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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 3-28

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SAFER ACT

  • A Kansas bill proposes allowing school districts make their own decision on conceal carry, but there is a stipulation.  The Safer Act would allow school districts to let teachers and staff carry concealed guns, with the proper training.  The Safer Act also says there would be a “presumption of negligence" by school districts that wouldn't allow conceal carry.  More information on this bill is on our website.

ALTON STERLING RULING

  • Louisiana's Attorney General will not file charges against two Baton Rouge police officers....in the death of Alton Sterling.  The 37-year old father of five, was shot and killed by police in 2016, as they tried to arrest him outside a Baton Rouge convenience store.  A months-long review of the incident by the State Attorney General found the officers' actions to be reasonable and justified.

SACRAMENTO PROTESTS

  • Protests continue in Sacramento, California following the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police.  Stephon Clark's brother interrupted a city council meeting Tuesday calling for justice.  Police shot and killed Clark in his grandmother's backyard last week believing he had a gun.  It was a cell phone.
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  • Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:19:16 GMT

     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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  • Busy Lakes Bring Warning of Caution to Boaters

    Busy Lakes Bring Warning of Caution to Boaters

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:04:59 GMT

    Summer boating season has begun and there's a call for caution.

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    Summer boating season has begun and there's a call for caution.

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  • New Mural Welcomes Visitors to Downtown Pittsburg

    New Mural Welcomes Visitors to Downtown Pittsburg

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:33:01 GMT

    The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce building is now adorned with artwork created by Jenna Spencer. Spencer is a City of Pittsburg employee and her spare time a talented artist. The mural harkens back to old-fashioned postcards, with the word Greetings prominently displayed. “I have always loved the ‘Greetings From’ murals that are in major cities around the US,” says Spencer. “I saw this as a perfect opportunity to create one.” Spencer drew ins...

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    The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce building is now adorned with artwork created by Jenna Spencer. Spencer is a City of Pittsburg employee and her spare time a talented artist. The mural harkens back to old-fashioned postcards, with the word Greetings prominently displayed. “I have always loved the ‘Greetings From’ murals that are in major cities around the US,” says Spencer. “I saw this as a perfect opportunity to create one.” Spencer drew ins...

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