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  • $31,000 in overtime paid for security at 2016 Trump Fundraiser in Norman

    Two years ago today, the family of Barry Switzer hosted a fundraiser for Donald Trump, coinciding with the OU vs. Ohio State football game. Some notable attendees included Joe Exotic, recently-indicted on murder-for-hire charges, as well as the now recently-resigned EPA director Scott Pruitt. Gov. Mary...

    Council set approve separation agreement with City Manager

    Following recent executive sessions, Norman City Council is set to approve a “Separation Agreement,” accepting the resignation of City Manager, Steve Lewis at the August 14 council meeting. Lewis served as the city manager since August 2007. According to Lewis’s amended employment...

    Norman Public School Board approves random drug testing of students

    Norman, OK – July 17, 2018 Norman Public School District board members unanimously approved a policy for random drug testing of students on July 16, 2018. Now, students who test positive for drugs must undergo mandatory counseling from a certified drug counselor at the family’s expense. According to...

    Begging citations issued in Norman since 2012

    According to documents released following an Open Records Act request by Norman Leaks, the City of Norman has issued 25 citations for begging since January 2012. Download (PDF, 7.97MB) Article IV. Sec. 15-401, Ord. No. 0-7273-56 of the Norman city code prohibits begging as an offense against morality. An...

    Superintendent Migliorino discouraged NPS staff from taking part in teacher’s strike

    An email sent by Norman Public Schools Superintendent Nick Migliorino to NPS staff and board members suggested that their continued involvement in the work stoppage would invite criticism from the community. In the email sent Friday April 13, Migliorino suggested that any teachers requesting time off to...

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