Growing in harmony with nature
Editor, The Transcript: My purpose in writing today is to address what I consider a tragic loss in our beautiful town — loss of habitat for wildlife. Norman once was a unique town, which had the University as its venerable center, more ...
A big problem of Common Core
Editor, The Transcript: Farmer Brown has some chickens and some sheep, a total of 10 animals. He counts the legs of the animals and gets 28. How many chickens and how many sheep does he have? If you are an adult, I’ll give you 60 seconds ...
Make the public safety sales tax permanent
Editor’s note: These three former council members were instrumental in initiating the Public Safety Sales Tax which voters approved in 2008....
A more diverse Oklahoma is approaching
Editor, The Transcript: After a federal judge ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Representative James Lankford quickly came out against the ruling. The 2004 vote on this issue ...
How about trying on a little blue?
Editor, The Transcript: As we enter the new year 2014, Oklahoma continues to be one of the reddest, if not the reddest, states in the country. It might be interesting to try something new. Why not change the color to blue, even if it is a ...
State should help the needy
Editor, The Transcript: Oklahoma could be high on a list that assists those in need. Oklahoma should decriminalize and legalize marijuana use and allow taxes from the sales of marijuana to benefit the less fortunate. Hence, marijuana tax ...
Don’t dump unwanted pets
Editor, The Transcript: Someone decided to dump a little dog on East Tecumseh Road on Christmas Eve or a few days after. If you can remember, we have had some horribly cold, freezing days and nights. This little dog had to live in this ...
It’s all ‘off budget’
Editor, The Transcript: It’s a universal goal to strive to balance budgets responsibly. Since the beginning of the new century, we have encountered some serious problems. In order to pay for two wars and the new expired tax cuts, President ...
Thanks for supporters
Editor, The Transcript: All of us at Aging Service Inc. wish to thank the many businesses and individuals whose contributions and donations helped to support our efforts to host the fifth annual Gingerbread House Competition Event at the ...
More details needed before April vote
Editor, The Transcript: On Tuesday, the city council will consider taking to a vote of the people an extension of the public safety sales tax in April. The current proposal centers on a 10-year extension of the half-cent tax. An April ...
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