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  1. Oklahoma governor signs charter school billRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | District Administration

    School districts throughout the state will have the ability to create charter schools under a bill signed Friday by Gov. Mary Fallin. These public schools - which operate under a specific plan, or charter - generally have been limited to Oklahoma and Tulsa counties.

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  2. Tulsa Police Use Taser On Naked Man On Tisdale ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... a taser, sending him to the ground. But Jackson gets back up and takes off running. Jackson was booked into the Tulsa County Jail on complaints of attempted 2-nd degree burglary, obstructing justice, and indecent exposure. Evangelist Franklin Graham ...

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  3. 2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    File - In this April 21, 2015 file photo, Robert Bates, second from right, leaves his arraignment in Tulsa, Okla. Bates, a 73-year-old Tulsa County reserve deputy, fatally shot a suspect who was pinned down by officers.

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  4. Tulsa sheriff, lawyer for slain man's family disagree on whether 73-year-old deputy qualifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Madison Publishing

    ... KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT OKLAHOMA CITY - The Tulsa County volunteer deputy who shot and killed a suspect after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun was using an unauthorized weapon when ...

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  5. Two die after crashes on Oklahoma roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    About 11:30 p.m. Friday, Townley was driving a motorcycle east on U.S. Highway 412 in Tulsa County. The motorcycle went off the left side of the road and struck a cable barrier.

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  6. Stanley Glanz must resign for allowing two men who falsified Robert Bates' records to be promotedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Kos

    Late yesterday, Tulsa County DA Stephen Kunzweiler revealed that he is so alarmed by the revelations contained in an internal investigation of how Robert Bates' training and behavior were handled that he's already in touch with outside law enforcement agencies with a view toward conducting an independent investigation of the Tulsa County sheriff's office. But we already know one thing without the need for further investigation.

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  7. Two die in crashes on Oklahoma roadways Friday night and Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsOK.com

    Two people died Friday night and early Saturday morning in separate crashes on Oklahoma roadways, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Townley was driving a motorcycle east on U.S. Highway 412 in Tulsa County shortly after 11:30 p.m. Friday when he ran off the left side of the road and struck a cable barrier, troopers said.

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  8. Protesters applaud possibility of further investigation into Tulsa County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsOK.com

    Hours after Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler said he is considering having an independent agency investigate actions committed by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office concerning Reserve Deputy Robert Bates, about 100 people gathered outside the county courthouse in hopes of helping him decide. Protestors gather outside the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office on Friday evening in a continued response to the fatal shooting of Eric Harris by Reserve Deputy Robert Bates.

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  9. 2009 Memo Describes Concerns About Oklahoma Deputy's TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Talking Points Memo

    ... to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family. Lawyers for Eric Harris' family on Friday released a Tulsa County Sheriff's Office memo outlining an investigation into Robert Bates, 73. Bates says he confused his handgun for his stun gun ...

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  10. 8 dead, more missing in quake-triggered avalanche on EverestRead the original story

    Saturday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  11. Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprisingRead the original story

    Saturday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  12. How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  13. Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  14. Starbucks stores reopen Saturday following computer glitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  15. Car bombs driven by foreigners hit Iraq-Jordan border postRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  16. Political barbs, celebrity-gazing main course at DC dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAUZ

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  17. Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... at the spot where he was arrested - before he was put inside a police van. Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about ...

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  18. OHP: Motorcycle Crashes In Tulsa County, One KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    According to the accident report, 36-year-old Jerimy Dale Townley was east on Highway 412 when his motorcycle left the road and struck a cable barrier.

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  19. Motorcyclist dies in overnight Tulsa County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Oklahoma Highway patrol say Jerimy Townley was headed eastbound on US 412, when he left the roadway. From there, he struck a cable barrier.

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  20. Memo: Violations benefited Tulsa reserve deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WPTV Local News

    An internal inquiry by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2009 concluded that Reserve Deputy Robert Bates was shown special treatment and that training policies were violated regarding his role with the agency. Bates is the volunteer deputy who fatally shot suspect Eric Harris instead of stunning him with a Taser on April 2. A Harris family lawyer provided documents to CNN from the 2009 inquiry, which also found that supervisors intimidated employees to disregard policies to the benefit of Bates.

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