Headlines: COVID Counts Incorrect, Jobless Rate Drops & Marching Band Tournament Canceled

Jul 21, 2020

Local headlines for Tuesday, July 21, 2020:

  • Technical issues blamed on drop in COVID-19 cases. (NewsOK)
  • TPS looks for flexibility in coming school year. (Tulsa World)
  • Norman parents call for delay in start of in-person education. (NewsOK)
  • OU students moving into dorms this fall must first take a COVID-19 test. (NewsOK)
  • Law doesn’t require businesses to report COVID positive worker. (NewsOK)
  • Restaurants look for help amid economy and pandemic. (Journal Record)
  • Oklahoma’s unemployment rate drops to 6.6% in June. (Tulsa World)
  • Congresswoman Horn has reservations about $600 unemployment payment. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa County distributes $3M in CARES funds. (Tulsa World)
  • Local aerospace executives expect growth in Oklahoma. (Journal Record)
  • Stitt creates panel to study impact of McGirt decision in SCOTUS. (Tulsa World)
  • Three more tribes drop out of agreement-in-principle. (NewsOK)
  • Protests arise over agreement-in-principle with tribes. (Tulsa World)
  • Protestors arrested in Oklahoma County DA’s office. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa hires firm to evaluate its policing. (Tulsa World)
  • Researcher plan to reveal new step in Race Massacre graves search. (Tulsa World)
  • House Speaker promises not to defund police. (NewsOK)
  • Group calls on Norman mayor to resign. (NewsOK)
  • Salvation Army is holding a fundraiser today for utility assistance. (NewsOK)
  • State marching band championships gets canceled. (Tulsa World)