Headlines: Seven More COVID-19 Deaths, Tulsa Hate Crime Ordinance & Route 66 Neon

Sep 16, 2020

Local headlines for Wednesday, September 16, 2020:

  • Health officials report seven new deaths from COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
  • COVID-19 cases climb in state prisons. (NewsOK)
  • OCPS students returning to classes next month. (NewsOK)
  • Norman could consider more game day restrictions. (NewsOK)
  • State Supreme Court denies Stitt request on gaming compact rehearing. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa considers hate crime ordinance to include LGBTQ and gender identity. (Tulsa World)
  • New police initiative honors recently slain officer. (Tulsa World)
  • Senior groups say absentee voting is the safest option. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma County begins mailing absentee ballots. (NewsOK)
  • Congresswoman Horn pushes compromise relief package. (NewsOK)
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren endorses Abby Broyles. (Tulsa World)
  • More small businesses say they are faring better. (Journal Record)
  • Businesses compete on pay as Hobby Lobby raises minimum wage. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma City approves changing the Cox Convention center into film studios. (NewsOK)

  • New neon signs light up historic Route 66. (Tulsa World)