Headlines: 26 More COVID-19 Deaths, Rising Utility Bills & Thunder Road Win

Feb 22, 2021

Local headlines for Monday, February 22, 2021:

  • 26 more COVID-19 deaths bring the state’s total to 4,181. (Tulsa World)
     
  • COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers and other school employees begin. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Researchers say vaccine is effective on virus variants. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Staff shortage at relocated Public Health Lab causes delays in testing results. (Oklahoma Watch)
     
  • Governor’s managed care plan complicates Medicaid expansion funding. (Oklahoma Watch)
     
  • Oklahomans are bracing for higher utility bills after last week’s winter storms. (NewsOK)
     
  • Deep freeze adds urgency to solving the homeless crisis. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Water woes will continue in Oklahoma City. (Journal Record)
     
  • Tulsa faces a budget hole up to $10M. (Tulsa World)
     
  • OKC settles lawsuit in fatal shooting. (NewsOK)
     
  • Thunder deals a tenth consecutive loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. (NewsOK)
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