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Articles from July 23, 2002

3M Earnings More Than Double; Firm Raises Bar for Rest of Year
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) -- Second quarter earnings at 3M more than doubled on higher sales and improved efficiency. The company also raised its earnings forecast for the second time this year. The diversified technology company, whose products include...
Afraid of Your Drinking Water? You're Not Alone
About 75 percent of Oklahomans are worried about keeping their drinking water clean, according to a poll by the Tulsa World. Responses showed 47 percent of people said they were very concerned about water pollution, while 28 percent said they were somewhat...
Bricktown Hosts Regional Ceremony Honoring Korean War Veterans
After a 50-year delay, Oklahoma's Korean War veterans will be honored Aug. 8 for their service during the so-called "forgotten war."Oklahoma is a Commemoration Partner with the Department of Defense in bringing commemoration services to communities across...
Bricktown Hosts Regional Ceremony Honoring Korean War Veterans
After a 50-year delay, Oklahoma's Korean War veterans will be honored Aug. 8 for their service during the so-called "forgotten war."Oklahoma is a Commemoration Partner with the Department of Defense in bringing commemoration services to communities across...
Chesapeake Energy Announces Initial Sales from Natural Gas Well
Chesapeake Energy has begun sales from a major natural gas discovery in the Anadarko Basin.The discovery is the Cat Creek 1-19 well in the Comanche Lodge Prospect in the Greater Mayfield area of the Deep Anadarko Basin in western Oklahoma.Chesapeake...
Chesapeake Taps Major Natural Gas Find
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Chesapeake Energy has begun sales from a major natural gas discovery in the Anadarko Basin.The discovery is the Cat Creek 1-19 well in the Comanche Lodge Prospect in the Greater Mayfield area of the Deep Anadarko Basin in western...
Financial Briefs July 23, 2002
An interim study on predatory lending has been approved.The predatory lending study was one of 109 interim study requests filed by members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and assigned to committees. The studies will be conducted between now...
Flying to the Government for Financing
It's not a lack of passengers that's preventing Great Plains Airlines from its planned expansion, rather it's the lack of financing."Passengers seem to be coming back" from the Sept. 11 terror attacks, said Chief Executive Jack Knight. "What we're seeing...
For Feminists in the South
ATHENS, Ga. (Cox) -- The ghost of Scarlett O'Hara was everywhere here last weekend at the fourth annual Southern Girls Convention, and the goal was to exorcize her white-gloved, fiddle-dee-dee side in favor of her as-God-is-my-witness, I'll-never-be-hungry-again...
Great Plains Airlines Applies for Government-Backed Loan
It's not a lack of passengers that's preventing Great Plains Airlines from its planned expansion, rather it's the lack of financing."Passengers seem to be coming back (from the Sept. 11 terror attacks)," said Chief Executive Jack Knight. "What we're...
House Members Request Several Financial-Oriented Interim Studies
An interim study on predatory lending has been approved.The predatory lending study was one of 109 interim study requests filed by members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and assigned to committees. The studies will be conducted between now...
[ New Locations ]
Received: 7/19/02Beaver CountyStrat Land Exploration; Nine E. Fourth St. #800, Tulsa 74103 (918- 584-3844); #1-6 Hill; e/2 w/2 se 6-4n-20ecm; 1320' fsl & 990' fwl; TD 7225'...Test; 6650' Chester; 8-12-02Beckham CountyOxley Petroleum; 1437 S. Boulder...
OK Senate Leader Approves Interim Studies
Senate President Pro Tempore Stratton Taylor, D-Claremore, has approved 11 studies for review during the legislative interim, less than one-tenth the number of House studies planned.This is not unusual. There are always far fewer Senate studies. Some...
Pre-Paid Legal Services Profits Surge 81 Percent for Second Quarter
Pre-Paid Legal Services on Monday reported an 81 percent increase in net income for the second quarter.Net income for the quarter totaled $8.5 million, up from $4.7 million for the second quarter of 2001.Membership revenues increased 16 percent to $77.6...
Pre-Paid Profits Surge 81 Percent for Second Quarter
ADA (JR) -- Pre-Paid Legal Services on Monday reported an 81 percent increase in net income for the second quarter.Net income for the quarter totaled $8.5 million, up from $4.7 million for the second quarter of 2001.Membership revenues increased 16 percent...
Public Service Careers Urged for Computer Security Grads
TULSA -- For Darren King, whose free computer security education comes with two years of compulsory service at a federal agency, money will not determine whether he'll stay longer with Uncle Sam. "It depends on how they treat me, what agency I end up...
Ruling Expected Today in Restaurant Smoking Lawsuit
SAPULPA -- A state district judge is expected to rule Tuesday on whether the Oklahoma Health Department can begin enforcing restrictions on smoking in public. Judge Donald D. Thompson listened to about three hours of testimony and arguments Monday before...
State Takes Leadership Role with Garvee Program
TULSA (AP) -- Oklahoma issued about $1 billion in transportation- related debt over the past five years and officials would like to issue about $1 billion more. If court challenges don't change those plans, Oklahoma, along with Colorado, will lead the...
Stocks Plunge Again
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street succumbed to more selling Monday, extending Friday's selloff in a volatile session that saw the Dow Jones industrials drop more than 300 points, rebound and then close down more than 230. Analysts said the sharp swings reflected...
Taylor Approves 11 Senate Interim Studies
Senate President Pro Tempore Stratton Taylor, D-Claremore, has approved 11 studies for review during the legislative interim, less than one-tenth the number of House studies planned.This is not unusual. There are always far fewer Senate studies. Some...
[ Wells Spudded ]
Received: 7/19/02The following list is compiled by county, operator, well name and location.Beaver CountyChesapeake Operating, OKC -- #1-6 Opal Roper -- ne sw sw 6-2n- 21ecmChesapeake Operating, OKC -- #3-2A Bennett -- ne sw se 2-3n- 25ecmBlaine CountyBrigham...
Williams Shares Fall 61% on Poor Outlook
TULSA -- Shares of Williams Cos. plunged 61 percent Monday after the credit-crunched company said it expects a large second quarter loss and would slash its stock dividend by 95 percent to save cash. The Tulsa-based company said it would lose 63 to 73...
WorldCom Hopes to Stay in One Piece Top Lenders May Push for Major Asset Sale
NEW YORK (AP) -- The crash of the telecommunications market, though hardly good for business, may buy WorldCom some time to work its way out of bankruptcy without being forced to sell key units like the MCI long-distance operation. There was no clear...