Local & Regional
12:28 pm
Fri March 4, 2011

Phone Change FAQ's

Corporation Commission Spokesman Matt Skinner
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Local & Regional
8:55 am
Fri March 4, 2011

Charges Modified

Bartlesville, OK – Autopsy shows Bartlesville baby drowned in washer

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The state Medical Examiner's office says a 10-day-old Bartlesville baby found dead in a washing machine drowned.

The agency released the autopsy report on Maggie May Trammel this week. The report indicated Maggie had contusions on her scalp, left ear, neck, chest and buttocks and abrasions on her cheeks and scalp. No internal injuries or fractures were noted during the autopsy.

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Local & Regional
8:53 am
Fri March 4, 2011

Getting a Vote Could be Tougher

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Senate OKs plan for statewide signatures

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Senate has voted to make it tougher for people to get an issue placed on the state ballot.

It voted 28-15 Thursday to send to voters a state question that would require a certain percentage of voter signatures in each of the state's five congressional districts in order to place a question on the ballot.

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Local & Regional
8:08 am
Fri March 4, 2011

Friday Morning News

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

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StudioTulsa
4:52 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

"The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind"

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Local & Regional
4:10 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

Eagleton Outlines Position

John Eagleton lays out his case
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Tulsa, OK – Tulsa City Councilor John Eagleton ticks off why he is ticked-off at Mayor Bartlett. Eagleton is calling for the mayor's ouster. Rather than seek a recall, Eagleton is asked the Governor to have the Attorney General review the allegations.

Eagleton accuses the mayor of:

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Local & Regional
11:53 am
Thu March 3, 2011

Flu Season Continues

Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma State Department of Health says the number of reported influenza-associated deaths has risen to 17 after two more fatalities were reported last week.

Officials said Thursday the deaths were of two people in the 65 years and older group who lived in Garfield and McClain counties.

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Local & Regional
11:41 am
Thu March 3, 2011

Texting Ban Update

Oklahoma City, OK – Texting would be banned in school zones and for motorists under the age of 18 under legislation approved by an Oklahoma House committee.

The measure by Rep. Danny Morgan of Prague was approved 9-7 Wednesday by the House Public Safety Committee and sent to the full House for consideration.

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Local & Regional
11:35 am
Thu March 3, 2011

Health Advisory Due to Fires

Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has issued a health advisory in three southeastern Oklahoma counties because of smoke from fires.

Children and the elderly and people with respiratory or heart diseases in Pushmataha, Atoka and Pittsburg counties are advised to avoid prolonged outdoor activities on Thursday because of the smoke.

The fires have burned in northern Atoka and northwestern Pushmataha counties.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Thu March 3, 2011

Askins New Job

Jari Askins

Norman, OK – Askins takes job with OU Health Sciences Center

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jari Askins has been named to an administrative position at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

OU President David Boren announced Wednesday that Askins will serve as associate provost for external relations. She'll work to inform residents about the services provided at medical center in Oklahoma City.

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