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Tulsa, OK

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NPR

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Local and Regional News Stories from NPR for Tulsa Metro

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@KWGSNEWS

Language:

English

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800 S. Tucker Drive Tulsa, OK 74104 (918) 631-6397


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Monday's Eclipse News (and Other Stories) From KWGS

8/21/2017
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Monday's top stories: A solar eclipse that will be visible across the continental United States will dim the skies in Tulsa around lunchtime. National Severe Storms Laboratory researchers are in Nebraska to study the eclipse's effects on the weather. It's the first day of school for nearly 40,000 kids going to Tulsa Public Schools.

Duration: 00:02:59


The Local News for Friday

8/18/2017
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In the local news: Broken Arrow's Mayor praises the tribal police raid on Embers Grille. Two bank robberies keep police busy in Tulsa and Cushing. The first two cases of humans with West Nile this season are confirmed in Tulsa County.

Duration: 00:02:59


The KWGS Morning News

8/17/2017
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In the local news: Tulsa is back in the jail business. Creek Nation law enforcers stage raid on the new Embers Grille in Broken Arrow. The Governor wants a special session, but stops short of calling one.

Duration: 00:02:59


Wednesday Morning's Top Tulsa Stories

8/16/2017
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In the local news: The Tulsa Airport addresses economic growth. The Tulsa City Council will discuss housing inmates at the Okmulgee County Jail. The power is back on after thunderstorms cause outages in Tulsa.

Duration: 00:02:59


Our Top Local Stories for Tuesday

8/15/2017
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In the local news: The Tulsa School District will consider renaming some of its schools. Lawmakers debate if to call a Special Legislative Session to address the budget. A man is arrested for attempting to duplicate the Oklahoma City bombing.

Duration: 00:02:59


A Review of Monday's Top Local Stories

8/14/2017
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In the local news: Tulsans rally against hate. Flooding may have caused an eastern Oklahoma train to derail. Tulsa's green waste pick-up begins today.

Duration: 00:02:59


Start Off Friday with a Review of the Top Local Stories

8/11/2017
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In the local news: A special session of the legislature appears likely following a supreme court ruling against a cigarette tax. Engineers will decide the fate of tornado damaged Remington Tower. Betty Shelby joins the Rogers County Sheriff's Office.

Duration: 00:02:59


The Top News from Public Radio 89.5

8/10/2017
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The Latest from the KWGS Newsroom

8/9/2017
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In the local news: The State Supreme Court hears challenges to last minute legislative revenue generating bills. Governor Fallin tours Tulsa's tornado damage. Ross Ford will face Chris Vanlandingham in November for the District 76 state house seat.

Duration: 00:02:59


Four Budget Measures Get Their Day in Oklahoma Supreme Court

8/9/2017
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The Oklahoma Supreme Court heard arguments today in legal challenges that have the potential to cut nearly $400 million from the current state budget. The court allotted an hour to each of three cases, which involve a total of four bills passed by the legislature this session. Opponents say the bills are unconstitutional tax increases because they were passed during the last five days of session without three-fourths majorities in both chambers of the legislature. One of the four bills...

Duration: 00:00:36


The Tulsa Morning News for Tuesday

8/8/2017
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In the local news: County Commissioners charge a $69 a day inmate rate. Tornado clean-up continues in Tulsa. The Oklahoma Supreme Court takes up revenue fees today.

Duration: 00:02:59


Your Monday Local News from KWGS

8/7/2017
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Monday's top stories: Tulsa's emergency manager says Sunday's storm intensified and moved too quickly to sound tornado sirens in time. As cleanup from the tornado continues, the Tulsa Police Department warns people to be wary of insurance scams. Climate-wise, this is a far from normal August.

Duration: 00:02:59


AUDIO: Emergency Manager Explains Why Tulsa Tornado Sirens Didn't Sound

8/7/2017
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Tornado sirens were not sounded in Tulsa ahead of an EF-2 tornado early Sunday because the storm that spawned it intensified and moved too quickly. Tulsa Area Emergency Manager Roger Jolliff confirmed Sunday afternoon the city's system of 98 tornado sirens was silent ahead of the tornado touching down because the storm passed into Broken Arrow in the time it took to confirm the tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service. The weather service issued the tornado warning at 1:25...

Duration: 00:04:06


Friday's Local News from KWGS

8/4/2017
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In the news Friday: Tulsa city councilors work on a way to keep future city officials from reallocating Vision funding for public safety. Experts investigate the latest series of earthquakes near Edmond. A program to help pregnant teens going back nearly 50 years closes.

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Thursday's News from Public Radio 89.5

8/3/2017
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In the local news: City Councilors discuss discount stores and north Tulsa. An earthquake causes minor damage at Edmond. A small plane makes an emergency crash landing at Skiatook.

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The Wednesday Morning Local News

8/2/2017
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In the local news: Campaign fraud charges are dropped against Oklahoma School Superintendent Joy Hofmeister and four others. The Broken Arrow City Council approves a resolution opposing gaming at the new Embers Grille. Programs aimed at lowering the inmate population are discussed in Tulsa.

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Today's Local News from Public Radio 89.5

8/1/2017
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In the local news: County leaders want an agreement on jail inmate expenses. We remember former University of Tulsa President Steadman Upham. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority braces for more potential cuts from the state.

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AUDIO: Former TU President Steadman Upham Is Remembered

7/31/2017
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The University of Tulsa notified faculty and staff this morning that former University of Tulsa President Steadman Upham has died. The University sent an email to its employees this morning make the announcement: With heavy hearts, we have learned that former University of Tulsa President Steadman Upham died last night, July 30, 2017, from complications following a recent surgery. Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Peggy; their children, Nathan and Erin; and...

Duration: 00:11:47


KWGS News: The Local Stories

7/31/2017
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In the local news: A fire guts a section of downtown Wagoner. A man's body is found in the woods near downtown. A Tulsa woman drowns in Spring Creek.

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The Friday Local News from Public Radio 89.5

7/28/2017
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In the local news: Emergency Teaching Certifications skyrocket in Oklahoma. A Tulsa medical facility expands. Tulsa's Lacy Pool is going to the dogs!

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