Here are six things to know before you set your alarm for Thursday.
1.VACCINE UPDATE: An FDA committee meets Thursday morning to talk about emergency use authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The UK is now administering the vaccine to the most vulnerable after it granted emergency use last week.
2.FIREARMS CHARGES UPDATE: The FBI, U.S. Attorney Trent Shores and Tulsa Police are announcing firearms charges. News On 6 will be at the 10:30 a.m. news conference and will bring you updates on what they announce.
3.LAID TO REST: The last surviving member of Tulsa’s Last Man Standing Club for Pearl Harbor survivors will be laid to rest Thursday. World War II veteran Arlis Cole was aboard the USS West Virginia during the attack. You don’t have to be a veteran to attend his funeral service. It’s at 2 p.m. at Floral Haven cemetery.
4.DRINKING & DRIVING DON’T MIX: If you drink, don’t drive. 56 lives were lost to drunk driving in Tulsa County alone from 2017 to 2019. The Able Commission will have a news conference at 10 a.m. on DUI during the holidays.
5.HAPPY HANUKKAH: Hanukkah begins Thursday evening. The Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival of Lights lasts for eight days.
6.PERSON OF THE YEAR: Time Magazine will announce its Person of the Year Thursday. Swedish teenager and climate activist Greta Thunberg won Person of the Year in 2019.