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A proposed charter change pushed forward by the Norman City Council during the June 16 meeting is on hold while other matters advanced during the Tuesday night meeting.

Norman police are investigating a 22-year-old man who admitted to stealing three Unite Norman signs from a local business.

NORMAN — The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety is rolling out Real ID in Norman as well as in other cities across the state.

U.S. Senator James Lankford, R-Okla., and State Senator Larry Boggs, R-Red Oak, toured the new Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop D headquarters Tuesday.

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Oklahoma loses about $1,675 per person per year for the next 10 years in federal funding for every household that doesn’t complete the census by Sept. 30. Billions in federal dollars are at stake.

 

 

Machines and software to produce REAL ID driver's licenses have been installed at Muskogee Tag Agency.

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Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame’s 50th anniversary gala has been postponed to May 14, 2021, due to continuing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Veteran teacher Michelle Moore said she expects things to be totally different for her kindergartners this year.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and who appeared on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information to help solve the case.

Locals and out-of-town guests at the Cherokee National History Museum can again learn about the work of a trailblazer in Native art, since the Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism reopened its sites last week.

When you’re a band kid, the end of summer means a return to the field and working on the band block. That hasn’t changed. But the Stillwater High School Pioneer marching band has had to make adjustments this year to increase social distance and limit contact, thanks to COVID-19.

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A coalition of Oklahomans filed a new initiative petition Monday aimed at stopping lawmakers from manipulating legislative voting districts to guarantee victories at the ballot box.

The District 18 District Attorney’s office in McAlester will be closed to the public after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

A Pittsburg County judge denied a motion to dismiss against two McAlester residents who claimed the state does not have jurisdiction over their prosecution.

The City of Norman has launched a CARES Act program to help with utility and rent payments for those who experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a prepared statement reads.

The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office and the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are encouraging Oklahomans to be safe on the road after speed limits increased on turnpikes and rural interstates.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Educators, school districts and students are struggling to find cleaning supplies as in-person classes prepare to resume later this month, the state’s largest teacher’s union said.

The state health department on Wednesday reported Stillwater’s third fatality attributed to COVID-19, a woman in the 65 or older age group.

City officials held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to address “misinformation” about the Norman Police Department and rumors about a lack of response to 911 calls, City Manager Darrell Pyle said.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify the second motion that appeared before the board, which was approved.

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Gross receipts to the state increased by more than 25% in July due primarily to the delayed income tax filing deadline, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel said Wednesday.

The Tahlequah Public Schools Board of Education swiftly made its way through the agenda of Tuesday’s special meeting, approving all items.

It is now required for the public to wear a mask inside the Cleveland County courtroom and judges chambers, but in the county commissioner’s office its a different story, a judge’s order shows.

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❝The devils are in the details. I think it could be beneficial to districts and employees, but then so many questions come up about it.❞ — Katherine Bishop, vice president of Oklahoma Education Association
 

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