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Articles from September 11, 2008

Commentary: Gavel to Gavel: Job-Hopping to Success
I marvel at how following a corporate implosion some CEOs and company presidents land on their feet with a windfall after a tenure that should generally be considered a miserable failure. The golden parachutes they've negotiated help with the soft landing,...
Court Order: September 11, 2008
Neighbors in Trenton, N.J., became concerned when they heard repeated cries of "Help me!" coming from Evelyn DeLeon's home.Police duly arrived.Receiving no answer to their knock, they kicked in the door.There they found 10-year-old Luna - who was just...
Credit Suisse Director Kunzer Sees Opportunity in Overcast Economy
Though the United States stands in a recession, credit sources remain available for those who meet selective qualifications, according to Richard Kunzer, Credit Suisse's Asset Management Division director. Kunzer - who oversees private equity and infrastructure...
Despite Slow Retail Year, Moore Center Sells for $3.61M
When a Wal-Mart Supercenter moved across Interstate 35 13 years ago it started a wave of retail development in Moore.The Supercenter moved from the east to the west side of the highway and was later joined by large retailers, including Lowe's, Kohl's...
Federal Civil Rights Filings Fall in Oklahoma Courts
Fewer civil rights cases are being filed in Oklahoma federal courts, dropping almost 31 percent from 2003 to 2006.In Oklahoma, 756 cases were filed in 2003, including government- filed and private-plaintiff litigation. By 2006, the state total fell to...
Mississippi Raid Casts Doubt on E-Verify System
Hours before he was to receive an award in Washington, D.C., for authoring one of the most stringent illegal immigration laws in the country, Oklahoma state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, stepped out into a hallway during a meeting break to return a phone...
Official: Oklahoma State Fair to Fare Well despite Not-So-Fair Weather
Last year's State Fair got a sizable boost from the Oklahoma centennial, but even without it this year, officials expect more than a million visitors for the 11-day event that starts today.Called the Centennial Expo in 2007, the fair drew 1.1 million...
OKC Events: September 11, 2008
The annual showing of fashionable shoes, auction, food and wine tasting and all those good things that are part of "Wine, Women & Shoes," is scheduled Friday at 50 Penn Place - use the south or west entrance, please. The food and wine tasting will be...
Oklahoma Saddle Maker Spurs Artistic Excellence
Way in the back of the huge showroom at National Saddlery, John David Rule's work table is lit up like center stage. And rightly so, as watching Rule work is considered a tourist attraction in Oklahoma City's Historic Stockyards City. Rule's fingers...
Tulsa's Oneok Partners Plots $70 Million Pipeline Lateral
Oneok Partners will build a $70 million-plus lateral to the Overland Pass Pipeline now under construction, officials said Wednesday afternoon.Overland Pass, a $433 million, 760-mile joint venture between the Tulsa energy companies Oneok Partners and...