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Articles from July 5, 2006

Cash, Technology Increasingly Changing Face of Political Campaigns in OK
may not change everything or make the world go around - depending on whether your song preference leans more toward Cyndi Lauper or tunes from Cabaret - but it has increasingly become a key focus of political campaigns, say Oklahoma consultants.Driven...
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DFest Promoters Gear Up for 15,000 at Two-Day Festival in Tulsa
Up to 15,000 people are expected for the Fifth Annual Diversafest Music Conference and Festival, which expands this year to two days at Tulsa's downtown Doubletree Hotel.That would more than double the 6,500 that participated in last year's event. Database...
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Manufacturing Activity in OK Shows Solid Expansion for June
Oklahoma employment is healthy, an economic expert from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said Monday.Oklahoma in general has been doing better than the nation and the rest of the region, said Chad Wilkerson, an economist and a branch executive...
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Nautilus' Commercial Cardiovascular Manufacturing Facility in Tulsa to Reintroduce Product
Nautilus Inc. and 24 Hour Fitness will reintroduce Nautilus' line of Commercial TreadClimber cardio products, which are manufactured at the company's commercial cardiovascular manufacturing facility in Tulsa.Gregg Hammann, chairman and chief executive...
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OKC-Based Integris Baptist Signs Three-Year Pact for System to Track Surgical Sponges
Gossypiboma has led to about 5,000 liability settlements worth nearly $750 million in the U.S., and Integris Baptist Medical Center has made a commitment to put up its best defense.In layman's terms, gossypiboma is the leaving of surgical equipment inside...
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OKC Events: July 7, 2006
An absolutely hilarious musical is playing in the Freede Little Theatre at the Civic Center Music Hall. Titled Menopause the Musical, this show has a cast of four women who sing clever words to familiar tunes (music of the Beatles included). This musical...
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Struggling Artists in Tulsa Survive by Exploiting All Their Talents
Budding filmmaker Scott Gantz came to Tulsa seeking stronger opportunities for artistic growth.It's an age-old story, stepping out into the world in pursuit of one's dream. Tulsa's David Teegarden took that path with his drum kit more than 40 years ago,...
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Tom Coburn, R-Okla.: Block Grant Program Misused
The best way to deal with cuts to the federal Community Development Block Grant program - which provides $20 million to Oklahoma each year - is to make sure the remaining funds are used to their best advantage, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., said last...
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