Norman City Council grants Bright Start Early Education Center special use zoning
A long debate over special use zoning revealed a hole in Norman’s city code Tuesday night at the Norman City Council meeting. Eventually, special use was granted for a private school in a 7-2 vote. with Council members Tom Kovach and Greg ...
Candidates for council wards turn out for forum
The Norman Chamber of Commerce candidate forum Monday night was the public’s first official introduction to the current field of Norman City Council candidates. Wards 2, 4, 6 and 8 are up for re-election this year. Council member Chad ...
Economic Summit to feature Secretary of Commerce
The Norman Economic Development Coalition will host its 2014 Economic Summit Thursday at the Embassy Suites in Norman featuring keynote speaker Secretary of Commerce Larry Parman. In addition to Parman, several local leaders will speak at ...
One Vision One Voice seeks to end homelessness by providing homes first, services second
Wendy was sick and tired of being sick and tired. Homeless and addicted, she was tired of sleeping on the streets, tired of her life revolving around finding and using drugs. Perhaps the drugs had quit working for her or maybe they were ...
Council elections, PSST renewal on April 1 ballot
Residents are encouraged to register now to vote in the upcoming Norman City Council election and the Public Safety Sales Tax renewal April 1. Anyone who is not already registered or who needs to make changes to registration before the ...
Norman lobbies Washington
Norman business and city leaders flew into Washington, D.C., on Tuesday and will return late today after meeting with elected officials about matters of concern to the city and its businesses. City Council member Chad Williams said he is ...
Bill aims to loosen teen sexting penalties
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma House Bill 2541, authored by state Rep. Terry O’Donnell, looks to reduce penalties for sexting, teens exchanging sexually explicit messages and/or photographs via electronic devices. Right now in Oklahoma, anyone ...
Bill encourages water reuse Legislation recently approved by the Senate Energy Committee would encourage municipalities and water districts to work together on reuse projects to expand the state’s water supply of safe, local water. Senate ...
Roads could be hazardous this morning
March came in like the proverbial lion, and some folks are hoping that means it will go out like a lamb. For now, temperatures are expected to climb as the week continues. National Weather Service meteorologist Wayne Ruff said today would ...
Legislation to ban underage use of e-cigarette ready for House vote
OKLAHOMA CITY —Legislation that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and set a penalty for such sales is available for a vote on the floor of the Oklahoma House of Representatives....
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