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Confirmed COVID-19 cases up to 322 in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Friday there are now 322 confirmed coronavirus cases in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma gaming tribes outraged over letter from Gov. Stitt's attorney

A letter from an outside law firm representing Gov. Kevin Stitt has reignited a firestorm of controversy within Oklahoma's...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jewish group criticizes governor for prayer event

A metro area Jewish group criticized Gov. Kevin Stitt for his participation in a recently televised prayer service. The Jewish...

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Governor's office clarifies executive order to include abortions

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt issued an executive order suspending all elective surgeries. On Friday, his office clarified that...

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OKC Central Chat recap: OKC Mayor David Holt addresses coronavirus-related concerns

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt joined Steve Lackmeyer in this week's OKC Central Live Chat, answering questions related to the...

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Using creativity to keep the faith

Houses of worship and religious leaders are coming up with creative ways to connect with each other and their surrounding...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Fairgrounds testing site only for high-risk people with physician referral

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department is conducting COVID-19 testing at a site at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds but only...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Groups call on Stitt to implement recommendations to keep Oklahoma inmates, correctional staff safe

Nine organizations are calling on Gov. Kevin Stitt to take steps they believe will help protect Oklahoma’s correctional...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond closes city playgrounds

EDMOND — The City of Edmond closed all of its public park playgrounds at 4 p.m. Friday. The playgrounds will remain closed to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: NorthCare ready to expand mental health services during pandemic

Officials with NorthCare in Oklahoma City say the organization is prepared to ramp up mental health services as more...

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Retailers get innovative to move food products

Retailers get innovative in support of grocers efforts to support local demand during COVID-19 outbreak.

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4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship now anchored off the coast of Panama and two people aboard...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Grocers working outside their normal aisles

While grocers are doing their best as temporary stewards of both the public health and local economy, consumers can help...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

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SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Italy hopes virus is easing but fears new onslaught in south

ROME (AP) — Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals have welcomed a slight stabilizing in the number of...

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IMF head says global economy now in recession

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Oklahoma Weekly Cattle Auction Summary Livestock Weighted Average Report...

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The beat goes on: Locked-down Berlin clubs take party online

BERLIN (AP) — Locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the nightclubs in the German capital have decided to keep the beat...

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OSU basketball: Cal Baptist's Ferron Flavors Jr. lists Cowboys in top five for transfer

Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton is searching the transfer portal for graduate transfers this offseason. He might be closer to...

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India halts its crucial train network to try to stop virus

NEW DELHI (AP) — As India expanded its virus-containment measures and halted its train network, the country's lifeblood, the...

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Thunder schedule draft: Picking the games we're missing the most

The last 18 games of the regular season provided a balanced schedule for the Thunder. Road-heavy, sure, but since the beginning...

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    As virus toll mounts in NY, more hospitals sought

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York's battle to keep its hospitals from being overwhelmed by the coronavirus outbreak is entering a...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Words of wisdom come from U.S. Grant athlete

    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Words of wisdom come from U.S. Grant athlete

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    OU softball: ESPN2 to show rerun of 17 inning game as part of Women's History Month celebration

    ESPN2 will be showing the first game of the 2017 Women's College World Series championship series between OU and Florida — the...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hideaway Pizza launches home film contest

    Hideaway Pizza will be awarding free pizza for a year and other prizes to those who enter by posting their creative videos to...

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    Ethanol plants seek rule changes to resupply hand sanitizer

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As hospitals and nursing homes desperately search for hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak,...

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    Oklahoma County marriage, divorce records for March 28, 2020

    To ensure the health and safety of all visitors to the Oklahoma County Courthouse, marriage licenses are not being accepted....

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma medical leaders ask Gov. Stitt for shelter-in-place order as virus spreads

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Fifteen medical organizations are urging Gov. Kevin Stitt to issue an order requiring Oklahomans to...

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    'Making the Cut': Oklahoma fashion designer Ji Won Choi competes in new Amazon series

    Ji Won Choi spent her summer zipping from New York to Paris to Tokyo working alongside icons of the fashion industry, including...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma

    Coronavirus in Oklahoma The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Oklahoma moved to 322 on Friday. The Oklahoma State Department...

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    'It's probably going to be safe': Why golf remains a viable sporting option during coronavirus pandemic

    Golf was almost taken away from Oklahoma City’s courses. Then it wasn’t. Gov. Kevin Stitt announced additional restrictions...

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    Get a glimpse behind the badge of OKC's new social media star, Tim at the National Cowboy Museum

    Like a humble Western hero straight out of your favorite movie, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has given us Tim,...

