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Articles from January 11, 2011

'At a Crossroads': Devon Exec Addresses New Oklahoma State Lawmakers
Speaking before a group of freshmen state legislators at The State Chamber of Oklahoma on Tuesday, Devon Energy Corp. Executive Chairman Larry Nichols called global warming "a bunch of garbage" and criticized the federal government's attempts to regulate...
Audiologist Opens Owasso Office
With its west Tulsa operations increasingly cramped, the two- year-old Scholl Center for Communication Disorders opened a branch office in Owasso.Founding audiologist Jacqueline Rogers Scholl hopes to add a third office in Tulsa even as she contemplates...
Beyond Prescriptions: Medical Anthropology Student at University of Oklahoma Helps Bridge Health Care Gap
The prescription for healthier living and lowering health care costs has much to do with eating better, exercising more and managing chronic conditions.But give that advice to a family that lives in poverty, has diabetes, depression problems and a parent...
Bricktown Building in Downtown OKC Sold for $2.1M to Group of Tulsa Investors
A historic two-story building in Bricktown that houses Abuelo's Mexican restaurant has been sold to group of Tulsa investors for $2.1 million.The 21,096-square-foot, 90-year-old building at 17 E. Sheridan Ave. is part of a portfolio that the entity Bricktown...
Hot Competition: Chili Bowl Nationals Kick off at Tulsa State Fairgrounds
This week the racing world lives on Tulsa time as teams from across the nation and beyond come to the Tulsa State Fairgrounds for the annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.More than 5,000 fans a night are expected at the QuikTrip Center for four nights...
It's a Living: Rodeo Roping Cowboy
Nothing feels as satisfying as a rope settling around a steer's horns, Terry Crow said.That's followed by a quick dally of the rope around the saddle horn, as Crow turns his horse and gives his partner the opportunity to slip another lasso around the...
OKC Events: January 11, 2011
Rodeo queens are beauties who are garbed in satin and sequins and wear crowns. But the crowns rest on the brims of their fancy cowboy (cowgirl?) hats. How do I know? Because I mixed with about 20 of them - and their parents and friends, at Rocky's in...
Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel Creates Special Protection Unit
Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel has created a new unit to provide protection for local and state dignitaries following the assassination attempt on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona."What prompted me to create this unit was that I was looking...
Oklahoma's Sardis Lake Water Rights Stuck in Limbo
During the summer of 2010, the city of Oklahoma City's Water Utilities Trust voted to spend $27 million to purchase the water storage rights at southeastern Oklahoma's Sardis Lake reservoir.Seven months later, they still have nothing to show for it.Endorsing...
SageNet Owner Pays $2.5M for Tulsa Shopping Center
SageNet owner Daryl J. Woodard paid $2.5 million for southeast Tulsa's Mingo Valley Trade Center.The 62,239-square-foot shopping center formerly owned by George Kaiser's Kaiser-Francis Oil Co. will become the new home of SageNet, a Tulsa company that...
The Journal Record Business Briefs: January 11, 2011
Love Link Ministries receives grant for environmental cleanupLove Link Ministries Inc. has been awarded a brownfields cleanup grant from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality for the NuWay building at 1122 Linwood in Oklahoma City.A ceremony...
The Journal Record Health Care Briefs: January 11, 2011
OMRF leads lupus gene research teamA group of nearly 50 scientists from 33 institutions in the U.S. and abroad announced this week they had identified a genetic variant associated with lupus and, potentially, heart disease and certain kinds of cancer.Oklahoma...