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Seeing red


Commentary

Judith Murphy
I am a reasonable person. I wait patiently for the outcome of things I cannot control. I understand that major changes take time. That said, I have begun to see red at the sight of orange " the orange...
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Noble-based nonprofit sees more than 3,000 animals every year


News

Judith Murphy
Two bald eagles found freedom in the sky above Arcadia Lake on a recent blustery, mid-November Saturday after spending most of their lives in Noble at a wild animal rescue and rehabilitation agency. O...
 
Thursday, November 27, 2008

Book drive


Commentary

Judith Murphy
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. That's the motto for Norman officials and residents who want a new and bigger public library. Last May, a $49.5 million bond issue for a new facility w...
 
Thursday, October 16, 2008

Horton redefines victory


Commentary

Judith Murphy
The official motto for the Olympic Games is "Citius, Altius, Fortius" " Latin for "Faster, Higher, Stronger." After watching University of Oklahoma gymnast Jonathan Horton compete in the men's horizon...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Common sense


Commentary

Judith Murphy
Will common sense prevail in state government? It seems we have a good start. Rep. Mike Shelton, D-Oklahoma City, held a public hearing July 9 to discuss the possibility of flexible or compressed wo...
 
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Finding miracles


Commentary

Judith Murphy
Nothing is more beautiful than a miracle. I've been watching one take place. The night after Christmas, my gentle, beloved greyhound Annie got into a fight with or was attacked by another dog. Whatev...
 
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Snakes on the Plains


Commentary

Judith Murphy
While recently working at my computer, I heard a faint rustling sound, so I turned to see what the puppy was chewing. Lizbit was asleep at my feet. Moving my desk chair woke her, and she suddenly jump...
 
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Tripping out


Commentary

Judith Murphy
With the recent rash of flight cancellations by airlines suddenly inspecting planes, an increasing number of frustrated travelers may have been finding themselves with too many hours to kill. First, ...
 
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Plate speaking


Commentary

Judith Murphy
A proposal to provide new license plates to Oklahoma drivers passed the state House in mid-March and is expected to gain Senate approval without significant opposition. The legislation will provide ne...
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Why weight?


Commentary

Judith Murphy
If you live in Oklahoma City, you owe Mick Cornett two pounds.   This isn't a new MAPS tax in British currency. It's more like a voluntary "FATS tax," on behalf of the mayor's "This City Is Goi...
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Counterpoint: A gamble for all


Commentary

Judith Murphy
Laugh or cry " your choice. A key, fast-growing industry in Oklahoma operates largely under rules of its own creation, with oversight by its own employees, for the benefit of some, but not necessarily...
 
Thursday, December 27, 2007

An affair of the 'mark


Commentary

Judith Murphy
An Affair of the Heart, the annual arts and crafts show that has been an Oklahoma City tradition since 1985, became a legal battleground in late October, when representatives of the University of Okla...
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007

Oklahoma, stated


Commentary

Judith Murphy
What does the rest of the country think about Oklahoma in 2007? To answer this question, I recently completed an unofficial and unscientific survey of news stories about Oklahoma found in newspapers a...
 
Thursday, September 6, 2007

Banishing misery


Commentary

Judith Murphy
I have discovered true misery. All it takes is a case of old-fashioned, "killer-diller" flu " the kind that can be endured only if you curl up in a fetal position and sleep " combined with a sick dog ...
 
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Pretending to live green


Commentary

Judith Murphy
Sen. James Inhofe caught lots of flack recently for his objections to plans for holding Al Gore's Live Earth concert on the west side of the U.S. Capitol. The concert, scheduled for July 7, is intende...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007
 
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