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    California restaurants say 30% to close without state aid

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — As many as 30,000 California restaurants could close permanently because of coronavirus restrictions that...

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    OSU basketball: CBS Sports to broadcast 2004 Elite Eight win over St. Joseph's

    STILLWATER — March 27 is a big day for Oklahoma State men’s basketball fans.In 1945, OSU (then Oklahoma A&M) beat New York...

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    Coronavirus in OKlahoma

    Mental health center increasing services Officials with NorthCare in Oklahoma City say the organization is prepared to ramp up...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma infections keep climbing as national aid package passes

    As President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill in an Oval Office ceremony on Friday...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Council to vote on small-business relief proposal

    The Oklahoma City Council will consider a $5.5 million relief package for small businesses hardest hit by interruptions due to...

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    OKC schools planning lesson packets at meal sites, virtual learning

    A distance learning plan is still in development for Oklahoma’s largest school district, but on Friday, officials discussed...

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    Trump boosts virus aid, warns governors to be 'appreciative'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of desperate pleas from the nation’s governors, President Donald Trump took a round of steps to...

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    The Latest: The coronavirus sweeps curling world

    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___USA Curling says additional participants at...

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    In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Standing over the still body of an intubated 5-year-old boy wearing nothing but a plastic diaper, an...

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    US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 590,000

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rushed to build a makeshift hospital in its convention center Friday as troubling new outbreaks...

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    AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

    MIAMI (AP) — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken...

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    Rumors hampering fight against coronavirus in South Asia

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The message started with an outlandish claim: The coronavirus was retreating in India because of “cosmic-level...

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    'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — There were the great fires of 1788 and 1794 and the multiple yellow fever outbreaks of the 1800s. Hurricane...

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    OKC schools serve 82,000 meals in 1st week of closures

    Oklahoma City Public Schools has served 82,373 meals in its first week of grab-and-go service. The school district distributed...

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    Are gun shops 'essential' businesses during a pandemic?

    In some parts of the U.S., authorities say gun shops aren't essential businesses and should close during stay-at-home orders...

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    Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Mar. 23-Mar. 27.

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    WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

    Best-Selling Books Week Ended March 21st.FICTION1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons)2. “The Boy...

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    Ravens lose DT Brockers, who returns to Rams for 3-year deal

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens won't have Michael Brockers on their retooled defensive line after all, and now...

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    Grains mostly higher, livestock lower.

    Wheat for May rose 2.25 cents at 5.7125 a bushel; May. corn was off 2.75 cents at 3.46 a bushel, May oats gained 4.50 cents at...

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    OKC Civic Life Journal: Gun shops open as coronavirus business activity limits take hold

    City maintains, updates comprehensive guide to coronavirus developments as they relate to local government services.

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    British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the first leader of a major...

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    Curfews extended as USAID declares aid suspension in Yemen

    BEIRUT (AP) — As countries across the Middle East tighten restrictions on movement to curb the spread of the coronavirus, a...

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    Appeals grow to close US national parks during pandemic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is sticking with its crowd-friendly waiver of entrance fees at national parks during...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Those serving Oklahoma City's homeless must "adapt everything" to deal with virus

    Oklahoma City-based providers serving those experiencing homelessness said their work won’t stop despite the COVID-19 pandemic...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Camps help city employees stay on the job

    Day camps for school-age children are helping city of Oklahoma City employees stay on the job. With schools closed during the...

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    Live updates: Latest information on coronavirus in Oklahoma

    Follow along here for up-to-the-minute coverage of the spread of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

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    Virus relief package could help Trump, Kushner businesses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The $2 trillion legislative package moving through Congress to shore up the U.S. economy devastated by the...

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    Trump says feds developing new guidelines for virus risk

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that federal officials are developing guidelines to rate counties by risk of...

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    The Latest: Singapore penalizing social distancing violators

    The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some,...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Two temporary homeless shelters to open in Oklahoma City, help isolate those at risk

    Update: This story was updated March 26 to reflect that the opening date for the shelters was pushed back and organizers are...

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    Trump's push to open economy could come at cost of lives

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The contrast could hardly be more stark. Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has said that if all of his sweeping,...

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    Half-million infected worldwide as economic toll rises

    The human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday as India struggled to feed the...

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    US indicts Venezuela's Maduro on narcoterrorism charges

    MIAMI (AP) — Nicolás Maduro effectively converted Venezuela into a criminal enterprise at the service of drug traffickers and...

