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Posted at 6:50 PM, Jun 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-21 19:50:39-04

A north Tulsa restaurant operating illegally is about to be shut down.
The Midnight Grill claims to serve customers near Pine and Garnett.
The Tulsa County Health Department says they got a complaint yesterday of customers' credit cards being charged twice and they say it also had another Midnight Grill listed in their system that was closed down in 2015.
Right now the health inspector is working to shut it down again.
We've reached out to the owner - and haven't heard back.

Tulsa County saw an unprecedented amount of early voters for the primary today.
The election board says 1,500 people showed up to vote today.
Voter registration is up 300 percent since last May, and 100 percent since the last midterm.
The lines are expected to grow over the next few days.
Staff at the Election Board say this is likely due to the medical marijuana state question and the fallout from this spring's legislative session.
The Tulsa locations are open from 8 a.m to 6 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

About 100 Oklahoma teachers are running for seats in the state legislature.
After walking out of their classrooms in demand of  more education funding this spring.
Dozens of teachers are running as republicans to challenge the incumbents in their own parties.
They're especially targeting those who voted against tax increases that funded teacher pay hikes.