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Daily Briefing: Child well-being ranked 46 again 📉

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Advertisement eNewspaper   |    Crosswords   |   Horoscopes Read in browser THE OKLAHOMAN = THE DAILY BRIEFING YOUR MORNING NEWS ROUNDUP Tue Jun 11 2024 YESENIA JIMENEZ | SOCIAL MEDIA AND ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST Good morning, Oklahoma! Here's what you need to know today: 🌞 Temperature check: Mostly cloudy today with a high of 85 degrees, low of 66; AccuWeather forecasts a potential for afternoon thunderstorms in Oklahoma City 📅 Today in History: In 1963, in response to instability at the University of Alabama after desegregation attempts there and racially charged confrontations at protests around the country, President John Kennedy called on Congress to pass what became the Civil Rights Act of 1964 during a live address on TV and radio. It was intended to guarantee federal voting rights, legal standing, educational opportunities and access to public facilities for all Americans. Kennedy also urged every American family to help heal its racial divide, noting “law alone cannot make men see right.” NEWS YOU CAN USE 📰 •📰 ICYMI: Tensions rise as Stitt calls Senate special session: 'We are not on the governor’s timeline' •📸 Lyric Theatre's Musical Interactive Program takes shows into schools across Oklahoma •🏀 OU, Oklahoma State basketball to renew Bedlam at Paycom Center in OKC, per report •📉 Annual report again ranks Oklahoma as 46th worst for child well-being IF YOU ONLY READ ONE THING TODAY: DESPITE OPPOSITION, COMMISSIONERS VOTE TO BUY LAND FOR PROPOSED OKLAHOMA COUNTY JAIL   TROSPER ADJACENCY DIAGRAM PUBLIC LOBBY INMATE SERVICES INTAKE & TRANSPORT HEALTH OLINIG SERVICE BEHAVIORAL HOUSING TRRRERANCE ‘GENERAL POPULATION HOUSING STAFF SERVICES ++ FUTURE DEVELOPMENT ‘SECURITY FENCE +wme— PROPERTY LINE IR 100 YR FLOOD ZONE Artist rendering showing a the layout of the proposed Oklahoma County Jail at 1901 E. Grand Blvd. in Oklahoma City. Photo Provided Provided/Oklahoma County Calls for Oklahoma County Commissioner Myles Davidson's resignation have heightened as county commissioners voted Monday to buy land for a proposed new jail site. The Board of Oklahoma County Commissioners voted 2-to-1 to buy 71 acres of property at 1901 E. Grand Blvd, a heavily industrial area in Oklahoma City near Crooked Oak Public Schools and just blocks away from Oklahoma City/Del City border . Board chairman and District 2 County Commissioner Brian Maughan said the move was an effort to utilize a $50 million allocation of federal American Rescue Plan Act funds earmarked for a behavioral health facility. Read the full story 🔗 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 MEET BRIAN BINGMAN, CANDIDATE FOR OKLAHOMA CORPORATION COMMISSION Brian Bingman is running for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Brian Bingham will face Russell Ray and Justin Hornback in the June 18 primary to secure the Republican nomination for corporation commissioner. READ MORE Advertisement Paul Bondar is running against Rep. Tom Cole for Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District. LN WAéTEFUL ] PENDING COLE, BONDAR HEADLINE 8-WAY FIGHT FOR 4TH DISTRICT SEAT Normally, the campaigns for Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District draw several hopefuls, but spark few fireworks. Why it's different this year. READ MORE Bull sharks such as this one are often the culprit in shark bites. OKLAHOMAN TEEN SURVIVES SHARK BITE ON TEXAS VACATION The shark eventually let go and swam away, allowing the Oklahoma teen and her siblings to get safely to shore. READ MORE City of OKC Assistant City Manager Jason Ferbrache addresses the crowd. Ribbon cutting ceremony for EMBARK’s inaugural RAPID Northwest line at the RAPID platform near the southeast corner of the NW 18th Street and Classen intersection, one of the stop platforms for the new transit service, Monday, Dec. 4, 2023 OKC ARENA TRANSIT HUB, COMMUTER RAIL SYSTEM DEPENDENT ON 2025 ELECTION A transit hub is being planned for the new arena site that could connect Norman and Edmond residents with downtown OKC. It could be up to a vote. READ MORE Oklahoma shortstop Tiare Jennings (23) and outfielder Jayda Coleman (24) celebrate after winning Game 2 of the NCAA softball Women's College World Series Championship Series game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Texas Longhorns at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June 6, 2024. Oklahoma won 8-4. WHY THIS OU SOFTBALL SENIOR CLASS WILL 'NEVER, EVER BE FORGOTTEN' OU wrapped up a unique, difficult season with yet another WCWS title, and in the process solidified the seniors' place in college softball history 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. Newsletters   |    eNewspaper   |   Crosswords Follow Us Problem viewing email?  •  Manage Newsletters  •    •    •   Privacy Notice  •    •  Feedback
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