Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, Jobless Claims Drop & College Football’s Future

Jul 31, 2020

Local headlines for Friday, July 31, 2020:

  • Health officials say 13 more people have died from COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor defends criticism of COVID compliance. (NewsOK)
  • Stitt announces a program to get personal protective equipment into schools. (Tulsa World)
  • State officials are looking into mistreatment claims at veterans’ centers. (NewsOK)
  • Mayor Bynum urges caution amid anti-COVID measures. (Tulsa World)
  • First time jobless claims in Oklahoma drop 23-percent. (Tulsa World)
  • Congressional leaders are still mulling over COVID-19 relief needs. (NewsOK)
  • Lawmakers want to consider state sponsored retirement. (Journal Record)
  • Senator Jim Inhofe cancels a hearing over a nominee from President Trump. (NewsOK)
  • High court blocks contempt hearing for OKC police chief. (NewsOK)
  • Corporation Commission considers safety protocols. (Journal Record)
  • Concert businesses face total collapse amid pandemic. (NewsOK)
  • College football faces an uncertain future. (Tulsa World)