Headlines: More COVID-19 Deaths, Epic Vote Delayed & “Moving Vision”

Feb 26, 2021

Local headlines for Friday, February 26, 2021:

  • 38 more COVID-19 deaths bring the state’s total to more than 4,300. (Tulsa World)
  • State plans for Johnson & Johnson vaccine. (NewsOK)
  • Moment of silence planned on anniversary of COVID in state. (Tulsa World)
  • Cherokee, Osage Nations expand virus eligibility. (Tulsa World)
  • Stitt Administration defends Coronavirus relief spending. (NewsOK)
  • Coronavirus sequencing begins in the state. (Tulsa World)
  • Storm’s impact on utility bills remains uncertain. (NewsOK)
  • OG&E, PSO appeal to Corporation Commission for winter storm relief. (Tulsa World)
  • Virtual Charter School Board delays vote on Epic contract termination. (Tulsa World)
  • Police officer charged in Bennie Edwards’ death. (NewsOK)
  • Julius Jones supporters call for commutation. (NewsOK)
  • Senate passes consumer protection bill. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma delegation opposes COVID relief bill supported by OKC mayor. (NewsOK)
  • Speaker wants to decrease or eliminate corporate and personal income taxes. (Tulsa World)
  • Jobless claims drop 30%. (Tulsa World)
  • Virtual event showcases small businesses. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor says business in Oklahoma is healthy. (Journal Record)
  • Stitt names third cabinet member this week. (Tulsa World)
  • OKC Museum of Art opens new op and kinetic art exhibit. (NewsOK)