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Headlines: Medicaid Expansion, Unemployment Claims & Honoring Wilma Mankiller

Local headlines for Friday, June 18, 2021

More than 113,000 sign up for Medicaid expansion. (NewsOK)

Jury watches video of truck crashing into students. (NewsOK)

State legalizes needle exchange program. (KOSU)

Four more COVID-19 fatalities bring Oklahoma’s Provisional Death Count to 8,555. (KOSU)

EMSA issues heat alerts for Oklahoma City. (NewsOK)

County clerk launches run for State Treasurer. (NewsOK)

Ongoing unemployment claims decline. (Tulsa World)

A Los Angeles electric vehicle company picks Oklahoma for its assembly plant. (Tulsa World)

Tulsa is renaming two parks to honor veterans and Native Americans. (Tulsa World)

New deal gives naming right on Expo Square to SageNet. (Tulsa World)

Writing seminar hopes to give Native Americans more access to the film industry. (KOSU)

Holland Hall makes list of historic place. (Tulsa World)

Three NE Oklahoma schools send teams to national academic bowls. (Tulsa World)

State gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth. (Journal Record)

Former Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller to appear on US quarter. (Tulsa World)

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