The City of Norman has received $535,688 from Community Development Block Grant-CV (coronavirus) funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act to use toward COVID-19 relief.

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Stephen Ellis filed an appeal in a lawsuit he lost to four previous serving mayors regarding a tax increment district Thursday.

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Cleveland County Commissioners unanimously approved a $150,000 contract with Witt O’Briens, a management company, to pursue federal reimbursement and relief funds for the coronavirus pandemic.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A bill that promises additional transparency and accountability of the attendance, enrollment, transfer and instruction practices of Oklahoma's virtual charter schools passed the Oklahoma Senate on Monday with a vote of 45-0.

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HOLLY SWINFORD, 64, of Norman, passed away on May 9, 2020. Services to be 2:00 P.M.Thursday, June 4, 2020 @ the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah, OK. 301 N. 3rd St. 918.623.1221

Steven 'Steve' D. Carlson, 61, of Norman, died May 28, 2020. Memorial service: 2:00p.m., Thursday, June 4th, First Baptist Church of Norman. Social distance seating will be in place, and masks are required. Online condolences may be shared at

Kenneth Paul Sinor, 49, Norman, passed away May 23, 2020. Services are pending. Tribute Memorial Care, 708 24th Ave NW, Norman, OK. 73069.(405-292-4787)