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Headlines: New Top Prosecutor, Unemployment Claims Drop & Sooners Looking To Leave Big 12

Local headlines for Friday, July 23, 2021

Governor Stitt plans to name a Tulsa lawyer as the state’s next attorney General. (NewsOK)

Tulsa’s Congressional District might have to drop 18,000 people. (Tulsa World)

Oklahoma sees another large increase in COVID-19 cases. (KOSU)

Health Department CEO urges Coronavirus vaccinations. (Journal Record)

Can teachers mandate masks for individual classrooms? (KOSU)

Initial unemployment claims drop 50% to its lowest level so far this year. (Tulsa World)

Food access remains a problem in parts of OKC. (NewsOK)

Tulsa Regional Chamber encourages more workforce training. (Tulsa World)

Senator Jim Inhofe says Oklahoma’s military bases will grow next year. (AP)

Tinker Air Force Base expands to allow for security and growth. (Journal Record)

Tulsa faces lawsuit by falsely accused man who spent 28 years in prison. (Tulsa World)

Architectural firm plans to fix Oklahoma County’s jail. (KOSU)

Weekend sobriety checks planned for Creek County. (Tulsa World)

American Airlines reports second quarter earnings. (Tulsa World)

Breast cancer treatment center opens. (Tulsa World)

Jewel Box Theatre opens “Greater Tuna” production in new home. (NewsOK)

New Choctaw Cultural Center opens in Durant. (KOSU)

Two pop cultural events are taking place in OKC this weekend. (NewsOK)

Big12 confirms the Sooners and Longhorns have explored moving to the SEC. (Tulsa World)

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