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Articles from November 8, 2001

Bankruptcies Up 19.3 Percent
Filings in October at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma totaled 1,230, up 19.3 percent from 1,031 for October 2000.It was the 10th consecutive month that filings have been up from a year earlier at the court.Filings for October...
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Barometers Close Mixed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors played it cautious Wednesday, taking some profits from Wall Street's latest rally as they awaited proof that the economy is actually improving. Stocks closed mostly lower, an expected downturn following Tuesday's rally in response...
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Coming Soon
The company that made upscale coffee bistros yuppie gathering spots is bringing its legendary products to Oklahoma City.Seattle legend Starbucks Coffee is expected to open its first of two Oklahoma City locations Nov. 16 in Nichols Hills Plaza (above)....
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Consumers Should Expect Big Bargains for Holiday Season
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, it was difficult for Elliot Cohen to attract shoppers to Chalano, his small, midpriced jewelry store on Fifth Avenue. Now times are tougher, and that's why last week he decided to woo shoppers...
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Dilatory Behavior
Court cases, civil and criminal, run on deadlines. Although it might be difficult to convince most folks that court cases operated on set schedules, it's really true.Everyone has heard of the statutes of limitation. Those are the laws that dictate how...
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Directors out in the Cold
Seems like an honor, a financial plum and a great resume padder to be appointed to a business's board of directors, right?Tell that to the directors who, after a company failed, have been sued and then told that the insurance company doesn't want to...
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Falling Rates Spur Mortgage Refinancing
Home mortgage rates have fallen sharply in recent weeks to the lowest levels in several years and are expected to drop further this month to rates not seen since the 1960s. Americans are taking advantage of the opportunity by refinancing their mortgages...
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Gaylord Entertainment Posts $45.1 Million Loss
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Grand Ole Opry owner Gaylord Entertainment, in the midst of a massive restructuring effort, announced Wednesday a third quarter loss of $45.1 million. The company also said it is looking for a buyer for its Christian music label,...
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High Court Ponders ADA Case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A landmark law protecting the disabled should cover people who want to work but cannot perform a job's every task, a lawyer for a former assembly line worker with carpal tunnel syndrome argued Wednesday at the Supreme Court. Ella Williams...
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Just Discovered: Steak
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- It started with a search for a cut of beef as tasty and tender as the choicest steak, yet affordable enough for the average family to eat every day. Researchers soon discovered the flat iron. The steak, cut from deep within the shoulder...
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OCAST Puts $1.3 Million Up for Researchers to Grab
The Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology on Wednesday said that $1.3 million is available for funding health research projects in this year's competition."Budgetary increases to OCAST provided by the governor and the Legislature...
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OKC Financial Briefs: November 8, 2001
Filings in October at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma totaled 1,230, up 19.3 percent from 1,031 for October 2000.It was the 10th consecutive month that filings have been up from a year earlier at the court.Filings for October...
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Oklahoma May Enjoy a Very Green Christmas
With economic contraction under way and fears of a serious recession growing, retailers across the nation are bracing for a brutal holiday shopping season.But Oklahoma business owners may have reason for optimism, according to local officials, because...
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Phased Retirement Demands Legislative Changes
As America ages, the work force will need to change. Because of the lower birth rates that followed the baby boom, the number of young workers declined by 14 percent in the 1990s, and there will be a shortage of talented young workers for decades to...
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Productivity Rises as Work Hours Fall, Jobs Decline
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Worker productivity posted the best showing in more than a year in the third quarter. But the improvement came at a price: Businesses, coping with the economic hard times, slashed workers' hours by the largest amount in a decade and...
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State Revenue Growth Plunges
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Revenues to state treasuries between July and September suffered the worst quarterly decline in at least a decade, a research institute reported Wednesday. Tax revenues fell 3.4 percent during the third quarter of 2001 compared to...
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[ Wells Completed ]
Received: 11/6/01Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Beaver CountyKerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore, Dallas TX/972-715-4242 -- #4 Mulbery Sec. 34 -- c nw 34-3n-28ecm; TD 8385'; perf. Morrow Sand 7368-471' and Chester Lime...
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Yes, Nervous Investor, There Can Be Wealth in the `Long Term'
Investors are suffering through one of the most stressful periods they may ever face, watching their stocks fall but holding fragilely to the belief that in the long run they'll rise again. Well, that at least is what they're being told by many of those...
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