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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A mixed bag of food labels
The U.S. Food and Drug administration broke new ground in consumer protection when it required, more than 20 years ago, the now-familiar nutrition labels on virtually every bit of packaged food. Now, the labels are being revamped — in ways ...
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 ...
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