News You Can Use – January 13, 2022

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Each weekday morning, Tulsa Area United Way’s own DJ Morrow Ingram scours media outlets for this daily news 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

·             Tulsa MLK parade to go forward; other commemorative events canceled for COVID | Local News | tulsaworld.com

Partner agency news

·         New Girl Scout cookie to hit the market Jan. 22 | Dining | tulsaworld.com

Partner company news

·         FC Tulsa announces full 2022 USL Championship schedule (kjrh.com)

·         PSO lauded for relief efforts following Hurricane Ida in Louisiana | Local Business News | tulsaworld.com

·         Tulsa Public Schools now surpasses OKC as state’s largest district for first time since 2013 | Education | tulsaworld.com

Covid news

·         Tulsa Health Department warns against throwing ‘Omicron Parties’ to catch virus | KTUL

·         Tulsa County COVID case rates reach a new all-time high amid omicron (kjrh.com)

·         Tulsa Emergency Rooms Backed Up As Demand For COVID-19 Testing Surges (newson6.com)

·         Record-breaking COVID-19 surge in Oklahoma (kjrh.com)

·         Tulsa area schools announce distance learning days (kjrh.com)

·         Hemp may hold key to blocking COVID from entering human cells, researcher says | Marijuana in Oklahoma | tulsaworld.com

NATIONAL

·         Inflation Rate Climbs to 7% and Reaches 39-Year High (msn.com)

 

NEWS TO AMUSE

·          Rare snowy owl soars over Washington, thrills crowds | AP News

 

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