10 Must See Acts At Norman Music Festival 2019

Norman Music Festival starts on Thursday and it's time to start planning your schedule for each day of the fest! Every day of this free festival has so many great artists I'm sure you want to see them all like we do. Unfortunately it's not possible to see every single act, but here are our opinions on the ten acts that are absolute must-sees at Norman Music Festival this year.

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SCOTUS And The Census: Taking Up The Citizenship Question

With  Meghna Chakrabarti The Supreme Court will review a challenge to the citizenship question on the U.S. census. We look ahead to whats at stake. Guests Hansi Lo Wang , national correspondent for NPR who covers the 2020 census. ( @hansilowang ) Mithun Mansinghani , solicitor general for Oklahoma. Helped file an amicus brief in support of the Department of Commerce. Thomas Saenz , president of Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Plaintiff in lawsuits regarding...

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Troubled Oklahoma County Jail Could Be Operated By Private Company Under Plan Being Considered

Control of the state’s largest county jail could be placed under the authority of a public-private trust according to a plan considered Thursday by an Oklahoma County advisory group. Members of the Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council voted to recommend county commissioners consider a draft proposal to give oversight of the Oklahoma County Jail’s operations to a trust made up of one county commissioner, the county sheriff and seven private citizens. Under the proposal, the seven...

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Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of April 9th, 2019. This playlist includes Fitz & the Tantrums, Strumbellas, Silversun Pickups, & many more. Give the tracks a listen below!

Fitz & the Tantrums "Don't Ever Let 'Em"

The next time parking enforcement officers use chalk to mark your tires, they might be acting unconstitutionally.

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that "chalking" is a violation of the Fourth Amendment.

The case was brought by Alison Taylor, a Michigan woman whom the court describes as a "frequent recipient of parking tickets." The city of Saginaw, Mich., like countless other cities around the country, uses chalk to mark the tires of cars to enforce time limits on parking.

A federal appeals court in Philadelphia ruled that city contractors must abide by nondiscrimination policies in the placement of foster children with same-sex couples.

A three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the city, which had ended a foster-care contract with an agency of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. That agency, Catholic Social Services, had declined to place foster children in LGBTQ households and sought an injunction that would have forced the city to renew its contract.

Norman Music Festival starts on Thursday and it's time to start planning your schedule for each day of the fest! Every day of this free festival has so many great artists I'm sure you want to see them all like we do. Unfortunately it's not possible to see every single act, but here are our opinions on the ten acts that are absolute must-sees at Norman Music Festival this year.

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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the devastating Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, according to a posting by the group's Amaq news agency Tuesday.

Without offering evidence of its involvement, the group commonly known as ISIS said the suicide attacks that killed more than 320 people were carried out by "fighters of the Islamic State."

With Meghna Chakrabarti

The Supreme Court will review a challenge to the citizenship question on the U.S. census. We look ahead to what’s at stake.

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Hansi Lo Wang, national correspondent for NPR who covers the 2020 census. (@hansilowang)

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A bill allowing optometrists to practice in big-box stores like Walmart is quietly making its way through the state legislature. It may look familiar to Oklahoma voters, who defeated a similar state question last fall.

Updated at 9:53 a.m. ET

Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is joining the large 2020 Democratic presidential field, touting a record of military service, bucking his party and arguing for younger leadership.

"The greatest generation saved our country from tyranny. It's time for our generation to step up and do the same," Moulton said in an announcement video posted early Monday.

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