Local & Regional
1:24 pm
Fri July 2, 2010

Sad Day for Tulsa Tweens

Tulsa, OK – Jonas Brothers released today an all-new world tour schedule that now includes additional shows in both Latin America and Europe. Due to recent changes in the Jonas Brothers schedule and the addition of several international tour markets on their upcoming Live In Concert world tour, the show at BOK Center in Tulsa has been removed from the current routing, however the Jonas Brothers remain committed to their fans and will look to return to Tulsa as soon as possible. Tickets for this show will be refunded at point of purchase.

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Local & Regional
11:04 am
Fri July 2, 2010

Holiday Events

Tulsa, OK – Ongoing events:

SHAWNEE "Objects of Devotion: Spanish Colonial Religious Art 1650-1950" is on exhibit, through June 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, St. Gregory's University, 1900 W. MacArthur. Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, children 6-17, free children under 5. Information: 405-878-5300.

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Local & Regional
10:53 am
Fri July 2, 2010

Prison Guard Sentenced

Oklahoma City, OK – Ex-guards sentenced in Oklahoma inmate death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two former Oklahoma County jail guards have been sentenced to federal prison in connection with the death of an inmate.

Twenty-three-year-old Justin Isch of Edmond was sentenced Wednesday to six months for using excessive force on inmate Christopher Beckman of Choctaw. Twenty-nine-year-old William Hawthorn was sentenced Thursday to eight months for lying to the FBI and a federal grand jury about the abuse.

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Local & Regional
9:40 am
Fri July 2, 2010

ORU sheds Compound

University President Mark Rutland
ORU

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The investors who bought the 9-acre presidential compound at Oral Roberts University for $1.55 million say they plan to lease the homes. Brothers Roger and Brian Broach bought the land and its six houses that are next to the ORU campus in Tulsa.

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Local & Regional
9:35 am
Fri July 2, 2010

Friday Morning News

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local Stories:

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Local & Regional
7:51 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Bartlett Vetoes Won't Stand

Tulsa, OK –
The Tulsa City Council votes eight-to-nothing to override Mayor Bartlett's two budget vetoes. The mayor vetoed the council budget changes saying the council had no guarantee the funding to pay for the projects would materialize.

The veto override will allow the council to pay for snow removal next winter, put two police helicopters in the air and trim the number of city worker furlough days from eight to four.

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Local & Regional
5:33 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Prosecutor to Decide

Terry Simonson at a recent council meeting.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, Ok – The Tulsa City Council comes out of executive session and announces it will turn over its investigation into Mayoral Chief of Staff Terry Simonson to the city prosecutor. It will be up to Bob Garner to decide what---if any criminal charges should be filed. The city prosecutor can only file misdemeanor charges. At issue is whether Simonson misled the council over the use of a federal grant.

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Local & Regional
3:53 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Illinois River Ideal for Fourth

Tulsa, Okla. – Weather reports for the Fourth of July are looking favorable for those who will be out of doors. A popular place for Oklahomans to spend the holiday is the Illinois River, and the Oklahoma Scenic River Commission expects turnouts between 1000-2000 people.

Rafting, floating, canoeing and kayaking are all available through various businesses along the river. Fishing conditions are excellent, cabins and campgrounds are available for rent, and sites along the river offer miniature golf, slides and places to eat.

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StudioTulsa
3:25 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Author/Contractor Aaron Lubeck Presents "Green Restorations"

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