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Residents invited to hear update on city of Norman ADA transition plan

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 2:40pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — The public is invited to learn about the progress of the city of Norman's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan Update.

The open house will be from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Achievers: OU climber qualifies to compete in world championship

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:48pm

Gentry Cole, a freshman and competitive climber on the University of Oklahoma climbing team has qualified to compete in the 2018 FISU World University Sport Climbing Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia, in June.

Cole was a longtime competitive climber on the USA Climbing youth circuit, and this is his first season competing at the collegiate level.

In March, Cole placed first at Collegiate Regionals in two disciplines: speed climbing and sport climbing.

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Norman Music Festival offers mix of musicians

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:17am

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — A wide range of music was heard during the 11th annual Norman Music Festival this past weekend.

The free, independent music festival in downtown Norman had multiple indoor and outdoor venues.



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Flamenco guitarist to perform recital at OU

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 4:29pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — Flamenco guitarist Oscar Herrero will present a recital Saturday as part of the University of Oklahoma School of Music's Norton Artist Series.

The performance, which is open to the public with complimentary admission, is scheduled for 8 p.m.

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OU students to showcase dance choreography

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 4:28pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — Four University of Oklahoma School of Dance master's of fine arts candidates will showcase their choreography Friday and Saturday.

The showcase, titled “SOMA,” will be performed at 8 p.m.

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Norman kidnapping suspect shot, killed after police chase in Texas

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 2:20pm

From Staff Reports

NORMAN — Police shot and killed a man Thursday following the kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend and a chase that stretched through north Texas.

About 7:25 a.m., Norman police responded to a reported domestic disturbance in the 1200 block of 36th Avenue NW, where a man reportedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend.

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3 OKC principals plan to leave district

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 5:24pm

By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com

Three elementary principals are leaving Oklahoma City Public Schools, including the leader of a popular community school that faced closure, The Oklahoman has learned.

The resignations of Alisa Stieg (Edgemere); Neal Johnson (Greystone); and Katherine Price (Jackson) are effective June 30, spokeswoman Beth Harrison said Wednesday.

"District leaders are currently evaluating options for who will lead these schools next year," Harrison said.

The departures could be the first of many for a district that replaced principals at 19 schools after the 2016-17 school year.

Steig, 30, of Norman, is returning to Norman Public Schools, where she was a finalist for Teacher of the Year in 2008.

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Arrest made Tuesday in Norman homicide, police report

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 1:44pm

From Staff Reports

NORMAN — Oklahoma City police made an arrest Tuesday night in connection with the death of a woman found in Norman, police report.

Brittani Young, 27, was found dead about 2:45 p.m.

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