Local & Regional
11:33 am
Thu August 19, 2010

Crash Landing in Southeast Oklahoma

Idabel, OK – Plane with parachute lands safely after power loss

IDABEL, Okla. (AP) Two Ohio men escaped injury when the parachute-equipped airplane they were flying lost power and crash-landed in southeastern Oklahoma.

Idabel Police Capt. John Martin says pilot Charles Reynolds and passenger Charles Miller walked away unharmed after the plane landed in a field about 4:30 p.m. Monday. Martin says the two attorneys from Cincinnati were returning home from Texas when the plane lost power at about 11,000 feet.

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Local & Regional
8:56 am
Thu August 19, 2010

Family Safe

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Tulsa, OK – Missing Okla mother, 5 children found safe

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say a woman and her children who hadn't been seen since Aug. 6 have been found safe in South Dakota.

Investigators were concerned about Monya Battiest and her five children, who range in age from 10 months old to 7 years old. Officer Leland Ashley said Wednesday tribal police located the family in Interior, S.D.

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Local & Regional
8:53 am
Thu August 19, 2010

Services Planned

Weleetka,OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Funeral services are this morning in Okmulgee for four of six people who died in a house fire earlier this week in Weleetka. Services for 45-year-old Renee Buck, 32-year-old LaToya Renee Bush, 9-year-old Kurstyn Pelegrin and 10-year-old Triston Pelegrin begin at 10:30. Services for 3-year-old James Southern and 2-year-old Barbara Southern are pending.

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Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com

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StudioTulsa
6:39 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Education Week: Jay Mathews

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Local & Regional
2:51 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Vietnam Vet Finally Home

Tulsa, OK – A military honor guard stands at attention as the remains of Army Chief Warrant Officer Donald Wann is unloaded from a plane at Tulsa International Airport this afternoon.

Wann was killed in Vietnam, 39-years ago. His remains were only recently identified through testing done in Hawaii.

His family plans a celebration of his life Saturday at the Southeast Baptist Church in Muskogee.It will begin at 10 A.M.

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Local & Regional
2:39 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Hungry Tulsans Receive Aid

Tulsa, Okla. – Relief organizations are active in Tulsa these days, even with reports that the recession is lifting. Hunger-relief organization Feed the Children recognizes the need some families face after months of holding on.

Three semi trucks in its Americans Feeding Americans caravan stopped in Tulsa today to deliver food, amenities and Avon products to needy families.

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Local & Regional
2:34 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Nichols' Lawsuit Update

Denver, Co – Judge dismisses Oklahoma City bomber's suit

DENVER (AP) A federal judge in Denver has dismissed claims by Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols that prison officials violated his constitutional rights by depriving him of a diet he requested for health and religious reasons.

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Local & Regional
1:29 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Downtown Lofts

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Tulsa, OK – New Lofts in Downtown Tulsa Bring Urban Feel

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Local & Regional
10:15 am
Wed August 18, 2010

ACT Scores Flat

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State education officials say the average scores of Oklahoma high school seniors on the ACT exam remained steady at 20.7. The average score in math didn't change while the average science score increased as English and reading scores decreased slightly.


Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.

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Local & Regional
10:14 am
Wed August 18, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

August 18, 2010 – Tulsa's Top Local News Stories Wednesday Morning

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