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  • OU sets 'Live On, University' fundraising goal at $500 million

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren on Friday announced a five-year, $500 million fundraising goal to support student scholarships, faculty endowments, residential colleges and other university upgrades and initiatives.

  • Oklahoma's BRONCHO returns with new album, same punk attitude

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    The boys of BRONCHO talk expectations, inspirations and the band’s sizzling new punk album

  • Oklahoma teens recount stabbing in murder trial

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Two children who were at home when their father was stabbed to death have taken the stand to give their accounts of what happened. A local newspaper reports the teens testified Wednesday in the trial of a 19-year-old teenager charged with the first-degree murder of 47-year-old Arthur...

  • Multistory commercial building is being erected on Campus Corner in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    A new multistory building is being constructed on White Street on Campus Corner, where Toto’s Pizza used to stand.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Community briefs

  • Norman residents can track crime with online map

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    A new online crime map called RAIDS Online will help Norman residents track crime in their neighborhoods, police officials say.

  • Norman's art walk lights up downtown

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Norman’s monthly art walk will begin at 6 p.m. Friday and continue until 10 p.m. or later with live music, art shows, food trucks and more.

  • Norman school board member resigns

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    The Norman Board of Education is expected to appoint a replacement for Julie Raadschelders, who holds the Office 1 seat on the board. She resigned this week.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Community briefs

  • Handsome Devils reschedule Norman concert

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    A Summer Breeze concert by The Handsome Devils that was cancelled due to illness has been rescheduled for Sunday.

  • FBI, Norman police investigating bank robbery

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    The robber was described as being about 50 to 60 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, of medium build and with salt and pepper hair, the FBI reported. He left in a late-model blue Dodge Ram pickup with a chrome tool box in the pickup’s bed.

  • Cleveland County Free Fair marks 107th anniversary

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    Cleveland County Free Fair visitors didn’t let the rain dampen their fun on Saturday in Norman.

  • Noble School Board fires superintendent Ronda Bass

    BY ANDREW KNITTLE | Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    The Noble School Board abruptly ended the employment of the district's superintendent Monday evening after a lengthy executive session. Superintendent Ronda Bass was fired less than a month after she singled out a small group of female students on the first two days of school, allegedly...

  • A grim reality show opens in Norman

    BY JENNIFER PALMER, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    THE 99 is a graphic, walk-through theater production visiting Norman through Sept. 28 that aims to scare kids straight. It is put on by a religious, Tulsa nonprofit organization.

  • Cleveland County Free Fair runs through Sunday in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    The Cleveland County Free Fair in Norman includes all of the usual fair trappings and also contests for food products and arts and crafts.


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