Local & Regional
10:14 am
Sun May 15, 2011

Jailer Update

Joplin, MO – Okla jailer beaten in jail break in fair condition

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

JAY, Okla. (AP) A Delaware County jailer who was beaten with a metal pipe during a jail break is improving at a Joplin, Mo., hospital.

Freeman Health System spokeswoman Christen Stark told the Tulsa World Friday that 46-year-old Linda Eaton is listed in fair condition.

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Local & Regional
10:11 am
Sun May 15, 2011

Museum Audit Requested

Oklahoma City, OK – Audit requested of state dollars for museum

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State Senator Patrick Anderson is asking for an audit of state dollars used to build the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.

Anderson's request on Friday came a day after committee approval of a bill authorizing up to $40 million in state bond money for the museum that's being built along downtown Oklahoma City's river front.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Fri May 13, 2011

Oklahoma Watch: Prison and the Mentally Ill

Undated – Hear an Oklahoma Watch Report on the Mentally Ill and Oklahoma's prisons and Jails

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Fri May 13, 2011

New School Board Members

Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin appoints 2 to Oklahoma education boards

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin has announced appointments to the State Board of Career and Technology Education and the Board of Regents for Tulsa Community College.

The governor on Thursday appointed Warner resident Karl L. Meyers to the Career and Technology board and Tulsan Masoud Moazami to the TCC regents. Both are Northeastern State University graduates.

Meyers will serve a six-year term and is replacing Nevyle Cable.

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Local & Regional
7:55 am
Fri May 13, 2011

Delaware County Break-Out: UPDATE

Jay, OK – Okla inmate killed himself after escaping jail

JAY, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says one of two Delaware County inmates who escaped custody after beating two jailers fatally shot himself as sheriff's deputies closed in on him.

The OSBI said Thursday officers encountered Devin Martin and Kyle Sutton at a roadblock on U.S. 59 late Wednesday. They were driving a vehicle stolen from one of the jailers that had a firearm inside.

Officers exchanged gunfire with pair and Martin was grazed.

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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Fri May 13, 2011

Crash Cause

Collinsville, OK – Engine power loss probable cause of Okla crash

COLLINSVILLE, Okla. (AP) A National Transportation Safety Board reports says a loss of engine power is the probable cause of an accident that killed a Broken Arrow man and his mother, but the man's decision to make a 180-degree turn at a low level contributed to the accident last year.

Forty-nine-year-old Kevin Covell and 83-year-old Charlotte Covell died in the May 29 crash near Collinsville.

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Local & Regional
7:46 am
Fri May 13, 2011

Friday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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Local & Regional
1:00 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Crude Bounce

Hear up date on gasoline prices: – NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are turning mixed in midday trading as oil and other commodities reversed earlier losses.

Crude oil wavered after a report from the International Energy Agency said demand for oil would be lower than previously expected.

Silver dropped more than 3 percent, extending a deep slide from $48.60 at the end of April.

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