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Oklahoma Senate passes water reuse legislation
A portion of Norman’s wastewater could be shifted from the Canadian River to a tributary that feeds Lake Thunderbird in the not-so-distant future.
State, Moore receive $109M in disaster aid
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan has announced an additional $109 million in disaster aid for Moore and the state of Oklahoma for recovery efforts from last year’s tornadoes and other disasters.
Area bridge now closed indefinitely
Residents of Purcell and Lexington, still reeling from the closure of the U.S. Highway 77 and State Highway 39 bridge connecting the two cities, will have to wait until all repairs are made to the bridge before it can be opened to any vehicle traffic.
Death toll from flu in Oklahoma rises to 51
Three more people in Oklahoma have died from the flu, the State Department of Health reported Thursday, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.
Senate passes Okla. income tax cut with trigger
The Oklahoma Senate has approved a plan to cut the state's top individual income tax rate once revenue collections return to 2013 levels.
Moore ER surpasses 3,000 patients served while $28.8M rebuilding project continues
Moore Medical’s temporary emergency department has been serving the public for almost three months now and the community is responding, Norman Regional Health system officials reported.
Legislature to have $188M less to spend
The Oklahoma Legislature will have about $188 million less available this year to spend on state services than last year, an even deeper hole than was initially projected, a state panel determined Tuesday.
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.
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