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Articles from November 6, 2002

Bob Howard Leases Space for Parts Center
A parts distribution subsidiary of the Bob Howard auto dealerships has leased 170,000 square feet of warehouse space in Oklahoma City for a new centralized parts distribution center that will have more than 100 employees, the owner of the warehouse said...
`Brain Drain' Starts Five Years after Graduation
Most Oklahoma college graduates stay in state to work immediately following graduation but many leave the state after five years, especially those graduates in high-tech fields such as engineering and computer science, according to a report by the Oklahoma...
Council Considers Galleria Parking Garage Expansion
Plans to add more than 1,000 parking spaces to the Galleria garage in downtown Oklahoma City were presented to the city council on Tuesday.Architectural Design Group has worked with the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority, Downtown...
Council Postpones Changes to OKC Security Alarm Rules
The Oklahoma City Council voted to take a little more time before deciding on a new ordinance that would require yearly renewals and additional fees for security alarm systems. Police Chief M.T. Berry presented to the council on Oct. 29 a proposed ordinance...
Large Retailers Work to Meet Changing Markets
Executives with major retailers Wal-Mart Stores and Dillard's say growth strategies for both companies may mean changes in store for their businesses, as the retailing industry adapts to competition and new consumer preferences.James Cherry Jr., the...
[ New Locations ]
Received: 11/4/02Beaver CountyBRG Petroleum; 7134 S. Yale #600, Tulsa 74136 (918-496-2626); #1-27 Zieger Trust; s/2 n/2 nw 27-4n-20ecm; 1650' fsl & 1320' fwl; TD 6950'...Test; 6450' Chester; Soon;Tex-Ok Energy; Box 3010, Cody WY 82414 (307-587-4291);...
New Rules for Tax Shelters
While most taxpayers voluntarily comply with federal tax laws and pay their fair share, there are serious tax compliance problems.Lately, the Internal Revenue Service has been beefing up its efforts to curb abusive tax shelters and shut down the promoters...
OKC Leaders Consider Budget Shortfall Strategy
Oklahoma City Finance Director Catherine O'Connor on Tuesday presented city council with a plan on how to deal with continuing budgetary shortfalls.Tax revenues are currently $4.16 million below budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. The fiscal...
OU Creates Center for Training How to Respond to Terrorism, Emergencies
A new center that will provide additional education and training to professionals who respond to bioterrorism emergencies has been designated for the College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center by the Centers for Disease...
Positive-Minded Chesapeake Foresees 7% Output Growth
One day after reporting a 78.3 percent drop in third quarter earnings, Chesapeake Energy said its outlook for the energy market remains positive and should result in 7 percent production growth next year. The independent natural gas exploration and production...
Tara Getty's Africa, Anyone?
Allied Arts' Opus Oklahoma Ball on Nov. 16 has the theme of "The Art of Adventure" and what an adventure the evening will be.The latest "adventure" added to the list is a trip for two for six nights in South Africa. The trip is at two sites.The first...
Tripling NIH Budget Would Profoundly Impact State
I have written before on the uncertain future of National Institutes of Health funding increases and related implications for Oklahoma's economy and biomedical science in our state. An initiative announced recently by a Pennsylvania senator has added...
[ Wells Completed ]
Received: 11/04/02Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Beaver CountyMewbourne Oil, Tyler TX/903-561-2900 -- #1 Manis "7" -- nw se ne 7-5n-24ecm; TD 6850', PBTD 6790'; perf. B/Morrow Sand 6290-8' and Chester Lime 6404-78'...
[ Wells Plugged ]
Received: 11/04/02Reports compiled by county, operator, well name, location, total depth, date plugged and well classification.Coal CountyWentworth Operating, Edmond -- #1-4 Hooe -- w/2 w/2 se 4-1n-11e - - TD 1475' ...9-14-02 (DRY)Haskell CountyTAG Team...