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

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Thirty-four agents are graduating from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Advanced Investigative Academy. Agents hired since 2007 attended the six-week academy to learn advanced skills in areas such as blood stain pattern analysis, investigative interviewing and advanced interrogation techniques and crime scene investigations. The agents are assigned to regions across the state.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A state legislator who is one of two doctors in the Oklahoma Legislature says state officials are ignoring his request that unaccompanied immigrant minors being housed at Fort Sill be quarantined. Republican state Rep. Mike Ritze of Broken Arrow says he's received no response from Gov. Mary Fallin, Attorney General Scott Pruitt and Commissioner of Health Terry Cline to a letter Ritze sent them last week requesting the quarantined. More than 1,000 children are being housed at the southwest Oklahoma Army post near Lawton.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through late Wednesday for much of the state as stifling heat and humidity continue to affect Oklahoma this week. An excessive heat warning is in effect also until late Wednesday for Tulsa County, where temperatures are expected to climb into the high 90s. Heat index values in all of the affected areas will make it feel like it is between 105 degrees and 110 degrees.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Formal sentencing for the co-founder of the Sooner Tea Party on felony blackmail and computer crimes convictions has been delayed. Al Gerhart was set to be sentenced Tuesday by Oklahoma County District Judge Ray Elliott, but the sentencing date was delayed until Aug. 19. Gerhart was convicted in May after sending a politically charged email to a state senator who testified he felt threatened by the email's tone.

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