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

November 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OKLAHOMA

TULSA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority has removed the addresses of growers and processors from its online commercial license database in response to security concerns. The Tulsa World reports that groups in the cannabis industry believe the move this week is a positive step for safety and security. 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

— POLICE CHIEF-ETHICS COMPLAINT — Oklahoma City’s auditor is investigating an ethics complaint accusing the police chief of retaliating against four deputy chiefs for seeking overtime pay.

— ROY CLARK-MEMORIAL — A public memorial service is planned Wednesday in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, for singer-guitarist Roy Clark, who headlined the TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century. With photos.

IN SPORTS:

FOOTBALL:

FBC--T25-OKLAHOMA-DEFENSE

NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma’s defense struggled last week against Kansas, one of the worst offensive teams in the Big 12. That doesn’t bode well for the sixth-ranked Sooners, who face West Virginia on Friday for a berth in the Big 12 title game. By Cliff Brunt. 600 words, with photos.

BASKETBALL:

NBA:

BKN--THUNDER-KINGS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Sacramento Kings. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 9 p.m. CST.

COLLEGE/MEN:

BKC--ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK-TULSA

Arkansas-Little Rock plays Tulsa at Donald W. Reynolds Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits.

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