Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, EPIC Enrollment Surges & Tesla Picks Austin

Jul 23, 2020

Local headlines

  • Oklahoma records another 13 deaths from COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
  • Inmates test positive for Covid-19 at a complex in Lexington. (NewsOK)
  • Senior face financial scams amid pandemic. (Journal Record)
  • Oklahoma County requires masks, but commissioners refuse to enforce. (NewsOK)
  • EPIC Virtual Charter School is seeing its largest enrollment ever. (NewsOK)
  • TPS looks to parents as district considers distance learning. (Tulsa World)
  • Unemployment agency plans events in southern Oklahoma. (NewsOK)
  • Search for mass graves linked to 1921 Race Massacre ends with no bodies found. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa pays $450K in overtime to police during protests and presidential rally. (Tulsa World)
  • Prosecutors consider charges for truck driver who drove through protesters. (Tulsa World)
  • US Senate defeats Sanders attempt to cut defense spending. (NewsOK)
  • Companies are tapping the nation’s reserve energy. (NewsOK)
  • CityCare holds a virtual fundraiser for a new shelter. (NewsOK)
  • Despite efforts by the city of Tulsa, Tesla chooses Austin, Texas for expansion. (Tulsa World)