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If he is confirmed, William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be attorney general, should make special counsel Robert Mueller’s report public upon the completion of Mueller’s investigation. If he does not, Congress should subpoena Mueller to reveal the results through his testimony.

Steps were taken this past week to implement Gov. Kevin Stitt’s plan to increase his authority to appoint directors of state agencies — a power the governor said during his campaign is necessary to promote accountability and lead the state — should be taken up swiftly, carried out and expanded. 

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Gov. Kevin Stitt campaigned on accountability – making himself, and Oklahoma agencies, accountable to the taxpayers. He had a familiar refrain about running the state like a business, but he went beyond the hyperbole of usual campaign rhetoric, and he made some pointed statements about the governor’s executive authority. Mainly, he feels the governor should have more, but more tangibly, he thinks the governor should have more power in appointing agency heads.

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I’m not here to say Americans are the only people on this planet that have myths in our culture, we just seem to believe them more than anyone else.

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"Networking" may seem like a cliché these days, much like "paradigm" or "synergy," or the ubiquitous and annoying offer to "reach out." But in today's fast-paced, global business climate, networking at every level is not just advisable; it's essential.

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When the JROTC program was facing closure, there were only about 50 cadets involved — at least 100 are required. Under Nelson and Murray, the program has grown to 76 cadets. Since it’s still under the 100-member mark it remains under probation.

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Should Norman pass a transportation bond before funding a new senior center?

The City of Norman is considering putting a significant transportation bond up for a vote in February. Years after a new senior citizens center was promised, there remains little substantive progress on actually building one. Should the City of Norman move forward with other projects before getting the senior citizens center funded and designed?

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