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    SW)—All of the KGWA listening area and much of Oklahoma has been put under a tornado watch by National Weather Service. Large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornados are possible across the area with severe storms expected to move through this afternoon and evening. Mike Honigsberg, director of Enid and Garfield County Emergency Management, said the storms will form east of the dry line, which was initially expected to set up along U.S. 81. The first thunderstorms formed in the 9:00 hour this morning in the area east of Edmond before moving off to the east-northeast. According to the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Norman, "giant hail" measuring larger than baseballs may occur with some storms, and damaging winds of 70 to 80 mph are expected. There is a medium tornado potential for a portion of central and Northwest Oklahoma.

     

    WS)--All NOC campuses will be closed tonight and all evening classes and activities are cancelled.

     

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    RT)--Jury selection concluded and proceedings began Monday afternoon in the trial for an Enid man accused of first-degree rape. Taracas 35 year-old Germaine Robinson was charged in February 2014 in the rape of a 13 year-old girl in 2013. According to Enid News and Eagle, jury selection concluded before 3:00 Monday afternoon, with a jury of five women and seven men, and two male alternate jurors. The trial began with the prosecution’s opening statement followed by testimony from several law-enforcement related witnesses. The victim became pregnant as a result of the alleged assault. An OSBI DNA specialist testified a paternity test showed there was a 99.9% probability that Robinson is the father of the child born in January 2014. Testimony continues today in Garfield County District Court.

     

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    CC)—The Enid City Commission discussed next fiscal year's budget during a special meeting today. Under state law and the city charter, the annual budget must be prepared 30 days before the start of the new fiscal year, beginning July 1.There are several meetings, on May 4, 10 and 12, planned to discuss the budget. During a rescheduled regular meeting May 5, a public hearing on the budget, with a projected general fund revenue of $41,416,675, is expected to be held. If everything remains on track, the Commission will consider approval of the FY 2016-17 city budget on May 17. In other business, approved the proposed signage for the Land Run Town Center shopping center to be located at 4406 W. Garriott. Plans for the center, located at the former Wal-Mart store site, include the opening of Academy Sports and Outdoors, Ulta Beauty and Maurice's clothing stores, among other tenants yet to be announced. Commissioners also approved a Joan Riley Day proclamation. Riley, who has been Enid’s Assistant City Manager for six years, is moving on to become Sapulpa City Manager. She will begin her new duties May 16.

     

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    OH)--Grant County officials Monday recognized several law enforcement individuals involved in a shooting incident in September 2015 that left the Pond Creek Police Department chief seriously injured. According to the Enid News and Eagle, Pond Creek Police Chief Tim Barwick, Grant County Deputy James Lindell, Medford Assistant Police Chief Alan Juhl and Medford Police Officer James Shepherd were recognized for their response and actions regarding Clifford Butler Jr., who was killed in the shooting early on September 13th.

    At the ceremony, the men received medals of honor, plaques, and a citation from the Oklahoma House and Senate for their service. Barwick also was recognized with a Grant County purple heart. Barwick lost his leg after being shot in the hand and abdomen by Butler. Barwick, who is continuing physical therapy, said he still needs surgery for a defibrillator pacemaker and some reconstructive surgery. He said he looks forward to getting back out on patrol.

     

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    SR)--Garfield County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary to a convenience store in Garber. Authorities said the break-in occurred around 4:00 Monday morning. Three suspects made entry. If you have information about this crime, call the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office at 237-0244.

     

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    LD)--Area residents can seek free legal advice from local attorneys next week during national Law Day. Garfield County Bar Association Law Day organizers said local attorneys will answer calls 6:00-8:00 p.m. April 28 from those who call the local hotline, (580) 234-0436. Residents may call with questions from any area of the law, such as divorce, criminal, estate planning, property and elder law. From 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. April 28, a statewide hotline will take calls and offer free legal advice. The statewide hotline number is (800) 456-8525. Questions also can be emailed to askalawyer@okbar.org. email questions will be answered beginning April 25. In addition to the hotline, Garfield County attorneys will  participate in “Lawyers in the Classroom” during Law Day and will speak to about 350 local eighth-grade students about the Constitution and the rights of the accused.

     

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    LM)--Leonardo’s Children’s Museum will hold a grand re-opening celebration and ribbon cutting of the museum on Saturday, April 30th at 10:00am. Leonardo’s began a multi-million dollar fundraising effort in 2011, construction began in August 2015 and now the time has finally come to re-open the museum and showcase the amazing improvements. The 6-plus million dollar redesign is thanks to many donations from area supporters and matching grants. Everyone is invited to come experience the renaissance of Leonardo’s Children’s Museum. Leonardo’s final day in the temporary location at 301 W. Maine will be March 31st. For more information about Leonardo’s hours of operation or special events, visit the website at leonardos.org or call 580-233-2787.

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    (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – The Oklahoma Main Street Center has announced the finalists of the program’s annual statewide awards competition. Main Street Enid has been named a finalists in a number of categories. MSE is a finalist for Best Creative Fundraising Effort (Food for Thought); Outstanding Image Promotion (Downtown Enid History Website); Best Placemaking Project (The Breeze); Best Sustainable Design Project (Keep Enid Beautiful Corners).  The Community of the Year Award will recognize the Main Street Community who led other towns by earning the most quality assurance points during the 2015 calendar year.  The top 11 communities include: Enid, Ada, Altus, Collinsville, El Reno, Hobart, Newkirk, Ponca City, Prague, Pryor and Woodward.  The top community will also be announced at the banquet.

