Headlines: Higher Utility Bills, Cherokee “By Blood” Laws & Thunder Falls to the Heat

Feb 23, 2021

Local headlines for Tuesday, February 23, 2021:

  • State officials are keeping an eye on possible increases in utility bills. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Most Oklahomans won’t see Texas-sized utility bill increases. (NewsOK)
     
  • Tulsa is urging citizens to conserve water. (Tulsa World)
     
  • OKC works to curb leaks and water usage. (NewsOK)
     
  • Cherokee high court strike “by blood” from laws. (Tulsa World)
     
  • 22 more deaths from COVID-19 bring the state’s total to more than 4,200. (Tulsa World)
     
  • COVID spread continues downward trend. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Vaccination of teachers begins in earnest. (NewsOK)
     
  • Families see mixed results in distance learning. (Tulsa World)
     
  • A former OU football player gets confirmed to the state Board of Education. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Experts say COVID-19 and stimulus could complicate 2020 taxes. (Journal Record)
     
  • Two more 1921 massacre survivors join lawsuit. (Tulsa World)
     
  • State Republicans push legislation targeting Biden’s executive orders. (NewsOK)
     
  • Former FBI official calls for domestic terrorism law. (NewsOK)
     
  • EPA sides with ethanol industry against small, independent refiners. (NewsOK)
     
  • OKC church pledges to move forward after water damage. (NewsOK)
     
  • Oklahoma Children’s Hospital opens new play center. (Journal Record)
     
  • The Miami Heat pulls away to beat the Thunder, 108 to 94. (NewsOK)
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