BC-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 1:30 pm, OK
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SECURITIES DATA BREACH-OKLAHOMA
OKLAHOMA CITY _ An investigation has been launched after a cybersecurity research team discovered a computer server operated by the Oklahoma agency that protects investors had left millions of files unsecured and open to the public, the agency’s administrator said Thursday. Oklahoma Department of Securities Administrator Irving Faught said a forensic team is conducting “a thorough and intensive investigation” to determine the type and number of files that may have been exposed by the breach and who may have accessed them. 260 words.
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SCHOOL-CHILD ABUSE ARRESTS
PERRY, Okla. _ A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit accusing an Oklahoma school district of shielding a sexual predator and calling children liars. Court documents show Perry Public Schools admitted liability for the “unwanted and unlawful touching” of 14 girls by a former teacher’s aide and agreed to pay the families $3.5 million to settle the case. 250 words.
LOS ANGELES TEACHERS-STRIKE
LOS ANGELES _ Teachers walked rainy picket lines Thursday at Los Angeles schools for a fourth day ahead of a new round of contract negotiations that a union leader said is unlikely to quickly end the walkout. The office of Mayor Eric Garcetti announced it would facilitate the latest talks at City Hall. The announcement didn’t indicate whether any new contract offers would be on the table. By Christopher Weber. SENT: 460 words, with photos, video.
_ OKLAHOMA GOVERNOR-POWERS _ The new Oklahoma Senate leader is introducing a series of bills to expand the governor’s power and give Gov. Kevin Stitt the ability to hire and fire the directors of some of the state’s largest agencies.
_ KILLING BY POLICE-OKLAHOMA _ The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy shot and killed a man near Sperry, about 10 miles north of Tulsa.
_ HEMP SHIPMENT SEIZURE _ The president of a medical-grade hemp company in Colorado is working with authorities in Oklahoma to get back a shipment of about 18,000 pounds of hemp that was seized by police.
OKLAHOMA CITY _ The Los Angeles Lakers still playing without the injured LeBron James, visit the Thunder. Oklahoma City has lost four of five. By Cliff Brunt. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game starts at 8:30 p.m. CST.
_ BKC--BIG 12 THIS WEEK. By Luke Meredith. SENT: 470 words, with photos.
BKC--SOUTH DAKOTA-ORAL ROBERTS
South Dakota plays Oral Roberts at Mabee Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.
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