Daily Oklahoman: Business

  • The Latest: No deal yet in Los Angeles teachers strike
    Saturday - 01/19/2019 - 12:50 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles teachers strike (all times local):

    9:45 p.m.

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says a second day of renewed negotiations between striking teachers and the nation's second-largest school district ended without a deal.

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  • The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 10:13 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local):

    3:05 p.m.

    According to partially unsealed federal court documents, a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who has been jailed in the U.S.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Cam Newton, Von Miller among 5 finalists for Alan Page Award
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 10:47 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller are among five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Alan Page Community Award.

    Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins, New York Jets left tackle Kelvin Beachum and Los Angeles Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth are also finalists for the award, which annually recognizes players for exceptional community service in their team cities and hometowns.

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  • The Latest: Econ adviser dismisses worries about shutdown
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 08:55 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):

    8:50 p.m.

    White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is brushing off concerns that the ongoing partial government shutdown will have long-term negative impact on the economy.

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  • Arizona is only state where tribes avoid Medicaid work rules
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 09:45 PM

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has become the only state in the country where members of federally recognized tribes are exempt from work or volunteer requirements for Medicaid benefits, while 120,000 state residents risk losing health coverage if they don't comply.

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  • No rehearing for Louisiana abortion law
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 06:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A divided federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision upholding Louisiana's law requiring that abortion providers have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, despite a dissenting judge's insistence that the decision is in "clear conflict" with a Supreme Court decision striking down a similar Texas law.

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  • Oklahoma's governor adds 2 more men to cabinet
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 06:10 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's new governor is adding an Oklahoma City restaurateur and a longtime transportation official to secretary-level positions in his cabinet.

    Republican Gov.Read more on NewsOK.com

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  • Kobach's defeat puts future of voter database in doubt
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 05:20 PM

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The future of a much-criticized database that checks if voters are illegally registered in multiple states is up in the air after its patron, Kris Kobach, lost the Kansas race for governor and is out of elected office.

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  • Governors: Let states give unemployment to federal workers
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 04:25 PM

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Democratic governors of Michigan, New York and Washington on Friday asked the Trump administration to let states offer unemployment benefits to federal employees who are working without pay during the partial government shutdown that began nearly a month ago.

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  • Johnsonville recalls ground pork over possible contamination
    Friday - 01/18/2019 - 03:32 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnsonville LLC has recalled more than 48,000 pounds (21,800 kilograms) of raw ground frozen pork patties that may be contaminated with materials including black rubber.

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Friday by the company based in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.

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