News You Can Use – January 18, 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!


Read Alison Anthony’s column from Saturday’s Tulsa World
Column: Unsubscribing to the negative things in life focuses on things that matter | Columnists | tulsaworld.com

LOCAL AND REGIONAL

·         Tulsans excited to see MLK Parade take to the streets again | KTUL

·         Tulsa holds 43rd Annual MLK Parade, watch here | KTUL (See TAUW in the parade at time marker 1:10:30)

·         Meals on Wheels CEO moves to take helm at Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma | Local News | tulsaworld.com

·         New low-barrier homeless shelter for those with pets to open in February | Politics | tulsaworld.com

Partner agency news

·         Column: Lack of affordable housing leading driver of homelessness | Columnists | tulsaworld.com

Covid news

·         20 questions on COVID-19: What do Oklahomans need to know? | Local News | tulsaworld.com

·         Oklahoma School Districts Plan For Return To In-Person Learning (newson6.com)

·         Oklahomans Can Get Reimbursed For At-Home COVID-19 Tests (newson6.com)

·         Labs overwhelmed with testing as COVID cases climb | KTUL

·         When the Omicron wave is expected to end in Oklahoma | KTUL

·         Over 27,000 new COVID cases in Oklahoma since Saturday | KTUL

·         Omicron isn’t ‘mild’ when kids get infected: ‘We’re seeing an increase in hospitalizations,’ Saint Francis doctors say | Local News | tulsaworld.com

·         Area schools announce distance learning plans for Tuesday and beyond | Education | tulsaworld.com

NEWS TO AMUSE

New Discovery Lab now open to members (kjrh.com)

Best restaurants of 2021: Rustic Chophouse offers superb food, intimate setting in BA’s Rose District | Entertainment | tulsaworld.com

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