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Headlines: COVID-19 latest surge, recreational marijuana petition & “Dear Evan Hansen”

Local headlines for Friday, January 7, 2022

Hospital beds are filling again with COVID-19 patients. (Tulsa World)

Monoclonal antibody treatments are expected to run out. (NewsOK)

State sees near record one-day rate of new cases. (Tulsa World)

32 more COVID-19 fatalities bring Oklahoma’s Provisional Death Count to 12,571. (KOSU)

Schools across the state are facing new challenges from the coronavirus. (KOSU)

Absences force two OKC schools to go virtual. (NewsOK)

Small businesses are getting impacted by COVID. (Journal Record)

Your questions answered over the latest surge in COVID-19. (KOSU)

A state lawmaker is resigning his leadership post after charges of corruption. (Tulsa World)

Campaigns heat up and plots thicken at the State Capitol. (Oklahoma Watch)

OKC vigil at the State Capitol reflects on January Sixth insurrection. (NewsOK)

State tax revenue in December hits all-time high. (Tulsa World)

First-time jobless claims decline. (Tulsa World)

Another recreational marijuana petition gets filed. (NewsOK)

Corrections reform could impact access to drug courts. (KOSU)

Scientists work to convert methane to plastic. (KOSU)

“Dear Evan Hansen” plans show in OKC. (NewsOK)

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