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    The Latest: AP source: Salary reductions for top NBA execs

    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Top NBA executives are having their base...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Listen to The Oklahoman's daily COVID-19 podcast

    Welcome to the home of The Oklahoman's daily podcast dedicated to informing readers about the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

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    A running guide to local dining during the ongoing pandemic

    The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, writes about how food-service professionals are coping with service during the COVID-19...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Central Oklahoma chapter of American Historical Society of Germans from Russia suspend meetings

    The central Oklahoma chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia will not meet again until further notice...

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    3.3 million seek US jobless aid, nearly 5 times earlier high

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous...

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    World leaders vow to coordinate virus response in video call

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the United Nations told leaders of the world’s 20 major industrialized nations...

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    Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Toyota seek to restart factories

    DETROIT (AP) — Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Toyota took steps Thursday to restart North American factories that have been...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Mayor Holt to join Friday live chat

    With many questions looming about how Oklahoma City proceeds with day-to-day life under the pandemic and what will happen with...

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    Grains mostly lower, livestock lower.

    Wheat for May declined 11 cents at 5.69 a bushel; May. corn was up .25 cent at 3.4875 a bushel, May oats fell 5 cents at $2.61...

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    Netanyahu rival becomes parliament speaker, signaling deal

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief rival was chosen on Thursday as the new speaker of...

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    FBI: Soldiers set up deadly robbery to fund foreign fighting

    The two former U.S. Army soldiers met in Ukraine, where they joined the same far-right paramilitary group. After getting...

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    AP Was There: Chalmers, Jayhawks best Memphis for '08 title

    EDITOR'S NOTE — A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the...

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    Royals new owner patiently awaiting rescheduled opening day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The morning dawned bright and sunny over Kauffman Stadium, just to the east of downtown Kansas City....

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    Senate passes $2.2T coronavirus aid plan, House votes Friday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and...

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    Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

    TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics need new dates for the opening and closing ceremonies in 2021.Nothing much can get done until...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Most Hobby Lobby stores remain open amid pandemic

    Many Hobby Lobby stores opened for business as usual Wednesday, with reminders for customers to maintain a 6-foot distance due...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC issues revised emergency declaration

    Oklahoma City on Wednesday issued the latest revision of Mayor David Holt's coronavirus emergency declaration, extending...

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    The Latest: South Korea’s central bank to provide aid

    The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some,...

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    Trump's Easter goal in war on virus a nod to faith, business

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s “beautiful” idea to reopen the U.S. economy by Easter Sunday and pack church pews...

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    Biden calls for 'meticulous oversight' of virus aid package

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that the congressional aid package addressing the...

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    Family: US believes ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson has died

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government has concluded that retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who vanished more than a decade...

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    Shelter in place is a great time for baking

    The Food Dude shares a recipe for traditional runza rolls.

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    Coronavirus delivers 'body blow' to Colorado's ski industry

    DENVER (AP) — Ski resorts across the West that were shut down amid coronavirus fears are grappling with an economic “body blow"...

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    Trump administration urged to free migrants as virus surges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration detention...

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    Airlines, others to benefit from $2 trillion rescue bill

    The White House and Senate leaders agreed early Wednesday on a $2 trillion economic rescue package, the largest in the...

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    'The whole city laid off': US jobless claims climb sky high

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barely a week ago, David McGraw was cooking daily for hundreds of fine diners at one of New Orleans’...

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    Judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a full environmental review...

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    With church bells and candles, France honors virus victims

    PARIS (AP) — From famed Gothic cathedrals to modest village churches, places of worship around France rang their bells in...

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    Job postings: Businesses looking to hire amid coronavirus outbreak

    Businesses are still hiring personnel This list will be updated to include companies looking to hire amid the new coronavirus...

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    Grains mixed, livestock mixed.

    Wheat for May advanced 18.50 cents at 5.80 a bushel; May. corn was up 1.25 cents at 3.4850 a bushel, May oats was off 3.50...

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    Britain's Prince Charles tests positive for the coronavirus

    LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, royal officials...

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    Zimbabwe doctors, nurses strike over little virus protection

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's public hospital doctors and nurses went on strike Wednesday over a lack of protective gear...

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    Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

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    Federal judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access oil pipeline; calls Army Corps' assessment inadequate

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access oil pipeline; calls Army Corps' assessment...

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    Oklahoma coronavirus updates: Here's what we know

    With the coronavirus spreading throughout the country and across the globe, here is what we know about what's going on in...

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    Two Oklahoma County deaths were males, one under 50

    Two people in Oklahoma County have died from COVID-19, the first deaths in the state’s most populous county, according to the...

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    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Board of Directors announces new members

    The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Board of Directors has announced the election of 12 new members. Dr. Billy...

