Three-persons unrelated law is useful
The Norman Transcript published an article Feb. 13 regarding a discussion during the City Council Oversight Committee on the three-persons unrelated law that protects single-family neighborhoods. This law prohibits more than three ...
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....
Bigotry killed ‘conscience law’
When advocates of same-sex marriage pushed their case in the courts of both public opinion and law, they made sure to read the following language from that little card provided to them by the tolerance police: “No one will be forced to ...
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 ...
Remembering fire victims, nearly a century later
The night watchman smelled smoke in the linen room of Oklahoma State Hospital Ward 14 at 3:45 a.m. on a spring Saturday morning in 1918. He quickly sounded the steam whistle at the hospital’s power plant to wake the sleeping patients. ...
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....
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 ...
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....
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