Making Russia reverse course
What’s most important about the Ukraine military standoff is that it hasn’t resulted in direct, armed confrontation. Given the high stakes and potential for superpower conflict, a shooting war must remain off the table as a way to resolve ...
Congratulations, Steve and Barbara
There were few dry eyes inside Norman’s First Christian Church this past Thursday night as Steve and Barbara Owens shared their love for each other and Norman’s Thunderbird Clubhouse. The longtime Norman couple received the Sam Matthews ...
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....
Flu deaths set record
With all of the state’s other news in the last few months, the rising number of flu deaths hasn’t gotten the attention it received in previous years. Cleveland County has had three of the 53 Oklahoma flu deaths this season....
Piling on grieving family
The family of Luis Rodriguez, the man who died after an incident with Moore police officers and private security guards Feb. 15, now has to deal with bandit websites purportedly raising money for them....
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....
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....
Dry, cold winter continues despite snow
Merely looking at the temperature statistics for February would lead one to believe it was a frigid, wintry nightmare from beginning to end. After all, preliminary statistics from the Oklahoma Mesonet indicate that February finished nearly ...
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 ...
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