Local & Regional
10:05 am
Sat November 6, 2010

Boren Wants a More Conservative Democrat to Lead

Congressman Dan Boren at Community forum.
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Muskogee, OK – Boren says he won't support Pelosi

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Rep. Dan Boren, the only Democrat in Oklahoma's congressional delegation, says he won't support House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for House Democratic leader.

Boren made the comments Friday when Pelosi, a California liberal, announced she will try to remain leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority.

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Local & Regional
10:02 am
Sat November 6, 2010

Baby Found Dead at Bartlesville

26-year-old Lyndsey Fiddler
Washington County

Bartlesville, OK – Okla. infant found dead inside washing machine

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) Bartlesville Police Chief Tom Holland says a death investigation is ongoing after authorities found the body of a 10-day-old baby in a washing machine.

Holland said Friday it appears the infant had been through a wash cycle in the machine. He says no arrests have been made but several search warrants have been issued.

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Local & Regional
9:54 am
Sat November 6, 2010

Death Penalty Case Update

Oklahoma City, oK – Oklahoma court rejects death row appeal


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has rejected death row inmate Michael Dewayne Smith's request to set aside his death sentence for the murders of two people.

The court turned down Smith's appeal in a ruling handed down on Friday.

The 28-year-old Smith was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and sentenced to death for the Feb. 22, 2002, murders of 40-year-old Janet Moore and 24-year-old Sarath "Babu" Pulluru.

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Local & Regional
9:50 am
Sat November 6, 2010

Election Stands

Oklahoma City, OK – No election challenges filed


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) No challenges have been filed over the outcome of Oklahoma's general election contests, clearing the way for the results to be officially certified next week.

Candidates had until 5 p.m. Friday to challenge the outcome of their race. Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said no challenges were filed in the three-day period since Tuesday's general election.

Ziriax says the results will be officially certified on Tuesday.

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Local & Regional
9:46 am
Sat November 6, 2010

Drug Conviction

Muskogee, OK – Vian man gets 2 years in prison on drug conviction


MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) A federal prosecutor says a Vian man convicted of distributing steroids to high school football players has received a two-year prison sentence.

U.S. District Judge James Payne also sentenced 38-year-old Bobby Brown to 48 months of supervised release after the prison term.

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StudioTulsa
5:04 pm
Fri November 5, 2010

"The High Cost of Discount Culture" (Encore presentation)

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Local & Regional
2:33 pm
Fri November 5, 2010

Fair Meadows Profit

Tulsa, Ok – Despite losing money on its live horse racing meet, Fair Meadows is proving to be profitable for Expo Square and Tulsa County.

Figures provided to the Tulsa World by Expo Square show that for the fourth straight year, the live handle and revenues at Fair Meadows declined. The Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority lost $701,520 on the 34-day race meet, held in June and July.

Still, the track has made at least $1.5 million annually for the fairgrounds the past four years and is expected to do so again in 2010.

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Local & Regional
2:32 pm
Fri November 5, 2010

Operation Smoke Out Targets Narcotics

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Local & Regional
2:29 pm
Fri November 5, 2010

Supreme Court Appointments

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Local & Regional
2:27 pm
Fri November 5, 2010

Tulsa Oilers' Bus Catches Fire

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Tulsa, OK – A bus carrying the Tulsa Oilers to a game in Missouri caught fire near Claremore just before noon today. Reportedly, players began smelling smoke from the engine and the driver pulled over. Everyone left the bus safely before the engine caught fire, fully engulfing the bus. That fire subsequently sparked a grass fire which spread quickly. The team managed to save all equipment and booked another bus to continue the trip.

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