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Articles from March 10, 2005

Bill Targets Oklahoma's 'Brain Drain'
State Rep. Doug Cox says better job opportunities and debt payment assistance could help convince more college students to remain in Oklahoma after graduation.The Grove Republican said he hopes to reverse Oklahoma's steady exodus of college-educated...
Commentary: Court News: OK's Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs Offer Citizens a Choice
Recognizing the fact that many disputes that arise between citizens may be of small social or economic magnitude and might be costly and time consuming if resolved through judicial proceedings, the Legislature in 1983 enacted the Dispute Resolution Act.The...
County Government Analysts Offer Insights on Curbing Corruption in OK
There is no law that can stop a thief, but the right structure can certainly curb corruption in county government, lawmakers were told on Wednesday. And in Oklahoma, the state that was home to the largest local government corruption scandal in the United...
Men Start Buying More Jewelry Just for Themselves
(This article originally ran in Colorado Springs Business Journal, Colorado Springs, CO, another Dolan Media publication).These days, when men walk into a jewelry store they're not just shelling out cash for the women in their lives. Cuff links, designer...
New OKC Spa Offers Respite from Workplace Ailments
Look away from the mind-numbing monitor, stop the incessant typing and forget about the upcoming deadline. Visualize yourself being pampered with a Swedish massage, an exfoliating foot scrub or having your hands dipped in parfin wax to soften and moisturize...
OKC Events: March 10, 2005
Red Tie Night has been Oklahoma's biggest fund-raising event for a single charity and the 2005 benefit was no exception. With more than 900 guests, the black (or red) tie affair at the Cox Convention Center netted about $650,000, give a dollar or two,...
OK High School Mock Trial Championship Held
Atoka High School defeated Del City's Christian Heritage Academy in the final round to claim the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Championship. Atoka will represent Oklahoma in the national competition, May 5-7 in Charlotte, N.C.The Atoka team is a powerhouse...
OK House Approves Tort Reform Package
Following an exhaustive four-hour discussion on Speaker Todd Hiett's lawsuit reform legislation, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed the bill Wednesday on a 62-38 vote.Though the result was largely partisan in nature, with Republicans favoring...
Proper Etiquette Emerges as Power Tool in Global Economy
The art of making an entrance. The significance of a look. Manners are making a comeback, but they aren't the domain of charm school anymore. In today's global society, they're also a valuable corporate tool. In business today, we need to know how to...
The Boeing Co. VP of Ethics Speaks at OK Business Ethics Consortium in OKC
An ethical work environment at the The Boeing Co. is still evolving, Vice President of Ethics Martha Ries said Wednesday, just days after the company's chief executive was forced out of office for having an affair with a female executive.Our strategy...