July 21, 2018 archive

Oklahoma jobless rate improves to 3.9% for June

Oklahoma’s unemployment rate improved in June to 3.9% compared to 4.3% reported in June 2017. The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission indicated the state’s jobless rate is better than the national rate of 4%. It means Oklahoma has a labor force of 1,859,061 and 1,786,898 are working. The number of those who are not working total …

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State issues boil order for residents near Laverne

A boil order has been issued for residents near Laverne in the Panhandle. The announcement was made Friday from the State Department of Environmental Quality. “The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has advised the Select 9 Site Public Water Supply (PWS), located outside of Laverne, to inform users of its drinking water to use water that …

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