Headlines: Another COVID-19 Record, Trump Rally Preparations & Frontier City Reopening

Jun 18, 2020

Local headlines for Thursday, June 18, 2020:

  • Oklahoma breaks another record in new daily COVID-19 positive tests. (Tulsa World)
  • Financial help from pandemic is coming to counties and cities. (Journal Record)
  • Lawmakers say website showing COVID-19 spending lacks transparency. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor says people can choose to not go to the rally. (NewsOK)
  • Trump supporters line up well in advance of the rally. (NewsOK)
  • Stitt now recommend President Trump not visit Greenwood District. (Tulsa World)
  • National Guard activated for President Trump’s rally. (AP)
  • Tulsa’s mayor admits concern over health of people from rally. (Tulsa World)
  • State Supreme Court gets lawsuit over safety measures at the Trump rally. (Tulsa World)
  • Trump event includes prominent Republicans in state and federal government. (Tulsa World)
  • The Rev. Jesse Jackson says staying home can also be a form of protest. (Tulsa World)
  • Trump rally brings boost to Tulsa’s ailing hospitality industry. (Tulsa World)
  • Events showcasing African American culture takes place tomorrow. (NewsOK)
  • New grant program addresses racial inequality. (NewsOK)
  • Norman City Council approves $865K cut to its police. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa approves budget with increase of its police department. (Tulsa World)
  • State officials say Tulsa is still in the running for Tesla. (Tulsa World)
  • OSU considers renaming Murray building. (NewsOK)
  • OU Provost to step down and return to teaching. (NewsOK)
  • Judge limits state chambers involvement in EPIC Charter court action. (NewsOK)
  • Renamed Brady Theater gets unveiling today at the Tulsa Theater. (Tulsa World)
  • Lazy E gets Nevada rodeo event. (NewsOK)
  • Frontier City debuts new no-contact screening. (NewsOK)