Local & Regional
4:37 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

Low Water Dams Coming to Arkansas River

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StudioTulsa
3:56 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

Meet Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Nicholas Kristof

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Local & Regional
3:21 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

OSU Student Attacked

Stillwater, Oklahoma – An Oklahoma State University student has reported being attacked on campus.
The woman told campus police she was getting into her car after leaving the Edmon Low Library Monday night when a man attacked her. She said the man ran away after a brief struggle and she suffered minor injuries but did not seek medical attention.
No arrests have been made.
Campus police have issued an alert advising students to avoid walking alone after dark, to keep car doors locked and to report any suspicious activity.

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Local & Regional
1:31 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

BA/Jenks School Boards Say No to Scholarship Law

The Oklahoma State Capitol
State of Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Warning that it's the first step toward school vouchers for all students, Broken Arrow and Jenks school boards announced Monday they will ignore a state law.
The law requires public school districts to provide scholarships for special education students to attend private schools.
State Superintendent Sandy Garrett blasted the districts, saying "thumbing your nose at state law is a poor civics lesson for our children."

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Local & Regional
12:46 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

Civil Trial Over Turnpike Deaths Postponed

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Local & Regional
11:21 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Gubernatorial Candidates Debate in Tulsa

Mary Fallin and Jari Askins at a Tulsa candidate forum.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, Oklahoma – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma's two candidates for governor agreed more times than not during a moderated forum on the state ballot questions.

Republican nominee U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin and Democratic Lt. Gov. Jari Askins discussed the 11 ballot measures Wednesday as part of the Rotary Club of Tulsa's gubernatorial forum.

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Local & Regional
8:31 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Overnight Fire in Tulsa

Tulsa, OK –
Three people are taken to the hospital following an overnight fire in mid-town Tulsa. The blaze was reported about 2a.m. this morning at a duplex near 11th and South Wheeling. The duplex was destroyed by the blaze. The fire spread to a nearby house and caused minor damage there.

The injured suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported by EMSA to the hospital to be evaluated. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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Local & Regional
8:09 am
Wed October 6, 2010

City Says "Yes" to Grant

Mayor Dewey Bartlett
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa will accept a grant from the Justice Department to hire additional police officers. Mayor Bartlett made the announcement yesterday afternoon. The $4.4 million dollar grant will pay the salaries and benefits of 23-officers for three years. After that period, the city must agree to keep the officers on the payroll for a fourth year.

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Local & Regional
8:07 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Wednesday's Top LOCAL Stories

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

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Local & Regional
7:58 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Follow-Up to Police Shooting

Muskogee, OK – OSBI asked to investigate police shooting

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been asked to look into the officer-involved shooting of a woman in Muskogee last week.

In a letter to the agency, Muskogee County District Attorney Larry Moore said certain circumstances had arisen since the shooting that warranted further investigation. Moore declined on Tuesday to say what those circumstances were.

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