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DEATHS

Fay Ann Richardson, 90

Born December 23, 1930

Died January 17, 2021

Jasper David "Chuck" Jordan, 92

Born May 28, 1928

Died January 17, 2021

Richard "Dick" P. Sheffield, 85

Born April 24, 1935

Died January 17, 2021

Anthony Ward, 78

Born December 6, 1942

Died January 16, 2021

Angelique R. McPherren, 48

Born May 5, 1972

Died January 16, 2021

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THINGS TO DO

Thursday, January 21

Annual Wine Dinner

Friday, January 22

EasternOKVA Nurse Hiring Fair

Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 7:57 AM

Members of the Oklahoma House Democratic Education Group released the following statements in response to Governor Kevin Stitt’s comments today that seem to ignore CDC guidelines for returning to in-person learning.

“The state data shows kids under 15 were ten percent of all cases in the weeks before the holidays,” said Rep. Andy Fugate, D-Del City. “After the holidays, when kids were out of school, the number dropped by 50 percent. Last week, kids under 15 just accounted for five percent of all cases. The state’s own data doesn’t support the governor’s reckless plan. It’s time for him to stop blaming the unions for his failure to provide informed leadership.”

If bars are restricted, so should schools, another representative said.

“The governor, who recently enacted COVID precautions to close bars after 11 p.m., is now advocating for a large-scale return to in-person school across the state,” said Rep. Melissa Provenzano, D-Tulsa. “The only change instituted was suggesting that if mask mandates were in place, exposed children do not have to quarantine out of school. This didn’t work in Mustang Public Schools - why should we believe it would statewide? Oklahomans should understand that in the governor’s demand for schools to return to in-person learning, he offered no additional guidance or resources for Oklahoma public schools to do so safely.”

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