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

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - An autopsy has found that an inmate found dead in the Cleveland County jail earlier this year died of a drug overdose. The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office says 36-year-old Rebekah Reed died of acute drug toxicity. The report says Reed's death was an accident caused by an overdose of a prescription drug and alcohol.

GRANITE, Okla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite. The Greer County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Aaron Kelsey was discovered missing from the medium-security prison. Kelsey was serving time on burglary and weapons-related convictions out of Bryan County.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Salvation Army says its food pantry in Oklahoma City is being closed until September. Spokeswoman Maegan Dunn says the Salvation Army in Oklahoma County has distributed all its food supply due to an increase in need. The food pantry was closed yesterday.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Chickasaw Nation plans a casting search in Tulsa for Native American actors to star in a film about a tribal entertainer. An open casting call for "Te Ata" will be conducted August 2nd at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The movie is based on the life of performer Mary Frances Thompson.

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