AP-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 1:30 pm, OK
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OKLAHOMA DRIVERS LICENSES
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says a problem with computer hardware has disabled the system that renews driver’s licenses and state ID cards. 250 words.
— OKLAHOMA-RAPE KITS — Oklahoma’s task force that was created to review how agencies handle rape kits has met again to discuss further work. With photo.
—SPRAY PAINT LIMITATION — Tulsa’s mayor plans to veto a proposed ordinance that would restrict minors’ rights to purchase and possess aerosol spray paint.
— FATHER KILLED-OKLAHOMA — Police in Oklahoma have identified a 61-year-old man who authorities say was shot to death by his son in north-central Oklahoma.
— FRONTIER DAYS-ATTENDANCE — Cheyenne Frontier Days organizers say overall attendance increased by about 9,000 over last year and the competitor who made the most money was steer wrestler Levi Rudd from Oklahoma, who earned about $21,400 by week’s end.
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RENO, Texas — Texas has two Renos, and that’s no longer funny. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports misdelivered mail is stacking up. Callers are dialing the wrong number. Worst of all, fire or medical emergency calls are going to the wrong Reno 911. So after 140 years, leaders in the Parker County town of Reno might change its name, maybe to Reno Springs. In a larger town named Reno 160 miles away in northeast Texas, Mayor Bart Jetton answered a reporter’s phone call the way he has answered hundreds of calls from the 817 area code. “I hate to interrupt you,” he said wearily, “but — are you trying to reach the Reno in Parker County?” And don’t forget Reno, Nevada, and El Reno, Oklahoma. By Bud Kennedy. SENT: 550 words, pursuing photos.
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