Local & Regional
8:29 am
Tue September 28, 2010

Tuesday Morning's News

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

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StudioTulsa
4:25 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Book Smart Tulsa Presents Novelist Joshua Ferris

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Local & Regional
1:39 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Boynton Judgeship

Tulsa, OK – Prosecutor: Man not eligible to be Boynton judge

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) The Muskogee County prosecutor says a Tulsa man who claims to be a candidate for judge in Boynton is not eligible for the post.

Political adviser Bruce Niemi told the Tulsa World he's under consideration for the position. But District Attorney Larry Moore told the Muskogee Phoenix on Saturday that Niemi is not eligible because he doesn't live in Muskogee County or an adjacent county as required.

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Local & Regional
1:36 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Tulsa Soldier Facing Charges of Rape and Burglary

Fort Brag, North Carolina – FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) An Army judge in North Carolina is expected to set a trial date for an Oklahoma soldier accused in a series of rapes and break-ins at Fort Bragg.

The 82nd Airborne Division says a pretrial hearing is scheduled Monday for 23-year-old Aaron Pernell of Tulsa, Okla. Pernell could face life in prison if he is convicted of rape in the military court system.

The judge is hearing arguments on a series of pretrial issues, including the best date for a court-martial.

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Local & Regional
1:36 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Tulsa Soldier Facing Charges of Rape and Burglary

Fort Brag, North Carolina – FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) An Army judge in North Carolina is expected to set a trial date for an Oklahoma soldier accused in a series of rapes and break-ins at Fort Bragg.

The 82nd Airborne Division says a pretrial hearing is scheduled Monday for 23-year-old Aaron Pernell of Tulsa, Okla. Pernell could face life in prison if he is convicted of rape in the military court system.

The judge is hearing arguments on a series of pretrial issues, including the best date for a court-martial.

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Local & Regional
1:30 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Federal Grants Help State Law Enforcement

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma law enforcement agencies are using federal stimulus funds for various needs ranging from buying guns and computers to rehiring laid off officers.

U.S. Justice Department records show more than 100 county and municipal departments were eligible for about $9 million in stimulus funds.

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Local & Regional
1:22 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Deadline Extension

Local & Regional
12:33 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Fort Washita Burns

Fort Washita near Durant
Oklahoma Historical Society

Durant, OK – Fire destroys barracks at historic Fort Washita

DURANT, Okla. (AP) The replica of a military barracks at Fort Washita in southeastern Oklahoma has been destroyed by fire.

The fire at the two-story building was reported about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported.

The state fire marshal's office is looking for the cause of the blaze.

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What's New?
11:54 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Free Downloads of the Day

Classical 88.7 KWTU HD1 – Download a free classical music track from the 2010 Music@Menlo Festival in California each weekday! These exclusive performance recordings are available to KWTU listeners at performancetoday.org through December 14. Listen throughout the day for these tracks to air over Classical 88.7 HD1.

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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