Headlines: COVID-19 Cases, Medicaid Expansion & Biking in the 918

Jun 26, 2020

Local headlines for Friday, June 26, 2020:

  • Oklahoma sees more than 2,500 new cases of the coronavirus in the past seven days. (Tulsa World)
  • Stitt dismisses possibility of a shutdown. (NewsOK)
  • Younger people driving the Coronavirus surge. (Tulsa World)
  • Norman sees rise in COVID-19 cases. (NewsOK)
  • OU plans to require masks in the fall. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa Human Rights Commission urges a science and date first conversation. (Tulsa World)
  • Grants up to $25K available for Oklahoma businesses dealing with COVID-19. (Journal Record)
  • State sees first time unemployment claims drop 43%. (NewsOK)
  • Business leaders and hospitals urge passage of SQ802. (Tulsa World)
  • Audit shows some Medicaid recipients might not have been eligible. (Tulsa World)
  • State Question 802 supporters accuse Stitt of playing politics. (NewsOK)
  • How to vote absentee. (NewsOK)
  • Norman police face job cuts. (NewsOK)
  • Lawmakers says racially charged statues can come to northwest Oklahoma. (NewsOK)
  • Oologah-Talala School District faces accreditation probation. (Tulsa World)
  • BOK is getting new rules on future events. (Tulsa World)
  • Appellate Court upholds Michael Bever’s conviction. (Tulsa World)
  • U.S. adds John Hope Franklin park to African American Civil Rights Network. (Tulsa World)
  • State officials say Tulsa is still in the running for Tesla. (Tulsa World)
  • OSSAA board adds COVID contingencies. (Tulsa World)
  • Tribes hope to tie regional biking trails together. (Tulsa World)