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Overturned Tanker Spills Oil Into Keystone Lake
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A tanker truck carrying crude oil flipped on a bridge at Keystone Lake near Tulsa and spilled about 5,000 gallons of oil into the water.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the accident occurred at 9:45 a.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 412 and that 45-year-old truck driver Michael Troy Royster of Shawnee was trapped in the vehicle for about an hour.
Royster was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
The car's driver, 20-year-old Gwenuana Deshae Dean of Wichita, Kan., was treated and released at a hospital, as was a passenger.
The highway patrol says Dean was driving with a flat tire and was struck in the rear by the truck. The car got hung up on a guard rail and the truck rolled onto a rocky shore area.
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Posted: Saturday, January 26 2013, 04:55 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Rogers County holds off on certifying tax election
May 22, 2013 12:30 GMT
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) -- The Rogers County Election Board has voted to not certify results of a recent sales tax election after a resident filed a complaint alleging the county didn't give proper legal notice of the election.
Voters in Rogers County approved a 1-cent sales tax during a May 14 election. But a resident filed a challenge to the election results, saying the county didn't properly publish a legal notice of the election in a county newspaper before the vote.
The Claremore Daily Progress reports (http://bit.ly/13HOCr8 ) that the election board voted Tuesday to not certify the election results until after a hearing is held next week on the complaint. The hearing is set for May 28 before District Judge Dwayne Steidley.
Information from: Claremore Daily Progress, http://www.claremoreprogress.com
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