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Shawnee Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Shawnee: Monday, July 26: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Tuesday, July 27: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday,
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Oklahoma StateJournal Record

Delta variant surging in Oklahoma; new cases top 1,000

OKLAHOMA CITY – The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma topped 1,000 over the weekend as the formidable delta variant – now the dominant strain in the United States – continued to spread. The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Monday reported 9,130 active cases of COVID-19 in...
Oklahoma StateBartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Marijuana is Oklahoma's latest boom industry. But can it be sustained?

SHAWNEE — At a distance, Shawnee's Main Street looks like any postcard from small-town America. This wide stretch of pavement lined by historic buildings reflects modern commerce in a downtown born before its own state government. Quaint shops and restaurants contribute to the old-town feel, but Oklahoma's newest billion-dollar industry has left an impressive mark — and coined a new name.

11 juvenile offenders moved out of Oklahoma County Jail

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--Eleven juvenile offenders were moved out of the Oklahoma County Detention Center on Monday. The juveniles will be housed at the Pawnee County Detention Center, according to a news release from the Oklahoma County Detention Center. The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office will oversee the transportation of the juveniles...
Carter County, OKDaily Ardmoreite

Carter County's COVID cases up 24%; Oklahoma cases surge 67.4%

New coronavirus cases leaped in Oklahoma in the week ending Sunday, rising 67.4% as 6,569 cases were reported. The previous week had 3,925 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19. Oklahoma ranked ninth among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY...
Seminole, OKShawnee News-Star

I-40 narrows in Pottawatomie and Seminole counties this week

Drivers can expect the following I-40 lane closures in Pottawatomie and Seminole counties daily Tuesday through Thursday for lane striping. East and westbound I-40 will be intermittently narrowed to one lane between SH-18/SH-3E (mm 186) in Shawnee and about four miles east of US-377/SH-99 (mm 204) near Seminole from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and again Wednesday; and.