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

December 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

TATE PUBLISHING-CHARGES

OKLAHOMA CITY _ Several people who were defrauded by an Oklahoma publishing company say they’re skeptical they’ll ever be repaid, as required under a plea deal the company’s executives reached with prosecutors. 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

WOMAN-FATHER SLAIN _ Authorities are searching for the boyfriend of a slain woman and her father after their bodies were found in eastern Kansas.

TULSA-TWO SHOT _ Police say two people were shot after an altercation at a home in Tulsa early Friday.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-OKLAHOMA _ Some federal workers in Oklahoma are feeling the effect of the partial government shutdown that is poised to enter a second week.

IN SPORTS:

FBC-CFP-ORANGE BOWL PREVIEW

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. _ This is the fifth year of the College Football Playoff, and the fifth Alabama appearance in the four-team tournament to decide the national champion. The latest quest toward another title, which would be the school’s third in the last four years, resumes Saturday when the top-ranked Crimson Tide (13-0) take on fourth-ranked Oklahoma (12-1) in the semifinals at the Orange Bowl. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 700 words, photos.

BKN-THUNDER-SUNS

PHOENIX _ The surprising Phoenix Suns, winners of five of their last seven, face the Oklahoma City Thunder, who have dropped two in a row. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 700 words. AP Photos. 9 p.m., EST

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