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Oklahoma reopens bars, weddings, funerals in next phase


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma reopened bars on Friday and allowed weddings, funerals and organized sports to resume under the next phase of Gov. Kevin Stitt's statewide reopening plan.

Stitt said earlier this week that data supports moving forward, including a continuing decline in hospitalizations for COVID-19 and a steady decline in the percentage of positive tests since the state started to reopen on April 24.

"I want Oklahoma to be the first state in the nation to get its wings back and serve as an example," Stitt said.

Phase two of the governor's reopening plan still calls for emplo...

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