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Articles from October 26, 2006

BOK Financial Corp. Announces Appointments and Promotions
Stanley A. Lybarger, president and chief executive officer, Bank of Oklahoma NA and BOK Financial Corp., has announced the following appointments and promotions:Sara B. Anderson was appointed to assistant vice president, senior product manager in the...
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Mayor's Economic Development Director Works to Make Tulsa More Friendly to Developers
Tulsa has a reputation of being a friendly place. As the mayor's new economic development director, Don Himelfarb's goal is to help make the city government just as friendly.The city has taken some steps down this path, he said. The Development Services...
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OKC Events: October 26, 2006
A world premiere ballet and a historic ballet will thrill audiences at Ballet Oklahoma, which will open its 35th season this weekend. The performances will begin Friday night with the world premiere of Spirit Dances and the program will be rounded out...
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Oklahoma Academy Sets Sights on State's Post-Centennial Future
Members of the Oklahoma Academy on Wednesday adopted goals and recommendations that John Feaver said will form the basis for a strategic plan for the state as it moves toward its centennial and beyond."It is not the end of a process, but a beginning,"...
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Oklahoma Company Tests Proprio Foot Prosthesis
Great strides in technology are inevitable in times of war - sadly so, Scott Sabolich said."Every time a war occurs, you see an increase in technology for prosthetics, which is good, because every 20 years or so we get a boost in research money for better...
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OK Supreme Court Denies First Challenge to Electric Restructuring Act of 1997
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has turned down the first challenge to the Electric Restructuring Act of 1997 and other deregulatory measures.This month the Supreme Court declined to grant Central Rural Electric Cooperative a writ of certiorari in its 2003...
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Proposed Downtown Tulsa Hotel in Review Stages
A downtown Tulsa hotel proposal before the Tulsa Development Authority awaits further information from community partners.The offer from Heavenly Hospitality LLC involves construction of a Westin hotel on Denver Avenue, near the BOK Center arena construction...
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Tulsa Group Set to Buy Yard Dawgz: Will Keep Arena Football Team in OKC
Bill Paddock is sold on the unofficial motto of arena football."It says, 'If you catch a ball, you can take it home with you; if you catch a player, you have to give him back,'" said the Tulsan who this week announced that he and Derek Wells, who co-founded...
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Women Attorneys Find Few Surprises in Report on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms
Women make up about half of law students and new associates, but their numbers drop dramatically at the top of law firms, according to survey results released Wednesday that women involved in managing Oklahoma law firms do not find surprising.The survey...
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