The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data showed a total of 6,843 COVID-19 cases with 5,194 recovered, 1,465 active and 184 deaths in the 14 counties that make up the Cherokee Nation. TERRIS HOWARD/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data on its website showed Thursday the state’s total number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began now sets at 18,496 with 14,100 listed as recovered, 3,986 active and 410 deceased. Of the nearly 4,000 active cases, 453 are hospitalized.
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A U.S. Supreme Court exhibit shows a pre-statehood Oklahoma, which was called Indian Territory. COURTESY
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The decision suggests that federal courts have jurisdiction over serious felonies committed by Natives inside historical tribal reservations, not the state.
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A message form the Cherokee Nation urges the public to “show respect” and “wear your mask” to protect elders, the Cherokee language and each other. COURTESY
COVID-19 cases are climbing locally, statewide, nationally and worldwide.
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Leaders from the Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe meet with Gov. Kevin Stitt in April during a press conference regarding the two tribes’ new gaming compacts with the state. KTUL CHANNEL 8
The primary claims involved separation of powers and whether Oklahoma has jurisdiction over the federally approved compacts.
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The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data showed a total of 6,622 COVID-19 cases with 4,965 recovered, 1,474 active and 183 deaths in the 14 counties that make up the Cherokee Nation. TERRIS HOWARD/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data on its website showed Wednesday the state’s total number of coronavirus cases increased by 673 with the number of active cases in the state increasing by 137 and hospitalizations increasing by 32 from the previous day.
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In this May 16, 2013, photo, Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Family businesses of two Oklahoma congressmen received at least $1.8 million from a federal rescue package meant to keep small businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released on July 5 by the U.S. Treasury Department. Four businesses owned by Mullin, who is a Cherokee Nation citizen, received between $800,000 and $1.9 million from the Paycheck Protection Program, CAROLYN KASTER/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Markwayne Mullin, a Cherokee Nation citizen, received a total of between $800,000 and $1.9 million from the Paycheck Protection Program.
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In this Oct. 5, 2016, file photo, heavy equipment is seen at a site where sections of the Dakota Access pipeline were being buried near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. A federal judge on Monday, July 6, 2020, sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done. TOM STROMEE/THE BISMARK TRIBUNE VIA AP
The findings may challenge the legal footing for the Trump administration’s most momentous environmental rollbacks.
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The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data showed a total of 5,944 COVID-19 cases with 4,516 recovered, 1,248 active and 180 deaths in the 14 counties that make up the Cherokee Nation. TERRIS HOWARD/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
OKLAHOMA CITY – On Tuesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data on its website showed the state’s number of coronavirus cases increased by 858, a new record for daily case increase in the state.
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Mauree Turner poses for a photo in February in Oklahoma City. Turner is a living example of the growing diversity of big cities. The 27-year-old gay, Black, Muslim woman knocked off a three-term, white male incumbent to win the Democratic nomination for a state legislative seat. People like her have won elections in liberal states on the east and west coasts, but until June 30, it had never happened in conservative Oklahoma. QAZI ISLAM/MAUREE TURNER FOR HD88 VIA AP
Oklahoma’s June 30 elections show the gap between urban and rural areas almost everywhere.
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The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data showed a total of 5,840 COVID-19 cases with 4,452 recovered, 1,208 active and 180 deaths in the 14 counties that make up the Cherokee Nation. TERRIS HOWARD/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
OKLAHOMA CITY – On Monday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s data on its website showed a total of 16,362 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began with 12,432 listed as recovered, 3,531 active and 399 deceased. As of Thursday, 368, of the active cases, were hospitalized.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has ended the fiscal year with a $585.5 million budget shortfall amid an economic slowdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, state Treasurer Randy McDaniel said Thursday.
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