Enid, OK – USDA: Enid, Okla., firm recalling beef fritters
ENID, Okla. (AP) The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Advance Food Co. of Enid is recalling approximately 110,730 pounds of frozen beef steak fritter products, sold to restaurants, that may contain foreign materials bits of plastic.
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Tahlequah, OK – Bank employee arrested for robbery
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) A man has been arrested for allegedly helping someone rob the bank where he works.
Authorities allege James Hughart admitted planning the Monday heist at the Bank of Commerce branch in Keys, and that Joshua Toney acted as the armed robber. Hughart is in the Cherokee County jail, but an arrest warrant has been issued for Toney.
Oklahoma City, OK – 4 more deaths attributed to swine flu
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State health officials say four more people have died from complications of the swine flu.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported the deaths Thursday. The latest deaths occurred through last Saturday and bring to 37 the number of swine flu deaths reported in the state since tracking began Sept. 1.
Meanwhile, health officials say survey results show declining flu activity since a peak in mid-October.