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

January 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FROM AP MEMBERS:

HIJAB-OKLAHOMA LAWSUIT

TULSA, Okla. _ A judge has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit filed by a Muslim woman who alleged Tulsa County sheriff’s deputies violated her constitutional rights when they refused to let her enter a courthouse when she wouldn’t remove her hijab in public after setting off a metal director. 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ GOVERNOR-AIRCRAFT SALE _ Oklahoma’s new governor is ordering the sale of his office’s state airplane and demanding agencies stop hiring contract lobbyists as part of a cost-saving effort for state government.

_ OKLAHOMA EARTHQUAKE _ No damage has been reported following a 3.5 magnitude earthquake that shook parts of central Oklahoma.

_ TEEN CHARGED-KILLINGS _ The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has affirmed the life prison sentences of a man convicted of shooting his father and younger brother to death.

_ NURSING CENTER ASSAULT-OKLAHOMA _ A 69-year-old resident of an Oklahoma City nursing center has died after she was allegedly assaulted by a fellow resident.

IN SPORTS:

BASKETBALL:

NBA:

BKN--PELICANS-THUNDER

OKLAHOMA CITY _ The Thunder take a three-game win streak into Thursday’s game against New Orleans, which is without star Anthony Davis because of a sprained finger. By Cliff Brunt. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CST.

COLLEGE/MEN:

BKC--BIG 12-JUMBLE

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Texas Tech coach Chris Beard says he doesn’t even pay attention to the Big 12 standings until everybody has played each other. Well, they’re quite jumbled going into this weekend’s Big 12/SEC Challenge. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words.

BKC--BIG 12 This Week. By Luke Meredith. SENT: 470 words, with photos.

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FOOTBALL:

COLLEGE:

FBC--SENIOR BOWL

MOBILE, Ala. _ Louisiana Tech’s Jaylon Ferguson, the NCAA career sack leader, is among the standout edge rushers at Saturday’s Senior Bowl, including Mississippi State’s Montez Sweat and Boston College’s Zach Allen. By John Zenor. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos.

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