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OU rolls past K-State
Oklahoma’s string of down-to-the-wire finishes ended Saturday. Its winning streak, however, grew with an 86-73 romp over Kansas State.
Norman's On the Border restaurant destroyed in morning fire
The popular On the Border restaurant in Norman was destroyed by fire early today, officials said.
2014 NPS Teacher of the Year finalists named
Norman Public Schools announced Friday its 2014 district Teacher of the Year finalists.
Report critical of Plaza Towers, Briarwood school engineering
When the storm came, seven students in the Plaza Towers third-grade center sheltered in the hall. At Briarwood, the students and teachers thought the school building would protect them.
Then the tornado hit, and the schools fell.
Instead of offering protection on May 20, 2013, Plaza Towers became a deathtrap, Briarwood a pile of rubble.
Detailed in a soon-to-be-released report for the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Structural Engineering Institute, an analysis of the debris of the Briarwood Elementary School showed that several of the building’s steel roof beams were not attached to the walls, many of Briarwood’s cinder-block walls were not properly reinforced with steel rebar and large portions of the walls were not backfilled with concrete.
Weather services issues red flag warning for wildfires
A red flag warning is in effect for much of Oklahoma because of a very high risk of wildfires Friday.
The National Weather Service says the warning is in effect from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday for most of Oklahoma, except the Panhandle and southeast section of the state. The weather service says mild, dry and breezy conditions will create a very high to extreme risk for wildfires.
OSBI takes over theater parking lot death investigation
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has announced it is taking over the case of a Norman man who died in the custody of Moore police Feb. 14.
Luis Rodriguez died after being detained by three Moore police officers and two private security guards in the Warren Theatre parking lot.
Oklahoma Capitol could receive $160 million in repairs
Oklahoma’s nearly 100-year-old Capitol could receive a $160 million face lift under a measure given final approval by the Oklahoma Senate.
The bill approved 36-11 on Thursday authorizes a state bond issue to pay for the repairs, a financing method that is expected to face stiff resistance in the increasingly conservative House.
Assistance League of Norman to celebrate 40 anniversary
Members of Assistance League of Norman will celebrate the 40 anniversary of chartering from 5:30 and 7:30 tonight at 809 Wall St.
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