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4:47 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Now at Price Tower: "Bruce Goff: A Creative Mind"

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11:53 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Body Found

Tulsa, Ok – Man found dead in north Tulsa parking lot

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the city's north side.

Officers say they discovered the body beside a white car in a parking lot after receiving a call around 10 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators say there were no signs of foul play or trauma to the body, and the man had no identification on him.

No additional information was available.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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7:10 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Winter Storm Update

Undated – Freezing rain, snow in Okla. blamed for 3 deaths

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Authorities are attributing three traffic deaths to a winter storm that brought freezing rain and snow to Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 70-year-old Jackie W. Bean died after his pickup truck went off an icy U.S. 70 and rolled, throwing Bean out of the vehicle about 8:20 a.m. yesterday.

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7:09 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Immigration Reform

Oklahoma City, OK –
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's attorney general and a handful of lawmakers from the House and Senate will meet during the upcoming session to develop proposals targeting illegal immigration.

House Speaker Kris Steele and Senate Pro Tem Brian Bingman announced the formation of the panel yesterday.

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7:07 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Trooper Cut-Backs

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Oklahoma City, OK – Okla's new patrol boss warns of trooper furloughs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The new commissioner of Oklahoma's Department of Public Safety is warning lawmakers that furloughing troopers and other personnel is one of the few ways the agency has to respond to looming budget cuts.

Commissioner Michael Thompson outlined his budget proposal yesterday to a Senate budget panel, which grilled him on how the agency is prioritizing its spending.

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7:06 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Flu Hitting Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. officials report another flu death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma health officials say the number of deaths related to complications from influenza has risen.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health says one death was reported in the past week, and 62 people were hospitalized. Health Department officials say the person who died was in the 65 years and older age group and lived in McClain County.

Three people have died from flu complications since Sept. 1.

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7:00 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Friday's Top Local Stories

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

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12:30 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Anti-Abortion Group Praises Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – National anti-abortion group ranks Oklahoma No. 1

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A national anti-abortion group has given Oklahoma a No. 1 ranking after lawmakers passed more than a half-dozen bills last year restricting abortion in the state.

The Washington, D.C.-based Americans United for Life on Thursday placed Oklahoma at the top of its 2011 "Life List."

Oklahoma ranked No. 2 in 2010 behind Louisiana, which slipped one spot to No. 2 in this year's ranking.

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12:27 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Snow is Over--- For Now

Tulsans play in the snow
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Undated – Winter storm moves across Oklahoma to Arkansas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A winter storm that brought freezing rain and snow to Oklahoma and is blamed for at least one death has begun moving out of the state and into Arkansas.

National Weather Service meteorologist Pete Snyder in Tulsa said the storm was expected to be out of the state by noon Thursday after dropping two to three inches of snow in most places. He said the largest accumulation was four-and-a-half inches in Pawhuska while up to five inches could fall in north Arkansas.

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