     

    All finalists will be honored, and the winners announced, at the 27th annual Main Street Awards Banquet, May 3, at the Embassy Suites OKC Downtown/Medical Center Hotel. Tickets can be purchased from your local Main Street Program for $45. For more information about the Oklahoma Main Street Program, call (405) 815-6552 or visit OKcommerce.gov/mainstreet.

     

     

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    BB)--The Beach Boys will perform May 22 at Enid Event Center. Tickets are $50 and $75, and patrons will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to the Beach Party, which will include dinner and music for $16 before the concert. Fans can order tickets by calling (855) TIX-ENID, going to www.EnidEventCenter.com or in the Enid Event Center and Convention Hall administration offices. 

     

     

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    SC)--Leonardo’s Children’s Mu­­seum is accepting enrollments for its summer day camp program. Summer Camp 2016 will take place in a temporary classroom space, Leonardo’s Annex, donated by Randy Miller LLC, and located next door at 210 E. Maple, formerly World Harvest Church. The camp will begin June 6 and run through Aug. 5. This year’s Summer Camp theme is Adventure Games, and it will feature a new game-related theme each week like “Pictionary,” “Clue,” “Operation” and “Minecraft.” The camp is made possible in part by a grant from Oklahoma Arts Council. This is the 23rd consecutive year Leonardo’s has offered this educational outreach program. Morning, afternoon and all-day sessions are available by the week. Camp children (ages 4-12) will explore both artistic and scientific ways to play and learn with these games throughout each week.

    This year, for the first time, Leonardo’s will open up one week of summer camp to toddlers (3 plus) who will be creative thinkers with the game “Candyland.” Toddler Camp will be July 5-7, mornings only, and will be limited to 15 3-year-olds and 15 4-year-olds who have not yet attended pre-K. There are numerous discounts available, including early registration discounts, as well as multiple child discounts and parents can register their children for as many weeks as they desire, and there is no minimum. A 20 percent early enrollment discount is available for all enrollments during April. Scholarships also are available to those with demonstrated need on a first-come, first-served basis. Enrollment forms may be found online at www.leonardos.org.

     

     

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    VG)--Grammy Award-winning artist Vince Gill will perform Saturday, June 4, at Enid Event Center, with fellow Grammy winner Lee Ann Womack opening. Tickets are priced at $45 and $65. Fans can order tickets by calling 855.TIX.ENID, visiting www.EnidEventCenter.com or in the Enid Event Center and Convention Hall Administration offices. 

     

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    CS)--The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is now accepting applications for the “Keep ‘em Flying” Teachers Institute.  The purpose of this two-day workshop is to provide area teachers with more information on the history of Vance Air Force Base from its beginnings in WWII to present.  The workshop will be held July 13-14 in conjunction with the Heritage Center’s exciting new exhibit “Keep ‘em Flying:  75th Anniversary of Vance Air Force Base.” The Teachers Institute will include living history presentations, primary and secondary resources, hands-on history kits and a tour of Vance AFB.  The workshop sessions will be led by Heritage Center staff and guest speakers.  The second day of the workshop will be spent on an in depth tour of Vance AFB.  The registration fee for the “Keep ‘em Flying” Teachers Institute is $40 per teacher with registration limited to 15 teachers.  Applications are available at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center or may be downloaded from the Heritage Center’s website, www.csrhc.org.  The workshop registration deadline is June 24, 2016.

     

    The exhibit, “Keep ‘em Flying: 75th Anniversary of Vance Air Force Base,” will open Memorial Day weekend and will remain on display in the Heritage Center’s J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery through Veteran’s Day weekend. 

     

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    WA)--Weird Al Yankovic will perform at the Enid Event Center this summer. Weird Al’s Mandatory World Tour will perform in Enid July 17. Tickets are $35 and $50. Fans can order tickets by calling 855.TIX.ENID, visiting www.EnidEventCenter.com or in the Enid Event Center and Convention Hall Administration offices. Fans who are part of the Weird Al Yankovic Fan Club can sign up for the VIP experience.

     

     

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    TB)--The Thunderbirds, the Air Force's elite aerial demonstration team, is coming back to Enid next summer. The team's 2016 schedule includes a scheduled performance July 23 at Vance Air Force Base. The appearance will be part of Vance's 75th anniversary celebration. The Thunderbirds have not appeared at Vance since the fall of 2008. An estimated 30,000 to 35,000 people attended that year's air show and open house.

     

     

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    KR)--Kenny Rogers’ final world tour, “The Gamblers Last Deal,” will take place at the Enid Event Center Friday, July 15, with special guest Linda Davis. The Grammy Award-winning superstar and Country Music Hall of Fame member has enjoyed great success during his storied career of nearly six decades. Tickets are $49 and $75 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 1. Fans can order tickets by calling 855.TIX.ENID, visiting   www.EnidEventCenter.com or in the Enid Event Center and Convention Hall administration offices. 

     

     

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