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Camp ClapHans kicks off at McCarty
Excitement filled the hot afternoon air on Sunday as families began dropping their children off for a unique summer camp experience. Camp ClapHans, an outreach project of the J.D. McCarty Center, has been in the works for some time now ...
Norman fire chief says public storm facilities don’t offer adequate protection
Oklahomans are always going to need a safe place to take cover when severe weather hits, as it so often does during the spring and summer months, but officials have found many problems tied to public shelters....
NPS budget anticipates $91M revenue
The Norman Board of Education approved a Fiscal Year 2014 budget Monday that exceeds expected revenue by $3.1 million....
County approves funding for nonprofit services
Cleveland County commissioners approved agreements and funding for the Women’s Resource Center for $40,000 and with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for $62,000. Those agencies provide court services, commissioners said....
Medical witness says Bransby could not have survived gunshot wound
Evidence presented Monday during Day 4 of a manslaughter trial in Cleveland County District Court indicates that victim Kelsey Bransby was shot at close range. Bransby, 19, was found unconscious a few hours after being shot in the head on ...
Schools need better shelters during storms
Analysis and improvement of schools’ storm procedures is nothing new for scholars like Stephanie Hoekstra, whose master’s thesis was based on this topic in 2011....
Almost business as usual for Moore City Council
The Moore City Council returned to normal business at Monday night’s meeting, dealing with zoning change requests and appointments to the parks board. The majority of city business, however, continues to deal with tornado recovery and ...
Prescription drug round-up scheduled
The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled their quarterly prescription drug round-up at the end of the month....
Jury trial moved again
The jury trial for former OU professor Dwain Pellebon was pushed back again in Cleveland County District Court this week. District Judge Tracy Schumacher’s bailiff said the trial, which was supposed to begin this week, has been postponed ...
Reagan Elementary providing a blueprint for safety
Editor’s Note: This is the second story in a week-long series focusing on storm shelters A $200 per child investment could put tornado safe rooms in future Oklahoma schools. That $200 represents the extra cost — extrapolated over the ...
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