Local & Regional
4:18 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

Fines for AA?

An American MD-80
American Airlines
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Local & Regional
3:19 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

$1 Increase in Tobacco Tax Proposed

Tulsa, OK – Raising Oklahoma's cigarette tax by $1 per pack would bring in $134.7 million in new annual revenue to help close the state's budget shortfall, while also reducing smoking and saving lives, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.

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Local & Regional
2:39 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

Trailers Stolen From Tulsa Motels

Police believe this pick-up was involved in the trailer thefts.
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Local & Regional
2:31 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

Fatal Fire in Claremore

Claremore, OK – Woman dies in Claremore house fire

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) A Claremore woman has been killed in a house fire while a teenager escaped the flames and a 75-year-old woman was rescued by firefighters.

Fire department spokesman Mark Owens says 57-year-old Robin Trout of Claremore died in the Tuesday morning fire. Owens says Trout was found in her bedroom.

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Local & Regional
2:16 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

Car/Train Crash in North Tulsa

The damaged car is loaded onto a wrecker after the driver is taken to the hospital.
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Tulsa, OK – A 46-year-old man is rushed to St-Francis Hospital after his car is hit by a freight train. The accident happened shortly after nine this morning just east of the intersection of Pine and North Harvard.

The man was stopped on the track, waiting for traffic to clear when the crossing arm came down pinning his car on the tracks. The train hit the car about a minute later.

EMSA reports the man was transported to the hospital in fair condition and he is expected to recover.

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StudioTulsa
2:08 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

"The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History"

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Local & Regional
11:42 am
Wed February 10, 2010

Lay Offs Impacting Court

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Tulsa, OK –

The Tulsa District Attorney's office is being impacted by the Tulsa Police lay-offs. Acting Chief Chuck Jordan says many of the officers are no longer available to testify in court cases.

So far, one case has been dismissed, because the officers involved are now working in Florida.

Jordan says the DA's office in compiling a list of cases involving laid-off officers. He says about 50-cases are on the list.

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Local & Regional
10:02 am
Wed February 10, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – A quick recap of Wednesday morning's Top Local News Stories

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Local & Regional
9:46 am
Wed February 10, 2010

Clerk Pleads Guilty

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Former Catoosa court clerk Phyllis June Matthews has pleaded guilty to federal drug-related charges. Prosecutors say Matthews pleaded guilty in federal court in Tulsa to distributing the prescription painkiller hydrocodone.

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

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Local & Regional
9:43 am
Wed February 10, 2010

Supreme Court Tells Corporation Commission No.

The Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Supreme Court rejects request to reopen rate case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected a request by Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony to reopen a 1986 regulatory case involving AT&T.

The court's decision was praised Tuesday by chamber officials and leaders of organized labor, who had urged Anthony to drop his efforts.

State Chamber President Richard Rush says Anthony's attempt sends an anti-business message to companies looking to locate in Oklahoma.

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