Make dash-cams available
Adding Oklahoma Highway Patrol dash-cam video recordings to the list of items available to the public under the Oklahoma Open Records Act seems like a no-brainer....
Volunteers much needed
Volunteers are getting out their gloves and sanding tools for a March 29 makeover of the Kidspace playground at Norman’s Reaves Park, at Jenkins Avenue and Constitution Avenue. The 15-year-old wood and steel structure is beginning to show ...
No outrage over construction
A story was published on the front page of The Journal Record’s Feb. 21 issues with the headline: “Deathtrap — Moore tornado debris reveals construction flaws, code violations.” The story appeared after months of research, but it started ...
Time to finish work on cultural center
Sponsors of a bill to provide $40 million in funding from the state’s unclaimed property fund to complete the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum have their work cut out for them....
Bring movies to state
Monday’s legislative vote on extending tax rebates to those who make movies in Oklahoma shows just how long folks can hold a grudge. Some Oklahoma lawmakers are still upset over how our residents were portrayed in the classic 1940 film ...
Still holding strong
Separate reports gave more positive news on the Midwest economy. The U.S. Labor Department said the state’s unemployment rate was unchanged in 2013 from 2012. Oklahoma continues to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation....
The need for more pilots
As Americans increase their travel by air, regional carriers are likely to expand to meet that demand. The trouble may be hiring pilots to fly those routes....
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End texting while driving
Plans to prohibit texting, emailing and instant messaging while driving a vehicle in Oklahoma face some tough opposition in the full state House. At least three bills are advancing that would restrict communications from a vehicle....
Lindsey Street project meeting set Monday
Residents who routinely use West Lindsey Street — and there are many of us — will be interested in attending a public meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Sooner Legends Inn and Suites, 1200 24th Ave. SW. On the agenda is the plan to ...
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