Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, Gaming Compacts & Virtual Earth Day

Apr 22, 2020

Local headlines for Wednesday, April 22, 2020:

  • Oklahoma adds 21 more people to the death toll from COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Stitt calls for reopening as cases spike. (NewsOK)
     
  • Norman looks at ways to reopen. (NewsOK)
     
  • COVID-19 raises concerns in some of personal liberties. (Tulsa World)
     
  • A federal judge orders all abortions to resume on Friday. (NewsOK)
     
  • Governor Stitt signs gaming compacts with two Oklahoma tribes. (NewsOK)
     
  • AG says new compacts aren’t authorized by law. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Economists say state’s oil industry faces a “Worst-Case Scenario”. (Journal Record)
     
  • Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm wants an investigation into energy prices. (NewsOK)
     
  • Congresswoman Kendra Horn co-sponsors a bill to purchase more oil. (NewsOK)
     
  • Oklahoma’s economic recovery might take longer than the rest of the country. (Journal Record)
     
  • Nonprofits see an increase in need, but a decrease in donations. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Democrats call on governor to fund public schools. (NewsOK)
     
  • Higher Education Chancellor leads task force on recovery. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Employers are facing a thin line between worker safety and privacy. (Journal Record)
     
  • Stitt moves forward with work requirements for Medicaid Expansion. (NewsOK)
     
  • Election Board rules on candidate challenges. (Tulsa World)
     
  • OSU gets $5.2M award from NASA for drone study. (NewsOK)
     
  • 50th Earth Day moves online. (Tulsa World)
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