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Articles from August 21, 2001

2.3% Medical Plan Premium Hike Approved
The Oklahoma State and Education Employees Group Insurance Board has approved an overall 2.3 percent increase in medical plan premiums, effective Jan. 1.The increase, which will cost the average single teacher $198 per year, has led members of the Oklahoma...
Bargain Hunting Lifts Stocks
NEW YORK (AP) -- The market got a lift Monday from bargain hunters who sought out stocks at cheaper prices despite little indication that business is getting better. Analysts were doubtful that the gains -- which followed big losses from last week --...
Destructive Fire Won't Slow Storms Lab
Despite a setback caused by a mysterious fire, the National Severe Storms Laboratory is moving ahead with plans to improve its tracking of major weather disturbances, officials said Monday. On July 3, flames destroyed vital weather research equipment...
Eateries Inc. Posts $661,000 2nd Quarter Net Loss
Eateries Inc. on Monday reported a net loss of $661,000, or 22 cents per share, for the second quarter.The operator of 73 restaurants had a net loss of $181,000, or 6 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2000.Revenues for the quarter were down...
Eateries Posts $661,000 Second Quarter Net Loss
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Eateries Inc. on Monday reported a net loss of $661,000, or 22 cents per share, for the second quarter.The operator of 73 restaurants had a net loss of $181,000, or 6 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2000.Revenues for...
Fed Rate Cut Expected
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates for a seventh time this year when policy-makers meet today, extending the Fed's most aggressive credit-easing campaign in nearly two decades. Private economists see a move this...
GuarantyFirst Changes Its Name to Americrest
GuarantyFirst Bank is changing its name to Americrest bank.Thomas L. Legan, the bank's president and CEO, said the decision to change names was made after the registration process prevented the use of the name GuarantyFirst in other states, especially...
Homeowner Insurance Costs Climb Sharply
NEW YORK (NYT) -- Across the United States the cost of insuring a home is climbing sharply and is expected to continue doing so for several years. Prices are rising at more than twice the 3 percent average of recent years, and by more than 10 percent...
Leading Indicators Up
NEW YORK (AP) -- A key measure of future economic activity rose for the fourth consecutive month in July, surpassing analysts' expectations and offering a hint that better times lie ahead for the struggling U.S. economy. The New York-based Conference...
Limited Growth Market Factors Keep Most Drillers from Expanding Exploration
Despite a surge in oil-and-natural-gas prices beginning last winter, labor and infrastructure problems in the drilling industry have prevented all but a handful of Oklahoma companies from dramatically expanding exploration, according to industry officials."Rig...
Low-Tech Space Effort Could Lift Burns Flat
Entrepreneurial failures are driving Larry Ortega to bring a new, low-tech aerospace company to Oklahoma.Spaceflight Unlimited won't be much to start with when it arrives in Burns Flat within the next year. But, watch out. In five years that small western...
Most Public Worker Groups Oppose Right to Work
Groups representing thousands of public workers in Oklahoma -- from police officers, to firefighters, to school teachers -- are lining up against the right-to-work referendum on the Sept. 25 statewide ballot. That's despite the fact that public workers...
[ New Locations ]
Received: 8/17/01Caddo CountySamson Resources; Two W. Second St., Tulsa 74103 (918-583- 1791); #1-20 Jennings; c sw 20-10n-12w; 1320' fsl & 1320' fwl; TD 16,075' ...Recomp.; 12,933' Cherokee; SoonCraig CountyPrairie Methane Gas; Box 117, Bartlesville74005...
OKC Financial Briefs: August 21, 2001
GuarantyFirst Bank is changing its name to Americrest bank.Thomas L. Legan, the bank's president and CEO, said the decision to change names was made after the registration process prevented the use of the name GuarantyFirst in other states, especially...
Replacing Water with Coke?
ATLANTA (NYT) -- It is no secret Coca-Cola would like to sell the world more Coke. But some Web surfers were still taken aback recently by the candor of an article on one of the company's Web sites. The article, which Coca-Cola has since removed, was...
Securities Fraud Suits Hit Record Number
A record number of 263 federal class-action lawsuits have been filed this year alleging securities fraud, compared with 201 for all of 2000, PricewaterhouseCoopers reported Monday.Last year, only eight of the cases were filed in federal courts that make...
[ Wells Spudded ]
Received: 8/17/01The following list is compiled by county, operator, well name and location.Beaver CountyAnadarko Petroleum, Amarillo TX -- #1A Hudgins "A" -- nw sw ne 34- 4n-21ecmBrighton Energy, Tulsa -- #2-1 Schuster -- c ne ne 2-3n-27ecmBrighton...