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AP-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 2 pm, OK

August 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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




TULSA, Okla. — Advocates say a growth in Tulsa’s cannabidiol market was inevitable amid an increase in local CBD shops that may seem to correlate with Oklahoma’s medical marijuana legalization. The Tulsa World reports that proponents of medical marijuana have fielded questions about whether entrepreneurs are opening CBD shops with the intention of more easily transitioning to marijuana businesses since the June passage of State Question 788. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


OKLAHOMA CITY — Police have arrested a 15-year-old in connection with a deadly shooting at a nightclub in northwest Oklahoma City. KOCO-TV reports that police arrested the teen Saturday at a home in Oklahoma City. He’s being held in the Oklahoma County jail on a complaint of first-degree murder. SENT: 130 words.


—POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING-OKLAHOMA: Authorities say an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is recovering from his injuries after he was shot during a traffic stop early Sunday.

—FATAL STABBING-OKLAHOMA: Law enforcement officers are hunting for a 31-year-old suspect in the fatal stabbing of a woman in eastern Oklahoma, and are warning that the man could still be armed with a machete.



NORMAN, Okla. — No. 7 Oklahoma’s defense will be tested immediately when it faces Lane Kiffin’s Florida Atlantic squad, led by star running back Devin Singletary. By Cliff Brunt. 500 words, with photos. Story by 5 p.m. Central.


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