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Articles from May 4, 2005

Analysts See Opportunities for Oklahoma in Military Aviation Industry
Oklahoma has a strong position to take advantage of growth in the military aerospace industry, market expert Kevin Michaels told Oklahoma City civic and business leaders Tuesday.There is opportunity for growth in this business - and there's an enormous...
GOP Expected to File Lawsuit with OK Supreme Court over Control of State Senate
After an unprecedented dual session held in the Senate, an announcement was made that Senate Republicans intend to file an original action lawsuit with the Oklahoma Supreme Court in an attempt to clarify leadership in the Senate.Senate Minority Leader...
Governor Henry Picks Scott Meacham to Fill State Treasurer's Post
Scott Meacham is moving out of the state Office of Finance and Revenue and into the Oklahoma state treasurer's office. Meacham, who has served as director of the Office of State Finance and the governor's secretary of finance and revenue for the past...
Minneapolis-Based Dolan Media Acquires Arizona News Service
Dolan Media Co., owner of The Journal Record, has acquired Arizona News Service, a multimedia electronic and print publisher specializing in coverage of Arizona state government. The sellers were Ned and Diana Creighton, who are retiring from the company....
OKC Events: May 4, 2005
Dirty Blonde is the title of the play with music coming up May 13 in the CitySpace Theatre at Civic Center Music Hall. Presented by Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep), this will be the Oklahoma premiere of one of the five most produced plays in...
Okla. City Council Approves Pact for Manufacturer's Expansion
The Oklahoma City Council approved an incentive agreement Tuesday with the Johns Manville manufacturing company for a $18 million expansion of its insulation materials manufacturing center in the city.To encourage the Denver-based company to expand,...
Oklahoma Weather Factors into May TV Sweeps
In early April, storms hit east Oklahoma County. Rumors of tornadoes touching ground circled the airwaves and the several local stations gave their take on the weather. You can't fool most of the audience here; here you have to be careful with what you...
Study by National Research Institute Explains Deregulation as Applied to Telecommunications
Deregulation does not imply no regulation, according to a study published by the National Regulatory Research Institute. Often the term deregulation, when applied to the telecommunications industry, refers to a phone utility's ability to set pricing...
Veterans Gather in Norman for Golden Age Games
More than 500 military veterans aged 55 and older from across the nation will be at the University of Oklahoma in Norman on May 21-26 for the 19th National Veterans Golden Age Games.The Oklahoma City Veterans Administration Medical Center will be the...
What Some States Are Doing in Regard to Deregulation of the Telecommunications Industry
Nineteen states have either loosened regulation on their local incumbent telephone company or are considering doing so this year. That's 38 percent of the states, not counting a handful of other states - including Oklahoma - that are still studying the...