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

November 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

WASHINGTON — In a setback for the Trump administration, a federal judge has blocked a permit for construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada and ordered officials to conduct a new environmental review. Environmentalists and tribal groups cheered the ruling by a U.S. district judge in Montana, while President Donald Trump called it “a political decision” and “a disgrace.” The pipeline would run from Canada through Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska, where it would connect to an existing pump station. From there, it would continue through Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas to deliver crude to Gulf Coast refineries. By Matthew Daly. AP Photos.

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OKLAHOMA

TULSA, Okla. — A limited supply of medical marijuana flower in Oklahoma means some patients are paying premium prices and businesses are running out of products. Healthy Buds Dispensary in Tulsa sells out of marijuana buds faster than owner Michael Monroe can restock from his Oklahoma City grower, The Tulsa World reported .

IN BRIEF:

POLICE CHIEF SUSPENDED — An eastern Oklahoma police chief who was suspended with pay more than a month ago has now been fired.

IN SPORTS:

T25-OKLAHOMA ST-OKLAHOMA PREVIEW

NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has followed in Baker Mayfield’s footsteps in more ways than one. Sure, Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy last season, and Murray is one of the top contenders this season. But Mayfield also played mind games with the best of them, and it appears Murray was a willing apprentice. By Cliff Brunt. AP Photos.

BKC-OKLAHOMA-TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY

Oklahoma opens its season at Texas Rio Grande Valley. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game time 7:30 p.m. Central.

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