DALLAS — Higher-than-expected general fund collections in September pushed Oklahoma revenues 4% past the official estimate for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 and 6.8% higher than the first three months of fiscal 2010.

The state collected $1.2 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal year based on preliminary reports, Treasurer Scott Meacham said Tuesday.

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