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Articles from March 6, 2012

Being Well: Mick Ross, Oklahoma Publishing Co
Mick Ross, help desk supervisor for Oklahoma Publishing Co.'s information technology department, knows how difficult starting a fitness regimen can be.Although he was never overweight, he wasn't totally fit, either. It wasn't until he was out of high...
Cathedral in Oklahoma City Falls into Foreclosure after Internal Struggle
Charismatic megachurch The Cathedral will be forced to try and buy back its sprawling church building at a public sheriff's auction later this month after a dispute over the former pastor's retirement package landed it in foreclosure.Evangelist Ron Dryden,...
Commentary: Periscope: Courthouse Doors Open to All
The beauty of the pro se lawsuit is that anyone, anyone at all, can march into the courthouse and demand justice. No lawyer needed, just find a template on the Internet, format your petition, pay your filing fee and poof! Instant litigant.That's what...
Futures of Health Care: Dallas Company Develops Market Model for Medical World
Uncertainty was a consistent theme throughout Oklahoma State University's International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health at the Reed Conference Center. But on the second and final day, a financial products and services firm offered a...
Mardel Percolating for Expresso: Oklahoma Chain to Test In-Store Book Printing System
Within 60 days Mardel Christian and Education will test an in- store system for printing paperback books on demand.President Jason Green said this will allow Mardel to not only tap publisher backlists for customer orders of titles long out of print, but...
OKC Events: March 6, 2012
Chalk up another "best of" award to Rand Elliott, who celebrated with a party at Cafe 501. Why there? Because that's why he received "Best of Year" award in the casual dining category from Interior Design Magazine - for his design of 501. The restaurant,...
Oklahoma Bill Would Crack Down on Unlicensed Tattoo, Body Piercing Studios
A bill currently waiting to be heard by the full House of Representatives would add teeth to the state's enforcement procedures against unlicensed tattoo and body piercing studios.Under House Bill 2889, the state Department of Health would be charged...
Oklahoma Subcontractors Seek Help from Legislature
Their message was simple: Enforce the law.More than 200 subcontractors took their case to the Oklahoma Legislature Tuesday afternoon, seeking better enforcement and regulation of the state's building industry.The issue, an American Subcontractors Association...
President of Oklahoma City-Based Mardel to Leave for Medical Mission Post
Setting up the Expresso Book Machine test may prove the last major contribution Jason Green makes for Mardel Christian and Education.After 17 years with the Oklahoma City-based bookseller and its older brother Hobby Lobby Stores, the last seven as president...
Sand Springs-Based Webco Earnings Decline in Second Quarter
Despite a 13.4-percent rise in sales, Webco Industries' fiscal second-quarter earnings dropped 36 percent, the Sand Springs-based manufacturer reported Tuesday.The privately held maker of steel tubing products posted similar results for its first six...
The Journal Record Business Briefs: March 6, 2012
Arbuckle Country becomes Chickasaw CountryADA - The regional tourism organization previously known as Arbuckle Country in south- central Oklahoma has been rebranded Chickasaw Country.The name was changed after a partnership was formed by the Chickasaw...
The Journal Record Health Care Briefs: March 6, 2012
Diabetes researchers uncover triggerOKLAHOMA CITY - Researchers at the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have uncovered a trigger in the process that leads to cardiovascular disease.Doctors have long believed...
Wireless Companies Reach out to Small Businesses in Oklahoma
Terry Rackley is focused on giving small businesses in Oklahoma the technology tools necessary to aid growth.The Verizon Wireless district manager is promoting an online widget that offers a business-to-business, one-stop shop service for all small businesses,...