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Articles from March 4, 2002

28 to Receive Innovator of Year Awards
Twenty-eight companies and groups have been selected to receive The Journal Record Innovator of the Year Awards.The award winners, along with nine "On the Brink" innovators, will be honored at a luncheon at noon March 27 at the Westin Hotel.An overall...
Bagging a River
ALBION, Calif. (AP) -- People who live near the muddy banks of the Albion River laughed when they first heard about a plan to pump some of its water into colossal bags and tow them down the coast to thirsty Southern California. Then they got mad. "Most...
Blue Chips Take Lead
NEW YORK (AP) -- The scenario of Wall Street's comeback wasn't supposed to unfold like this: blue chips surging ahead while tech stocks trail behind. The popular wisdom was that technology would lead the market higher as it did in rallies of the past,...
Building a Business on a Plain, Simple Formula
During my early boyhood years, the Culbertson Shopping Center shared the center of my life with Corpus Christi School on the east side of Oklahoma City. It was what we now call a small strip shopping center near the State Capitol, the Health Sciences...
[ Business Calendar ]
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Economists Call for Review Incentives Should Be Maximized, Structure Revamped, Focus Shifted
Oklahoma's tax incentives have often been developed ad hoc and should be reviewed to maximize their efficiency, according to a panel of Oklahoma economists.That same panel said lawmakers need to re-examine the state's tax structure to ensure it encourages...
Economists Urge State to Review Tax Incentive Programs
Oklahoma's tax incentives have often been developed ad hoc and should be reviewed to maximize their efficiency, according to a panel of Oklahoma economists.That same panel said lawmakers need to re-examine the state's tax structure to ensure it encourages...
It's Tough on Grads These Days
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) -- Companies expect to hire about 20 percent fewer new college graduates this year than last, according to a survey of 237 employers nationwide by the Bethlehem-Pa.-based National Association of Colleges and Employers. They are...
Neighborhood Plans to Become Gated Community
Residents of one Oklahoma City neighborhood soon plan to take back their streets in an uncommon move by homeowners to turn a once public right-of-way into a gated residential community.Rivendell on the Lake, an upscale neighborhood on Oklahoma City's...
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Of Budget Battles, Civility and the Emerging Presence of the GOP
Week four of the 2002 legislative session: Predictably long floor sessions in both houses, continued flexing of Republican muscle in the House. Result: Public displays of testiness followed quickly by calls for civility from leaders of both sides.The...
Oklahoma Legislators Facing Long Chamber Sessions
Week four of the 2002 legislative session: Predictably long floor sessions in both houses, continued flexing of Republican muscle in the House. Result: Public displays of testiness followed quickly by calls for civility from leaders of both sides.The...
Palming Your Passwords
SAN FRANCISCO (NYT) -- They are the flotsam and jetsam of the digital life: personal identification numbers, passwords, user names, and credit card and bank account numbers. It can be difficult to keep track of all those codes and numbers in your head,...
Rivendell Locks Itself Away
Residents of one Oklahoma City neighborhood soon plan to take back their streets in an uncommon move by homeowners to turn a once public right-of-way into a gated residential community.Rivendell on the Lake, an upscale neighborhood on Oklahoma City's...
Rose State Starts with an E-Museum
Rose State College has established the Eastern Oklahoma County Regional History Center.The center is currently located online at www.rose.edu/eocrhc/. Eventually, artifacts and other documents will be housed in a building on campus. Baillie Dunlap is...
Rulemaking and Small Business
In announcing the State Chamber's legislative agenda this year, its CEO Richard P. Rush said the focus will be on growing existing companies in Oklahoma. That is an important factor to the state's economy, and sometimes is overlooked in the push to bring...
Rules, Regulations and Small Business
In announcing the State Chamber's legislative agenda this year, its CEO Richard P. Rush said the focus will be on growing existing companies in Oklahoma. That is an important factor to the state's economy, and sometimes is overlooked in the push to bring...
Senate to Block House High-Speed Net Bill
WASHINGTON -- Consumers exasperated by slow Internet connections won't get relief anytime soon. The Senate is not about to accept a bill passed by the House last week that would make it easier for the four regional Bell telephone companies to sell high-speed...
Southwest Bancorp Declares Cash Dividend
STILLWATER (JR) -- Southwest Bancorp, parent company of Stillwater National Bank & Trust, has declared a cash dividend of 11 cents per share of common stock for the first quarter.The dividend is up 38 percent from the quarterly dividends paid in each...
The Entrepreneur's High-Tech Myth
Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles developed from Five Myths About Entrepreneurs: Understanding How Businesses Start and Grow from the National Commission on Entrepreneurship and The Origin and Evolution of New Business by Amar Bhide.Chester...
The Entrepreneur's High-Tech Myth
Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles developed from Five Myths About Entrepreneurs: Understanding How Businesses Start and Grow from the National Commission on Entrepreneurship and The Origin and Evolution of New Business by Amar Bhide.Chester...
The Journal Record Announces Innovator Award Nominees
Twenty-eight companies and groups have been selected to receive The Journal Record Innovator of the Year Awards.The award winners, along with nine "On the Brink" innovators, will be honored at a luncheon at noon March 27 at the Westin Hotel.An overall...
Women Entrepreneurs: A Force to Be Reckoned With
I am fortunate to have the opportunity to meet and talk with some of our country's top women business leaders on a frequent basis. Most recently I had the pleasure of participating in one of the most productive and informative conferences I have attended...