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Articles from January 5, 2011

Former Doerner Saunders Attorneys Start Their Own Law Firm in Tulsa
Five attorneys with more than a century of experience have left the 104-year-old Doerner Saunders Daniel and Anderson law firm to start their own Tulsa office as McDonald, McCann and Metcalf."We turned in our resignations Friday, started moving in Saturday,"...
Free to Learn: Officials with Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma Tout Program at Detention Center
A Girl Scout program designed to teach incarcerated girls valuable life lessons and prepare them for careers is beginning to show progress, officials with the Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma said this week.Known as Girl Scouting in Detention Centers,...
History of Helping: Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits' New President No Stranger to Volunteerism
Growing up in South Bend, Ind., Marnie Taylor was exposed to nonprofit volunteer work."I grew up in a family where both of my parents were nonprofit volunteers," she said. "My mother did hospital volunteer work and was active with the Junior League....
OKC Events: January 5, 2011
Everyone says Disney shows are for children. Well, the shows may be, but no one says what the ages of the "children" are. We've been to Disney shows where the crowd was half and half - young and not so young. And they all were having a good time.I bring...
Oklahoma City, Tyler Outdoor Advertising Partnership Questioned
The public-private partnership between Oklahoma City and Tyler Outdoor Advertising may be redefined in the wake of extensive downtown streetscape renovations and the development of rail transportation, said Jeff Bezdek, a member of the MAPS 3 citizen...
Oklahoma Lawmakers Learn Ropes at OBA School
With the legislative session just about a month away, many state lawmakers are preparing themselves by studying legislation or attending briefings by business and industry leaders.A small group, however, went to law school.But just for a day.Known as...
Park Plaza Owners, Oklahoma City Reconcile
City officials have agreed to drop Project 180 improvements in part of the Park Plaza District, after property owners there protested plans to install new streetlights and park benches in the area.Park Plaza District developer Rick Dowell has withdrawn...
Preston Park Apartments in Midwest City Sell for $3.3M
An Ohio real estate company hopes to revive the troubled Preston Park Apartments, which have changed ownership several times over the past few years and struggled with low occupancy.The 287-unit complex at 3834 N. Oak Dr., near NE 10th Street and N....
Public Service Company Breaks Even with Oklahoma Corporation Commission Ruling
Following Wednesday's ruling by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, electric rates charged by Public Service Company of Oklahoma will increase less than 1 percent for commercial and residential customers while declining for industrial users.Under the...
Records at Risk: Health Fields Face New Liability
A new insurable risk has arrived for medical professionals.With the advent of electronic health records and stricter privacy requirements, physicians are facing brand-new ways that security could be breached. Doctors in Oklahoma are being offered a new...
The Journal Record Business Briefs: January 5, 2011
Fallin selects Ming as energy secretaryMike Ming of Edmond has been selected as secretary of energy by Gov.-elect Mary Fallin.Ming most recently served as president of Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America, a 10-year, $500 million nonprofit...
The Journal Record on Board: January 5, 2011
Eaton manager for Open Arms ClinicTracy Eaton has been hired as clinic manager for Open Arms Clinic.The hiring is part of the reorganization of Open Arms Clinic, according to the nonprofit Butterfield Foundation.Eaton was a nurse manager and supervisor...
Tulsla-Based George Kaiser Family Foundation Issues Grants
Melanie Spector, health education, research and program development specialist with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said an estimated 63 percent of incarcerated females in the state need substance abuse treatment when they enter the Oklahoma...
Video Gaming Store Franchise Comes to Oklahoma
Derek Tackett has opened a retail video game store franchise that offers interactive gaming, game rentals and repairs.Launched in December 2007, California-based Gamer Doc is a retail video game store franchise that delivers a new and interactive customer...