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  • Protestors disrupt Norman Hospital board meeting, demand action over death of Marconia Kessee

    On March 26th, 2018 members of the activist group Norman Citizens for Racial Justice attended the Norman Regional Hospital Authority board meeting to demand public discussion of the January 16 Marconia Kessee incident. Group members asked that the agenda be amended to allow 5 minutes of questions from the...

    Ward 8 Runoff Campaign Finance Reports

    Candidates for the Ward 8 runoff submitted their campaign finance reports earlier this week. Total funds raised by incumbent Kyle Allison rose to $21,034. Up roughly $4,000 from the primary election. Total funds raised by Alex Scott amounted to $4,135. She raised $970 for the primary. The election is...

    Man shot by Norman Police had arrest warrant issued 5 days prior to incident

    Norman Leaks has confirmed that the man shot by police on Sunday, March 25–Ronnie Lewis Miller–had a warrant for his arrest issued on March 20, 2018. So far, local media sources have made little mention of specifics regarding Miller’s prior contact with law enforcement. Court records...

    City of Norman to settle Open Records lawsuit over withholding Joe Mixon video

    The City of Norman is due to pay the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters $60,000 in attorney fees for withholding public release of the Joe Mixon video. The incident occurred at the campus corner Pickleman’s Cafe in the early morning hours of July 25, 2014. After a lengthy legal battle between the...

    Magnum Energy suing City of Norman for denying variance

    On February 2, 2018, Magnum Energy Inc. filed an appeal in the Cleveland Country district court challenging a recent decision by the Norman Board of Adjustment to deny the company’s request for a variance. City of Norman ordinances require oil & gas drillers to carry a $2 million umbrella...

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