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

January 25, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

BANK SHOOTING-MARSY’S LAW

OKLAHOMA CITY _ Police have withheld the names of some victims killed in a shooting at a Florida bank in one of the most high-profile examples of the use of a victim’s bill of rights that has been made law across the U.S. “Marsy’s Law” allows authorities to block what has been public information that could be used to locate or harass victims or their relatives. What potential pitfalls could this provision of the law bring, and how is it being applied in other states? By Sean Murphy. 700 words, with photos.

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_ BANK SHOOTING-FLORIDA. SENT: 520 words, with photos, video.

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

OKLAHOMA CITY _ A record 73.6 percent of high school graduates who enrolled in the college access program Oklahoma’s Promise last year completed the requirements to earn the scholarship. The Oklahoman reports that 6,024 scholars received the college tuition grant in 2018. More than 80,000 Oklahoma students have enrolled since 1996. 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ PUPPY-PAW PROBLEMS _ A puppy born with his front paws facing up instead of down and unable to walk is recovering after surgery at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Pursuing photos, video.

IN SPORTS:

FOOTBALL:

FBC--SENIOR BOWL

MOBILE, Ala. _ Drew Lock, Daniel Jones and the other Senior Bowl quarterbacks have spent the week practicing with new teammates and learning a simplified NFL offense. Now, the NFL prospects get to play an actual game Saturday. By John Zenor. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

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_ FBC--SENIOR BOWL-ROSTERS

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