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    Plains Pipeline was issued warning prior to Kingfisher spill

    According to a report from KFOR TV, Plains All American Pipeline spilled more 18,000 gallons of crude oil in Kingfisher County last week.  The causes of the leak have been attributed to corrosion. In December 2014, Plains All American received a warning letter from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...

    Norman Public Schools says wrestling trip incident was “hazing,” not sexual assault

    Attorneys for Norman Public Schools are denying that a student was sexually assaulted following a Norman North High School wrestling meet in January 2016. NPS attorneys responded to the new lawsuit describing the incident as “hazing” while denying that it was a case of sexual assault. Download...

    Doc Drop: Staff emails on police body camera policy, school resource officer program

    Email records obtained by Norman Leaks show extensive conversations between City of Norman staff and NPD officials on a range of topics including the body worn camera policy, the school resource officer program, and public meetings related to policing issues in the City of Norman. Despite holding public...

    Campaign finance reports for Ward 5 run-off

    Campaign finance reports for the Norman Ward 5 run-off election were published Wednesday, March 29 at the City of Norman website. Reports show incumbent James Chappel raised a total of $14,990 in funds for the duration of his campaign. Chappel relied heavily on contributions from individuals in the banking...

    Vance family sues Cleveland County over son’s death

    On April 26, 2016, Norman resident Austin Vance was found dancing in the street, hallucinating.  When law enforcement arrived on the scene, Vance admitted to the responding officers he had taken the prescription drug, Adderall. He was 22 years old at the time of his death. The Medical Examiner’s...

    Pesticide and herbicide application logs

    For reasons of environmental health and public safety, Oklahoma laws mandate strict records-keeping requirements for businesses that sell, dispense, and apply chemical pesticides and herbicides. Commercial and non-commercial applicators, including government agencies and city employees, must carry licenses....

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