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COVID-19 testing

Private labs limit COVID-19 testing data, Stitt extends shutdown order statewide

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced the latest version of his COVID-19 executive order this afternoon, expanding business restrictions statewide and extending his "safer at...
State Regents for Higher Education

State Regents for Higher Ed hold first virtual meeting

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education held their first virtual meeting via Zoom conference this morning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the 11-minute...
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2020 census: Oklahoma mayors challenge each other

While the COVID-19 pandemic dominates the news, there are other things happening in the country, including the 2020 census, which will have a lasting...
Oklahoma revenue failure

Savings and stimulus could mitigate Oklahoma revenue failure, shortfall

The gurgling global oil market plus other economic slowdowns attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic will result in a roughly $219 million revenue failure for...
COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Jim Tomasek: OUHSC pursuing COVID-19 vaccine

As Oklahomans, Americans and humanity as a whole are learning to practice social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19, scientists across the globe...
Brandt Vawter

Brandt Vawter leaves Commissioners of the Land Office

Brandt Vawter, the acting secretary for the Commissioners of the Land Office who lacked a statutorily required credential for the position, has resigned. In a...
stimulus

COVID-19 spread, #oklaed, testing, orders and stimulus

As the COVID-19 novel coronavirus continues its spread across the United States, adjustments to daily life have become the new norm, and the storylines...
online classes

College students adjust to online classes amid pandemic

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, universities around the nation have moved classes online and have even cancelled spring graduations. However, while the adjustment may...
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Prop him up beside the jukebox: Joe Diffie dies after COVID-19...

Days after testing positive for COVID-19, country music singer Joe Diffie has died at age 61, according to multiple reports. The Oklahoma native had...
Tom Coburn

‘Profound impact’: Oklahomans recall Sen. Tom Coburn

Tom Coburn, a conservative physician who represented Oklahoma in the U.S. House for six years and in the U.S. Senate for 10 years, died...

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