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Articles from January 17, 2012

A Triple-Net Sales Comeback? Oklahoma City-Based My Dentist Deal May Indicate Change, but Analysts Remain Mixed
Two Decembers ago, Teagan Properties LLC of Oklahoma City paid $685,000 for a former Braum's site at 12106 S. Memorial Dr. in Bixby.Armed with a $1 million construction mortgage through RCB Bank of Oklahoma City, within a year Teagan had that one-time...
Being Well: JoAnne Murphy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Since her early 20s, JoAnne Murphy has battled with her weight, but when faced with invasive and expensive fertility treatments due to polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, she knew she finally had to take control of her own health and well-being.A surgery...
Broken Arrow Casino Controversy Gets Hotter: Chief Speaks Up as Property Owners Vow to Continue Work
A spokeswoman for the two Muscogee (Creek) Nation sisters seeking to build a casino in Broken Arrow said Tuesday the pair has every right to move forward with plans to build."Legally, we have every right to be there," said Vicky Sousa, attorney and spokeswoman...
Commentary: CBRE and CoStar Locked in Battle of Data Privacy
Since my focus in commercial real estate is more devoted to the research side of the industry, I keep a close watch of any news related to commercial real estate research and research providers like CoStar, Xceligent and LoopNet. Over the weekend, I...
Commentary: Periscope: Precious Moments with Baby Lily
My sister-in-law celebrated her 42nd birthday in a hospital room Jan. 5. Her husband was with her. No one was sick.The previous day, at 5:35 a.m., Lily was born in a room across the hall. She was newborn soft and healthy, with dark hair, pink cheeks...
Kilpatrick Turnpike in Northern Oklahoma City to Be Widened
The Kilpatrick Turnpike in the northern part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area will be widened from four lanes to six, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority officials said Tuesday.The turnpike, the first phase of which was opened 20 years ago, is quickly...
More Bodies, More Business: Expert: Increasing Depth Key to Growing OKC Real Estate Market
As the commercial real estate market reaps the benefits of Oklahoma City's expanding economy and population, a local expert said the key to reaching the next level is improving the depth of corporations here.Mark Beffort, president and CEO of Grubb &...
NPR/Kaiser Family Foundation Survey: Jobless Turn to Family
Many of the unemployed people served by the Jesus House in Oklahoma City no longer have extended families they can fall back on for help while they struggle to find jobs, so the nonprofit organization serves as a surrogate support system, Executive Director...
OKC Events: January 17, 2012
Three individuals and three organizations will be recognized by the Oklahoma Humanities Council March 22 in the Oklahoma History Center. They will be honored for their activities in keeping culture - and the understanding of it - alive, OHC Executive...
OKC Retail Vacancy Returns to Pre-Recession Levels
Oklahoma City's retail market ended 2011 with a vacancy rate of just under 10 percent, the lowest level since before the recession.According to data compiled by Grubb & Ellis/Levy Beffort, vacancy has steadily declined at an average rate of about 1.5...
Oklahoma Corrections Professionals' Payroll Deduction Case Continues
Judges with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals are expected to hear oral arguments Wednesday in a case pitting corrections workers and their ability to use payroll deductions to pay professional association dues against a state law.The lawsuit, Oklahoma...
Oklahoma Newspaper Industry Defends Tax-Exempt Status
You don't have to tell newspaper publisher Rusty Ferguson that his industry is struggling. Ferguson, the publisher of the Cleveland American, a weekly newspaper in Pawnee County, is well-aware of the fact that advertising sales revenue is down and more...
The Journal Record Business Briefs: January 17, 2012
Allied Arts to start $3M campaignAllied Arts will begin its annual fundraising campaign Tuesday with a goal to raise more than $3 million - the largest goal in the history of the nonprofit agency.Campaign co-chairpersons are Tricia Everest and James...
The Journal Record Health Care Briefs: January 17, 2012
After-hours pediatric clinic opensAn after-hours pediatric clinic - Kids 1st Pediatric After Hours Clinic - has opened at 12516 N. May Ave. in Oklahoma City.Founding pediatricians include doctors Alana Adair, Stephanie Grim, Carla Hardzog-Britt, Andrea...