THE JOURNAL RECORD

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Articles from April 3, 2001

[ 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,...
Bush Delay in Regulations Pleases Some, Angers Others
WASHINGTON -- Since taking office 10 weeks ago, the Bush administration has delayed or reversed scores of regulations pushed through in the waning weeks of President Clinton's term. The regulations involve such diverse issues as arsenic in drinking water,...
CMI Posts Net Loss for 2000
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- CMI Corp. on Monday reported a net loss for 2000.The net loss for the year was $30.2 million, or $1.39 a share, compared with net income of $2.5 million, or 11 cents per share, in 1999. Excluding one-time charges in both years,...
House Approves Indefinite Delay in Deregulation
The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill Monday delaying indefinitely restructuring of the state's electricity industry.Without the change, deregulation is scheduled to go into effect by July 1, 2002. The bill passed 101-0.Senate Bill 440,...
House Approves Telemarketer Restriction Act
The Oklahoma House on Monday approved the "Telemarketer Restriction Act."Senate Bill 511, by Sen. Keith Leftwich, and Rep. Kevin Cox, both D-Oklahoma City, prohibits Oklahoma-based telemarketers from calling consumers who have placed their names on a...
Market Perils over Confusing Diseases
Global agriculture has been rocked by the dual plague of "mad cow" and "foot and mouth" disease. Mad cow disease, or Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), can afflict both man and beast. Foot and mouth disease impacts...
Measuring World Leadership
I was watching the morning news Monday, as I do most days.Madeline Albright, former secretary of state, was trying to explain to me and the rest of the world the significance of one of our Navy planes sitting on a runway on Hainan, an island controlled...
[ 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,...
[ New Locations ]
Received: 3/30/01Canadian CountyChaparral Energy Inc.; 701 Cedar Lake Blvd., OKC 73114 (478- 8770); #1-31 Bode; w/2 se se 31-13n-10w; 660' fsl & 1947' fwl; 11,600' Chester; On permitCuster CountyEl Paso Production Co.; Box 1513, Houston TX 77251-1513...
OKC-Based Construction Equipment Firm Posts Net Loss for 2000
CMI Corp. on Monday reported a net loss for 2000.The net loss for the year was $30.2 million, or $1.39 a share, compared with net income of $2.5 million, or 11 cents per share, in 1999. Excluding one-time charges in both years, the net loss would have...
OKC Financial Briefs: March 3, 2001
BancFirst has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration's most active lender in Oklahoma for the fifth consecutive year. The bank ended the SBA's fiscal 2000 with 126 loans totaling more than $31 million.Kent Faison, who heads BancFirst's SBA...
ONG Loses Bid to Add Surcharge
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma Natural Gas will not be adding a $5.50 temporary surcharge to all its customers' bills, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission decided Monday. On a 2-to-1 vote, the commission denied the company's plans for a surcharge from...
Reports Point to Moderate Growth
NEW YORK (AP) -- Manufacturing activity declined for the eighth consecutive month in March, an industry group said Monday. But the rate of decline has slowed, and the overall economy appears to be growing modestly, the National Association of Purchasing...
Sprint Offers Fixed Wireless Internet Service to OKC
Sprint is offering fixed wireless Internet service to the Oklahoma City area.Sprint Broadband Direct sends the Internet directly into homes and businesses at speeds up to 50 times faster than a standard dial- up modem, said Richard DiAngelo, general...
State Feels Adverse Impact from Midwestern Downturn
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Oklahoma is suffering some of the effects of an overall slump in the Midwest economy, an economist said Monday. While a March survey of Oklahoma purchasing managers and business leaders showed fairly strong economic conditions, the...
Stocks Fall as Political Tensions Reignite Investor Unrest
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell sharply Monday, erasing a substantial advance by blue chips as concerns over political tensions with China intensified Wall Street's ongoing case of jitters. The Dow Jones industrials had risen as much as 113 points early...
Surging Oil Prices Help Energy Firms Rise in Fortune 500
NEW YORK (AP) -- Surging energy prices in the United States gave oil, gas and power companies new fuel in their ascension of the annual Fortune 500. Oil giant Exxon Mobil surpassed automaker General Motors, rising to No. 1 from No. 3 with the company's...
Taylor: No Income Tax Leads to Faster Growth
States without an income tax grew faster over the last decade than states that do tax their residents' income, Senate President Pro Tempore Stratton Taylor, D-Claremore, said Monday.Taylor said this supports his "Texas plan," under which Oklahoma voters...
Vending Machines Go High Tech
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The days of fumbling for enough change to buy that chocolate bar from the vending machine are over. Whip out your cell phone, call a number and add the cost of the candy to your bill. Vending machines are going high-tech. Customers...
[ 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,...
[ Wells Completed ]
Received: 3/30/01The following list is compiled by county, operator, well name and location.Beaver CountyArrow Oil & Gas Inc., Norman -- #1-13 Meyers -- c n/2 se 13-6n- 25ecmBeckham CountyKey Production Co. Inc., Tulsa -- #3-8 Duggins -- c sw ne 8-9n-...