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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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OKLAHOMA CITY — An autopsy report says a 28-year-old man who authorities say shot three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders died of multiple gunshot wounds. The report released Monday by the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office says Alexander Tilghman suffered gunshot wounds to the chest, left thigh and back on May 24 after authorities say he walked into Louie’s On The Lake and started shooting. 250 words.



OKLAHOMA CITY — Several Oklahoma schools, including the state’s two largest, will be closed on Election Day to encourage teachers and staff members to vote. 250 words.



LINCOLN, Neb. — The State Department is seeking public input on its draft study of the Keystone XL pipeline’s environmental impact in Nebraska. The announcement on Monday marks another step in pipeline developer TransCanada’s quest to finish the Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 300 words.


— RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-OKLAHOMA — A group working to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma says it’s gathered enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

— TWO KILLED-OKLAHOMA — Authorities in the Oklahoma Panhandle are investigating a pair of deaths that occurred over the weekend.

— DOCTOR-MANSLAUGHTER — An Oklahoma doctor plans to challenge his conviction in the fatal shooting of his father-in-law.


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