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Okeene-Oklahoma votes big for Trump

Okeene residents voted overwhelmingly for President Trump in the Nov. 3 election. Trump carried Okeene with 591 votes (87%), versus 75 for Biden, and 12 votes for the other candidates. Statewide Trump received 65.37% of Oklahoman voters support. Nationally, major media outlets have declared Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election, but no official results have been certified yet, and litigation and recounts will have to be finalized before the nation will know for sure who won the presidency.

Trump Administration Sending 1,190,000 State-of-the Art BinaxNOW Tests to Oklahoma

As part of the Trump Administration’s comprehensive national effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and to assist the nation’s Governors in doing so, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is sending 1,190,000 state-of-the-art Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 point of care antigen tests to the State of Oklahoma. The rapid point of care tests, which can diagnose coronavirus infection in as little as fifteen minutes, will be distributed at the discretion of Governor Kevin Stitt to support testing K-12 students, teachers, nursing home patients and staff, higher education, critical infrastructure, first responders, and other priorities as he deems fit.

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