News You Can Use – June 13, 2022

Tulsa Area United Way’s own DJ Morrow Ingram scours media outlets for this daily news series each weekday morning. Enjoy!

HEAT ADVISORY TODAY 1-8 P.M.

 

LOCAL AND REGIONAL

·         Ginnie Graham: Holocaust education gives lessons to make sense of today’s difficult times | Columnists | tulsaworld.com

·         Standpipe Hill Homebuyers Program celebrates first cohort of graduates (kjrh.com)

Partner company news

·         Arvest Bank helps raise more than 1.9 million meals in region – FOX23 News

Partner agency news

·         CAP Exec. Director Karen Kiely: Column: Early childhood workers in critical need of pay boost | Columnists | tulsaworld.com

·         Tulsa World Newsroom podcast: Questions still remain about the Oklahoma Girl Scout murders 45 years later

o   Related: Camper in tent next to victims recalls 1977 Oklahoma Girl Scout murders: ‘I had a lot of survivor’s guilt’ | Local News | tulsaworld.com

o   Related: Mother of slain Girl Scout says loss still feels ‘fresh’ after 45 years | Local News | tulsaworld.com

o   Related: Counselor who found slain Girl Scouts has spent a lifetime overcoming trauma | Local News | tulsaworld.com

STATE

·         OSDH: First probable case of monkeypox found in Oklahoma (kjrh.com)

·         Lawmakers return Monday for special sessions | Govt-and-politics | tulsaworld.com

NATIONAL

·         US inflation at new 40-year high as price increases spread | AP News

 

NEWS TO AMUSE

·         Thank you, Sharon, for sharing this: Visit the Smithsonian exhibit in Boley, Oklahoma this summer.

A brand new Smithsonian exhibit, “Crossroads: Change in Rural America,” has made it to Boley, Oklahoma. Residents are proud to preserve and showcase Boley, as it is one of the 13 remaining historical all-Black towns in the nation.

This unique exhibit takes an in-depth look at the past, present and future of rural communities in Oklahoma and is open to the public now through June 25 in Okfuskee County. The display is open Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays from 1-6 p.m.

For more information on the exhibit and location, please visit okhumanities.org.

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