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News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Cleanup has finished on 10 Black Hawk helicopters that were accidentally bathed in fire suppression foam at an Oklahoma National Guard base. Officials say a Simplex Grinnell company representative triggered the fire suppression system Monday at the Tulsa base during a routine maintenance check. No damage to the helicopters was reported.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Cherokee Nation is offering grants for elementary students to tour some of the tribe's historical sites. The grants will fund 20 education tours for schools both within and outside the tribe's 14-county jurisdiction. Some of the sites featured on the tours include the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, the Cherokee National Prison Museum and Murrell Home.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett is scheduled to deliver a State of the City address to a chamber luncheon. Bartlett will speak today at noon at the Cox Business Center Ballroom during the Tulsa Regional Chamber Luncheon. The mayor is expected to address the progress he sees in the city during the last year.

FORT SILL, Okla. (AP) - Fort Sill officials have announced plans for the annual disaster exercise at the base near Lawton. Motorists can expect backups at most Fort Sill gates this morning. Key Gate and Apache Gate will have normal operations, meaning random vehicle inspections. All other gates will have 100 percent vehicle checks today.

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