THE JOURNAL RECORD

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Articles from January 17, 2001

Big Brother Hides in a Cactus? Camera-Generated Traffic Tickets on the Rise
Right off the bat, let me stipulate that it is bad to drive above the speed limit, and it is very, very bad to run a red light. That said, how many of you sometimes travel a little over 30 miles an hour on a road that all common sense argues should be...
Black and White Ball
Ten outstanding African-American men will be honored by the Oklahoma City Urban League Guild at its annual Black and White Ball on Friday. The fund-raising party will be at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. The...
BofA Earnings Fall Short of Expectations
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bank of America, which has been struggling with non-performing loans, on Tuesday reported earnings for the fourth quarter that were a penny short of analysts' expectations. Citigroup, Bank of New York and Wells Fargo reported profits...
[ Building Permits ]
These lists of building permits issued by Oklahoma City include those issued for new residential and commercial construction, renovations, swimming pools, elevators and other projects. Permits are listed by number and include owner or contractor, address,...
Federal Officials Approve Plans to Reroute I-40
Plans to reroute Interstate 40 about five blocks south through downtown Oklahoma City has been approved by the Federal Highway Administration, it was announced Tuesday.A press conference has been planned for 3 p.m. today, where Transportation Secretary...
Government Issues New Guidelines to Help Combat Money Laundering
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government issued new guidelines Tuesday to help steer U.S. banks away from corrupt foreign officials, following allegations of large-scale international money laundering and serious lapses in controls at Citibank and the Bank...
Ham Producer Broadens Menu with Shafer
If experiences of the recent holiday season can be taken as normal, Oklahoma City is a nice fit with the philosophy of the Honeybaked Ham Co.Honeybaked, founded in 1957 by Harry J. Hoenselaar of Detroit, more than doubled its presence in Oklahoma City...
High Court Won't Hear Arguments in California Stockbroker Case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court let a California man pursue a state-court lawsuit against his stockbroker over the way it handled a stock trade. The court, without comment, turned down arguments by Morgan Stanley Dean Witter that federally approved...
Hospital Emergency Rooms Assume Bigger Role in Health Care
Of the many goals of the managed care revolution, few had as much resonance as the push to get people out of the nation's emergency rooms. With health maintenance organizations, everyone was supposed to have a primary care doctor who would manage the...
Immigration Reform and Control Act -- Is Your Company in Compliance?
Most of you, as employers, are covered by numerous laws and regulations. In addition to industry-specific regulations, your businesses are covered by many state and federal laws.Industry-specific regulations such as consumer product safety requirements,...
Insider Trading
Corporate insiders -- officers, directors and direct or beneficial owners of 10 percent or more of a public company's stock - - are required by law to disclose the purchase or sale of securities issued by their corporations. The following listing was...
Keeping Up with Congress
Leaders in Oklahoma are duly concerned about the state losing one of its six U.S. House of Representatives seats in two years. The loss of a seat results in a loss of federal influence.The good news is that Oklahoma, with its congressional delegation...
[ Mortgages ]
A list of mortgages filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each mortgage includes book and page numbers, names of the mortgagor and mortgagee, mortgage loan amount, property description,...
Natural Gas Futures Prices May Tumble to $7.20
NEW YORK (BridgeNews) -- February Henry Hub natural gas futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled down 36.9 cents at $8.103 per MMBtu, hitting its lowest level in a month amid warm weather in the key consuming regions and expectations that...
NBC's Not Rolling Over
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- NBC plans to expand episodes of Friends by 10 minutes and air live skits by the cast of Saturday Night Live to fight CBS' Survivor on Thursday nights beginning Feb. 1, USA Today reported Tuesday. New NBC entertainment President...
Officials Set Execution Date for Convicted OKC Bomber
Federal officials set a May 16 execution date Tuesday for Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, who was convicted of murder and conspiracy for a bombing that killed 168 people and injured more than 500 in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The Federal...
Oklahoma among First to Launch Work Program for People with Disabilities
Oklahoma will be one of the first states to employ a new federal program to help people with disabilities re-enter the work force.This could mean millions in additional federal dollars to the state, according to Department of Rehabilitation Services...
OPEC Members Agree to Cut Oil Exports by 5%
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- OPEC members have agreed informally to cut their oil exports by 5 percent, Saudi Arabia's oil minister said Tuesday, a widely anticipated move aimed at keeping prices firm ahead of slower seasonal demand for refined products....
Southwest Airlines Earnings Up 65%
DALLAS (AP) -- Fourth quarter profits at Southwest Airlines jumped 65 percent, helped by higher ticket sales and better control over fuel costs. The low-cost carrier reported that net income rose to $154.7 million, or 29 cents per share, from $93.8 million,...
Supreme Court Considers Scope of Anti-Bias Law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If Martha Sandoval cannot sue for the opportunity to take her Alabama driver's exam in Spanish, then people everywhere cannot take full advantage of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act, civil liberties groups say. Though Sandoval already...
U.S. Stock Barometers End Mixed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors awaiting the release of Intel's earnings took some bets on blue chip stocks Tuesday, but otherwise traded cautiously in high-tech and Internet sectors. When Intel released its results after the market closed, Wall Street's...
[ Warranty Deeds ]
A list of Warranty Deeds filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each warranty deed includes book and page numbers, the owner of the property granting the property to a new owner,...