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 ...
Down on city’s Main Street
The subject matter is controversial, but Norman High School students are getting quite the lesson in the First Amendment this week....
A need for scholarships
OU President David Boren often asks the rhetorical question: How much longer will the University of Oklahoma be considered a public university? The primary source of funding, the state legislature through the state Regents for Higher ...
Some renovations require professionals
Few countries outside of the U.S. make it so easy to change or renovate a home. To cut expenses, homeowners often do a lot of the work themselves....
Lack of venture capital
Access to capital fuels entrepreneurial growth. It takes products and opportunities from concept to reality....
Stop the doctor shopping
Oklahoma lawmakers have taken many steps to cut down on illegal drug abuse. Now, they’re taking better aim at prescription drug abuse, a growing problem in the state....
Moving ahead on repairs
Norman’s two state senators, John Sparks and Rob Standridge, this past week voted in favor of a bond issue to finance up to $160 million to repair the crumbling Oklahoma state Capitol....
Without (mostly) a hitch
The general theme of the television build-up to the winter Olympics was about the threat of terrorism and the unfinished improvements to the city of Sochi....
City ordinance needs to be abolished
This regards the ordinance of no more than three unrelated persons may live together. Our group of 53 property managers/landlords want this ordinance abolished. A group member has called this law “offensive and appalling.” This law was ...
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