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Articles from August 11, 2009

Easy on the Eyes and Taste Buds: Tulsa and OKC Chefs Out-Do Each Other in Dinner Extravaganzas
Five of Tulsa's top chefs took a trip to Oklahoma City's Gaillardia Country Club to present an elegant evening of fine wine, delicious culinary creations and entertainment. On Thursday evening, five Oklahoma City chefs will make their way to Tulsa's...
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Edmond Woman's Online Site Offers Tech Items for Women
While working for electronics distributor Petra Industries calling on major retailers, Heather Lytle discovered an opportunity for an online business."I realized the consumer electronics industry was very much a boys club, but statistics have shown that...
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Learning on a Vertical Level: OKC-Based Vertical Learning Curve Offers Virtual-Reality MBA Degree
A group of workers tries to explain the nature of problems they are having with an issue at their plant, but their boss doesn't really seem to be listening to what they are saying. Their frustration is evident.It's a real-world problem from a real plant....
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OKC-Based Panhandle Oil Posts Net Loss for 3Q of $928,512
Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. on Monday reported a net loss for the third fiscal quarter ended June 30 of $928,512, or 11 cents per share, compared with net income of $6.5 million, or 76 cents per share, for the third quarter of the previous fiscal year."The...
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OKC Events: August 11, 2009
Some people have wonderful birthday parties, including H.E. Gene Rainbolt. He is having a very special birthday anniversary Sept. 18, a party to mark his 80th birthday. The theme is "Gene & Willie: One Night Only."The unique invitation on hard plastic...
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Oklahoma Plaintiffs File Complaint against Gay Marriage Ban
Four Oklahoma women have filed a new complaint challenging federal and state laws banning gay marriage.Their latest filing changes some aspects of the case, including which government officials are named as defendants. It also points out that two of...
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OSU-Tulsa Researcher Awarded Grants
Daryoosh Vashaee, a researcher at Oklahoma State University- Tulsa, has received two grants to support his project to develop nanotechnology to convert waste heat to energy.Vashaee has been awarded a five-year, $700,000 grant from the Air Force Office...
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Private Education in Oklahoma City Worth Building Upon
Despite there being fewer millionaires and billionaires these days, private schools in Oklahoma City that count on donations from wealthy parents to stay afloat have been able to hold their own so far.In the economic downturn, parents and alumni with...
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Search Engine Optimization Firm Launched by Norman Businessman
The founder of Norman-based Merchant Metrix is ready to take his knowledge of online search engines and retail market-manipulating skills to the next level with two new Web sites and a venture capital opportunity, Lee Roberts said. The company recently...
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Tulsa-Based Aaon Profits Fall 9 Percent, Miss Wall Street Expectations
An 8-percent sales drop trimmed Aaon second-quarter earnings 9 percent, just missing Wall Street estimates. "That's pretty impressive considering the slowdown in the building sector," said Oklahoma City securities analyst Greg Womack. "With no debt and...
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Tulsa-Based Williams Pays $258M to Extend Colo. Assets
Williams will pay $258 million for 28 wells and 21,800 net acres in western Colorado's Piceance Valley, one of the Tulsa company's key natural gas exploration and production areas.This "bolt-on acquisition," as Williams Chairman, President and Chief...
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Unexpected Jobs Report Boosts Market
Investors surprised by a drop in unemployment jumped on the Wall Street bandwagon on the hope that an easing employment picture means a turnaround in the struggling economy. As our trading session ended Friday, the Dow climbed 114 points for the day,...
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