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Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, Initial Jobless Claims Drop & Preseason College Football Polling

Local headlines for Friday, August 7, 2020:

  • Ten more Oklahomans have died from COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma County Commissioners to vote on CARES funding to mitigate evictions. (NewsOK)
  • Use of federal relief money to be based on population. (NewsOK)
  • Governor Stitt says Oklahomans don’t need another stimulus package. (Tulsa World)
  • Stitt says he got Coronavirus from hugging friends in Tulsa. (NewsOK)
  • State’s medical marijuana industry is growing with demand. (Journal Record)
  • Initial unemployment claims drop 36% in Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)
  • OSBI says violent crimes dropped in 2019, but murders rose. (NewsOK)
  • Two Oklahoma companies get nearly $40M to expand rural broadband. (Tulsa World)
  • Trump rally protestors enter pleas of not guilty. (Tulsa World)
  • State Democrats call for ethics investigation of Senator Inhofe (Tulsa World)
  • Outside group plans new attack on Senator Bice. (NewsOK)
  • Mayor Bynum holds fundraising edge in elections. (Tulsa World)
  • MAPS4 board members hear proposals for new projects. (Journal Record)
  • Tulsa Zoo struggles amid pandemic. (Tulsa World)
  • Preseason polling puts OU at sixth with OSU at 16th. (NewsOK)
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