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2008-09-09 12:00:32

By ANDREA EGER; SARA PLUMMER Meanwhile, the total number of TPS students falls by about 350. Most suburban school districts opened their doors to more students this year, while Tulsa Public Schools lost more than 350 students, according to the latest enrollment data.

2008-09-07 12:00:11

By LAURA SUMMERS BARTLESVILLE -- The City Council has approved a plan designed to help provide Bartlesville and surrounding communities with an adequate water supply at the lowest cost.

2008-09-03 12:00:33

SUNDAY Multifaith arena service "One Song, Many Voices" will bring a community choir of more than 500 voices to the BOK Center from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Sunday. The multifaith event is free, and parking will be provided at the 100 West Garage one block to the east.

2008-09-01 12:00:16

By ANDREA EGER Local educators joined with leaders of nonprofit groups, city government, law enforcement, students and parents Thursday to brainstorm ideas for improving graduation rates at Tulsa high schools.

2008-08-28 12:01:12

By ANDREA EGER Read the state's compliance audit of special education at Tulsa alternative schools. TPS is told it violated requirements in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

2008-08-20 12:00:50

By ANDREA EGER Keith Ballard could be introduced as Tulsa's new superintendent at a Monday school board meeting.

2008-08-17 18:00:32

Passenger boardings at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City increased 3.9 percent in July from a year earlier. Enplanements for the month totaled 182,689, up from 175,760 for July 2007, according to a report from the airport.

2008-08-07 09:00:50

By SARA PLUMMER Families are feeling the financial pinch this year as they shop for school supplies, which are not included in Oklahoma's tax-free weekend.

2008-08-05 21:00:22

By Tulsa World, Okla. Aug. 5--All lanes of the Broken Arrow Expressway are now open after a three-vehicle accident closed down the highway and left one person in critical condition and two others hurt. The crash occurred around 3 p.m.

2008-08-04 09:00:51

By Heather Caliendo When Kara Gae Neal became superintendent of Tulsa Tech, someone mentioned they were glad she was there for the other students. "Other students" is a phrase Neal doesn't want to hear.


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