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Rick Couri

Sports fan Rick Couri began his career with KRMG in 1982 and has since done "everything you could do" at the station. Rick has covered top sporting events such as the Olympic Games, the World Series, numerous football bowl games and championship tennis. He even spent a day with boxing great Muhammad Ali. Rick has spent 24 years working as the color commentator for TU football and six years as the color voice for TU basketball. Rick was the color analyst for Union football for seven years and spent three years as the play by play voice. Rick is entering his sixth year as the Tulsa Talons play-by-play announcer including their AF2 championship season of 2007. Rick and his wife Christine have three children - 30-year-old son Kelly and his wife Jill. Kelly & Jill are the parents of granddaughter Hayden, who is five. There are two daughters in the Couri house, 26 year-old daughter Lindsey and 14-year-old daughter Delaney Catalina. When away from the microphone, Rick is a PADI scuba instructor. He and his family have a dive instruction company, http://www.okiescuba.com/. While Rick will tell you he is a "sports guy", those familiar with the Tulsa market know Rick's influence extends well outside the circle of sports. As Co-host of Joe Kelley's morning show, Rick has interviewed everyone from local celebrities to national figures...A community leader who gives of his time and talent, Rick's commitment to the annual funding campaign for Operation Aware has resulted in over $1.3 million dollars being raised for this important charity...KRMG listeners have learned to appreciate Rick's insightful reporting and have developed a trust unique in today's media personalities. Email Rick Couri

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Jan Magusin and daughter Nina

Man found naked in the woods with 8-year-old daughter

 More than 200 emergency workers searched for Jan Magusin and his daughter Nina when she didn’t show up at school and he missed work. Friends and family worried something terrible happened while the hunt continued.  Two days later a bicyclist saw Jan crawling naked, on his hands and knees, near a ...

Starbucks contest to offer free coffee for 30 years

The coffee giant made employees happy with raises and relaxed work restrictions. But the real bombshell came when they made it known ten lucky customers will win one free product per day over the next 30 years. Called, “Starbucks for Life,” anyone paying with a Starbucks Card or a mobile ...

NEW YORK - AUGUST 21:  A couple has iced coffee drinks at a Starbucks Coffee shop in lower Manhattan August 21, 2009 in New York City.  Starbucks, America's dominant coffeehouse chain, is changing some of its prices, raising them for elaborate specialty drinks and cutting prices for some others.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Starbucks contest to offer free coffee for 30 years

The coffee giant made employees happy with raises and relaxed work restrictions. But the real bombshell came when they made it known ten lucky customers will win one free product per day over the next 30 years. Called, “Starbucks for Life,” anyone paying with a Starbucks Card or a mobile ...

Police light bar

Cops: Argument leads to murder/suicide of father, two kids

Police say the call came in just after 5:00 mm Friday. A woman ran from her house to a neighbor to call them after her husband began threatening her with a gun. When cops arrived, they found a 52-year-old man and two of his children dead from gunshot wounds. Dead ...

Spotted python

Woman surprised by FedEx package containing python

When Delores Gavin found a FedEx package on her porch, she opened it. Big mistake. Inside was a juvenile spotted python. “I let out a big scream,” Gavin told KMOV.com. Gavin first thought someone had stolen her credit card number and ordered the reptile. That’s partially true. An investigation found ...

Kasey Nesbitt

Convicted burglar rapes 100-year-old

The woman, who still lives alone, told police she was sleeping when several men broke into her home. Cops in Wichita, Kansas say the men stayed for several hours and one of them, Kasey Nesbitt, raped the woman. "All rapes are a deplorable crime but when you look at the ...

Toilet

Dream job? Get paid $40.00 per day to poo

“Think of us as a blood bank, but for poop,” Mark Smith grinned as he said. Smith is the #1 man at OpenBiome, where #2 counts the most. If you’re under 50 years old and live close to Medford, Massachusetts this can be your gold mine too. OpenBiome collects and ...

Toilet

Dream job? Get paid $40 per day to poo

“Think of us as a blood bank, but for poop,” Mark Smith grinned as he said. Smith is the #1 man at OpenBiome, where #2 counts the most. If you’re under 50 years old and live close to Medford, Massachusetts this can be your gold mine too. OpenBiome collects and ...

Rex Allen Murphy

Cops: Sunday school teacher sexually abused boy, threatened him with witchcraft

Police say Rex Allen Murphy told them he “thought he would be able to help the victim with his battle with homosexuality.” Murphy is accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old and telling him he would “kill him with witchcraft” if he told anyone. Eubank, Kentucky police chief Colin ...

Larry and Jerry Hester

Video: Implant lets blind man see wife for first time in 30 years

All Larry Hester wants to do is see his wife’s "beautiful blue eyes." He can’t do that yet but thanks to a groundbreaking surgery Larry can now see light for the first time in three decades. The “bionic eye” was implanted at the Duke University Eye Center in September. Then, ...

 
 

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