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

February 6, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TRAFFICKING LAWSUIT-OKLAHOMA

OKLAHOMA CITY _ Two Oklahoma companies accused in a federal human trafficking lawsuit of underpaying immigrant workers have reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor. A Jan. 25 order from the department’s Wage and Hour Division shows Hotelmacher and Steakmacher, both of Clinton, will pay more than $31,500, including nearly $16,200 to immigrants who were in the U.S. in 2012 on work visas. By Ken Miller. 350 words, pursuing photos.

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UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA-FINANCES

NORMAN, Okla. _ The University of Oklahoma’s chief financial officer says in a report to the OU Board of Regents that the college’s financial condition remains “very troubling,” despite recovery efforts taken in the last seven months. The Oklahoman reports that OU President Jim Gallogly asked CFO Ken Rowe to provide a status report at the Regents’ meeting last week. 250 words.

IN SPORTS:

BASKETBALL:

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BKC--OKLAHOMA ST-TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas _ TCU, which has gone 0-5 on the road in Big 12 games, has a seven-game winning streak at home. The Horned Frogs hosts Oklahoma State. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 600 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m. CST.

COLLEGE/WOMEN:

BKW--OKLAHOMA-OKLAHOMA ST.

STILLWATER, Okla. _ One team’s losing skid will end when rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State meet. Oklahoma has lost eight straight, while Oklahoma State has dropped four in a row, including a close call against No. 1 Baylor last week. UPCOMING: 650 words. Game starts 8 p.m. CST.

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FOOTBALL:

FBC--SIGNING DAY-BIG 12

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Some highlights of signing day in the Big 12, though most schools filled most of their classes in December. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 750 words, photos.

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