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Headlines: Another round of storms, recreational marijuana petition & Oktoberfest returns

Local headlines for Wednesday, October 13, 2021

For the second time this week, Oklahoma gets hit with tornadoes and large hail. (NewsOK)

Flooding concerns grow as tropical storm remnants move through the state. (Tulsa World)

Oklahoma’s COVID-19 situation has vastly improved in recent weeks. (KOSU)

COVID-19 likely to become endemic. (NewsOK)

107 more COVID-19 fatalities bring Oklahoma's Provisional Death Count to 10,723. (KOSU)

The pandemic is taking its toll on local fundraisers. (NewsOK)

Health experts are urging people not to gargle iodine to cure COVID. (Journal Record)

Education officials talk to lawmakers about learning loss during the pandemic. (Tulsa World)

Western Heights reaches a contract with its unionized teachers and staff. (NewsOK)

A new study from the Rand Corporation shows the impact of four-day school weeks. (KOSU)

Schools are asking parents to talk to kids about TikTok challenges. (Tulsa World)

Edmond voters approve a sales tax increase for land acquisition (NewsOK)

Oklahoma is facing a lawsuit over execution records. (Tulsa World)

Organizers of a recreational marijuana petition say there’s grassroots support. (Tulsa World)

State revenue exceeds expectations. (Tulsa World)

Oklahoma’s real estate boom is continuing according to experts. (Journal Record)

The Linde Oktoberfest is coming back to Tulsa next week. (Tulsa World)

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