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

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Health officials in Tulsa have confirmed a second human case of the potentially fatal West Nile virus in Oklahoma this year. The Tulsa Health Department confirmed the case today. The first confirmed case was last month in Major County.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Mines has been chosen to receive a nearly $108,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mining Safety and Health Administration. The $107,800 grant was announced today. The money is to be used to provide federally required training to miners.

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) - Organizers say nearly all the $50 tickets for a Willie Nelson and Neil Young concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have been sold. The group Bold Nebraska says today that more than 6,500 of the 7,000 tickets for the September 27th concert had been sold since Wednesday. The TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline would carry oil from Canada south to the Texas Gulf Coast. The concert will be held on a farm near Neligh, Nebraska that's in the proposed path.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A defense attorney is opposing prosecutors' request for a mental evaluation for a man accused of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya. Prosecutors are seeking the exam for Matthew Durham, who has been indicted on three felony counts that accuse him of traveling from Oklahoma City to Kenya to sexually abuse children at the Upendo Children's Home.

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