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Passenger plane vanishes over Mali
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane’s owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso. Nearly half of the passengers were French.
Execution lasts more than 90 minutes for Arizona inmate
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
NCAA infractions chair responds to ‘cheating pays’
The chairman of the NCAA’s infractions committee says a number of factors could be the cause for the lack of activity by the group that prompted Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to call the enforcement program “broken.”
Thursday declared ozone alert day for central Oklahoma
Environmental officials have declared Thursday, July 24, as an Ozone Alert Day. Passengers ride fare-free on Cleveland Area Rapid Transit (CART) on Ozone Alert Days. All routes, except CART’s Sooner Express to Oklahoma City, will be fare free.
Basketball coaches honors Sooners for good grades
Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team received the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Team Academic Excellence Award on Wednesday.
Medical examiner says inmate died of drug overdose
The Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office determined the cause of death of a Cleveland County inmate who jail staff found dead in her cell Feb. 23. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s report shows Rebekah Reed, 36, of Oklahoma City died from acute drug toxicity, ruling her death an accident.
Norman's first Junior Police Academy graduation set Thursday
The Norman Police Department will hold a graduation ceremony for its first Norman Junior Police Academy class at noon Thursday at the Norman Investigations Center auditorium, 1507 W. Lindsey.
Heat advisory remains in effect for Oklahoma
A heat advisory remains in effect for most of Oklahoma as stifling temperatures blanket the state.
Oil company geologist to talk Okla. earthquakes
A geologist with one of the country's largest independent oil producers will talk about the recent uptick in earthquake activity in Oklahoma.
Wal-Mart proposal off tonight’s Norman City Council agenda
A proposal to rezone property at Cedar Lane Road between 24th Avenue Southeast and Highway 77 (Classen Boulevard) to allow for a Wal-Mart supercenter will not be presented tonight at Norman City Council.
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