Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, Unemployment Issues & Mobile Market

Apr 29, 2020

Local headlines for Wednesday, April 29, 2020:

  • Health officials add ten more people to the list of those killed by COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
  • The Attorney General is seeking an audit of the State Health Department. (NewsOK)
  • Governor Stitt says numbers show state can reopen. (Journal Record)
  • State moves to saliva tests for COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor defends purchase of malaria drug touted by Trump. (NewsOK)
  • DOC ramps up testing of inmates and staff. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma moves to test all nursing home residents and staff. (NewsOK)
  • Coronavirus could linger into summer. (Tulsa World)
  • School leaders warn Congress of possible educational catastrophe. (Tulsa World)
  • Norman allows some businesses to reopen Friday. (NewsOK)
  • Four tribes delay reopening casinos until May 15. (NewsOK)
  • Penn Square and Woodland Hills Malls open Friday. (NewsOK)
  • New policies and procedures needed in reopening businesses. (NewsOK)
  • Stitt calls for patience on unemployment claims. (Tulsa World)
  • Companies worry about getting employees back to work. (Journal Record)
  • State leaders consider ending federal unemployment payments. (The Frontier)
  • Oklahoma sees a decline in energy jobs. (Journal Record)
  • Natural gas earnings mixed. (NewsOK)
  • Paycom reveals a strong first quarter. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma County gets $47 million dollars from CARES Act. (NewsOK)
  • OKC relief requests hit $20 million. (Journal Record)
  • Law enforcement sees increase in mental health calls. (NewsOK)
  • ODOT plans to close I-235 for road work. (NewsOK)
  • Cherokee Nation expands its food program. (Tulsa World)
  • Methodist church in OKC helps feed those in need. (NewsOK)