News You Can Use – January 27, 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

·         Lawmaker seeks $300 million Race Massacre restitution fund | Race Massacre | tulsaworld.com

·         Rental assistance applications to pause Sunday | KTUL

·         “The Song of Jacob Zulu,” not seen on stage in nearly 30 years, opens Thursday in Tulsa – 102.3 KRMG

                Partner company news

·         Magellan Midstream Partners to undergo CEO transition in spring | Local Business News | tulsaworld.com

·         NORDAM opens new aircraft component repair facility in Taiwan | Local Business News | tulsaworld.com

·         Ascension St. John employees frustrated by paycheck problems (kjrh.com)

·         Sand Springs Area Chamber of Commerce plans banquet, awards ceremony Feb. 10 | News | tulsaworld.com

·         Further diversification of local economy among goals for 2022 Tulsa Regional Chamber chair | Local Business News | tulsaworld.com

STATE

·         OHCA: 150k Oklahomans to lose Medicaid coverage after pandemic (publicradiotulsa.org)

 COVID NEWS

·         Watch Now: Oklahoma’s rate of COVID hospitalizations worse than ever as data indicates latest peak is ending | State and Regional News | tulsaworld.com

·         Oklahoma updates COVID-19 treatment guidance (kjrh.com)

·         Omicron continues to hit Oklahoma hospitals hard | KTUL

·         OSU resumes COVID-19 Project Echo on somber note, reminder for all Oklahomans | KTUL

·         All Tulsa County ZIP codes remain in extreme severe risk for COVID-19 transmission | KTUL

NATIONAL

·         Child abuse report: Deaths of Black children up in pandemic | Health | tulsaworld.com

NEWS TO AMUSE

·         Irish police investigate claim dead man taken to post office | AP News

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