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  • What really happend at the Norman City Council meeting

    Editor, The Transcript: I was blindsided in a recent letter by Lea Greenleaf in the Norman Transcript. We had never met in the past and I don’t know anything about the man....

    March 9, 2014

  • One thing in common

    Editor, The Transcript: When someone asks to purchase one of my wildlife photos, it pleases me to no end. To think that my hard work is appreciated enough to spend money on makes me very proud....

    March 8, 2014

  • I miss the good old America

    Editor, The Transcript: I miss America. I miss waking up in a country where I was free to practice my religion because my country thought that freedom of religion was important....

    March 7, 2014

  • Interstate work lasting too long

    Editor, The Transcript: I have always enjoyed visiting Norman after graduating from the University of Oklahoma in 1976 but have made my last trip. Interstate 35 has been under almost continuous construction at Norman for at least 30 ...

    March 5, 2014

  • Republicans not to blame for bridge closure

    Editor, The Transcript: You recently printed a letter to the editor which basically accused the Republican Party of being responsible for the cracks in the Lexington-Purcell Bridge. The letter asserted that because Republicans who run the ...

    March 2, 2014

  • Computer-ease

    Ever argue with a computer? It’s mostly a fruitless task. Sometimes answers just don’t match The questions one did ask. Technology holds great promise Of making things easier to do. Is there room for improvement? Well, I’m just asking you....

    March 2, 2014

  • A right protected by the Constitution

    Editor, The Transcript: Dear Abolitionists Society of Oklahoma, My name is Emily Frech, and I am a 2013 graduate of Norman High School. I currently attend Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. I was startled to read this week that your ...

    March 2, 2014

  • It’s all about money

    Editor, The Transcript: Mr. John Lungren’s justification of abolishing the Norman City three person unrelated ordinance based on the U.S. Constitution is one of the most absurd letters I have ever read in The Transcript....

    March 1, 2014

  • A realistic plan to get ODOTmore funding

    Editor, The Transcript: As HL Mencken opined, people often, when faced with a complex, controversial and difficult problem, develop an easy, simple and wrong answer.  Hoping to avoid the ‘wrong’ part of Mencken’s admonition, let me suggest ...

    February 23, 2014

  • ‘Nuisance House’ law should remain unchanged

    Editor, The Transcript:  As past president of the South Pickard Neighborhood Association and a homeowner, I take extreme issue with Mr. Lungren and his total lack of knowledge, and caring, about this ever-present problem. A few years ago I ...

    February 23, 2014