Category: News

Missing or Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: A Struggle of Life, Agencies and Data
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Missing or Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: A Struggle of Life, Agencies and Data

Haley Humphrey and Jeff Elkins- May 4, 2020

Indigenous women and girls have been turning up missing or murdered at an alarming rate in the United States, and limited data shows Oklahoma is ... Read More

Non-Profits Struggle to Open Sites for Homeless COVID-19 Patients
News, Life

Non-Profits Struggle to Open Sites for Homeless COVID-19 Patients

Christopher Krummrich- April 29, 2020

Homelessness organizations across the Oklahoma City metro are collaborating to create alternative-care homeless shelters. “While everyone is at risk of contracting the virus, people experiencing ... Read More

New Coronavirus Testing Finder Leaves Oklahoma, Other States Out
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New Coronavirus Testing Finder Leaves Oklahoma, Other States Out

Selena Luna- April 28, 2020

Google can now help people find the nearest novel coronavirus testing facilities in 43 states, leaving some states, including Oklahoma, left out. Most users looking ... Read More

City of Edmond Faces Sales Tax Decline Due to COVID-19
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City of Edmond Faces Sales Tax Decline Due to COVID-19

Maury Blair- April 26, 2020

The City of Edmond is facing budget preparation challenges as a result of COVID-19, an official said in an email on April 18. "Budget preparation ... Read More

Oklahoma Among States Beginning to Reopen
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Oklahoma Among States Beginning to Reopen

Jeff Elkins- April 26, 2020

The United States is in the middle of a pandemic-fueled economic crisis, and some states including Oklahoma have taken steps to undo shelter-in-place and stay-at-home ... Read More

Instagram Launches Stickers to Support Local Businesses During Pandemic
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Instagram Launches Stickers to Support Local Businesses During Pandemic

Selena Luna- April 24, 2020

Instagram added a new feature this month in hopes of preventing local businesses from closing due to coronavirus. The social media app's new feature, which ... Read More

COVID-19 Coverage: UCentral News Webcast April 23, 2020
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COVID-19 Coverage: UCentral News Webcast April 23, 2020

UCentral- April 24, 2020

How are people addressing time at home? With gardening and social distancing entertainment! We have your coverage on virtual town halls and graduations. Also, there's ... Read More