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

September 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

OKLAHOMA CITY — Records show that efforts to amend Oklahoma’s medical marijuana law began weeks before residents even voted on the issue. The Oklahoman obtained emails through a public records request that show health groups pushed for two amendments to the law before voters went to the polls in June. 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

— THE OKLAHOMAN-SOLD — The Oklahoman newspaper is being sold to GateHouse Media.

— MISSING WOMAN-OKLAHOMA APPEAL — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and life without parole sentence of a man in the death of an Arkansas woman in eastern Oklahoma.

— CYBERSTALKER CASE-NEBRASKA — A February sentencing has been scheduled for an Oklahoma City man who cyberstalked a woman based at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha.

IN SPORTS:

FOOTBALL:

FBC--BIG 12-TOUGH SLEDDING

The easiest way for a Power Five conference to produce a playoff team is to have one of its members go undefeated. Once again that might be nearly impossible for the Big 12 — even in league play. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.

With:

— FBC--BIG 12 THIS WEEK. SENT: 470 words, with photos.

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