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Friday's News Update From KWGS


Tuesday's top stories:

• The White House on Thursday announced $100 million in funding for rural health centers to help disseminate accurate information about the COVID-19 vaccines and convince more Americans to get the shots.

• Under a new state law forbidding school districts from mandating masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, the state education department says individual teachers will also not be allowed to require masks in their own classrooms.

• Tulsa's higher education institutions are forming a consortium with the goal of boosting graduation rates and making connections with employers.

Chris joined Public Radio Tulsa as a news anchor and reporter in April 2020. He’s a graduate of Hunter College and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, both at the City University of New York.
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