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4:04 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Settlement Questioned

Mayor Chief of Staff Terry Simonson
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3:59 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Juveniles Missing From Rader

Juvenile Affairs Photos

Sand Springs, OK – The search is on for two juveniles who escaped from the L-E Rader Center at Sand Springs. The teens went missing just before 10 this morning. They are identified by the Department of Juvenile Affairs as 17-year-old William James and 15-year-old Dillon Herzfeld. Sand Springs Police is helping with the search.

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3:43 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Wednesday Afternoon's Top Local Stories

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

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1:34 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Verdict in M.E. Case

Kevin Rowland
Oklahoma County

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The former chief investigator for the state Medical Examiner's office who was acquitted of a sexual battery charge says the past 18 months have been hard on him and his family.

Kevin Rowland spoke with reporters shortly after a jury delivered the not-guilty verdict Wednesday morning. The panel deliberated about 45 minutes.

Rowland says he would have been nervous about the case if he had committed the crime for which he was accused.

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1:00 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Shots fire a Tulsa Business

Moe's Grill is at 5th and South Lewis
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK –
Shots are fired overnight at Moe's Grill at 5th and South Lewis is Tulsa. The store was the scene of a fatal shooting just last week. That is when a former Okmulgee County Reserve Deputy shot and killed a man who was threatening to pull a gun from his waist band inside the store.

The Tulsa Police Department says two men sprayed the front of the store with bullets overnight. It is believed to be in retaliation for last week's shooting.

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9:31 am
Wed May 26, 2010

Cell Phone Bill Advances

Oklahoma City, OK – Cell phone restriction OK'd for Okla. teen drivers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Teenage drivers would be prohibited from talking or texting on a hand-held cell phone in non-emergency situations under a bill approved by the Oklahoma House.

The House voted 90-5 Tuesday for a bill to allow teens with a learner's permit or intermediate driver's license to have their license suspended or revoked for using any hand-held electronic device, except in life-threatening emergencies. The bill now heads to the governor.

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9:29 am
Wed May 26, 2010

Opt Out Vote

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. voters to decide health mandate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma voters will decide whether to change the state Constitution and opt out of a federal health care mandate requiring them to purchase health insurance policies.

A measure that received final passage in the state Senate Tuesday will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot. If approved, it will prohibit penalties for failure to purchase insurance and allow doctors to continue to accept direct payment.

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9:26 am
Wed May 26, 2010

Wednesday's Top Local Stories

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

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4:49 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

Abortion Bill Override

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Legislature overrides third abortion veto

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Republican-controlled Oklahoma Legislature has successfully overridden Democratic Gov. Brad Henry's third veto of an abortion bill this session.

The Senate voted 33-15 on Tuesday to override Henry's veto of the Statistical Abortion Reporting Act. A handful of anti-abortion Democrats joined with Republicans to reach the 32-vote majority needed to override the veto.

The House easily voted to override the veto on Monday.

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4:33 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

Drug Case Settled with Sentence

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