Local & Regional
8:41 am
Wed June 23, 2010

Would Be Bomb

Bartlesville, OK – Device found in Okla. parking lot not dangerous

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a potential explosive device found in the Bartlesville High School parking lot didn't pose a danger.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. George Brown said Tuesday the device was determined to be a digital clock attached to a propane bottle.

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8:39 am
Wed June 23, 2010

Police Investigate

Tulsa, Ok – 2 bodies found in restroom at Tulsa, Okla., store

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police say the deaths of a man and a woman whose bodies were found inside a restroom at a Tulsa convenience store may have resulted from a murder followed by a suicide.

Police did not provide names of the two people found in the Kwik Stop restroom Tuesday evening. Investigators said a gun was also found in the restroom.

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Local & Regional
8:30 am
Wed June 23, 2010

Wednesday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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3:51 pm
Tue June 22, 2010

Planet Money

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Local & Regional
3:41 pm
Tue June 22, 2010

Cemetery Vandalism

Wagoner County is red.
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Wagoner, OK – Headstones smashed, damaged at Wagoner cemetery

WAGONER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say vandals turned over and smashed 40 to 50 headstones in the Elmwood Cemetery in Wagoner.

Ron Ross, the Wagoner city cemetery sexton, says the damage happened sometime over the weekend. He says it'll take three to four days to repair the headstones.

Ross says it will be difficult to fix everything, because some of the damaged headstones are very old.

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Local & Regional
3:40 pm
Tue June 22, 2010

Tar Creek Violation?

Tar Creek pollution site
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Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Court: Trust violated Open Meeting Act

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a trust overseeing a voluntary buyout program for residents of the Tar Creek Superfund site has violated the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act.

The state's highest court made the ruling in an 8-1 decision handed down Tuesday.

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Local & Regional
3:37 pm
Tue June 22, 2010

Possible Plane Crash

Tecumseh, OK – Okla. authorities looking for possible plane crash

TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) Authorities are looking for a small airplane that may have crashed in Pottawatomie County.

Tecumseh Emergency Manager Melvin Potter said 36 square miles had been searched but crews hadn't found any wreckage Tuesday morning.

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2:18 pm
Tue June 22, 2010

Starlight Band's Free Concerts at the River

Public Radio Tulsa – A Tulsa Summertime Tradition!

Ever since 1947, concerts performed by the Starlight Band have provided great live music to Tulsa-area audiences each and every summer. Usually held at the River West Festival Amphitheater, these free concerts offer big-band and orchestral music in a relaxed outdoor setting that's informal, family-oriented, and accessible to those with disabilities.

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2:04 pm
Tue June 22, 2010

New York Philharmonic This Week

Classical 88.7 HD1 – Sunday's New York Philharmonic This Week celebrates conductor Alan Gilbert's first season as Music Director. Maestro Gilbert will conduct two works: Al Largo, a world premiere New York Philharmonic commission by Magnus Lindberg, and Beethoven's Missa Solemnis. Don't miss this program recorded live at Avery Fisher Hall, Sunday afternoon June 27 from 1-3 pm on Classical 88.7 HD1.

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