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New Norman water plant takes root

Construction is underway as part of a $33 million project to improve the smell and taste of Norman's tap water. SubscribeLogin Already a paid subscriber but not registered for online access yet? For instructions on how to get premium web access, click here. Construction is underway as part of a $3

JOURNAL RECORD - 2017-09-21 01:30:43

Crash Causes Concern Over Norman Intersection

Four people are recovering after a fiery, rollover crash in Norman. And now, there are safety concerns among neighbors about the busy intersection where it happened. At 36th Avenue NW and Franklin Road, Norman police said a red Jeep and a white BMW collided on the afternoon of September 17. Casey Lo

NEWS9.COM - 2017-09-21 03:12:00

Cross Country teams excited to use Norman meet at measuring stick for season

The upcoming OK Runner Classic on Friday at Norman High School serves as a good measuring stick for cross country squads. Nearly all of the Class 5A and 6A schools are expected to compete in the race as well as many Class 2A, 3A and 4A schools. It it also the site of state regionals later this year,

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-20 23:52:22

School board approves 1.9 percent raise for off-pay-scale employees

NORMAN - During Monday night's Norman Public Schools board of education meeting, 36 district employees received a 1.9 percent salary increase. "I was remiss last time when we approved the teachers, support and principal contracts as well as the off-scale tonight. Thank you for everything that you do

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2017-09-20 12:15:00

Norman doughnut shop offers delivery service that'll scare your friends

Doughnuts might not float, too, but Norman-area residents might get a visit from a scary clown next week thanks to a doughnut shop. In wake of the successful remake of the film "It," Hurts Donut announced it will offer deliveries Monday from a scary clown. "Wanna scare the sh... shprinkles out of yo

KOCO - 2017-09-20 00:35:00

5-year-old battling cancer joins Norman Police Department as honorary police officer

NORMAN, Okla. - A 5-year-old battling cancer got a big surprise from the Norman Police Department. Zac Yanch joined the ranks of the Norman Police Department and became an honorary police officer Tuesday. "5-year-old Zac Yanch may currently be battling cancer, but his courage and strength were on di

KFOR - 2017-09-19 23:50:09

Norman ushers in new film festival

The Norman Film Festival kicks off its Year One event Saturday, with 16 featured films and more than 50 short films and music videos playing at four venues across the city. [IMAGE PROVIDED] NORMAN - A new film festival is coming to Norman this month aimed at boosting opportunities for students and

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-19 10:00:04

Musical 'City of Angels' to open University of Oklahoma's theater season Friday

A musical homage to film noir, "City of Angels" is scheduled to open the University Theatre and the Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre 2017-18 season at the University of Oklahoma. Image provided NORMAN - A musical homage to film noir, "City of Angels" is scheduled to open the University Theatr

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 14:47:02

Timeline of highlights from David Boren's career

University of Oklahoma President David Boren plays the saxophone at half-time of a Sooners game with the OU pep band. [Photo by Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman Archives] Here's a look back at University of Oklahoma President David Boren's career in education and politics: 1963: Boren graduated from Yal

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 10:00:26

Area schools competing in state cheer competition

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association state cheer competition will be taking place at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman on Saturday. Several area squads, including Chickasha, will be performing. Those wanting to see the Chickasha cheer squad leave with a police escort are asked to go t

CHICKASHA NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:21:00

OU confirms interest in city's proposed arena

NORMAN, Okla. - During a Wednesday morning meet at Norman's municipal complex, University of Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione confirmed OU's interest in an approximately 10,000-seat arena as part of a proposed University North Park development plan. The development plan was unveiled Tuesda

ENID NEWS & EAGLE - 2017-09-21 04:16:00

Reaction to Boren's retirement announcement

"Thanks to David and Molly (Shi) Boren, the University of Oklahoma has become one of very best public universities in America. All of us in the Sooner family owe them a huge debt of gratitude for leading us to national prominence. What OU has accomplished over the past 23 years is nothing short of r

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 10:00:21

OU President David Boren To Retire

It's the end of an era. After 23 years at the helm of the University of Oklahoma, President David Boren is retiring. There was a standing ovation as Boren approached the podium to deliver the news. Many of those in the packed room hadn't even been born yet when Boren became president of the universi

NEWS9.COM - 2017-09-21 03:21:00

What legacy is OU President David Boren leaving behind?

David Boren is the second longest-serving president in the University of Oklahoma's history, and he made a huge impact in 23 years of service. "I plan to retire as president of the University of Oklahoma effective at the end of the school year, June 30 of next year," Boren said. During his more than

KOCO - 2017-09-21 02:57:00

US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military th

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 23:38:34

Oklahoma man shot, killed after allegedly taking woman hostage

CHOCTAW COUNTY, Okla. - Authorities are investigating a bizarre case involving a shooting and a hostage situation. Just after 1 p.m. on Thursday, the Choctaw County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a shooting. When deputies arrived at the scene, located in the 200 block of Washington St. i

KFOR - 2017-09-21 22:22:56

State troopers shoot and kill homicide suspect in Atoka County

Close-up of emergency lights BOSWELL - Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers shot and killed a homicide suspect Thursday afternoon in Atoka County, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported. At 1 p.m. Thursday, Choctaw County deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 200 block of Washi

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 22:17:14

Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

In this Sept. 13, 2017 photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is blasting President Donald Trump's foreign policy but also criticizing how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations. (AP Photo/Andrew H

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 20:07:43

Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

Aaron Ament, a former Chief of Staff and Special Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education during the Obama Administration, poses for a photograph Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Washington. A group of former Obama education appointees on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to challenge Educ

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 19:57:37

SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

FILE- In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman nominee Jay Clayton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee. The SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 19:47:22