Local & Regional
10:22 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Pruitt WIns

Oklahoma City, OK – Pruitt beats Priest to become Okla AG

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Republican Scott Pruitt has defeated Democrat Jim Priest in the race to become Oklahoma's next attorney general.

With 53 percent of the state's precincts reporting unofficial results, Pruitt received 64.5 percent of the vote over Priest, an Oklahoma City attorney.

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Local & Regional
10:18 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Legislative Changes

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. GOP picks up seats in state Legislature

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Republicans extended their majority in Oklahoma Legislature as several incumbent Democrats lost their seats in the state House and Senate.

Republicans have a 26-22 majority in the Senate and a 62-39 advantage in the state House, but with Tuesday's election results, unofficial election returns showed GOP gains.

Sen. Jay Paul Gumm of Durant and Rep. Ken Luttrell in the state House were among the Democrats losing in Tuesday's election.

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Local & Regional
10:15 am
Wed November 3, 2010

It is Governor Elect Fallin

Mary Fallin

Oklahoma City, oK – Rep. Fallin elected Okla.'s first female governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin has made history in Oklahoma, where voters elected the Republican to become the state's first female governor.

Fallin leveraged her two decades of political roots in Oklahoma to pull in the historic win over Democratic Lt. Gov. Jari Askins. Her election also completes a power sweep for Republicans in Oklahoma that began with taking the House in 2004, and the Senate in 2008.

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Local & Regional
8:24 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Local and State Election Results

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Local & Regional
1:57 pm
Tue November 2, 2010

Holiday Air Travel

Tulsa, OK – You will pay more to fly during the holidays this year and the cost is likely to keep going up as the season draws near. According to travel industry experts, airlines slashed capacity during the recession but are now packing full flight. Also, The only days that may be reasonable are flying on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Along with ticket prices being higher, airlines also are tacking on more fees than ever before, charging a premium for everything from luggage to extra leg room.

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Local & Regional
1:53 pm
Tue November 2, 2010

Oklahoma Election Coverage

Signs mark the polling place at Forest Park Christian Church at 91st and Mingo in Tulsa.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Polls opened at 7 this morning as Oklahomans cast ballots in a historic election that will select the state's first female governor. State election officials predict more half of Oklahoma's 2 million registered voters will cast ballots today's. Polls close at 7 p.m. Join KWGS News Director John Durkee just after polls close for the latest election returns.

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Local & Regional
1:49 pm
Tue November 2, 2010

Boeing Moving Jobs to Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – A Boeing Co. executive says when 550 engineering jobs are moved from California to Oklahoma, the company plans to hire "hundreds" from the Sooner State.

Steve Hendrickson, Boeing's director of government operations, spoke Monday at a Greater Oklahoma City Chamber luncheon. He told The Oklahoman the company is making offers in California but that in the first quarter of 2011, Boeing will start to hire in Oklahoma.

He says the average salary of the jobs will be about $130,000 a year.

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Local & Regional
8:07 am
Tue November 2, 2010

Tuesday Morning's News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Tuesday Morning Local News Coverage

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StudioTulsa
4:59 pm
Mon November 1, 2010

Journalist T.R. Reid and "The Healing of America"

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