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Headlines: COVID-19 Numbers Rising, School Distance Learning Plan & Love’s Now Hiring

Local headlines for Tuesday, March 24, 2020:

  • Statewide cases of the coronavirus increase in Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)
  • Health experts warn of numbers spiking amid more testing. (NewsOK)
  • The city of Cleveland in northeast Oklahoma declares a State of Emergency. (KTUL)
  • Bixby moves to limit restaurants. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor Stitt faces criticism for not calling on statewide shutdown. (Journal Record)
  • Attorney General works to tackle large number of price gouging complaints. (Tulsa World)
  • Schools plan to move forward with distance learning. (Oklahoma Watch)
  • Schools open for meals and materials. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa School Board approves pay for support workers. (Tulsa World)
  • Professors get ready for online classes. (NewsOK)
  • Amazon officials say one of their employees is getting treated for COVID-19. (NewsOK)
  • Businesses could be in for the long haul. (Journal Record)
  • Tribal casinos suspend operations. (NewsOK)
  • Health Department slow to allow teleworking for its employees. (NewsOK)
  • Hospitals end visiting hours. (NewsOK)
  • Support groups go virtual amid crisis. (Tulsa World)
  • Work on budget continues despite capitol shutdown. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma senators say they back $2T aid package. (NewsOK)
  • The COVID-19 crisis allows states to again push back a deadline for REAL ID. (NewsOK)
  • Coronavirus concerns put Race Massacre burial site search on hold. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma City is warning people against flushing wipes. (NewsOK)
  • The Tulsa Ballet is working on getting surgical masks to hospitals. (Tulsa World)
  • Local groups take health supply donations. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa distillery begins making hand sanitizers. (Tulsa World)
  • Love’s County Stores is hiring and increasing pay to employees. (Journal Record)
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