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A man who put himself at the mercy of a judge by entering a blind plea of guilty has lost an appeal to withdraw that plea, court records show.

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First United Bank has welcomed a fourth-generation Norman native as its new vice president and Spend Life Wisely ambassador, a position from which she’ll work to empower local communities to balance multiple aspects of wellness.

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NORMAN — Multiple national guests are attending this year’s Oklahoma City bombing remembrance ceremony to honor the 168 people lost to the act of domestic terrorism 26 years ago.

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The Norman City Council will be forced to reconsider its Fiscal Year 2021 budget next week after the Oklahoma Supreme Court upheld a district court ruling that found the city violated the state’s Open Meeting Act.

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Police are investigating a robbery and home invasion that left one victim injured and several suspects questioned.

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NORMAN — A gag order imposed by a judge in a transparency of government lawsuit has precluded Norman City Council members and city staff from speaking to the press about the case.

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NORMAN — New quarterly reports out this week show that Rep. Tom Cole lost some of his biggest donors after objecting to the Electoral College certification in January.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, municipalities shuddered at the closure of businesses and cancellation of tourism events in a state whose cities rely solely on sales tax collections. But a look back at the city’s budget shows Norman residents found ways to spend money.

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The search has been called off for a missing 50-pound pet Northern Raccoon that escaped while its out-of-state owner was in Norman for work in November.

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Oklahoma State University unveiled an esports arena Tuesday in the basement of the Student Union, as the university is working to become the fifth college in the state with a varsity esports program.

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Power Rangers fans will have an opportunity to meet the Red Ranger at Speeding Bullet Comics this Friday.

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As President Joe Biden begins the push to pass his American Jobs Plan the approximately $2.25 trillion infrastructure proposal is getting pushback from Oklahoma’s delegation in Washington, including Congressman Tom Cole.

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In its weekly update Wednesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases in Cleveland County over the past week, including 263 new cases in Norman.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Citizen advocates Wednesday said they’re alarmed that a legislative plan that proposes securitizing nearly $4.5 billion in debt from February’s winter storm comes without a thorough, transparent investigation into why the state’s energy supply system failed.

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office proactively works to increase traffic safety on roads within Cleveland County by increasing patrols in areas of concern, deploying two speed trailers in trouble spots, partnering with area agencies on special initiatives and through preventative educatio…

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The Norman City Council established a nomination committee for an empty ward seat, got an update on a missing persons case and moved forward a proposed Senior Wellness Center during its Tuesday meeting.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.

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IMMYLabs has cancelled its Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pods that were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday due to recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration.

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The Norman City Council will decide if it will move forward on the proposed Senior Wellness Center, approve a housing development and consider the payment method for expenses related to a missing persons case at its Tuesday night meeting.

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