AP-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 3:30 pm, OK
Aug. 17, 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 email@example.com or 405-525-2121.
Oklahoma Administrative Correspondent Adam Kealoha Causey can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-996-1589.
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Police and school officials in Oklahoma said Friday that a 14-year-old boy accused of repeatedly stabbing a female classmate during a school assembly had no history of causing trouble before bringing a pocket knife a 4-inch blade onto campus. By Ken Miller. 400 words.
With SCHOOL STABBING-OKLAHOMA-THE LATEST
SIT-IN ANNIVERSARY-OKLAHOMA — An Oklahoma City woman who helped usher in the civil rights movement says spending weekends protesting made for an unusual childhood but taught valuable lessons.
MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OKLAHOMA — The Oklahoma secretary of state says the number of signatures submitted in a push to enshrine the use of medical marijuana in the state Constitution has come up short, but the Oklahoma Supreme Court will make the final decision.
RIG COUNT — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. held steady at 1,057 this week.
AMERICAN ATHLETIC PREVIEW
(UNDATED) — Josh Heupel takes over for Scott Frost as coach at Central Florida, a team that went unbeaten last season. Most of the playmakers return from a potent offense, including quarterback McKenzie Milton. Fans expect another Athletic Conference championship. South Florida and Temple are likely challengers in the East Division. In the West, Memphis is the favorite. By Ralph D. Russo. 800 words.
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