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Headlines: COVID-19 cases surge, Critical Race Theory ban & “Rez Dogs” nominations

Local headline for Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Oklahoma sees tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases over the weekend. (KOSU)

Some schools stay closed amid surge. (Tulsa World)

Child hospitalizations from COVID-19 are rising. (Tulsa World)

Misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines has evolved throughout the pandemic. (KOSU)

Staffing shortages affect EMSA response times. (Journal Record)

Threat of Omicron worries prison officials. (Oklahoma Watch)

Ed officials answer accusation of schools violating a ban on Critical Race Theory. (KOSU)

Edmond Mayor sees power in confronting racial issues. (Journal Record)

Governor Stitt says Martin Luther King, Jr. might be disgusted by McGirt. (NewsOK)

Martin Luther King, Jr. parade focuses on hope and action. (Tulsa World)

Communities unite to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. (NewsOK)

Tulsa plans to open a low-barrier homeless shelter. (Tulsa World)

“Reservation Dogs” receives 2 Writers’ Guild Association nominations. (Tulsa World)

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