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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 ...
State ranks poorly in dental health
Removing teeth is routine for dentist Randi Hobbs. At least once a month, she removes a full set of decayed teeth and replaces them with dentures....
Reunion unites community scarred by tornado
Moore High School’s class of 1973 reunion was an opportunity for old schoolmates to reminisce and relax. But the class of ’73, like everything else in Moore, has been touched by the destruction of the May 20 tornado....
Alleged looters arrested in Newalla
Cleveland County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men last week for stealing scrap metal and copper from the Newalla disaster area. Around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, a witness reported seeing Jonathan Robert Muise, 21, and Johnny Carl Harris, ...
Local youths at Rotary camp in Arbuckle Mountains
Seventeen local high school students were recently accepted to attend the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards summer conference today through June 21 in the Arbuckle Mountains in southern Oklahoma....
Seeking shelter in the storm
Having lived through ice storms, wildfires, blizzards, excruciating heat waves and, of course, tornadoes, it seems as if whatever Mother Nature pelts Oklahomans with might slow us down for a brief time, but we always get back up, dust ourselves off and go on.
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