Oklahoma news briefs for Jan. 3, 2013

Oklahoma news briefs for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Published: January 2, 2013
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IN BRIEF

VIAN

Eagle tours

scheduled

A series of eagle viewing tours is set at Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oklahoma. The tours start Jan. 19 and focus on an eagle pair that is incubating two eggs that were laid the week of Dec. 9. The eggs typically incubate 35 days before hatching. The eagles spend about 12 weeks giving constant care to their young. The tours are set for Jan. 19 and 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 and March 2. They run from 9 a.m. to noon and start at the refuge headquarters near Vian. Participants can view the eagles from a heated bus. The tours begin by viewing a live video feed from cameras mounted at an active eagle nest.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

TULSA

Police seek

bank robber

A man implying he had a weapon robbed a midtown Tulsa bank Wednesday morning, police said. About 11:40 a.m., the man walked into the IBC Bank, 1951 S Yale Ave., approached the teller and demanded cash, police said. He implied he had a weapon, but none was seen. He took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot, police said. The man is described as white, in his late 20s or early 30s, medium height and a thin build. He was last seen wearing a stocking cap, gray Oklahoma sweatshirt and blue jeans.

JERRY WOFFORD,

TULSA WORLD