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Headlines: Teacher shortage, criminal justice reform & Vince Gill

Local headlines for Monday, August 8, 2022

Oklahoma faces a teacher shortage. (NewsOK)

Schools face uncertainty with state’s transgender bathroom ban. (Oklahoma Watch)

Tulsa Schools is fighting back against the downgrading of its accreditation. (KOSU)

Nonprofit works to get school supplies to needy families. (Tulsa World)

Lawmakers fail to fund voter approved criminal justice reform program. (Oklahoma Watch)

California attacks red states over political issues. (NewsOK)

84 more COVID-19 fatalities bring Oklahoma’s Provisional Death Count to 16,336. (NewsOK)

Stitt faces lawsuit from two former members of the Veterans’ Commission. (Tulsa World)

Oklahoma Senators vote against economic package. (Tulsa World)

Democrats say Senator Lankford is blocking progress. (NewsOK)

District 26 primary runoff could be close. (NewsOK)

Devon teams up with universities on STEM promotion. (Journal Record)

Hot summer nights are impacting cattle. (KOSU)

Accelerator program hopes to boost new businesses in Oklahoma. (NewsOK)

Oklahoma looks to play a larger role in the world community. (Journal Record)

Hunting with air powered arrow rifles allowed. (NewsOK)

Oklahoma country artist Vince Gill plans show and dinner in home state. (NewsOK)

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