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Broken Arrow man busted for alleged relationship with girl

Broken Arrow man busted for alleged relationship with girl

A 37-year-old Broken Arrow man faces a long list of sexual-related charges in connection with having an alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.  Court records show Larado Smith was charged on Friday with 12 counts of second-degree rape and three counts of forcible sodomy.  Tulsa World reports the sexual acts apparently happened at the girl's home when her parents were not home.  When police found out about what was going on, a sting was set up. They posed as the girl over social media.    Smith showed up at the teenager's home and was arrested.  He has been booked into the Tulsa County Jail.  

Storms remain in Tulsa’s forecast for Saturday

Storms remain in Tulsa’s forecast for Saturday

Today may not be the best day for outdoor activities. National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Teague says to keep an umbrella handy.  This is especially true during the afternoon hours.   “We are still holding on for a chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day,” Teague said.  “Again, another chance of showers and thunderstorms late into the evening.” The high is expected to reach around 86 degrees. There is better news for Sunday.  The sun is expected to come out, storm chances are low and the high will be close to 93 degrees.  

Gulf grows between Trump and Congress on trade

Gulf grows between Trump and Congress on trade

As President Donald Trump this week threatened $200 billion in new tariffs on Chinese imports, and then warned Europe that he would slap a 20 percent tariff on imported automobiles, members of both parties Congress accused the administration of starting a trade war which could cause collateral economic damage across the United States. The differences were on display at a hearing Wednesday with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who took a bipartisan tongue lashing on a recent round of tariffs levied on imported steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico and Europe. “We’re picking winners and losers,” argued Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), who said those tariffs were already hurting businesses in his home state. “Probably resulting – in my view – in far more jobs being lost than being gained,” Toomey told Ross, citing a very well-known Pennsylvania company that could find it less expensive to move jobs from the U.S. to Canada. Sen. @PatToomey tells Ross that $KHZ moved some @HeinzKetchup_US manufacturing to Pennsylvania from Canada – but could move back now that Canada plans to tax American ketchup as retaliation for steel and aluminum tariffs. — Kayla Tausche (@kaylatausche) June 20, 2018 Almost every Senator on the panel had a story of a small business that was feeling the pinch due to Trump Administration tariffs, impacting all sorts of agricultural products, as well as manufacturing, big and small. “Do you think we’re in a trade war right now?” asked Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA). “Because I do,” as Cantwell rattled off farm products that were losing markets because of retaliatory tariff measures. Ross downplayed the cost of higher imported steel and aluminum, basically making the case that economic hardships were being overplayed. “It’s a fraction of a penny on a can of Campbell’s soup, it’s a fraction on a can of Budweiser, it’s a fraction on a can of Coke,” Ross said. That did not please the Senator from the state of Coca-Cola. “Although a couple of pennies on a can is not much, a couple pennies times a billion is lots,” said Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA). “We’re hit harder than any other state by the Canadian retaliatory tariffs,” said Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), warning the Trump Administration against tariffs on imported automobiles, as GOP Senators labeled such actions a tax on consumers. “Steel prices are going up – not just for foreign steel subject to tariffs, but also for U.S. steel,” complained Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT). “Mexico’s buying their wheat from Argentina and their corn from Brazil,” said Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), as he told Ross that Kansas wheat exports were encountering troubles because of new retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports, bringing bad economic news on the farm report. Ross simply told Senators if other countries put new tariffs on U.S. exports, that was out of his control. “We have no control over what another country does in retaliation,” Ross said. The bipartisan complaints clearly had no impact, as by Friday, President Trump was on Twitter, issuing new threats against European auto imports. Based on the Tariffs and Trade Barriers long placed on the U.S. & its great companies and workers by the European Union, if these Tariffs and Barriers are not soon broken down and removed, we will be placing a 20% Tariff on all of their cars coming into the U.S. Build them here! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 23, 2018 As Democrats registered their opposition, they also couldn’t help but note the oddity of a Republican President going against what’s been a bedrock belief of the GOP. “I feel like I’ve gone down a rabbit hole,” said Sen. Clare McCaskill (D-MO), who said she found it hard to believe the party of free trade now had a President in office who was doing the exact opposite. “In a chaotic and frankly incompetent manner, you’re picking winners and losers,” McCaskill told Ross. But for the President, this is about re-setting trade deals, which he says were tilted against the United States. #President #Trump #speaking in #Duluth, #Minnesota: We want fair & reciprocal #trade not stupid trade that we've had for years. We've been ripped off by all of our friends. And frankly the do a much better job than our enemies. #MAGA #economy #POTUS #TrumpTrain — Leanne Howard Kenney (@neeneebucket) June 21, 2018 “As far as trade is concerned with other countries, we want fair and reciprocal trade, we don’t want stupid trade like we had for so long,” the President said at a rally in Minnesota. “Remember the world reciprocal,” Mr. Trump said. “We have been ripped off by almost every country on Earth, our friends and our enemies.” “But those days are over,” the President said to cheers from the crowd. But while they’re cheering Mr. Trump on the stump, at the U.S. Capitol, they’re worried about a trade war. “We’re getting into a war that’s going to cost lots of billions of dollars,” Isakson warned.

