hawkwing was hurt Saturday morning when the full-size van crushed him.

The agency says Hawkwing suffered internal injuries to his torso and hurt an arm and a leg.

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Local & Regional
8:49 am
Sun June 5, 2011

Missing Teen Feared Dead

Tahlequah, OK – OK teen who vanished on Illinois River identified

TALEQUAH, Okla. (AP) Authorities have identified a teenager who disappeared while swimming in the Illinois River in eastern Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Administrator Ed Fite says 18-year-old Xenepher Wiley Jr. hasn't been seen since swimming with friends on Friday afternoon near the U.S. 62 bridge.

Fite says witnesses saw Wiley struggle in the water near the bridge. Friends tried to help the youth but couldn't get him out of the water.

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Local & Regional
8:31 am
Sat June 4, 2011

Suspect Killed by Police

Placards mark the shell casings outside a crashed pick-up at the 21st and Yale Wal-Mart grocery store.
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Tulsa, OK –
ME: Man involved in crime spree shot by police

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office report concludes that a man involved in a crime spree didn't die by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Local & Regional
8:25 am
Sat June 4, 2011

Joplin Doctor's Need Oklahoma License

Joplin, MO – Lawmaker: Joplin doctors need free Okla licenses

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A physician and state lawmaker wants Gov. Mary Fallin to allow doctors displaced by the Joplin, Mo., tornado to obtain temporary Oklahoma medical licenses free of charge.

Rep. Doug Cox of Grove, an emergency room physician at Integris Grove, says patients from Missouri are coming to northeastern Oklahoma hospitals because they cannot get in to see their regular physician.

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StudioTulsa
6:24 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

The OK Mozart Festival for 2011: An Overview

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Local & Regional
12:33 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

Tulsa County goes solar

Tulsa, OK – (SOLAR POWERED COUNTY)

Tulsa County gets more eco-friendly. The newest county owned community center in Chandler Park is installing solar panels to provide half the facility's power. Commissioner Karen Keith says it will help the environment and save taxpayers' money

The 265-thousand dollars for the solar panel project comes from a federal Energy Department grant.

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Local & Regional
9:06 am
Fri June 3, 2011

Meat Recall

Moore, OK – Okla. company recalls chicken, ham products

MOORE, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma-based food company is recalling nearly 23,000 pounds of chicken and ham products due to mislabeling.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Allison's Gourmet Kitchens, Inc. is recalling the food because the packaging does not list the ingredients potassium sorbate and/or sodium benzoate. The company is based in Moore, Okla.

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