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David Lee Roth References Sammy Hagar in New Cartoon

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Meet the Man With Over 2,600 Copies of the Beatles' White Album

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Steve Lukather Slams the ‘Biggest Lie’ in Music

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30 Years Ago: 'The Godfather: Part III' Brings a Saga to an End

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Stitt declares day of prayer and fasting for Oklahomans affected by COVID-19

By Carmen FormanStaff writercforman@oklahoman.comGov. Kevin Stitt on Monday issued a proclamation declaring Thursday as a day of prayer and fasting for Oklahomans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.More than 1,700 Oklahomans have died from complications of the virus and 197,745 in the state have contracted the virus since March.“Oklahomans have always turned to prayer to guide us through trials and seasons of uncertainty, and I am asking Oklahomans of all faiths and religious backgrounds to join together with me on Thursday,” Stitt said in a statement.

Ravens-Steelers rescheduled again by COVID-19 to Wednesday

The Baltimore Ravens' struggle to contain an extended outbreak of the coronavirus forced their rescheduled game Tuesday night against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers to be moved back to Wednesday.It's the third fix to a matchup originally slated to be played Thanksgiving night.The NFL announced the most recent switch Monday after the Ravens placed starters Matthew Judon, Willie Snead and Mark Andrews on the reserve/COVID-19 list.Although Baltimore also had four players return from that list, the team will still be severely short-handed when this game is finally played.The addition of Judon, a standout linebacker, and Andrews, the leading receiver on the team, brings to seven the number of 2019 Pro Bowl players that Baltimore has placed on the COVID-19 list over the past week.Cornerback Terrell Bonds, who's on injured reserve, was also added to the expansive list Monday.There was a bit of good news, however: Baltimore activated linebacker Jayson Ferguson, offensive lineman D.J. Fluker and defensive tackle Broderick Washington from the COVID-19 list.

Civic 'doer' leaves gap for city after dying from COVID-19

By Steve LackmeyerBusiness writerslackmeyer@oklahoman.comMike McAuliffe, a long time civic leader who launched the Oklahoma River Christmas Parade and the city’s Jazz Festivals and raised money for an array of charities, died Sunday three weeks after being diagnosed with COVID-19.McAuliffe, who was 64, is one of 1,743 Oklahomans killed by the virus since March.

Powell says pace of economic improvement has moderated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the pace of improvement in the economy has moderated in recent months with future prospects remaining “extraordinarily uncertain.”In remarks released by the Fed on Monday, Powell said that the increase in new COVID-19 cases both in the United States and abroad was “concerning and could prove challenging for the next few months.

Joe Biden confirmed as winner in Wisconsin ahead of promised lawsuit from President Donald Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Joe Biden confirmed as winner in Wisconsin ahead of promised lawsuit from President Donald Trump.

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