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Articles from May 3, 1996

Banking on Level Playing Field New OBA Chair Wants to End Inequities
Leveling the playing field for all financial institutions will be one of the main focuses this year of the Oklahoma Bankers Association, according to the group's new chairman."One of my personal concerns is the inequities that exist among financial institutions,...
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Business World
Vying for nudesHOUSTON (NYT) -- An effective way to build a profitable business is to find a niche that others aren't serving well. Travel agents today are looking hard for niches. They are being battered by the airlines' decision to cut the amount...
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Centers' Project in Memory of Those with Breast Cancer
They've promised a rose garden.And they've vowed that in about a year the garden, on the grounds of the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City John E. Kirkpatrick Horticulture Center, will be ready for people to stroll through and smell the blooms.The...
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Congress Takes Governor out of Loop in Schools' Quest for Portion of Grant
Oklahoma school officials have held their breath to see whether Gov. Frank Keating would turn away millions of federal education dollars. Now, they don't need his approval to get their share.Congress last week changed the president's Goals 2000 plan...
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Corporation Commission
(CD62706J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960-001633-T Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Envirotek Fuel Systems, Inc. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description: S/2 NW/4 of Section 31, Township 26 North, Range 15 East,...
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Corporation Commission
(CD62707J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 001632-T Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Envirotek Fuel Systems, Inc. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description: N/2 SE/4 of Section 31, Township 26 North, Range 15 East,...
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Corporation Commission
(CD62705A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 001663 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: B.R. Polk, Inc. Relief Requested: Drilling and Spacing Units. Legal Description: NW/4 of Section 31, Township 19 North, Range 4...
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Corporation Commission
(CD62708J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 001628-T Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Envirotek Fuel Systems, Inc. Relief Sought: Drilling and Spacing Units. Legal Description: Sections 29, 30 and the W/2 and the...
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Corporation Commission
(CD62721J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 001662 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: E/2 of Section 17, Township 20 North, Range...
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Corporation Commission
(CD62735G)NOTICE OF HEARINGOF MOTION FOREXTENSION OF TIMETO COMMENCE WELLUNDER POOLING ORDERCD No. 950 004388 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Petroleum Strategies Unlimited, Inc. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description:...
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Data Reveals Strong Growth in Gross Domestic Product
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The economy is surging back to life, gratifying the White House but jolting Wall Street. Powered by a heavy spending for business computers and consumer goods, growth accelerated to 2.8 percent in the first three months of the year...
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`Dozens of Companies' Show Interest in First Venture Fair
The first Oklahoma Venture Fair of Oklahoma Venture Forum already has attracted the interest of many new and developing small businesses looking for capital.It is scheduled from 4:40-8 p.m. May 16. It is being presented by the Oklahoma Venture Forum."We're...
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Driving Tourists Fuel State Economy
The $3 billion tourism industry in Oklahoma could be impacted this summer by higher fuel prices.But that impact might not be adverse."According to past experiences with rising fuel prices, the effect has generally been positive for Oklahoma tourism,"...
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Event Tinged with Sadness
A touch of sadness will hover over the REBA-Ben Johnson Auction Friday, May 10, at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame.Earlier this year, Ben announced that Reba McEntire had agreed to join him as a hostess for his annual 12th annual Ben Johnson Pro Celebrity...
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Foundation Receives Grant for Cardiovascular Research
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has been awarded a five- year Program Project Grant of more than $5.5 million by the National Institutes of Health to fund ongoing cardiovascular disease research.The grant provides for an extension of research...
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Garden Ridge Tops Annual List of Construction Projects
Oklahoma City's largest commercial building project last year was the 140,000-square-foot Garden Ridge store at Interstate 40 and S. MacArthur Blvd.The second biggest project was Presbyterian Hospital's 100,000- square-foot Center for Healthy Living...
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GOP `Mourns' Death of Tax Proposal; Democrats Say Tax Cut Plan Survives
Republicans mourned the passing of a bill to give a tax break for retirees at a mock "wake" Thursday, but Democratic leaders said the exercise was premature."Friends, we are gathered here today to pay respects to a dear friend of ours that died last...
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HFS to Purchase Coldwell Banker
HFS Inc. will buy Coldwell Banker Corp. for $740 million in cash and debt, dominating the real estate sales business with a hand in 1 of every 4 homes sold.To become the largest franchisor of real estate brokerages, HFS spent $1 billion on acquisitions...
