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Elementary School Custodian Charged With Rape
Moore Police say 20-year-old David Stewart was charged with rape after a woman walked in on him in bed with her 13-year-old daughter. Stewart is a custodian at Council Grove Elementary School in the Western Heights School District. The victim is not a student at the school.
The district released this is statement...
"Mr. Stewart has been an employee of our district since
October of 2012. It is Western Heights Public Schools procedure to run 2
background checks upon the hiring a new employee. Both of Mr. Stewart’s
background checks came back clean.
It is our understanding that Mr. Stewart is incarcerated and
so will no longer be allowed back on school property.
What little information that we have at this time; we do not
have any reason to suspect this involved Western Heights students.
Thank you so much for your time and the opportunity to
provide you with our statements on this issue."
Posted: Friday, January 18 2013, 09:55 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Safe room mandates remain rare in tornado states
May 24, 2013 07:24 GMT
By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- When a deadly tornado tore through the central Oklahoma city of Moore, many survivors emerged from their storm shelters to see their homes blown away.
The mayor suggested that storm shelters should perhaps be mandated for new homes. But that may be hard sell.
But not a single state currently requires storm shelters in new homes. And not even many communities do so.
Costs remain a deterrent despite the life-saving potential of personal storm shelters. So, too, does a general resistance to government mandates in politically conservative states in the nation's heartland where tornadoes are most prevalent.
Instead of a stick, Oklahoma currently offers a carrot to build storm shelters. It uses federal funds to award $2,000 rebates to residents who win a special storm-shelter lottery.
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