THE JOURNAL RECORD

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Articles from September 14, 2000

Abernathy Relatives Challenge Family Member's Will
SHAWNEE -- Long before her suicide, Anne Katherine Abernathy would shout threats and profanities from her window, frighten children and keep her neighbors up at night by shining powerful spotlights. The strangeness did not end with her death. In a will...
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Chase Manhattan to Buy J.P. Morgan
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chase Manhattan will acquire J.P. Morgan for about $36 billion in stock, uniting two of the oldest and most prestigious financial firms in the United States. The boards of both companies have approved the deal announced Wednesday to...
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Citizen's Lawsuit Threatens Major Construction Projects
A legal challenge to a state capital improvements bond package could stall or wreck several major construction projects, a lawmaker warns. The lawsuit filed Sept. 1 by John Cassidy Jr. of Stroud threatens the issuance of $156 million in bonds this year...
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Coach's Plots Expansion
A Norman partnership has taken the strategy of mixing celebrities with suds and spirits to lure people into its restaurants to a higher realm.Like many eateries before them, they've thrown in sports -- especially University of Oklahoma games that normally...
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Coalition Forms Task Force to Work for Passage of SQ 692
A new task force has been formed to work for passage of State Question 692 to create a tobacco settlement endowment trust fund, Attorney General Drew Edmondson and State Treasurer Robert Butkin announced Wednesday."The purposes of the tobacco lawsuit...
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Court Upholds Ruling in Case Involving Teacher's Termination
The following summaries of state and 10th District court opinions were compiled by Anthony Sammons.Oklahoma Supreme CourtFor the week ended Sept. 12State of Oklahoma ex rel. Oklahoma Bar Association vs. Bennett A. Abbott, SCBD # 4464.Abbott was admitted...
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Crazy for Willie
Crazy for WillieWillie Nelson is expected to attract a big crowd when he performs at the fourth annual Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival on Oct. 5-7 in Guthrie.Famous for his decades of successfully bucking commercial country trends, his first...
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Dow Jones Average Drops; Other Barometers Rise
NEW YORK (AP) -- Blue chip stocks fell on profit-taking Wednesday while high-tech issues drifted higher amid investors' concerns about third quarter corporate earnings and the direction the market itself is headed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed...
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Face Time
A look at movers and shakers of the Metro -- and what makes them tick.J. Donald Capra, M.D.PresidentOklahoma Medical Research Foundation* Family: Pat and I have been married 42 years. We have two sons and three grandchildren and our dog, Peanut.* Education:...
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Judge Sentences Vandalizing Sheep Farmer to Three Months in Prison
MILLAU, France (AP) -- A militant sheep farmer was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for vandalizing a McDonald's restaurant in a protest that made him a hero in the eyes of the French in the battle against rampant globalization. About 200...
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Marathon Oil's Consolidation to Affect Some OKC Operations
HOUSTON (AP) -- Marathon Oil will consolidate parts of its U.S. oil exploration and production divisions, including the merger of some operations into the Oklahoma City office.The moves will result in the loss of at least 200 jobs and the closing of...
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[ 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,...
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Mutual Fund Cash Flows Shrink in Tandem with U.S. Income Growth
NEW YORK (AP) -- A slowdown in the growth of Americans' income has helped staunch the seemingly endless flow of cash into mutual funds. Consider that average cash inflows in the four months ending Aug. 31 fell by nearly 50 percent from the first four...
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Natural Prices Are Going Up This Winter
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission and natural gas companies in the state want customers to know their natural gas bill is going up, and there's little that can be done about the increase. At a meeting with consumer advocates Wednesday, Bill Eliason,...
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New Law Shuts Down School Transfer Appeals
It's always surprising to observe the wide variety of issues impacting our community that can, and often do, wind up in district court. While most lawsuits we see are not influenced by the calendar, some are.In late summer and early fall, it has not...
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[ New Locations.]
Received: 9/12/00Beaver CountyStrat Land Exploration Co.; 9 E Fourth St. #800, Tulsa 74103 (918-584-3844); #1-17 Leroy; e/2 sw se 17-4n-25ecm; 660' fsl & 1140' fwl; 7250' Chester; 11-1-00Blaine CountyComanche Resources Co.; 9520 N May #370, OKC 73120...
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New OU Logo Flunks University's Alum Test
NORMAN (AP) -- The University of Oklahoma is going back to its traditional interlocking "OU" logo less than two weeks after introducing a shorter, blockier version. Alumni did not take kindly to the new version of the logo which was unveiled Aug. 25,...
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Politics, Baseball and Historical Perspective
If there is anything that bugs me about today's news reporting, especially on television and radio, it's the perspective that everything is happening for the first time. The demand for immediacy is so great, and the time allotted is so short that historical...
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Prison Company Shareholders OK Merger in Attempt to Survive
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Shareholders of Prison Realty Trust and Corrections Corporation of America have approved a plan to restructure the two companies into one public entity in an attempt to prevent the nation's largest private prison business from...
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Rowing Gains Speed with Area Athletes
If Mike Knopp's dream comes true, Oklahoma City could become the rowing mecca of the Southwest. "What? Rowing? This isn't the Ivy League!" you say. But rowing isn't just for the upper class. As a matter of fact, teams at 129 NCAA Division I, II and III...
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Strategic Jet Services Names deHavilland President
John H. deHavilland has been appointed president of Strategic Jet Services, a subsidiary of Aviation General.Strategic Jet Services provides consulting, sales, brokerage, acquisition, and refurbishment services for new and used jet aircraft.He has more...
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The Olympic Balance between Sponsorship, Restraint
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- They seem quite ordinary, these TVs deployed across Olympic Park's press center. But look closer: What's that where the Samsung logo should be? A strip of carefully placed black electrical tape with a tale to tell. True, Samsung...
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The Potter Lessons
SAN FRANCISCO (NYT) -- The New American, a magazine tied to the John Birch Society, claims that the Harry Potter books are teaching children an evil lesson: "The magical world is exciting, compassionate and full of lovably unconventional characters,...
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Trade Deficit Hits Record $106.1 Billion
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans' hearty appetite for foreign goods helped catapult the nation's trade deficit to a record $106.1 billion in the second quarter based on the broadest measure of trade. In the April-June quarter the deficit widened 4.6 percent...
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Travel, Technology and Customer Service
The travel agency industry has evolved into a fast paced, e- business environment. To embrace the future of travel, travel agency owners need to have the tools and services that help their agents work smart.Owners rely on innovators of information technology...
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[ 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,...
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