Headlines: Winter Weather, 20 More COVID Deaths & Medical Marijuana Jobs

Feb 17, 2021

Local headlines for Wednesday, February 17, 2021:

  • Oklahomans brace for more winter weather. (Tulsa World)
  • More than 130,000 electric customers impacted by rolling blackouts. (Journal Record)
  • Additional blackouts possible. (NewsOK)
  • Energy company urges patients during outages. (NewsOK)
  • Hospice patients face extreme risks amid winter storms. (NewsOK)
  • OKC chooses not to use salt on roads. (NewsOK)
  • Winter weather delays vaccinations. (Tulsa World)
  • 20 more deaths from COVID-19 bring the state’s total to 4,061. (Tulsa World)
  • Private schools benefit from COVID relief funds. (Oklahoma Watch)
  • TPS plans to start in-person education on Tuesday. (Tulsa World)
  • Lawmakers are looking at nearly $1.2B more than expected. (Tulsa World)
  • Bill removing time limit on child sex abuse cases advances in State House. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor’s prayer event goes virtual. (NewsOK)
  • Wagoner County faces lawsuit in Texas man’s death (Tulsa World)
  • Airlines faced declines in 2020. (Journal Record)
  • Oklahoma fares well in cannabis job creation. (Journal Record)