KCCU News

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12:46 am
Thu August 14, 2008

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Comes to Lawton

Lawton, OK – KCCU's David Meyer reports on TNA Wrestler "Black Machismo" Jay Lethal about how he got into the business, the hardships of being a wrestler and where his career stands today.

The event is Saturday at the Great Plains Coliseum. Bell time is 8pm. Ticket information is availiable at www.tnawrestling.com or the Great Plains Coliseum Box Office.

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KCCU News
10:19 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Oklahoma ACT Scores For 2007 Hold Steady

Lawton, OK – The average ACT scores of Oklahoma students mostly held steady this year while the national average fell slightly.

Oklahoma's average score of 20.7 is the same as last year and remains below the national average which fell by one-tenth of a point to 21.1 this year.

The highest average subject score for Oklahoma students is a 21.4 in reading. State students averaged a 20.5 score in English, a 20.4 score in science and a 19.8 in math.

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KCCU News
10:15 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Oklahoma National Guard General Promoted

Oklahoma City, OK – The commander of Oklahoma's 45th Infantry Brigade is being promoted to a top spot at the National Guard Bureau in Washington.

Brig. Gen. Myles Deering is being promoted to major general and will become director of manpower and personnel at the National Guard Bureau.

Deering currently is in Iraq as commander of 2,600 Oklahoma Army National Guard troops and will take his new post on Dec. 12, about two months after the soldiers return home.

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KCCU News
10:11 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Government Halts Licensing For New Bus Companies

Dallas, TX – The federal government says it halting licenses to new bus companies on a temporary basis as a result of the crash in Texas that killed 17 people.

The head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration told The Associated Press yesterday he wants all applications to be checked against a database of bus companies that were given out-of-service orders.

John H. Hill, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, said the suspension will not be, quote, ``for a long period of time.''

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6:31 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Coburn Defended for Delivering Babies

Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma Legislature's only doctor says U.S. senators should thank Sen. Tom Coburn for delivering babies for free, instead of trying to censure him under ethics rules.

State Rep. Doug Cox called the sitution ``ridiculous,'' referring to recent reports of an escalation in a long-running fight between Coburn and the Senate Ethics Committee.

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