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Oklahoma State University president announces plans retire

Oct. 23, 2020 2:41 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis on Friday announced his plans to retire at the end of the current academic year. “The opportunity to be president of my alma mater has exceeded most everything else,” Hargis, 74, said in a video statement announcing his...

Sri Lankans wait to give swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Minuwangoda, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

The Latest: Sri Lanka bans gatherings amid virus cluster

Oct. 6, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Authorities in Sri Lanka have banned all public gatherings as a new cluster of coronavirus infections expands in the Indian Ocean island nation. Health authorities said early Wednesday that the outbreak centered at a garment factory has risen to 830 confirmed cases while more than...

FILE - In this March 10, 2008 file photo, Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis walks around campus in Stillwater, Okla. Oklahoma's two largest universities announced Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, that start of their spring semester will be delayed by one week and spring break is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Oklahoma universities delay spring classes due to virus

Oct. 6, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's two largest universities on Tuesday announced that they were delaying the start of the spring semester by a week and were canceling spring break because of the coronavirus pandemic. Spring classes will begin Jan. 19 at Oklahoma State University and on Jan. 25 at the...