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OKC Thunder Help Firefighters In Their Time Of Need
The Oklahoma City Thunder is helping keep firefighters hydrated.
They donated 50 cases of Gatorade to the Amber Volunteer Fire Department. OKC Thunder General Manager, Sam Presti, helped make the delivery. He says it was the least the team could do to help firefighters out.
Amber Fire Chief, Mike Norman, says staying hydrated is critical for his guys, especially in this record breaking heat. Chief Norman says Gatorade and water place last on the budget so sometimes they go without. He says today's donation makes a huge difference and will have his guys ready when the tone sounds.
Volunteer Departments across the state need help stocking up on water and Gatorade. Donations can be dropped off at any station or The Red Cross.
Posted: Wednesday, August 1 2012, 09:51 PM CDT
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Hearing could resume in case of 4 Tulsa deaths
May 24, 2013 09:04 GMT
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A preliminary hearing for two brothers accused of killing four women in Tulsa could resume soon.
The Tulsa World reports (http://bit.ly/16X0EnM ) a judge is expected to rule on a request that could determine whether James and Cedric Poore's hearing will resume Friday.
Their hearing stalled Thursday after the defense filed a motion to recuse the judge assigned to the case.
Special Judge Stephen Clark denied the motion, as did Presiding Judge William Kellough.
Kellough is expected to rule on the defense's request for time to appeal on Friday morning.
The Poores are charged with murder and robbery in the January deaths of Misty Nunley, Julie Jackson, Rebeika Powell and Kayetie Melchor. The four women were found tied up and shot in the head.
The Poores have pleaded not guilty.
Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com
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