Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, Casinos Consider Reopening & Magic City Books Online

Apr 28, 2020

Local headlines for Tuesday, April 28, 2020:

  • State health officials report nine deaths from COVID-19 since Friday. (Tulsa World)
     
  • State cancels purchase of PPEs from a company now under FBI scrutiny. (NewsOK)
     
  • Nursing homes struggle to find PPEs. (Oklahoma Watch)
     
  • Tulsa moves forward with contact tracing. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Homeless Alliance keeps going despite struggles. (NewsOK)
     
  • Stitt wants Trump to declare Coronavirus an “Act of God”. (Journal Record)
     
  • Oklahoma energy companies suffer after global demand drops. (NewsOK)
     
  • Oklahoma dentists are getting ready to start seeing patients again on Friday. (Tulsa World)
     
  • The City of Edmond is allowing some businesses and churches to open on Friday. (NewsOK)
     
  • City buildings in Moore are open. (NewsOK)
     
  • Businesses need to assure customers of safety to get them to return. (Journal Record)
     
  • Tribes are considering a cautious reopening for casinos. (Journal Record)
     
  • Lawmakers are hoping to return to the capitol on Monday. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Business is booming for a Noble shipping company. (Journal Record)
     
  • Central Oklahoma Muslims are giving back during Ramadan. (NewsOK)
     
  • Oklahomans could be in for some severe weather today. (Fox25)
     
  • Author John Grisham is joining Tulsa’s Magic City Books online event. (Tulsa World)
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