It's a sign of the times
The topic of wayfinding signs will come before the Norman City Council soon. Chamber of Commerce members approved the concept this week with a side discussion about Tecumseh Road versus Tecumseh Town....
Thanks to Norman City Council
Editor, The Transcript: I would like to thank the Norman City Council for all of the recent and ongoing improvements to the library building. The new lights are fantastic and brighten up the space immensely. And I look forward to the ...
Northbound trains still just talk
The Amtrak Heartland flyer train began service from Oklahoma City to Fort Worth on Flag Day, 1999. Its inaugural run south marked the end of a 20-year absence of passenger rail between Oklahoma and Texas....
Residential plan improving
Editor, The Transcript: Norman’s High Density Residential Zoning proposal is just beginning to become a slightly more Norman neighborhood compatible document instead of a developer driven ordinance. The city planners just refined the ...
A few ‘tells’ predict who will blow their money
During Kentucky Derby week, gambling was at the forefront of my life. Along with non-stop activities in my home state of Kentucky, I spoke at a dinner for the Society of Settlement Professionals in Las Vegas. A film crew flew in from Rome ...
A perfect summer storm
Oklahoma prison guards are among the lowest paid of state employees. They earn a starting pay of $11.83 per hour and often work 12-hour shifts, 5 days a week....
U.S. must reform program
America sends about $1.4 billion a year in emergency food aid to needy people around the world through the Food for Peace Program. By law, practically all that aid is produced in the U.S. and shipped by U.S. companies to far-flung places. ...
Senate seeks to give states taxing power
Congress is taking a stab at tax fairness. At least, where states are concerned. If you’re looking for meaningful reform of the federal tax code, that’s going to have to wait....
Remembering George Nigh
George Nigh was sworn into office four times and served longer as Oklahoma’s chief executive officer than any other person in the state’s history....
Saying it with flowers
Editor, The Transcript: Periwinkles and Zinnias Make the Garden bright. Hyacinth and Larkspur Are also a pretty sight....
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