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Oklahoma bombing museum closes, Tulsa cancels large events


March 15, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Health concerns about the coronavirus resulted Saturday in the temporary closing of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum and Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum temporarily banning events that would bring 250 or more people to city-owned facilities.

The 25th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony of the 1995 bombing that killed 168 people scheduled for Sunday, April 19 will be altered in an, as yet, undetermined manner, the museum said in a news release.

"Please know we do not make this decision lightly," museum executive director Kari Watkins said in the release. "At this time b...

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