What's New?
4:49 pm
Mon December 7, 2009

UN Climate Change Conference

Weekday evenings at 7:00 on Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Marketplace continues its ongoing climate-change coverage with special 2-week coverage from the UN conference in Copenhagen, December 7-18.

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Local & Regional
4:32 pm
Mon December 7, 2009

New City Administration takes over

Mayor Bartlett addresses the crowd just before becoming Tulsa's 39th Mayor.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – The new Bartlett Administration takes over city hall following ceremonies for the new mayor, new auditor and nine city council members.

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Local & Regional
4:29 pm
Mon December 7, 2009

Elephant Expecting

Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma City Zoo elephant is pregnant

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The effort to breed an Oklahoma City Zoo elephant with a male at the Tulsa Zoo is an apparent success.

Zoo officials say the elephant Asha conceived in July after the first breeding attempt with the male Sneezy and is expected to give birth in May 2011. Her sister Chandra also mated with Sneezy but that attempt was not successful.

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Local & Regional
1:09 pm
Mon December 7, 2009

Roadway Update

KWGS File Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Federal funding threatens state road projects

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Transportation Commission has set dates to open bids on road and bridge projects without knowing whether it will have enough federal dollars to pay for them.

The commission Monday set a final date to open bids in January and tentative dates for February and March bid openings. But state Transportation Secretary Gary Ridley says questions remain about how much federal aid the projects will receive.

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Local & Regional
11:15 am
Mon December 7, 2009

Clapton Back to Tulsa

Tulsa's BOK Center

Tulsa, OK – A part of the "Tulsa Sound" in the 1970s is returning to Tulsa in 2010.

Eric Clapton has been booked for the B-O-K Center for March 2nd. Joining him will be the Who's Roger Daltrey.

Tickets go on sale Saturday morning. Prices range from 57-to-97-dollars.

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Local & Regional
9:47 am
Mon December 7, 2009

Grand Jury Probe

Tulsa, OK – nmates quizzed in police probe

TULSA, Okla. (AP) An online report says inmates testifying before a federal grand jury investigating police corruption are being questioned about alleged missing money, nonexistent informants and corrupted search warrants.

The Tulsa World reported the development on its Web site Saturday. It said the grand jury was meeting in a secret location to investigate alleged corruption of officers assigned to the Tulsa Police Department's Special Investigations Division.

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Local & Regional
9:44 am
Mon December 7, 2009

Tulsa Job Loses

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa's Automated Research closes doors

TULSA, Okla. (AP) More than 100 people found themselves without their jobs and without their last paychecks when a Tulsa marketing company abruptly closed its doors.

Automated Research and Marketing ended operations on Tuesday. Workers say that on Tuesday they were told to leave the business and that the company could not provide their last checks.

Former employee Eunice Reed told Oklahoma City television station KWTV that she feels like she was "robbed."

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What's New?
4:35 pm
Sun December 6, 2009

Met Opera Broadcast Season Begins

Saturday at noon on Classical 88.7 HD1 – The 79th consecutive season of the Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee Radio Broadcasts launches on December 12, 2009 at 11:30 am with a live performance of Puccini's Il Trittico, starring Patricia Racette singing all three leading soprano roles. Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe also appears in the Puccini triple-bill.

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What's New?
4:01 pm
Sat December 5, 2009

Taking on the Taliban

Friday at 8:00 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – They are an enemy that knows no borders trafficking between Afghanistan and Pakistan and terrorizing both countries. We'll explore the origins of radicalism in the region, and examine the fight on both sides of the border to eliminate the Taliban and terrorist threats on our Documentary of the Week, Friday at 8:00 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.

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