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The KWGS News Roundup
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From Public Radio Tulsa, a twice-daily summary of the latest headlines for Northeast Oklahoma.

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  • Three Tulsa men bike to all of Oklahoma's Black towns, the State Legislature considers an immigration bill that could set a template for states that don't touch the United States border, a nonprofit gives pets to struggling people, and members of the Apollo 13 team visit Tulsa.
  • Oklahoma lawmakers are threatening to incarcerate people to mitigate increased illegal immigration into the American heartland. A famous NASA astronaut visits Tulsa on the anniversary of Apollo 13. Supporters of raising the minimum wage can start collecting signatures Tuesday on an initiative petition to put the issue on a ballot. Three men who biked over 600 miles on a tour of Oklahoma’s Black towns have returned victorious.
  • On Tax Day, OPMX's Robby Korth surveys how Oklahoma's tax burden stacks up against that of other cities. The Oklahoma Legislature's incoming house speaker aims to bring stability to the role, and his colleagues plan to bring forward legislation that would prosecute undocumented immigrants. The Oklahoma City Thunder earn the number one seed in the Western Conference.
  • A state legislative leader is confident a budget stalemate will see a breakthrough, Oklahoma is advancing a new law to criminalize undocumented immigrants and a Tulsa city councilor wants a trail to be rehabilitated.
  • Tulsa Public Schools begins testing after almost a year of scrutiny from the state, the city looks to invest $400,000 in a trail in central Tulsa, an Oilton police sergeant resigns after an incident caught on body camera, and the state legislature considers a bill to address unauthorized immigration.
  • Tulsa officials are opposing USPS mail processing to OKC, a Creek County police sergeant resigns after controversy, Tulsa Public Schools teachers are preparing their students for state testing and Oklahoma's Department of Veteran's Affairs is going through another leadership shakeup.
  • Tulsa city council officially opposes a proposed USPS center move, "The Outsiders" musical makes its Broadway debut, Attorney General Gentner Drummond sues over energy supplies and student loans, and a Bixby bank teller will receive damages for a 2022 robbery.
  • Oklahoma's Attorney General is filing suit against natural gas companies over alleged price gouging, A Bixby bank teller is due almost $11 million after a 2022 robbery, two Oklahoma incumbents will not run for re-election and a beloved story that takes place in Tulsa is debuting as a Broadway musical.
  • The city of Tulsa announces a plan of initiatives to address homelessness, federal courts dismiss a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of Terence Crutcher, a medical clinic opposes a bill expanding criminalization of spreading sexually transmitted infections, and one of Oklahoma's congressmen has almost secured a high-ranking position in the House of Representatives.
  • A federal lawsuit brought by the estate of Terence Crutcher has been tossed, Tulsa announces a new initiative to tackle homelessness, homicides among state inmates may be higher than previously disclosed and a bill could allow chaplains into Oklahoma public schools.