Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, Mail-in Ballots Rejected & Events During a Pandemic

Jul 27, 2020

Local headlines for Monday, July 27, 2020:

  • Oklahoma sees another record day of positive cases of COVID-19. (NewsOK)
  • The battle over gaming compacts has already cost the state $1.5M. (Tulsa World)
  • State’s Medicaid enrollment reaches new highs. (NewsOK)
  • Officials consider new location for Race Massacre mass graves search. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa’s police chief is looking at gun policies. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa County approves more than $57M in COVID relief funds. (Tulsa World)
  • OKC drop in sales tax collections not as bad as predictions. (Journal Record)
  • State rejects 3.6% of mail in ballots for primary election. (NewsOK)
  • Mayor G.T. Bynum faces seven challengers in next month’s election. (Tulsa World)
  • State’s tourism is seeing a couple of bright spots amid the pandemic. (Journal Record)
  • OKC National Memorial looks to get final $1M endowment funds. (NewsOK)
  • Event planners pivot as the world deals with the Coronavirus. (Journal Record)