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    Achievers

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    OCCC cybersecurity program offering full scholarship

    Qualified students with an interest in cybersecurity have the opportunity to earn a full scholarship to Oklahoma City Community...

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    Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

    Go to Oklahoman.com/life/weddings to view Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. Publication of anniversary...

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    Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

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    Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

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    Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City mayor commends state order that, while limited, broadens metro-area restrictions

    Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt on Tuesday commended Gov. Kevin Stitt for an order that closes "non-essential" businesses and...

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    Gasoline cost dips to 99 cents a gallon at some Oklahoma City retailers

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    OKC Amazon employee found with coronavirus

    Amazon said an employee at Oklahoma City's sort center has COVID-19, and is receiving medical care while recovering in...

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    Olympics delayed as Europe, US struggle with surging virus

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics were postponed a year as coronavirus deaths and infections surged in Europe and the U.S. on...

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    Costco adds twice-weekly senior hour, beginning this week, to help meet coronavirus shopping demands

    Costco Wholesale Club is starting a twice-weekly senior shopping hour amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Sunbeam launches telehealth mental health services

    Sunbeam Family Services has launched telehealth mental health services to help provide mental health care to Oklahomans....

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt to hold press conference

    Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt will address the latest on coronavirus at 4 p.m.

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City debunks rumors

    Oklahoma City compiles comprehensive list of resources in response to coronavirus.

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: homeless outreaches in OKC to increase shelter space

    Homeless outreach groups across Oklahoma City announced plans Tuesday to provide alternative care shelters over the next few...

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    Grains mostly higher, livestock higher.

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City limits public access to some offices

    Adoption fees are lowered and volunteering suspended at animal shelter.

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    Coronavirus suddenly upends campaign themes for both parties

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    Europe eyes smartphone location data to stem virus spread

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    Tokyo Olympics officially postponed to 2021 by International Olympic Committee

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Tokyo Olympics officially postponed to 2021 by International Olympic Committee.

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    Abe says IOC agrees '100%' that Olympics should be postponed

    TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed “100%” to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year...

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    Trump says he intends to reopen country in weeks, not months

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As cases of coronavirus rise, President Donald Trump said that he wants to reopen the country for business in...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hofmeister proposes distance learning to keep school buildings closed

    Oklahoma public schools could remain closed for the rest of the school year, as all learning would take place at a distance to...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How college professors transition to teach online

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    Jerry Drake Varnell sentenced in OKC bomb plot case

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    Edmond Church of Christ member tests positive for COVID-19

    EDMOND — A member of Edmond Church of Christ has tested positive for COVID-19. Leaders at the church, 801 S Bryant, shared the...

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    The Latest: US officials working on $2 trillion rescue deal

    The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 381,000 people and killed over 16,500. The COVID-19...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: City warns against flushing wipes

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    'Stay at home': UK's Johnson ramps up response to virus

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    US slashes aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo visit to Kabul

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is slashing $1 billion in assistance to Afghanistan and threatening further...

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    The Latest: Packers helping provide $1.5 million for relief

    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Green Bay Packers are establishing...

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    Monday: Big layoffs, bigger hirings, massive markets swings

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    'I can do it.' Couple braves pandemic to help NYC’s homeless

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    Federal Reserve to lend up to $300 billion to corporations, small businesses, and will buy more Treasuries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve to lend up to $300 billion to corporations, small businesses, and will buy more Treasuries.

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    Former Olympic swimming champion van der Burgh has virus

    Former Olympic swimming champion Cameron van der Burgh said he has contracted the coronavirus and added his voice to concerns...

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    Azerbaijan GP off; no F1 race until mid-June at the earliest

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    Is cash an appropriate wedding gift?

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    OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 23, 2020

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    Congressional rescue talks churn as viral crisis expands

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations between Congress and the White House churned late into the night over a now nearly $2...

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    Regional Food Bank receives $2 million donation pledge

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: No joke, but 'not scared' in OKC's Western Avenue district

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    AP FACT CHECK: Trump hype on auto industry and ventilators

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    Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for virus, forcing quarantines

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    COVID-19 lung patterns show few clues for treating pneumonia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Scans of the lungs of the sickest COVID-19 patients show distinctive patterns of infection, but so far those...

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    Startup companies waylaid by pandemic slowdown

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond residents take music to their neighbors

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How to cope with the 'new normal'

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    Metro schools offering free meals to children

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    McConnell: 'Very close' on rescue package topping $1T

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    Governor calls on youth to take shelter-in-place seriously

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    Former Real Madrid president dies from coronavirus

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