Oklahoma knocks off No. 9 Kansas

By Michael Kinney

NORMAN– Heading into the weekend, Oklahoma was considered a fringe team. According to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi, if March Madness were to have started Saturday morning, the Sooners would have been considered one of the last four teams to make the NCAA tournament.

In order to move their way to safer ground, the Sooners needed to add another big win to their resume with only 12 games left on their schedule.

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Coffeehouse owners ‘think outside the box’ to keep doors open during pandemic

By Michael Kinney

When Shannon and April Preston decided to jump headfirst into the coffee selling business in 2016, the couple had no idea what they were getting into. He owned a jewelry store and she was a local schoolteacher. Neither had any idea of what it took to run a coffee shop.

Yet, the Preston’s ability to think outside the box allowed them to see the potential so they decided to dive into the world of drip coffee, lattes and lunches.

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Governor enacts controversial COVID-19 policy for Oklahoma schools

By Michael Kinney

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has been a proponent for in-person learning throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. He has consistently said keeping students in school is key.

On Tuesday Stitt announced an updated policy that schools with mask mandates do not have to quarantine those potentially exposed to COVID-19 unless the individual is showing symptoms.

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Players react to new NBA COVID-19 protocols

By Michael Kinney

Oklahoma City Thunder guard George Hill was not happy. When the 13- year veteran was asked about the new enhanced COVID-19 health guidelines instituted by the NBA, he didn’t mince words or hide his displeasure Tuesday night.

“I’m a grown man, so I’m gonna do what I want to do,” Hill said. “If I want to go see my family, I’m gonna go see my family.”

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