Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, Two Fatalities from Tornado & Port of Catoosa Rebounding

Apr 23, 2020

Local headlines for Thursday, April 23, 2020:

  • Health officials add six more people to the list of those killed by COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
     
  • The number of deaths from COVID-19 surpasses the OKC Bombing. (NewsOK)
     
  • Governor Stitt says some businesses can start reopening tomorrow. (NewsOK)
     
  • The Two Phases of Stitt's Plan. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Stitt’s decision based on how many hospital beds Oklahoma has. (NewsOK)
     
  • Businesses react to Stitt’s decision. (NewsOK)
     
  • Mayor Bynum says he’ll unveil a plan for reopening. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Oklahomans needing economic help are turning to pawn shops. (NewsOK)
     
  • Child care providers say they need funding to bring relief. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Oklahoma rural hospitals splitting more than $5M in federal money. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Health specialist says widespread testing is the answer to curbing COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Tulsa firefighters self-quarantine. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Expo Square picked as latest place for COVID-19 testing. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Coronavirus could negatively impact Pre-K enrollment. (Tulsa World)
     
  • State Education Board allows for temporary teacher certifications. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Fund created to help food service workers. (NewsOK)
     
  • State arts and humanities group eligible for federal money. (Tulsa World)
     
  • OKC Riversport Foundation gets stimulus funds. (NewsOK)
     
  • A tornado in southern Oklahoma kills at least two people. (NewsOK)
     
  • Legislative leaders say Stitt overstepped in signing gaming compacts. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Regulators allow oil producers to shut in wells to prevent economic waste. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Tulsa faces a 3% cut to its budget. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Port of Catoosa rebounding after last year’s devastating floods. (Tulsa World)
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