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Articles from October 26, 2011

American Airlines, Union Reach Tentative Agreement
A proposed four-year pact between American Airlines and the Transport Workers Union Fleet Service and Ground Service employees delivers a 9-percent pay raise and a 6-percent lump-sum bonus plus five additional holidays, the union said on Wednesday.Local...
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Bank Seeks $27.86M from Jenks' RiverWalk Crossing Developer
American National Bank of Texas has sought a $27.86 million judgment against developer Jerry Gordon over Jenks' RiverWalk Crossing shopping center.Six months ago the Dallas bank filed a Tulsa County District Court lawsuit against Gordon and RWC Management...
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Conference: Training, Education Issues Limit Oklahoma's Growth
Continued investment to develop the petroleum industry will help Oklahoma ease into a more economically diversified base during the recession recovery, but the state must clearly identify those industries for support, participants in the Oklahoma Academy...
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Dreaming of Open Data in Oklahoma: More Government Information Being Posted Online
The concept of open data continues evolving in Oklahoma as the state and, soon, cities post information in a way that lets the public drill deeply into it.Open data - the idea that certain information should be freely available for people to use as they...
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Following Family Fault Lines: Oklahoma Lawmakers Eye Effects of State's Divorce System
Though Oklahoma family laws continue to evolve, some state lawmakers say not enough is being done to protect children - including those in state custody - while legal experts worry that too many changes will make parts of the system even worse.With legislators...
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It's a Living: Oklahoma City Police Helicopter Pilot
Bad guys don't really have any reasonable hope of evading police pursuit once a pilot such as Sgt. Mark Teachman or Sgt. Clint Mackinnon gets into the air."It might be a challenge if they're on a fast crotch-rocket motorcycle and we're fighting a headwind,"...
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OKC Events: October 26, 2011
If you've never heard of KIPP Reach College Preparatory Charter Middle School and its founder, Tracy McDaniel, you've missed learning of a school that outranks most of the public schools in the state for high student grades.You can make up for this lack...
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OKC Outlet Mall Beats Revenue Projections While Drawing Out-Of- State Visitors
Retailers at Horizon Group Properties' new 348,000-square-foot Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City raked in about $17.9 million in sales during the mall's opening month, beating revenue projections by double digits.Horizon Group Properties CEO and President...
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Oklahomans on the Move: October 26, 2011
Reynolds joins Persimmon GroupKris Reynolds has joined the Tulsa-based Persimmon Group as project management practice leader.Reynolds was director of the project management group with Rovi Corp. (TV Guide). He is a graduate of the 40th class of Leadership...
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Oklahoma State Rep. Anastasia Pittman: Make Fathers Accountable Earlier
For state Rep. Anastasia Pittman, co-parenting should begin in the womb.And she said she is looking at ways to alter the state's child protection statutes so they can be expanded to provide paternal support for infants in utero."Oklahoma law defines...
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The Journal Record Business Briefs: October 26, 2011
Orchids Paper net income increasesOrchids Paper Products Co. on Wednesday reported a 14-percent increase in net income for the third quarter to $1.6 million, or 21 cents per diluted share, from $1.4 million, or 18 cents per diluted share, for the third...
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The Journal Record Legal Briefs: October 26, 2011
OBA to present awardsThe Oklahoma Bar Association will present 21 awards at its 107th annual meeting Nov. 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa.Award recipients from the Oklahoma City area are Donald W. Davis Sr., Trailblazer Award; Jim Drummond, Norman,...
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Tulsa-Based BOK Financial 3Q Easily Beats Wall Street Estimates
BOK Financial shares rose 1.61 percent Wednesday after the Tulsa- based financial company posted a 23.3-percent rise in third-quarter net income to a new record, easily beating Wall Street estimates.BOKF quarterly profits totaled $85.1 million, or $1.24...
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Tulsa City Council Candidates Talk Charter Changes
All but one of the Tulsa City Council candidates oppose proposed amendments to the city charter.But the candidates at the Associated Builders and Contractors of Oklahoma forum Wednesday said they were pro-business.About 75 people attended the event,...
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