News You Can Use – January 28, 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

·         Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma in need of volunteers post-holiday season (kjrh.com)

·         Inflation is impacting the budgets of many Tulsans | KTUL

·         Oklahoma lawmaker proposes bill to eliminate, reduce grocery tax – FOX23 News

Partner agency news

·         Women in Recovery is making it possible for female inmates to transform their lives – FOX23 News

COVID NEWS

·         ‘We have never seen death like this before’: Human toll on providers as overwhelming as record COVID-19 hospitalizations are across Oklahoma | State and Regional News | tulsaworld.com

·         Oklahoma state, Tulsa health departments moving away from contact tracing | KTUL

·         Tulsa pediatric clinic overwhelmed with COVID cases – FOX23 News

·         Oklahoma health experts push to stop certain antibody treatments – FOX23 News

STATE

·         State’s unemployment claims continue to drop | State and Regional News | tulsaworld.com

NATIONAL

·         US economy grew 5.7% in 2021 in rebound from 2020 recession | National News | tulsaworld.com

NEWS TO AMUSE

                Interesting housewarming gift….Fake poop helps evicted owls settle into new neighborhood | AP News

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