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Headlines: COVID funding lawsuit, emergency certified teachers & College Football Preseason polling

Local headlines for Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Oklahoma sues Florida company over mismanagement of COVID money. (Tulsa World)

Poll shows Stitt's approval rate is dropping. (Fox25)

Female Republican lawmakers call for GOP Labor candidate to drop out of race. (NewsOK)

State Superintendent candidate criticizes front runner on experience. (Tulsa World)

Turnpike extension becomes issue for gubernatorial candidates. (NewsOK)

Annual report ranks Oklahoma 40th in child well-being. (Tulsa World)

Oklahoma starts new school year with a record number of emergency certified teachers. (KOSU)

Death of Black Wall Street Chamber President declared murder-suicide. (Tulsa World)

Lawmakers want AG to intervene in death row inmate’s conviction. (NewsOK)

The man who oversaw the return of executions in Oklahoma is retiring. (AP)

OU assistant football coach resigns after repeatedly using a racially charged word. (Tulsa World)

Bynum hires for city councilman as new chief of staff. (Tulsa World)

Fuel costs continue downward slide. (Tulsa World)

Canoo reports $164M loss in second quarter. (Tulsa World)

Tulsa nonprofit regains status with the IRS. (Tulsa World)

Tulsa Powwow celebrates 70 years after returning from COVID hiatus. (KOSU)

Peace Walk shines spotlight on Asian community. (NewsOK)

“American Song Contest” winner plans OKC show. (Tulsa World)

Sooners and Cowboys rank high in preseason coaches’ poll. (Tulsa World)

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