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ODOT reps update Lexington, Purcell
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation representatives gave bridge updates Tuesday night to Lexington and Purcell residents during separate meetings.
Emergency repair of Lexington-Purcell bridge on state Transportation Commission agenda Friday
A contract to repair the closed Lexington-Purcell highway bridge over the Canadian River is scheduled for a vote during the Oklahoma Transportation Commission emergency meeting Friday.
Crisis mode for Purcell-Lex bridge
Governor Mary Fallin has declared a State of Emergency in Cleveland and McClain counties due to the closure of the James C. Nance Memorial Bridge separating the cities of Lexington and Purcell.
Tornado victims scorn effort to build multi-family apartments
MOORE — Residents filled Moore City Hall on Monday night to protest a zoning request that would allow apartments to be built next to a single-family neighborhood that had been devastated by the May 20 tornado.
Gov. Fallin proposes tax cut, bond programs during Legislative address
OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin laid out her vision for the state of Oklahoma Monday by giving her 2014 State of the State address to the state Legislature.
Law change is unlikely
Some of the hype over this weekend’s Super Bowl will descend into the origins of the two teams and their states’ decision to allow recreational marijuana use. Some have referred to the game as the “Stoner Bowl” in honor of Washington and ...
Fallin endorses plan for school storm shelters and safe rooms
Gov. Mary Fallin endorsed a proposal Wednesday that would enable voters to weigh in on efforts to improve school safety and grant school districts a one-time increase in local bond limits to pay for storm shelters, safe rooms or other upgrades.
Report of campus shooting tests university’s emergency response system
Reports of gunfire on the University of Oklahoma campus Wednesday morning turned out to be a false alarm, but university officials aren’t complaining.
Five Oklahoma properties listed on national register
A Blackwell hotel once listed as endangered and a rare barn constructed in the 1800s have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, a sign that shows the structures’ significance, the executive director of a nonprofit group supporting preservation in Oklahoma says.
Bitter cold leads to OKC, Tulsa school cancellation
Dozens of schools across Oklahoma called off classes as bitterly cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chill indexes were reported.
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