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OSBI investigating former OU President David Boren

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 1:28am

By Nolan Clay
Staff writer nclay@oklahoman.com

The OSBI on Thursday began investigating former University of Oklahoma President David Boren after a former teaching assistant accused him of sexual battery.

Multiple Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents are involved, The Oklahoman has learned.

Boren, 77, denies the accusations.

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Two pesticide applicator training sessions set in April

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 5:00am

Staff reports

Private pesticide applicator training sessions will be offered in April by the Cleveland County Extension office in Norman and the McClain County Extension Office in Purcell.

Oklahoma State University and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry are committed to helping Oklahoma’s agricultural producers continue to be good stewards of pesticides they use to control weeds and insect pests, a news release stated.

Some pesticides are restricted-use, and producers must have a private applicator’s license to legally buy and use the products.

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 5:00am

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Cities, organizations recognized at Oklahoma Arbor Week kickoff celebration

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 5:00am

Staff reports

Several cities and organizations from across Oklahoma were honored at a recent Oklahoma Forestry Services and Oklahoma Urban and Community Forestry Council’s annual Arbor Week kickoff.

“We celebrate these groups that have worked hard to achieve Arbor Day Foundation certifications and are benefiting their communities and campuses in numerous ways,” said Mark Goeller, state forester and Oklahoma Forestry Services director.

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