Local & Regional
4:40 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

WINTER STORM WARNING for Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-PAWNEE-TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-
249 PM CST WED JAN 19 2011

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

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Local & Regional
12:00 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

Public Works Ready for Snow

Salt trucks are ready to treat Tulsa's streets.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – City of Tulsa street crews will be ready to roll when the snow moves into the Tulsa area. The city treats the streets with salt and will use 55-truck mounted spreaders.

In addition, the city has 38-truck mounted snow plows and four motor graders to use as plows to clear the streets. There is one truck-mounted liquid de-icer spraying unit.

The 150 employees will treat 1,750 lane miles on 35-priority based routes.

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Local & Regional
11:12 am
Wed January 19, 2011

Bank Scam

Tulsa, OK – A new scam is working that could lead to your identity being stolen. Sean Kouplen is the President of Regents Bank in Tulsa. He says this scan is an email that looks like it comes from the F-D-I-C and says your account insurance is about to be canceled.

Under the scam, Homeland Security has been monitoring your account and unless you supply personal information your insurance will be canceled.

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Local & Regional
11:12 am
Wed January 19, 2011

Preliminary Hearing in Triple Murder

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A man accused of killing a prostitute featured on the HBO reality series "Cathouse" and three other people will be in an Oklahoma County courtroom for his preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charges.

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Local & Regional
8:54 am
Wed January 19, 2011

Oklahoma Quake

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a 2.6 magnitude earthquake near Wellston in central Oklahoma.

No injuries or damage is reported.

The U.S.G.S. reports the quake was recorded at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday about two miles southwest of Wellston and about 28 mile northeast of Oklahoma City.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by people.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Wed January 19, 2011

Chamber has New Chief

A full house for the Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – The new head of the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce says Tulsa is poised to grow. Doctor Gerry Clancy says Tulsa's past investments are paying dividend.

He says Tulsa's push for priorities at the state legislature has also paid-off and he expects Tulsa's One-Voice program to continue.

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Local & Regional
7:49 am
Wed January 19, 2011

Snow on the Way

Tulsa, OK – THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ADJUSTED THE TIMING OF
THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY AND IT IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...PAWNEE...WASHINGTON...OSAGE...
CRAIG...NOWATA...PITTSBURG...SEQUOYAH...MCINTOSH...MUSKOGEE...
LATIMER AND HASKELL. IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND
FRANKLIN.

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Local & Regional
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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