AP-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 1:30 pm, OK
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-525-2121.
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TULSA, Okla. — When Philip Phillips and his wife, Danielle, started their Lone Wolf food truck in 2012, he said one person guided them, veteran restaurateur Jim Bausch of Andolini’s Pizzeria. Now, as tenants of Mother Road Market, the couple has the support of an entire cooking community. By Rhett Morgan. AP Photos.
MIAMI, Okla. — A Miami High School 1966 Wardog class ring with a sparkling blue stone tucked away in a safe deposit box for 52 years was returned to the Wardog who wore it proudly for a brief time. The ring was placed back in the hands of Robert O. Choate, now of Nacogdoches, Texas, through the efforts of many including Miami Public Library’s Barbara Becker. The ring was worn on the Miami High School alumni’s finger for the last time in July 1966. By Melinda Stotts.
MOST WANTED-OKLAHOMA — A man wanted for the death of his ex-wife in Oklahoma has been added to the U.S. Marshals Service’s 15 Most Wanted list.
NORMAN, Okla. — No. 6 Oklahoma needs a win against rival Oklahoma State to stay within reach of a spot in the College Football Playoff. With no marquee wins on their resume and an early loss to a fading Texas squad, the Sooners have no margin of error. They also are trying to keep their place atop the Big 12 standings. Oklahoma State becomes bowl eligible with a win in a rivalry it does not come out on top of often. By Cliff Brunt. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos.
DALLAS — Russell Westbrook will miss his third straight game with a sprained ankle when Oklahoma City goes for an eighth straight win after an 0-4 start in a visit to the Mavericks. Dallas has dropped seven of eight. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m. CT.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Oklahoma State opens the regular season when the Cowboys visit the Charlotte 49ers, who are under first-year coach Ron Sanchez. By Steve Reed. UPCOMING. 600 words, photos. Game starts at 4 p.m.
FBC--TULSA-MEMPHIS — Tulsa plays Memphis at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
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