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5:12 am
Fri October 24, 2008

U.S. Senate Races: Oklahoma and Texas

Lawton, OK – KCCU's Ted Riley reports on the races that are heating up in Oklahoma and Texas for United States Senate. In Oklahoma, incumbent Jim Inhofe is being challenged by Democrat Andrew Rice. In Texas, Republican incumbent John Cornyn will face off against Democrat Rick Noriega.

KCCU News
4:56 am
Fri October 24, 2008

"Trail of Fear" Brings Fright to the Region

Lawton, OK – KCCU's David Meyer reports on the largest haunted attraction in Oklahoma, The Trail of Fear. The feature takes you through the different areas of the 40 acre plot as well as the history behind it.

KCCU News
11:22 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Texas Gov. Perry Honors Olympic Athletes, Coaches

Austin, TX – The Summer Olympics are long over, but Texas athletes and coaches who took part are still being honored.

Gov. Rick Perry yesterday welcomed some Texas Olympians to the state Capitol.

They were recognized with proclamations over their accomplishments during the 2008 games in Beijing.

Perry says the Olympians are role models for all Texans.

Among the more than one dozen Olympians at the Texas Capitol were track and field star Jeremy Wariner and swimming great Aaron Peirsol.

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KCCU News
11:16 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Oklahoma to Print More Driver's Manuals

Oklahoma City, OK – A new batch of driver's instruction manuals are being printed and should be available by late November or early December for Oklahomans.

Department of Public Safety officials say a budget crunch prevented them from spending the $53,000 for 100,000 additional copies.

Public Safety Commissioner Kevin Ward says he's working with the State Highway Safety Office to get federal funding to cover the cost of printing the manuals.

Parents, tag agents and driving school owners have complained DPS ran out of the manuals several months ago.

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KCCU News
1:26 am
Wed October 22, 2008

ConocoPhillips Third Quarter Profit Rises 41 Percent

Houston, TX – ConocoPhillips says third-quarter profit rose 41 percent due largely to record oil prices this summer. The results easily topped Wall Street forecasts for the third-largest U.S. oil company.

The Houston-based company said net income for the July-September period rose to $5.18 billion, or $3.39 per share, from $3.67 billion, or $2.23 per share, during the same period a year earlier.

Revenue rose nearly 52 percent to $70 billion from $46.1 billion a year ago.

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