AP-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 1:30 pm, OK
Jul. 11, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-525-2121.
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HINTON STATE PARK
HINTON, Okla. — An Oklahoma town is considering taking over operations of a nearby state park in hopes of avoiding the park's closure. 250 words.
— NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA-FIRE — Authorities are investigating a fire that gutted a northeast Oklahoma shoe store that's run by a 103-year-old woman.
— LESSER PRAIRIE CHICKEN-SURVEY — A grouse that has been the focus of an ongoing legal battle over whether it warrants federal protection has seen its numbers increase by nearly 30 percent over the past year according to aerial surveys for the lesser-prairie chicken in New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
— LAKE EUFAULA DROWNING — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an unidentified drowning victim has been recovered from Lake Eufaula.
— GUTHRIE PRIZE-MELLANCAMP — Rocker John Mellencamp has been chosen to receive the Woody Guthrie Prize in Oklahoma.
BKN--SUMMER LEAGUE RDP
LAS VEGAS — Play continues at the Las Vegas NBA summer league. The eight games Wednesday include: Clippers-Wizards, Kings-Cavaliers, Nets-Rockets, Bulls-Mavericks, Pistons-Timberwolves, Hawks-Pacers, Raptors-Nuggets, Warriors-Hornets. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos.
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