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Oklahoma moves up on earthquake hazard map
A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about half of the United States and lowers it for nearly a quarter of the nation. Oklahoma moved into a top hazard zone along with parts of Washington, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming and Tennessee.
Sooners top Big 12 preseason poll
Oklahoma will start the season as the overwhelming favorite to win the Big 12 Conference.
The league released its annual preseason media poll Thursday morning, and the Sooners, who went 12-2 last season, received 47 of 56 first-place votes.
Heavy rains swamp parts of state
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Little River near Tecumseh. The river was at 15.4 feet on Thursday morning — more than 4 feet above flood stage. Forecasters say the river is expected to crest at near 16 feet before dropping below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
Lawsuit filed against Norman hospital, contracted physicians group
A lawsuit alleging improper billing practices was filed against Norman Regional Hospital and a contracted physicians group on Monday in Cleveland County District Court. The plaintiffs were individuals arrested by law enforcement on suspicion of an alcohol or drug related criminal offense and taken to the hospital for blood testing, at the state’s request, to determine the blood or drug levels, the petition states.
K-State game added to sellout list
Oklahoma’s Oct. 18 meeting with Kansas State at Owen Field is officially a sellout. The OU athletic department made the announcement Wednesday afternoon.
Pedaling teens get a rest stop in Norman
With nearly 1,500 miles covered, 13 cyclists have hit the half-way point on a six-week journey across the United States. Cyclists spent their weekly day of rest Wednesday at First Baptist Church Family Center in Norman for a journey they started in late June.
“We take short, efficient breaks when possible,” said Austin Bergeron, Overland trip leader. “But we’re all self-supporting. There aren’t any vans following us around. We carry all of our own stuff.”
Former Norman police officer dies following Highway 9 collision
The driver of a motorcycle who died following a collision on Highway 9 yesterday has been identified as former Norman Police Officer Thomas J. Cotrone II, 36 of Norman.
State's chief justice warns fellow judges of legislative intervention
Oklahoma’s chief justice is warning judges across the state that dozens of bills introduced in the Legislature this session would have had a “lethal and devastating” effect on the state’s court system if enacted into law.
Thunder sign free agent guard Anthony Morrow
Oklahoma City hasn't been the busiest place during the NBA free agency period. However, it may have been among the pickiest.
The Thunder officially signed free agent guard Anthony Morrow to a contract Wednesday. The 6-foot-5, 210 pound shooting guard fills a need the team has searching for the last few years — a great 3-point shooter.
Mississippi man arrested
Mississippi man charged in a 1982 rape case is in police custody. Arrested on Monday, Gilbert Duane Harris, was taken to Harrison County Adult Detention Center in Biloxi, Miss.
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