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AP-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 1:30 pm, OK

November 24, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Oklahoma. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Oklahoma City bureau at apoklahoma@ap.org or 405-525-2121.

Oklahoma Administrative Correspondent Adam Kealoha Causey can be reached at acausey@ap.org or 405-996-1589.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times Central.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org

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FROM AP MEMBERS:

EXCHANGE-JFK ASSASSINATION-REMEMBERING

TULSA, Okla. — It has been 55 years since the trauma emergency room at Dallas’ Parkland Memorial Hospital became the center of the known universe. “We heard people had been shot,” said retired Tulsa surgeon Dr. Jerry Gustafson. “We heard the president had been shot. But it wasn’t like today. It was chaotic. We didn’t know. We just knew there were a lot of people coming into our emergency room.” By John Klein. AP Photos.

EXCHANGE-OU INNOVATION HUB

NORMAN, Okla. — The OU Tom Love Innovation Hub turned into a trade show floor recently, as the inaugural Entrepreneurship Expo brought out investors, onlookers and plenty of ideas. Some came with established ideas, such as Real Kitchen Salsa, the Loveworks, Inc. facilitated company run by middle schoolers. OU alumni living nearby brought their ideas and innovations to share. By Adam Troxtell. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

OPTOMETRY PETITION — Supporters of an unsuccessful ballot initiative to allow eye doctors to practice inside Oklahoma stores say they may ask state lawmakers to revisit the issue.

IN SPORTS:

BKN--NUGGETS-THUNDER

OKLAHOMA CITY — Two of the top teams in the West meet when the Thunder host the Denver Nuggets. By Cliff Brunt. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Story by 7 p.m. Central.

FBC--OKLAHOMA ST-TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — TCU has to win its regular season finale against Oklahoma State to get bowl eligible. The injury-plagued Horned Frogs have a fifth-year senior quarterback who will make his first career start in his final regular season game. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 7 pm. CT.

IN BRIEF:

FBC--SOUTHERN METHODIST-TULSA — Southern Methodist plays Tulsa at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium.

BKC--ORAL ROBERTS-OAKLAND — Oral Roberts plays Oakland at Athletics Center O’rena.

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