News You Can Use – January 7, 2022

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Each weekday morning, Tulsa Area United Way’s own Debra J. (DJ) Morrow Ingram scours media outlets for this daily series. It features local and regional headlines as well as spotlights on TAUW partner agencies and companies. DJ even adds some news to amuse. Enjoy!

LOCAL AND REGIONAL

·    ODMHSAS receives grant to provide trauma-informed services to human trafficking victims – FOX23 News

Partner company news

·         Commemoration Fund taking applications for second year of grants | Local News | tulsaworld.com

·         All Union schools, some Tulsa, Broken Arrow schools to go to distance learning Friday due to staff absences | Education | tulsaworld.com

·         Williams’ Transco pipeline delivers record amount of natural gas | Local Business News | tulsaworld.com

Covid News

·         Watch Now: Oklahoma hospitals sounding alarms again as capacity strained by omicron, rise in flu cases | State and Regional News | tulsaworld.com

·         Why You Should Upgrade Your Face Mask to an N95 (nymag.com)

·         Several Green Country schools switching to distance learning Friday – 102.3 KRMG

·         Supreme Court takes up Biden’s vaccine mandate Friday (kjrh.com)

·         Fully vaccinated and still got COVID-19? Here is what you should do next – FOX23 News

·         Oklahoma facing shortage of COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments (kjrh.com)

STATE

·         Gross state revenue breaks record, Oklahoma’s treasurer says | Govt-and-politics | tulsaworld.com

·         First-time jobless claims in state decline 19% | State and Regional News | tulsaworld.com

NEWS TO AMUSE

·         The science behind wind chill, why it matters more | KTUL

·         Archie at 80: Here’s the Kansas town that inspired the creation of Riverdale | Books | tulsaworld.com

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