Celebrate Independence Day by saving a life.  WHAT: Red, White and YOU Blood Drive - Join The American Red Cross, KRMG and FOX23 and be an all-American hero and roll up your sleeve and give a little blood to help save a life.  WHEN: Thursday, June 28th & Friday, June 29th WHERE: Tulsa Blood Donation Center at 10151 E 11th Street: 7am to 7pm and at Woodland Hills Mall 7021 Memorial Dr. 11:30am to 5:30pm WHY: 'While school is out and many go on vacation, local blood supplies can dwindle during the summer months, but the need for blood does not,” said Levi May, Director of Branding and Programming, NEWS102.3 & AM740 KRMG. “This is why KRMG continues to help raise awareness of the need of blood, the need to give, and potentially save lives. This is why KRMG continues our commitment to the Red Cross and this summer’s Red White and You two-day blood drive.” The Red Cross offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.   Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment and use sponsor code. Prepare – Get a good night’s sleep, eat a nutritious meal and drink extra fluids. Give – The donation process start to finish takes about an hour. The actual donation only takes about 10 minutes. Donors of all blood types are needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply this summer. By setting aside about one hour of time in advance of the holiday weekend, donors can help make sure blood is available when needed.   How to donate blood A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.
Celebrate Independence Day by saving a life.  WHAT: Red, White and YOU Blood Drive - Join The American Red Cross, KRMG and FOX23 and be an all-American hero and roll up your sleeve and give a little blood to help save a life.  WHEN: Thursday, June 28th & Friday, June 29th WHERE: Tulsa Blood Donation Center at 10151 E 11th Street: 7am to 7pm and at Woodland Hills Mall 7021 Memorial Dr. 11:30am to 5:30pm WHY: 'While school is out and many go on vacation, local blood supplies can dwindle during the summer months, but the need for blood does not,” said Levi May, Director of Branding and Programming, NEWS102.3 & AM740 KRMG. “This is why KRMG continues to help raise awareness of the need of blood, the need to give, and potentially save lives. This is why KRMG continues our commitment to the Red Cross and this summer’s Red White and You two-day blood drive.” The Red Cross offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.   Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment and use sponsor code. Prepare – Get a good night’s sleep, eat a nutritious meal and drink extra fluids. Give – The donation process start to finish takes about an hour. The actual donation only takes about 10 minutes. Donors of all blood types are needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply this summer. By setting aside about one hour of time in advance of the holiday weekend, donors can help make sure blood is available when needed.   How to donate blood A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.
Celebrate Independence Day by saving a life.  WHAT: Red, White and YOU Blood Drive - Join The American Red Cross, KRMG and FOX23 and be an all-American hero and roll up your sleeve and give a little blood to help save a life.  WHEN: Thursday, June 28th & Friday, June 29th WHERE: Tulsa Blood Donation Center at 10151 E 11th Street: 7am to 7pm and at Woodland Hills Mall 7021 Memorial Dr. 11:30am to 5:30pm WHY: 'While school is out and many go on vacation, local blood supplies can dwindle during the summer months, but the need for blood does not,” said Levi May, Director of Branding and Programming, NEWS102.3 & AM740 KRMG. “This is why KRMG continues to help raise awareness of the need of blood, the need to give, and potentially save lives. This is why KRMG continues our commitment to the Red Cross and this summer’s Red White and You two-day blood drive.” The Red Cross offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.   Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment and use sponsor code. Prepare – Get a good night’s sleep, eat a nutritious meal and drink extra fluids. Give – The donation process start to finish takes about an hour. The actual donation only takes about 10 minutes. Donors of all blood types are needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply this summer. By setting aside about one hour of time in advance of the holiday weekend, donors can help make sure blood is available when needed.   How to donate blood A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.
Celebrate Independence Day by saving a life.  WHAT: Red, White and YOU Blood Drive - Join The American Red Cross, KRMG and FOX23 and be an all-American hero and roll up your sleeve and give a little blood to help save a life.  WHEN: Thursday, June 28th & Friday, June 29th WHERE: Tulsa Blood Donation Center at 10151 E 11th Street: 7am to 7pm and at Woodland Hills Mall 7021 Memorial Dr. 11:30am to 5:30pm WHY: 'While school is out and many go on vacation, local blood supplies can dwindle during the summer months, but the need for blood does not,” said Levi May, Director of Branding and Programming, NEWS102.3 & AM740 KRMG. “This is why KRMG continues to help raise awareness of the need of blood, the need to give, and potentially save lives. This is why KRMG continues our commitment to the Red Cross and this summer’s Red White and You two-day blood drive.” The Red Cross offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.   Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment and use sponsor code. Prepare – Get a good night’s sleep, eat a nutritious meal and drink extra fluids. Give – The donation process start to finish takes about an hour. The actual donation only takes about 10 minutes. Donors of all blood types are needed to ensure a sufficient blood supply this summer. By setting aside about one hour of time in advance of the holiday weekend, donors can help make sure blood is available when needed.   How to donate blood A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.
Gulf grows between Trump and Congress on trade

As President Donald Trump this week threatened $200 billion in new tariffs on Chinese imports, and then warned Europe that he would slap a 20 percent tariff on imported automobiles, members of both parties in Congress accused the administration of starting a trade war which could cause collateral economic damage across the United States.

The differences were on display at a hearing Wednesday with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who took a bipartisan tongue lashing on a recent round of tariffs levied on imported steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico and Europe.

“We’re picking winners and losers,” argued Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), who [More]