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Articles from September 12, 2005

Commentary: Gas Tax Moratorium: Politics or Good Sense?
A well-intended proposal or a creative stunt, Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Morgan's plan to suspend the state's gasoline tax of 17 cents per gallon for three months raises interesting political ramifications. Creating talk, but little action so...
Commentary: Voices from New Orleans
The devastation from Hurricane Katrina is too massive to comprehend. Millions of lives have been changed forever - a trauma that Oklahomans, in particular, can understand. The images on the news stations are heartbreaking and all- consuming. The criticism...
Executive Session: Vince F. Orza Jr., New Dean of the Meinders School of Business at Okla City Univ
Vince F. Orza Jr.'s father is still very much a palpable presence in everything he does.The last thing I did with Pop was to take the ring off his finger to give to my mother; I put it on so I wouldn't lose it, Orza said, touching the wedding band now...
Fuel Tax Vote in Oklahoma Brings Low-Profile Issue to Forefront
Oklahomans head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether or not to raise the state's fuel tax. But the two groups fighting for and against the proposed tax increase agree on one thing: roads and bridges are finally getting the attention they deserve. One...
OKC Events: September 12, 2005
Choices, the annual benefit presented by Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma, is coming up Thursday at the Montgomery Event Center, 500 W. Main St. The evening will include dinner, an art exhibition and sale and a silent auction. The guest speaker...
Rose State College in Midwest City Hosts Web Application Workshop
The Rose State College Communication Center will be a host site for the 2005 World Organization of Webmasters' National Web Application Development Workshop on Oct. 27-28.Web application development is the strategic processes of site development integrating...
Seeking Tech-Based Economic Development
Sheri Stickley worked for 25 years seeking economic development opportunities for Oklahoma.Until earlier this summer, she had been with the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology since it was formed in 1987 and served as interim...
Vince Orza's Better Half Lauds Her Husband
Vince Orza has a softer side few people get a chance to appreciate, Patti Orza said.He's a man of integrity and honesty; he's very business-minded, he wife said. But he would give the shirt off his back for anyone. Everyone sees the businessman, and...