Headlines: Another COVID-19 Record, Medicaid Expansion Vote & “Nerd Power Groove Rock”

Jun 19, 2020

Local headlines for Friday, June 19, 2020:

  • The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the state breaks another daily record. (NewsOK)
     
  • Tulsa faces a whirlwind of events in the coming weekend. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Presidential rally shows divide between health officials. (Tulsa World)
     
  • State Supreme Court to rule on Trump rally guidelines. (NewsOK)
     
  • Fears of violence rise with President Trump’s Tulsa visit. (AP)
     
  • Justice rally hopes to avoid the Trump rally. (NewsOK)
     
  • Downtown businesses prepare for the worst. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Tulsa Public Facilities Authority holds special meeting over Trump rally. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Tulsa school board votes to make Juneteenth a paid holiday. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Greenwood business leaders give $10M to restore Black Wall Street. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Gun owners of color plan a pro-second amendment walk. (NewsOK)
     
  • Stitt hosts second roundtable discussion on race. (Tulsa World)
     
  • SCOTUS ruling impacts 7,000 Oklahoma DACA recipients. (NewsOK)
     
  • Vote over Medicaid expansion raises complex questions. (Journal Record)
     
  • Oklahoma researchers receive grant to study Coronavirus. (NewsOK)
     
  • COVID-19 impacts campaigning in 2020. (NewsOK)
     
  • Nearly 57,000 Oklahomans file initial unemployment claims. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Oklahomans line up for unemployment help. (NewsOK)
     
  • Universities prepare for downturn. (NewsOK)
     
  • Oklahoma business must adhere to SCOTUS ruling on LGBTQ protections. (Journal Record)
     
  • Former Brady Theater unveils huge Black Lives Matter banner. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Dr. Pants releases first new album in several years. (NewsOK)
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