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  • University and banking interests influenced Lindsey St. construction project behind the scenes

    Email records from 2013 to 2015 show that University of Oklahoma President David Boren, along with members of Norman’s banking and real estate community sought to influence the Lindsey Street Improvement Project from its beginning. In an email to Norman City Manager Steve Lewis, President Boren says,...

    Cleveland County Sheriff Joe Lester campaign finance reports

    Campaign finance documents from the Cleveland County election board show donations to Sheriff Joe Lester’s re-election campaign and expenditures for the 2016 election cycle. Lester’s major contributors in 2016 included such notable names as attorney and TV personality Mike Turpen, country music...

    Norman Waste Water Treatment Plant remains in violation of Clean Water Act

    Documents from the US EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance History Online website show the City of Norman has remained in serious violation of the Clean Water Act for 10 of the past 12 fiscal quarters. Significant non-compliance was found for total suspended solids as well as nitrogen and ammonia....

    Pipeline company sent “armed thugs” to Cleveland County man’s home

    Documents from an eminent domain case between Plains All American Pipeline LP and Norman resident Matthew Leon Day show the pipeline company sent a process server to serve papers at Day’s home following his refusal to allow representatives to survey a portion of his property in north east Cleveland...

    Class Action suit filed over Cushing frackquakes

    Filed in Payne County court, today, December 5, 2016. Download (PDF,...

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