Local News

5:01 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

What 'Twister' Didn't Tell You About Storm Chasers

Popular Mechanics recently talked with KFOR's Emily Sutton about bad movie science, the power of nature, and staring down an EF5 tornado.
The thing I keep hearing from storm chasers is that no matter how long they've been doing it, you look at a tornado in disbelief for these first couple seconds.
8:24 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Headlines: DHS Children, Flooding & Energy Efficiency

Headlines for Tuesday, May 26, 2015:

  • An investigation shows mistreatment of children at a Department of Human Services facility. (NewsOK)

  • More than a thousand people show their respect for a Claremore firefighter. (Tulsa World)

  • Several area lakes closed for Memorial Day because of flooding. (News9)

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This Week in Oklahoma Politics
8:50 am
Fri May 22, 2015

State Budget, the AG vs. the Supreme Court & the AG vs. the Auditor

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel and Republican political consultant Neva Hill about the $7.1B general Appropriations Bill.

The Trio also discusses Attorney General Scott Pruitt allegedly misleading the United States Supreme Court and the battle between Pruitt and State Auditor Gary Jones over cleanup at the Tar Creek Superfund Site.

8:03 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Headlines: GOP Conference, Museum Bonds & Capitol Hill Mascot

Headlines for Friday, May 22, 2015:

  • Oklahoma's Republican politicians share stage with high-profile GOP presidential hopefuls. (NewsOK)

  • Budget deal allows agencies to tap their own revolving funds. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • Oklahoma lawmakers send a message to towns, cities and counties: Don’t bother trying to ban fracking. (Tulsa World)

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8:15 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Headlines: Budget Bill Passes House, Wind Tax Cuts Killed & March Against Monsanto

Headlines for Thursday, May 21, 2015:

  • The state budget is heading to the Senate after barely getting through the state House. (NewsOK)

  • The budget making its way through the legislature fails to make cuts to the House or the Senate. (NewsOK)

  • Governor Fallin signs legislation ending a pair of tax incentives used by wind energy developers.  (KGOU)

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7:55 am
Wed May 20, 2015

Headlines: Budget Agreement, OK POP & Stillwater Drilling

Headlines for Wednesday, May 20, 2015:

  • State leaders unveil a budget for the 2016 fiscal year starting July 1. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • Agencies react to new budget agreement. (NewsOK)

  • A $25 million bond for a popular cultural museum gets passed on a second try. (NewsOK)

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8:37 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Headlines: AG vs. Auditor, Capitol Construction & Record Rainfall

Headlines for Tuesday, May 19, 2015:

  • The Attorney general and State Auditor are battling over allegations at the Tar Creek Superfund site. (NewsOK)

  • The Oklahoma House passes a bill to finish the American Indian Cultural Center. (NewsOK)

  • A board proposal for the popular culture museum known as OKPOP in Tulsa failed to pass by a vote. (Enid News & Eagle)

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8:39 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Headlines: Power Outages, GOP Conference & Gas Prices

Headlines for Monday, May 18, 2015:

  • The reserve deputy controversy in the Tulsa Sheriff’s office might jeopardize plans for a new jail. (Tulsa World)

  • Public Service of Oklahoma crews are working to restore power in northeast Oklahoma. (Fox23)

  • The Cherokee Tribe’s economic impact in northeast Oklahoma is booming. (Journal Record)

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The Two-Way
9:36 am
Sun May 17, 2015

WATCH: Tornado Skirts Past Cows In Oklahoma

A tornado in Elmer, Okla., on Saturday.
TVNWeather.com YouTube

Originally published on Sun May 17, 2015 2:21 pm

Tornadoes in western Oklahoma damaged homes, brought down power lines and otherwise caused havoc Saturday evening, but no casualties have been reported.

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8:23 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Headlines: AG Accusations, College Tuition & Special Olympics

Headlines for Friday, May 15, 2015:

  • Oklahoma’s Attorney general is facing accusations his office lied to the US Supreme Court. (KFOR)

  • The $25 million dollar bond for the American Indian Cultural center moves forward. (NewsOK)

  • Tulsa’s popular cultural museum, OKPOP, bond makes it out of committee. (Tulsa World)

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