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Articles from November 22, 2006

Alcoholic Beverage Licenses Issued by OK ABLE Commission
The Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission Licensing Division has issued 10 mixed-beverage licenses, one caterer/mixed-beverage license, one retail store license, one winery license and one beer warehouse license.Receiving mixed-beverage...
Consumers Feel Budget Crunch Heading into Holidays
This year's increase in consumer holiday spending may be weaker than the past few years, with more people saying they are inclined to cut back, according to a national survey released Tuesday.Consumers are also concerned about energy costs and paying...
Democrat-Controlled Congress Likely to Benefit OK Agriculture
The transition from a Republican-controlled U.S. Congress to the Democrats is likely to help Oklahoma agriculture producers secure disaster aid, American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman said.Stallman said he expects other benefits as well, but he...
Holiday Season Brings More Passengers - and Their Pocketbooks - to Airports, Airport Retailers
Tulsa International Airport will see an increase in the number of passengers at the airport this holiday week, meaning a higher return for the airport, in more ways than one.There are a number of stores located at the airport - A Novel Idea bookstore,...
Hotel, Convention Center Planned for Edmond, Oklahoma
Hotel and conference center developer and operator John Q. Hammons Hotels Inc. has signed a letter of intent to build a conference center and hotel at Interstate 35 and Covell Road. The development team for the area is a collaborative effort between...
National Center for Policy Analysis: Lower Combined Tax Rate Would Spur Economy
If the U.S. combined tax rate had been held to 23 percent of gross domestic product from 1950 to 2004, government at all levels would have collected $61.9 trillion more in taxes, according to a study by the National Center for Policy Analysis."This is...
OKC Events: November 22, 2006
Today is the birthday of famed aviator and Oklahoma legend Wiley Post, and a celebration is planned. The Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots will be opening a special exhibit highlighting the latest of Post's treasures to be discovered.Earlier this year,...
Oklahoma AG Releases Opinion on Ethics Commission Copies
Both the Oklahoma Ethics Commission and a legislator who questioned the commission's policies got some of the answers they wanted to hear - and some that they didn't - from Attorney General Drew Edmondson. However, the issue has nearly been rendered...
Oklahoma Lottery Commission Avoids Action on Trusts
Jim Scroggins made the case on Tuesday for allowing blind trusts to claim lottery winnings while also giving a legitimate reason for prohibiting them. The Oklahoma Lottery Commission board of trustees saw good reason from the opposing stances to just...
St. John Health System to Open Owasso's First Hospital
St. John Health System will win the race to open Owasso's first hospital, although Hillcrest HealthCare System will not be far behind."We're open for life Monday at 7 a.m.," said David Phillips, chief executive of the $50 million St. John Owasso and...
Tulsa-Based Syntroleum Receives $40 M Equity Financing
Azimuth Opportunity Ltd. has committed $40 million in common stock equity financing to Syntroleum Corp. of Tulsa."That means survival," said M. Jake Dollarhide, chief executive of Longbow Asset Management Co. of Tulsa. "Assuming the technology doesn't...
Tulsa Chamber President: Positive Regional Image Necessary
Image is something that Tulsa and the northeast region of the state needs to work on changing, said Mike Neal, Tulsa Chamber of Commerce president and CEO at the Tulsa Press Club Page One Luncheon on Tuesday. Neal said when he and his family arrived...
Warren CAT to Build $15M Tulsa Complex
At 11 a.m. Monday, Warren CAT will break ground for its $15 million Tulsa retail complex.Jim Nelson, president of Warren CAT, said the 36-acre facility will handle Warren CAT's prime product sales, parts, and machine divisions. It sits a mile east of...