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Headlines: 27 New COVID-19 Death, Cashless Turnpikes & Sooner Movie Boom

Local headlines for Friday, February 5, 2021:

  • 27 new deaths from COVID-19 bring the state’s total to 3,681. (Tulsa World)
  • Mayor Holt calls for vigilance as father fights with COVID-19. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa Health Department announces plan to vaccinate 6,000 a day. (Tulsa World)
  • More than 500,000 Oklahomans have received at least the first dose of the COVID vaccine. (AP)
  • Church reaches out to Latino community for vaccine education. (NewsOK)
  • Report shows COVID relief funds spent on wish lists and technology needs. (Oklahoma Watch)
  • Tulsa’s mayor weighs in on dispute between Stitt and schools. (Tulsa World)
  • House committee passes bill to allow for cashless turnpikes. (Tulsa World)
  • AG says state is getting almost $9M in opioid settlement. (NewsOK)
  • Unemployment numbers drop in Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)
  • Gross receipts drop nearly 6% for state. (Tulsa World)
  • Bricktown hopes to see more restaurant growth. (NewsOK)
  • OKC Ballet brings back “The Firebird”. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma is seeing a growth from the film industry. (Tulsa World)
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