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  1. Muskogee's Hilldale School Files Petition Seeking Bond Vote RecountRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Hilldale Public Schools submitted a petition Friday to recount one of its bond measures that came up one vote shy of passing on Tuesday. Because of the narrow margin of the ballots cast for and against the bond, the district is challenging the results and asking the election board for a recount.

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  2. OK Law Enforcement Train In Anti-Terrorism TechniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Experts who worked the Boston Bombing are in Muskogee putting on the training, and they said Oklahoma set the standard for how officials respond to terror attacks in the U.S. The response to the Boston Marathon Bombing is one example Assistant U.S. Attorney Aloke Chakravarty uses in his seminars - a mass causality terror attack that came with many challenges. "The volume of information and the number of people involved poses a credible challenge just for human processing," Chakravarty said.

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  3. Polls Are Open For Oklahoma Runoff Primary ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the Oklahoma runoff primary elections. Voters will decide which candidates will face off in November for a handful of open seats in the state legislature.

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  4. Muskogee Commissioners Hope To Pass Hotel Tax To Attract More BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Muskogee Commissioners Hope To Pass Hotel Tax To Attract More Bu - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com "We have a lot major state highways that come through our county that we're really just missing out on a lot of opportunity there," said County Commissioner Ken Doke. The city says the towers at 3rd and Denison are the first set to welcome people into the downtown district.

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  5. Oklahoma court affirms life sentence in fatal shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 21-year-old man convicted in the shooting death of a Muskogee woman. The appeals court handed down the decision Tuesday to Jordan Williams, who was convicted by a jury in Muskogee County of the July 2, 2014, shooting death of 48-year-old Rachelle Louise Hayes.

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  6. DNA Testing Identifies Remains As Tulsa Woman Missing Since 1981Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    DNA testing has identified skeletal remains as a woman missing from Tulsa since 1981. The Muskogee County District Attorney's Office said Francine Frost, 44, went missing February 16 or 17 of that year.

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  7. New Technology Lets Muskogee 911 Center Communicate By TextRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Oklahoma 911 centers are getting ready for some new technology used for emergencies, and Muskogee's dispatch center will be one of the first to try it out. Muskogee County's 911 Center picks up every emergency phone call made in the county.

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  8. Muskogee School Offers 'Resource Rooms' For Students Needing Clothes, SuppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Muskogee School Offers 'Resource Rooms' For Students Needing Clo - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com A classroom inside Cherokee Elementary also doubles as a room for clothing that the students are going to have available to them on the first day of school. Principal Lori Jefferson is preparing for those kids who don't have a backpack, a notebook or a pair of shoes.

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  9. Still Hot Oklahoma, But Some Showers PossibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The mid-level ridge of high pressure will continue to be the main focus for most of the state through the end of the week. But a few isolated showers or storms will still be possible on the "periphery" or the edge of the ridge for the next few days.

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  10. Ex-Cherokee Nation Foundation Official Calls Embezzlement Charges RetaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The former director of the Cherokee Nation Foundation in Oklahoma says embezzlement charges against her are political retaliation. Kimberlie Gilliland is charged with nine counts of embezzlement from the foundation and using the money for California vacations, computers, food, a Tulsa parking ticket, and an online master's degree.

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  11. Hastings To Close Stores, Including 11 In Oklahoma By October 31stRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    After filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in June, Hastings Entertainment says it will close its stores including ones in Oklahoma by October 31. Court documents show that the stores will be liquidated using a "store closing," "sale on everything," "going out of business" sale. Hastings Entertainment, which is based in Amarillo, Texas has stores in Ponca City, Bartlesville, Stillwater, Muskogee, Norman, Ardmore, Lawton, Altus, Enid, Ada and Yukon.

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  12. Cool Zone Set Up In Wagoner For Residents Without PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Lake Region Electric reports there are still more than 1,000 customers without power in areas including Wagoner, Coweta, Peggs, Fort Gibson, and Perk. A cooling station will be set up at the Whitehorn Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

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  13. OG&E Working To Restore Power To Just Over 13,000 CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    OG&E has been busy since Thursday working to restore power to customers from Oklahoma City to Fort Smith, Arkansas. The utility expects to have all customers back on line by Monday, but most will have their power restored before that.

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  14. OK Cities Helping Those Dealing With Power Outages, Storm DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Tulsa residents looking to get rid of tree limbs and branches can drop them off, for free, at the City Mulch Facility starting at 7:30 Saturday morning. The normal schedule for the Mulch Site is 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., but it is staying open until 7:30 p.m. this weekend.

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  15. Oklahoma governor declares emergency due to severe stormsRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for 35 Oklahoma counties following three days of severe storms, strong winds, tornadoes and flooding. The executive order signed Friday allows state agencies to make emergency purchases for disaster relief and preparedness.

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  16. Firefighters Rescue Families Trapped By Down Power Lines In MuskogeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Firefighters Rescue Families Trapped By Down Power Lines In Musk - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com Crews from OG&E and the Grand River Dam Authority were on site to make sure the power was shut down to those lines before firefighters could rescue the families. Spokespeople say the Hobby Lobby has extensive roof damage and OG&E reports about 10,000 power outages county-wide.

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  17. Strong Winds Knock Over Semis On Tulsa, Muskogee Area HighwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a semi overturned in the eastbound lanes of the Turner Turnpike blocking the highway for a time. In Muskogee County, winds pushed another semi onto its side on Highway 62 on a bridge over the Arkansas River.

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  18. Muskogee County Sheriff's Office Releases Name Of Man Found In Canadian RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Muskogee County Sheriff's Office identified the man whose body was found in the Canadian River near Porum Monday. Investigators said foul play may be involved in the death of 44-year-old Jack Warren.

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  19. City Of Muskogee Giving Away Vacant Lots To Home BuildersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    City Of Muskogee Giving Away Vacant Lots To Home Builders - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com The city is taking an aggressive approach to urban decay. Several incentive programs helped bring homes up to code or lead to their demolition.

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  20. Preliminary Hearing Held For OK Man Accused Of Severely Injuring ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Preliminary Hearing Held For OK Man Accused Of Severely Injuring - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com . Now, Gunner's nearly blind, paralyzed in one arm, has limited movement in his right hand and has difficulty walking.

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