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It’s not always easy to dress for TV. Like where do you hide the microphone and IFB boxes and wires? I just clip them to my belt on the back of my suit pants under my jacket. For Kristin it’s a little more difficult, depending on what she’s wearing that day. I just had to take this picture of her as she was prepping for the 6 o’clock newscast. The back of… Read More

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It was a blast from the past as many former Channel 8 anchors got together for a reunion tonight. Many of you remember Bob Hower, Don Woods, and of course Chris Lincoln, who still works for 8. Back in the 70’s they were known as “The News Guys”, anchoring news, weather and sports. They were joined at the party by former anchor Diana Moon. The marketing slogans “8’s the Place” and “The… Read More

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  Watching the Thunder/Spurs game tonight? Not me. No way. Check in with us for a few minutes at 10 for the late news. Click on the following link for a preview. Go Thunder! Tulsa’s Channel 8@10 preview 5-31-12 – YouTube.

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There’s another threat of severe weather moving into northeast Oklahoma tonight. After a hot, sunny day the clouds are moving in this evening. Even the wildlife are on the move. That’s a tarantula spotted just outside our station’s backdoor tonight. Maybe he senses something in the air, and is heading for cover. Then again, maybe Mrs. “T” kicked him out of the house. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s coming up on… Read More

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  Wonder what it looks like behind the scenes and in commercial breaks during our newscasts? Sure, there’s a fair amount of prepping and primping. But we also have some fun. During a couple of our newscasts this week our news director, Carlton Houston, was snapping away while we were working away. “What’s he doing?” we kept wondering. Here are a few of the photos (We even got in some “Tebowing”):

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After some unbelievable games, the World Series trophy will be handed out to either Texas or St. Louis tonight (Friday). As the incredible Game 6 was going on last night, we ended our newscast showing off another famous trophy. The BCS National Championship trophy is traveling the country so fans can see it and get their picture taken with it. It made a stop at Channel 8 late last night, and we… Read More

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Want to take your best friend to the Drillers game Saturday night? Your real best friend? (As you can see, one of my dogs, Jeter, is a HUGE Yankees fan.) It’s time for the annual Bark in the Park, when dogs can also enjoy a game at ONEOK Field. It’s another one of KTUL’s Grand Slam Saturdays at the ballpark. The following is a portion of an interview Friday with Drillers’ Marketing… Read More

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Oklahomans will elect a new leader this fall.  There are four major candidates who want to be the state’s CEO. Recently, I interviewed each of them: Attorney General Drew Edmondson U.S. Representative Mary Fallin Lt. Governor Jeri Askins State Senator Randy Brogdon. I asked each the same questions, including: What motivates you to be governor? What are your top 3 issues you’ll attack right away as governor? Oklahoma is constantly near the bottom… Read More

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And you thought you were bummed out about the holidays!! Is that how you feel? ABC News shuffle about over.  Reported that George Stephanopoulos will co-host “Good Morning America” replacing Diane Sawyer, who replacing “World News” anchor Charles Gibson, who’s retiring.  GMA news reader Chris Cuomo is leaving show to co-host “20/20”  Got it?  This just in! I’m still anchoring at KTUL, but willing to listen to offers from ABC. Speaking of… Read More

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