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Mon September 27, 2010

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Local & Regional
11:33 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Marijuana Crop Up in Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Officials are reporting more busts of the illegal marijuana crop as its harvest time gets under way in Oklahoma. According to the Tulsa World, a spokesman for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control says about 20,000 cultivated plants have been seized this summer.

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

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Local & Regional
10:13 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Monday's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Top Local News Stories This Monday Morning

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Local & Regional
10:05 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Stillwater Mayor in Court

Stillwater, OK – STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Two grand jury indictments are expected to be unsealed today in Payne County, including one against Stillwater Mayor Nathan Bates. Bates says the grand jury investigated a $5,000 economic development grant he and a business partner received last year.

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Local & Regional
11:29 am
Sun September 26, 2010

Pot Operation Busted

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Tulsa, OK –

Tulsa Police uncover a marijuana growing operation in a fashionable section of south Tulsa. The pot was growing in the basement of a home near 54th and South Harvard. Police made the discovery on Saturday evening. Officers found about 80 plants with an estimated street value of $1,000 each, making the total value near $80,000. Three men were taken into custody.

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Local & Regional
11:20 am
Sun September 26, 2010

Cop crash at I-44 and Memorial

Tulsa, OK – A Tulsa Police cruiser was involved in an early Sunday morning traffic crash at I-44 and Memorial. Officials say the officer was en-route to assist on another police call when he entered the intersection with his lights flashing. A motorcycle rider failed to yield the right of way and was struck by the police car. Two people on the cycle were injured and taken to the hospital. The incident happened shortly after five on Sunday morning.

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Local & Regional
11:02 am
Sun September 26, 2010

Charges Filed in Store Robbery

Shooting took place at Zeba Food Mart.
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Tulsa, OK – Okla. teen charged with murder in robbery attempt

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa County prosecutors have charged a teenager with felony murder in the attempted armed robbery of a store that left his alleged 14-year-old accomplice dead.

The 15-year-old also was charged as an adult Friday with attempted robbery with a firearm.

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Local & Regional
11:01 am
Sun September 26, 2010

College Football Round-Up

Undated – Tulsa defense bounces back in 41-14 victory

TULSA, Okla. (AP) One week after allowing 65 points and 722 yards to Oklahoma State, Tulsa's maligned defense limited Central Arkansas to 319 yards in a 41-14 victory Saturday.

G.J. Kinne threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns and Alex Singleton ran for 93 yards as Tulsa (2-2) gained 282 yards rushing and 539 overall.

Kevin Fitzpatrick added two field goals and the defense forced two turnovers that were converted into touchdowns.

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Local & Regional
10:56 am
Sun September 26, 2010

Execution Hearing Set

Oklahoma City, OK – Judge sets hearing on Okla. inmate's execution

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A federal judge has set an October hearing on whether an inmate's execution should go on as scheduled or be delayed because of a shortage of an anesthetic used in the process.

Donald Ray Wackerly II is set to die Oct. 14, but another inmate is scheduled for execution two days later.

The Oklahoman reports that only one dose of sodium thiopental, the first drug administered in the execution protocol, is available.

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Local & Regional
10:52 am
Sun September 26, 2010

Four Killed in Crash

Purcell, OK – 4 killed in accident in south-central Oklahoma

PURCELL, Okla. (AP) Authorities say four people were killed in a single-vehicle accident in McClain County.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the accident happened just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 77 about three miles south of Purcell.

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