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News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Staff and educators at museums across Oklahoma will be on hand later this month to answer questions about field trips, teacher resources and professional development. The Back-to-School Bash is August 14th at the Oklahoma History Center. The museums taking part include the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Tulsa is holding three meetings next week to get community feedback on priorities that will be used to set the city's five-year U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development plan. City officials will present information on continuing and emerging needs in the city, including poverty, education and housing. Citizens will then be asked to prioritize their needs and their potential goals to address these issues.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma City police say one person was killed when a shipping container was knocked from an Oklahoma National Guard vehicle and landed on a pickup truck. Police say the bin carrying weightlifting equipment was on a trailer as it went under an overpass. The bin struck the overpass and rolled onto the pickup.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states, including Oklahoma, has slumped after hitting a three-year high a month earlier. A report issued today says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index dropped more than three percentage points in July to 57.0. The index had risen slightly in June to 60.6.

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