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Daily Briefing: Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine is 1; Toby Keith remembered; Cathy Cummings dies at 62

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Advertisement eNewspaper   |    Crosswords   |   Horoscopes Read in browser THE OKLAHOMAN = THE DAILY BRIEFING YOUR MORNING NEWS ROUNDUP Mon Feb 12 2024 MORAN ELWELL | FEATURES EDITOR Good morning, Oklahoma! Here's what you need to know today: 🌞 Temperature check: Today will be mostly sunny and not as cold with a high near 44 and a low of 28. 📅 Today in History: In 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the NAACP, was founded. NEWS YOU CAN USE 📰 •🙏 Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine draws the faithful and the curious in its first year •🎸 'More than just lip service:' Toby Keith remembered for patriotism and philanthropy •🍽 'Part of my genetic code': One OKC culinary instructor's journey to open doors for others IF YOU ONLY READ ONE THING TODAY: CATHY CUMMINGS, VITO'S RISTORANTE OWNER, DIES AT 62 Cathy Cummings 01 Cathy Cummings is seen in 2022. DOUG HOKE/THE OKLAHOMAN FILE Cathy Cummings, former mayor of The Village, respected restaurateur, and loving wife and mother, has died after a battle with gallbladder cancer. She was 62. Cummings’ husband, Sean Cummings announced her death Sunday on social media.  “If she walked into a room, it literally brought light into a room,” Sean Cummings told The Oklahoman. “I’ve never seen anybody have that ability to relate to people. The biggest thing about her personality is she was happy all the time. People would ask ‘is she this way at home?’ I’d say ‘Yep. all the time.’”  Read the full story here 🔗 If you like this newsletter, forward it to a friend or family member. If you were forwarded this email and want to sign up to get it in your inbox, do that here. TOP STORIES MOORE MAYOR ESTEEMED FOR 30 YEARS OF SERVICE: 'AN INSTITUTION IN OUR METRO.' Mayor Glenn Lewis speaks at a one-year memorial ceremony and groundbreaking on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Moore, Okla. A deadly tornado devastated the area one year ago today. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman As one of Oklahoma's longest serving mayors, Moore's Glenn Lewis transformed the once struggling suburb into a flourishing community over 30 years. READ MORE Advertisement Western Heights Public Schools Superintendent Brayden Savage, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024 AFTER YEARS OF CHAOS, WESTERN HEIGHTS HOPES BOND PROPOSAL BUILDS TRUST Oklahoma City school district seeking voter support for bond issue in the wake of controversy and conflict with state school superintendent READ MORE The former Sonic headquarters building is seen in Oklahoma City, Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. BAPTIST FOUNDATION SIGNS CONTRACT TO BUY FORMER SONIC HEADQUARTERS The former Sonic headquarters in Lower Bricktown is set to be purchased by the Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma to house state Southern Baptist groups. READ MORE Exterior of the Oklahoma Capitol building Thursday, January 14, 2021. [Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman] LEGISLATION WOULD STRICTLY LIMIT NUMBER OF VIRTUAL SCHOOL DAYS IN OKLAHOMA Some Oklahoma schools use dozens of virtual learning days throughout the school year. Others use five or fewer. READ MORE Oklahoma City guard Luguentz Dort (5) lays up the ball past Sacramento guard De'Aaron Fox (5) in the first quarter during an NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Sacramento Kings at the Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. OKC THUNDER PLAY THE SACRAMENTO KINGS. SEE OUR TOP PHOTOS OKC Thunder play the Sacramento Kings. See our top photos READ MORE Advertisement ELECTIONS /2024 Know Your Vote VOTE WITH CONFIDENCE This 7-day newsletter course will help you be an informed voter before Nov. 5. SIGN UP NOW SUBSCRIBE TODAY Our Reporting. Your Stories. Full access to subscriber-only content on all devices.   Share bonus subscription with a family member or friend.   The universal eNewspaper, the digital version of our print paper, plus bonus monthly magazines and hundreds of local papers.   Original reporting of our hometown teams, from high school sports to the pros. Follow Us Problem viewing email?  •  Manage Newsletters  •    •    •   Privacy Notice  •    •  Feedback
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