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Headlines: Jones Execution Looms, Epic Enrollment Plummets & College Football Playoffs

Local headlines for Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Julius Jones’ supporters still don’t know whether he’ll get clemency. (KOSU)

Childhood Sunday school teacher of Julius Jones is counseling the death row inmate. (NewsOK)

Hofmeister says Stitt should grant clemency for Jones. (NewsOK)

15 more COVID-19 fatalities bring Oklahoma’s Provisional Death Count to 11,690. (KOSU)

Oklahoma joins other states in lawsuit against vaccine mandates. (Tulsa World)

Epic Charter Schools is laying off staff after a massive drop in enrollment. (Tulsa World)

Audit finds misuse of funds at another charter school. (NewsOK)

GOP plan for redistricting is moving forward. (Tulsa World)

Committee kills new district map from Democrats. (NewsOK)

Tulsa area Indian Affairs Commission honors Dream Keepers. (Tulsa World)

New program is doubling the benefits for SNAP in Oklahoma. (KOSU)

NewView is working to improve web accessibility. (Journal Record)

Experts are warning people to get Thanksgiving food now, (Journal Record)

Thanksgiving Day food and volunteers needed. (Tulsa World)

OSU and OU swap spots on the College Football Playoff Poll. (Tulsa World)

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