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Headlines: Hospital Capacity Worsens, Livestock Drug Warning & Fall Festival Season

Local headlines for Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Hospital staff are feeling pressure as COVID-19 surge continues. (NewsOK)

State moves forward with “critical need” licenses for hospitals. (NewsOK)

More than 9,000 Oklahomans have now died from COVID-19. (KOSU)

Tulsa mayor meets with GOP over upcoming mask resolution. (Tulsa World)

Businesses can level trespassing charges against mask-less customers. (Tulsa World)

Some OKC schools require masks. (NewsOK)

Tahlequah Schools considers joining masking ban lawsuit. (Tulsa World)

Doctors use a lesser-known treatment to help COVID-19 patients get oxygen. (KOSU)

FDA warns people not to treat COVID-19 with livestock drugs. (KWGS)

Schools loosen quarantine requirements in the new year. (KOSU)

Where to get tested for COVID-19. (KOSU)

Miami man arrested in January Sixth U.S. Capitol insurrection. (Tulsa World)

Court awards $1.6M in police pursuit crash. (Tulsa World)

State Supreme Court deciding case on lawsuit over car accident. (Journal Record)

Oklahoma’s new attorney general says he plans to run for election next year. (Tulsa World)

Oklahoma receives $5M for youth mental health services. (NewsOK)

Broken Arrow officially opens veterans’ center. (Tulsa World)

Dam workers keep Oklahomans safe. (KOSU)

Fall festival begins in northeast Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)

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