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Headlines: Anti-abortion laws, COVID-19 impact & Potawatomi Fire

Headlines for Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Judge blocks two anti-abortion bills from taking effect November First. (NewsOK)

140 more COVID-19 fatalities bring Oklahoma's Provisional Death Count to 10,472. (KOSU)

Fatality count for COVID-19 twice the amount flu killed in the past ten years. (Tulsa World)

Four health systems report zero open ICU beds. (NewsOK)

Tulsa Public Schools is offering a bonus for employees to get vaccinated. (Tulsa World)

Tulsa Symphony Orchestra is using App to check vaccination status. (Tulsa World)

Citizens of Owasso honor officer who died from COVID-19. (Tulsa World)

Chandler police are investigating a bomb threat at the school district’s baseball stadium. (KFOR)

A conservative talk show host is joining the Oklahoma County Jail Trust. (NewsOK)

Epic leaders say they welcome oversight of the virtual charter school. (Tulsa World)

Medical Marijuana Authority stepping up security. (KOSU)

Tulsa’s Gathering Place settles lawsuit with similar named Shawnee coffee shop. (Tulsa World)

Department of Transportation plans an extra $2B for highway projects. (Tulsa World)

Stitt plans to join 11 other GOP governors at border for press conference. (Tulsa World)

Lieutenant Governor praises nonprofits as the backbone of Oklahoma. (Journal Record)

Former Oklahoma lawmakers and county assessor dies. (McCarville Report)

Trucker shortage delays pumpkin deliveries. (NewsOK)

Native American-owned brewery moves to Automobile Alley. (NewsOK)

A new professional basketball team is coming to Oklahoma. (KOSU)

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