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

January 30, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE-STITT

OKLAHOMA CITY _ Oklahoma’s new governor and Republican leaders in the House and Senate have expressed willingness to consider some version of a Medicaid expansion that would extend health insurance to thousands of Oklahoma’s uninsured. epublican Gov. Kevin Stitt opposed the idea while on the campaign trail but told reporters Wednesday he was open to the concept if the state was given enough flexibility. By Sean Murphy. SENT: 280 words, will be updated.

With:

_ OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE-STITT-THE LATEST

IN BRIEF:

_ FATAL SHOOTING-OKLAHOMA TEEN _ A prosecutor in Oklahoma says there are no plans to offer a plea deal to a 17-year-old charged with fatally shooting a man and raping an 81-year-old woman.

IN SPORTS:

FOOTBALL:

FBC--RILEY’S RAISE

NORMAN, Okla. _ Oklahoma’s Board of Regents is set to approve a raise for football coach Lincoln Riley. UPCOMING: 350 words.

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BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE/WOMEN:

BKW--T25-BAYLOR-OKLAHOMA ST

STILLWATER, Okla. _ New No. 1 Baylor travels to Oklahoma State. The Cowgirls are 12-6 and could provide a test for the Lady Bears. By Cliff Brunt. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CST.

COLLEGE/MEN:

BKC--COLLEGE CORRUPTION

NEW YORK _ A lawyer says ex-Oklahoma State assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans plans to plead guilty to a conspiracy bribery charge. One of his attorneys, Johnny McCray, says Evans will plead guilty Wednesday in New York federal court. McCray says Evans will admit accepting $22,000 in bribes to steer South Carolina and Oklahoma State players to certain financial advisers and business managers. By Larry Neumeister. SENT: 350 words, will be updated.

BKC--MEMPHIS-TULSA

Memphis plays Tulsa at Donald W. Reynolds Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

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