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Daily Briefing: Remembering former Sen. Jim Inhofe

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Advertisement eNewspaper   |    Crosswords   |   Horoscopes Read in browser THE OKLAHOMAN = THE DAILY BRIEFING YOUR MORNING NEWS ROUNDUP Wed Jul 10 2024 DIANE PANTALEO | DIGITAL AUDIENCE DIRECTOR Good morning, Oklahoma! Here's what you need to know today: 🌞 Temperature check: Mostly sunny, according to AccuWeather. Expect a high of 94 and a low of 71. 📅 Today in History: In 1925, the Scopes Monkey Trial began in Dayton, Tenn., with jury selection. John Thomas Scopes, a high school science teacher, was accused of breaking Tennessee state law by teaching evolution. NEWS YOU CAN USE 📰 •🌪 Get a behind-the-scenes look of when the "Twisters" crew was in town for filming. •🏈 Ollie Gordon II will not be suspended for arrest, OSU football coach Mike Gundy says •🍽 Openings, events and special deals: Here's the latest in dining news around OKC IF YOU ONLY READ ONE THING TODAY: OKLAHOMA'S FORMER US SEN. JIM INHOFE, KNOWN FOR CLIMATE, INFRASTRUCTURE STANCES, DIES AT 89 Republican Watch Party ELECTION DAY / GENERAL ELECTION / WIN / WINNER / U.S. / UNITED STATES / SENATE / SENATOR / SEN. / INCUMBENT / JAMES INHOFE: Senator Jim Inhofe speaks during the Republican watch party at the Oklahoma City Marriott on Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City on Tuesday Nov. 4, 2008. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD JOHN CLANTON/THE OKLAHOMAN FILE James Inhofe , the firebrand Republican United States Senator whose political career covered six decades, died Tuesday following a brief illness. Inhofe, 89, was a long-time public official, serving in the Oklahoma Legislature, as mayor of Tulsa, in the U.S. House of Representatives and, most recently, in the United States Senate. Read the full story here 🔗 Also, see how Oklahoma leaders reacted to Inhofe's death, and photos of his lengthy career. 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 APARTMENT PRE-LEASING BEGINS AS OAK PREPARES FOR SEPTEMBER OPENING The community fire lounge at The Residences at OAK are shown in this rendering. Provided by Veritas Pre-leasing is underway at The Residences as OAK as the upscale mixed-use development nears first phase opening this fall. READ MORE Advertisement State schools Superintendent Ryan Walters runs an Oklahoma school board meeting at the Oklahoma Capitol in Oklahoma City, on Thursday, June 27, 2024. LEGAL FIRM SAYS TEACHING BIBLE IN CLASSROOMS CONTRARY TO STATE LAW Center for Education law says it is up to local school districts whether or not to include the Bible in classroom teaching materials READ MORE USA's NiJaree Canady (24) stands beside Taryn Kern (12) and Valerie Cagle before a game between the USA Softball Women's Elite Team and Great Britain at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Saturday, June 29, 2024. HOW DID NIJAREE CANADY AND USA SOFTBALL FARE AT JAPAN ALL-STAR SERIES? The U.S. Women's Elite Team got swept in a three-game series against Japan that concluded on Monday. READ MORE This file image shows an empty classroom. In 2024, Florida students took FAST standardized tests on computers during three different testing periods throughout the year. THESE ARE THE BEST PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOLS IN OKLAHOMA, RANKINGS SHOW These are some of the highest rated private high schools in Oklahoma, according to ranking and review company Niche. READ MORE As more Americans enter nursing homes, distressing trends will likely grow worse. FEDERAL 'HELP' IS THREATENING THE FUTURE OF LONG-TERM CARE Guest column: Biden and his team are proposing to solve a labor shortage in skilled nursing by mandating facilities hire workers that do not exist. READ MORE Advertisement 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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