Oklahoma City owners discuss restaurant journey with fan favorite Off the Hook

Jessica Wong

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – From Martin Luther King Jr. Day through the month of February, KFOR will be honoring Black history with a special series that will shine a spotlight on Black-owned businesses in our community.

In this story, News 4 introduces you to an Oklahoma City couple whose restaurant has become a fan favorite.

The original plan was to run the food truck on the weekends, but customers of Oklahoma City’s Off the Hook wanted more. Way more.

“We would have like hour-long lines,” said Off the Hook co-owner, Loniesha Harris. “People would come from all over just to

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Trump lifts Covid-19-related travel restrictions for much of Europe, the UK, Ireland and Brazil | Health

Jessica Wong

President Donald Trump on Monday lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions for much of Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil, effective on January 26 — nearly a week after he leaves office.

In an executive order issued Monday evening, Trump said he had been advised to lift restrictions for European countries in the Schengen Zone, which consists of 26 countries, the UK, Ireland and Brazil

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Biden aide says air travel restrictions from Brazil, U.K., Europe will remain, despite Trump’s order

Jessica Wong

President Donald Trump on Monday announced he will lift coronavirus travel restrictions for foreign citizens entering the U.S. from Brazil and much of Europe — but the incoming Biden administration says it will leave the ban intact.

In an order Monday, Trump lifted the travel bans, which have been in place since last spring, effective Jan. 26, a week after President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

But incoming White House press secretary Jen Psaki tweeted late Monday that with the pandemic worsening, “this is not the time to be lifting restrictions on international travel,” and that the Biden administration “does

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First Tee Game Changers Academy to explore issues of race and equality with teen participants

Jessica Wong

First Tee, a youth development organization that helps kids and teens build their strength of character through golf, will host the First Tee Game Changers Academy Honoring Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. at Holy Family University in Philadelphia, July 20-24, 2021. First Tee teens attending this five-day learning and empowerment academy will participate in critical conversations around issues of identity, racism, equity and empathy.

The event will feature engaging and interactive workshops facilitated by RISE, a national nonprofit and leader in the sports community championing social justice and working to improve race relations. The workshops will be paired with introspective activities

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Biden to block Trump’s plan to lift COVID-19 European travel restrictions

Jessica Wong

A pilot walks by United Airlines planes as they sit parked at gates at San Francisco International Airport on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/FILE)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) —  U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to quickly extend travel restrictions barring travel by most people who have recently been in much of Europe and Brazil soon after President Donald Trump lifted those requirements effective Jan. 26, a spokeswoman for Biden said.

Trump signed an order Monday

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