Local & Regional
9:07 am
Sat April 10, 2010

Edmondson Won't Sue

Drew Edmondson
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – AG will not challenge health care law

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Attorney General Drew Edmondson says he will not challenge new federal health care legislation that requires private citizens to purchase health care coverage.

Edmondson said Friday a lawsuit that would challenge the constitutionality of the law would have little chance of success. He says a legal challenge would be a misuse of his office's funds and an exercise in futility.

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Local & Regional
4:17 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Indictiment in Fake Drug Case

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Local & Regional
3:55 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Birthdays Sealed

Oklahoma City, OK – Judge prevents release of state worker birth dates

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A judge has granted a temporary restraining order that prohibits the state's personnel office from releasing the birth dates of state employees.

Oklahoma County District Judge Bryan Dixon approved the order on Friday.

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3:54 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Tulsa Deputies Kill Suspect

KWGS News File Photo

Tulsa, OK – One person is dead as Tulsa County Deputies attempt to serve a warrant. The incident happened Friday morning in the 1800 North Kingston Place. Deputies say they were serving a high risk warrant when the suspect grabbed a gun and pointed at the officers. The officers fired, striking the man. He was dead at the scene.
While searching the building, officers found what appeared to be a pipe bomb. The Tulsa Police Bomb Squad was called to the scene and determined the device was not explosive.


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Local & Regional
2:35 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Friday's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
1:13 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Health Care Reform

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The head of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority says the new federal health care law would mean 250,000 more Oklahomans would have insurance in 2014.

Mike Fogerty said Thursday that the average cost of the program would be about $63 million a year until 2020. Fogerty says the increase in the number of Oklahomans with health insurance would cut the $1 billion cost of nonpaying patients in half.

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Local & Regional
9:44 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Ball Park Dedicated

Former Mayor Taylor, Drillers Owner Chuck Lamson and Mayor Bartlett cut the ribbon on Tulsa's new ONEOK Field.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK –
On the field, the Inaugural Game at ONEOK Field produced a disappointing 7-0 loss for the Tulsa Drillers, but off the field, the new park was a resounding success. More than 8,600 fans flocked to downtown Tulsa, producing a major league type setting for the first game in the Drillers new home.

The attendance total did not include the numerous fans that watched the game from the nearby rooftops of surrounding buildings.

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Local & Regional
3:00 pm
Thu April 8, 2010

Another Shaker

Jones, OK – Magnitude 3.2 earthquake recorded near Jones

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded another earthquake in central Oklahoma.

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 7:42 a.m. Thursday about two miles southwest of Jones about 10 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. No injuries are reported.

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