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Hollywood Draws Surprising Number of New Projects
HOLLYWOOD -- This popular tourist destination, which experienced a slow decline in recent decades, punctuated by an earthquake, a riot and a subsiding boulevard in the last five years, has surprised many observers by attracting a host of new projects.Significantly,...
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Investors Seek Shelter on Eve of Jobless Report; Stock Prices Tumble
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks tumbled with bonds Thursday as investors ran for cover on the eve of a pivotal employment report, spooked by mounting evidence of a surging economy that could produce higher inflation.The retreat halted a string of 10 straight...
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Juvenile
(JV62701A)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-95-281 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Faizon Leontray Davis, Marquis Latrell Davis, Children Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Father of...
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LA Homeowners Prosper from Hollywood's Setting Desires
LOS ANGELES -- In Hollywood's jargon, Susan Gardner's home was discovered. A film scout scouring the neighborhood for the ideal crime scene knocked on her door and asked if she wanted to transform her home into a stage set and reap a few thousand dollars...
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Low Inventories Blamed for Higher Gasoline Prices
WASHINGTON -- Soaring gasoline prices have left motorists perplexed and looking for villains. Is it a Big Oil conspiracy, or just basic supply and demand? Perhaps it's only a gamble that went awry.Since February, gasoline prices have jumped 20 cents...
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Major Land Sales
These are the major Oklahoma County land sales filed this week with County Clerk John J. Garvey: Transactions of $1 Million or MoreThe Margaret K. Goldman Intervivos Trust for the Benefit of Alfred D. Goldman purchased property at the NW corner of Pennsylvania...
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Miscellaneous
(MS62691J)SOLICITATION FOR BIDS(Bid Notice) Sealed bids will be received by the Department of Central Services, Construction and Properties Division, 50 N.E. 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3002, until 2:00 PM, on the 23rd day of May, 1996, at which...
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Miscellaneous
(MS62732J)NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR TAX DEED11-9 State of Oklahoma, County of Oklahoma ss.THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Jackie Gene Guest, P.O. Box 161365, Fort Worth, TX 76161; Oklahoma Tax Commission, 2501 Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73194; if they...
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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,...
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New Locations
Received 4-30-96(Intents To Drill)NA-Information Not AvailableBEAVER COUNTYEnron Oil & Gas Company, Renfrow 27-2, 27-1N-22ECM, C S/2 S/2 S/2 N/2, 100fsl-2640fwl, Kansas City 5600, TD 6400, El. 2894, Surf Csg. Depth: 1400, Date Op. to Begin: N/A.Chaparral...
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OG&E Files Notice to Seek $15.6 Million Rate Reduction
A redesign of operations two years ago could once again result in savings for OG&E Electric Services customers.OG&E is seeking a $15.6 million annual rate reduction. The company Thursday filed its notice of intent to file an application with the Oklahoma...
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Probate
(PR62712A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCase No. PG-96-158-56 In the District Court within and for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Guardianship of Lucille T. Davis, An Incapacitated Person. STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Lucille T. Davis, Four Season...
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Settlement Boosts Beard Earnings
A settlement received from its dry ice subsidiary improved Beard Co.'s 1996 first quarter earnings to $95,000, or 3 cents per share.Beard reported a loss of $371,000, or 14 cents per share, for the first quarter of 1995."The big improvement resulted...
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Walt Disney Takes a Storefront Interest in Queens
NEW YORK -- It's an interesting combination, Mickey Mouse and Heskel Elias.Mickey, ready to conquer Manhattan, has also set his sights on Queens. Walt Disney Co. is planning to open a 7,000-square-foot Disney Store this summer at 70-31 Austin St., a...
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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,...
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Wells Completed
Received 5-1-96BECKHAM COUNTYApache Energy Resources Corp., Moore #1-22, 22-11N-23W, N2 SE/4, 1320fsl-1980fwl, Des Moines, Class. Gas; 0 BO, 241 MCFGD, TD 13441.CARTER COUNTYMaynard Oil Co., SGOSU 79-2, 16-3S-2W, SW/4 SE/4 NW/4, 330fsl- 15650fwl, Lower...
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