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  • Lawyers protest appointment takeover

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A top Oklahoma lawyer is protesting a move by the Legislature to wrest control of the way judges are chosen, which she says could taint the state’s judicial system....

    April 12, 2014

  • Plaza Towers memorial in progress

    MOORE — On May 20, 2013, an EF5 tornado tore through the community of Moore; taking with it homes, businesses and the lives of 24 people, including seven children from Plaza Towers Elementary School....

    April 12, 2014

  • Special Olympics competition today

    Norman Public School student athletes will participate in the qualifier competition for the state Special Olympics today....

    April 12, 2014

  • Historical Society book sale planned

    This April is not only the 125th celebration of the 1889 Land Run but also the 115th Founding Day of the Moore-Lindsay Historical House, which was built in 1899....

    April 12, 2014

  • Fracking review online

    The Oklahoma Hydraulic Fracturing State Review is available on the Corporation Commission’s website, occeweb.com. Completed in 2011 by a non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization, State Review of Oil and Natural Gas Environmental ...

    April 12, 2014

  • Norman celebrates new StART

    Live music and chatter flooded the normally abandoned lumber yard in downtown Norman on Friday night as dozens celebrated the first weekend of StART Norman....

    April 12, 2014

  • Noble Ag Booster Club to host pork dinner today

    The Noble Ag Booster Club will host a pork dinner from 4-7 p.m. today at Curtis Inge Middle School, 1201 N. 8th St. The price is $5 per meal complete with pork, baked potato, baked beans, dessert and a drink. Tickets may be purchased at ...

    April 12, 2014

  • Leaders, industry experts discuss U.S. energy security and its impact around world

    Intellectual dialogue was sparked Thursday between students, professors and industry experts about the impact of the U.S.’s increasing energy supply at the Price College of Business Energy Institute’s Energy Symposium. The Symposium, ...

    April 11, 2014

  • DSE_SamoDucky ‘Samo Ducky’ taken from Firehouse Art Center in Norman

    The 200-pound plaster duck known as “Samo Ducky,” located near the Firehouse Art Center, 444 S. Flood Ave. in Lions Park, has been reported missing, FAC Executive Director Douglas Shaw Elder said....

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police academy 10 Norman Police Department cadets take oath

    Eleven police cadets stood at attention and took the oath that turned them into Norman police officers Thursday afternoon at the Norman Masonic Lodge. They had been escorted by the Oklahoma Scottish Pipes and Drums, honored by police ...

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo