THE JOURNAL RECORD

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Articles from January 5, 2000

Clinton Renominates Greenspan for Another Term as Federal Reserve Chairman
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alan Greenspan was nominated for a fourth term as chairman of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday by President Clinton, who praised the 73-year-old Republican economist for helping pilot the U.S. economy to what will soon become the longest...
Internet Helps Small-Cap Mutual Funds Emerge from Doldrums
NEW YORK -- Fueled by a rampaging market for initial public stock offerings from start-up Internet companies, mutual funds that concentrate on small-capitalization stocks re-emerged as a force this year after spending most of the 1990's in virtual hibernation....
Keating Names James Winchester to Supreme Court
Gov. Frank Keating Tuesday named federal administrative law judge James Winchester to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.Currently an administrative law judge with the U.S. Social Security Administration, Winchester succeeds Justice Alma Wilson, who died last...
Let's Talk Tech
DALLAS (AP) -- Radio station group owner AMFM and CNET, a San Francisco-based technology news and information company, are launching the country's first all-tech radio format. CNET radio will debut this month on KNEW 910 AM in San Francisco and is expected...
[ 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,...
OBU Nursing Workshop Addresses Contemporary Issues, Practices
Oklahoma Baptist University has prepared a workshop for nurses seeking updates on contemporary issues and practices. The Shawnee university will host its first "Nursing Now" conference Jan. 17-21.The conference will focus on a survey of the recent advances...
OKC Same-Store Sales Rise 6.1% in December
December same-store sales by check in the Oklahoma City area were up 6.1 percent from a year earlier.Sales statewide were up 5.8 percent, the same as the national increase for the month, according to a report released Tuesday by TeleCheck Services, a...
Study Compares Practitioners vs. Doctors
CHICAGO (AP) -- Patients who have asthma, diabetes or high blood pressure and receive their primary care from nurse practitioners fare just as well as those treated by doctors, a study suggests. Researchers randomly assigned 1,316 such patients to either...
Taking a New Direction
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Until now, Microsoft's strategy toward consumer electronics and the Internet has been a slapdash affair that did little to leverage the company's real talents. But as Chairman Bill Gates prepares to address his first Consumer Electronics...
The Face of Arthritis
Arthritis is the medical term for inflammation of the joints. The causes of arthritis can be many: trauma, as the result of, say, a football injury; infection, due to a bacteria such as streptococcus; and metabolic disorders, such as gout. Forms of chronic...
U.S. Construction Spending Highest in 17 Months
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Construction spending rose 2.6 percent in November, the biggest increase in 17 months, led by much higher government spending on highways and schools. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the escalation in November followed...
U.S. Stock Prices Plunge
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stock prices plummeted Tuesday as growing fears of higher interest rates gave investors a reason to sell shares and capture gains from last year's spectacular performance. The Nasdaq Composite index, the best performer in 1999, suffered...
[ 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 Spudded.]
Received: 01/03/99The following list is compiled by county, operator, well name and location.Canadian CountyBelco Energy Corp., Tulsa -- #12-19 CCGU -- nw sw se 19-13n-8wCimarron CountyWoolsey Petroleum Corp., Wichita KS -- #6 Jordan -- c w/2 36-5n-...
West to Receive NCCJ Humanitarian Award
Lee R. West, U.S. district judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, will be honored with the National Conference of Community and Justice Humanitarian Award on Feb. 24 at the Myriad Convention Center.Henry R. "Hank" Bradley of First State Bank is...
What This Stock Market Needs
NEW YORK -- A few stock market views from some experienced, conservative, sensible folk who have seen it all before: * Such as H. Bradlee Perry, who observes that anyone "who postulates that stocks are less risky than bonds is living in a foolish, dangerous...
WorkSTEPS to Trim Injuries
It's a problem every employer faces.* One in five American workers is at risk for developing injuries associated with cumulative trauma, according to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. The agency estimates employers will spend...