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Articles from April 6, 2010

Commentary: Baseball's Timeless Charm
It's my favorite week of the year. Despite that, I am not going to bore you with a single baseball-as-a-metaphor-for-life story. You will not get from me a single rambling descriptive passage about the smell of newly mown grass, the taste of a Polish...
Executive Coaches Adapt to Changed Market
In an economic climate and era that is producing more entrepreneurs and small-business owners, the role of another entrepreneurial effort is changing - the "executive coach."Once the province of CEOs and high-level managers, executive coaching is being...
It's a Living: Cara Varnell Is a Professional Textile Conservator
At just 4 years old, Cara Varnell knew the rest of her life would revolve around the cowardly lion's furry mane, Dorothy's sparkly ruby slippers and the wicked witch's flowing black gown and pointy hat."It was a moment of clarity. I fell in love with...
OKC Council Approves Fee for Fitness Groups
Organized group fitness workouts will now cost $50 when they're held in Oklahoma City public parks, according to an ordinance passed by the City Council on Tuesday.The new fee for so-called boot camps was initially proposed to help the Parks and Recreation...
OKC Events: April 6, 2010
Meeting a president of the United States is such an exciting experience. I've had the pleasure of meeting four - Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Now I can add four more presidents to my roster.What fun and thanks to Bob Blackburn...
OKC, Tulsa Pressing toward Basketball Playoffs
Oklahoma professional basketball is gaining momentum as both the Oklahoma City and Tulsa clubs are playoff-bound.The Oklahoma City Thunder clinched a playoff berth in the National Basketball Association. It is the franchise's first shot at the playoffs...
Oklahoma Bill Would Increase Penalties for Election Fraud
While it hasn't been a major issue in Oklahoma, election officials are praising a Senate bill that increases penalties for violations of the state election code.Earlier this week, Senate Bill 1921 cleared the House Public Safety Committee by a 6-1 vote....
The Journal Record Business Briefs: April 6, 2010
Saxum Public Relations opens new Tulsa officeSaxum Public Relations has opened a new Tulsa office in the Brady Arts District.The 3,000-square-foot office is on the ground floor of the Wallace Engineering Building, 200 E. Brady St."We were strategic in...
The Journal Record Health Care Briefs: April 6, 2010
Health Insurance Assistance Program receives fundingThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced the first installment of funding to the Oklahoma State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).The grants are continuation funds available...
Young OKC Firm Finds Success Selling Investment Properties
An upstart Oklahoma City real estate brokerage has scored early successes with investment properties.Formed in June by Jason Little, Will Lightfoot and Daniel Morris, Canopy Commercial and Auction closed just over $12 million in sales in 2009. Offering...