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Articles from August 2, 2007

Case Made for Including Indian Law on Oklahoma Bar Exam
Oklahoma is home to almost 40 federally recognized Indian tribes, but does not require that students be tested on their knowledge of Indian law on the Oklahoma bar exam.Only three states - New Mexico, Washington and South Dakota - have made Indian law...
Commentary: Gavel to Gavel: Cowardly Cover-Up
Just when you think it can't get any worse, something else surfaces. The death of an American hero in Afghanistan was originally described as being the result of enemy fire. Cpl. Pat Tillman was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart and given a posthumous...
OKC-Based Devon Production Increases 16 Percent
Larry Nichols has long been accustomed to good news as chief executive and chairman of Devon Energy and positive numbers continued Wednesday as the company disclosed 16-percent growth in production during the second quarter.Devon on Wednesday reported...
OKC Events: August 2, 2007
The pricey premiere screening of The Bourne Ultimatum drew more than a thousand folks to the Harkins Theatre. They came to see Matt Damon. Matt Damon live and Matt Damon in the third of the Bourne movies. He's a lot prettier in person than all beat up...
OKC Weekly Legal News: August 2, 2007
Pay-raise negotiations can be stressful even if they end successfully, but at a Georgia car dealership they ended with two dead workers and a boss who confessed to killing them.Rolandas Milinavicius, 38, confessed to fatally shooting Inga Contreras,...
Oklahoma Attorney General Edmondson Offers Opinion on Architect Law
Confusion concerning a 2006 law stipulating when the services of a licensed architect are needed was cleared up Tuesday by an opinion from Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson.Jean Williams, executive director of the Board of Governors of Licensed...
Oklahoma-Based Sarkeys Foundation Awards $2.2 Million
Sarkeys Foundation allocated $2.2 million in its semiannual grant awards for nonprofit organizations.Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, Norman, was awarded $29,984 to assist with the spay/neuter program for pets of low-income families.Gilbert and Sullivan...
Oklahoma City Woman Raises Funds for Orphaned Kenyans
In late 2004, Beatrice Williamson discovered a problem when she made a call to her mother in Kisumu, Kenya. "I called my mom and could tell everything was not OK," said Williamson, director of the Pamoja International Ministry at Citychurch in Oklahoma...
OSU Economist Lowers Job Growth Forecast for Oklahoma
A softening national economy spurred OSU research economist Mark Sneed to lower his state job growth projections for 2007 despite the Oklahoma City market's continued strength.That marks a course change from what Sneed predicted at the end of the first...
Tulsa-Based Helmerich & Payne Profits Jump 44 Pct; Firm Lands Two Contracts
A 31.7-percent revenue surge lifted Helmerich & Payne earnings 44 percent in its fiscal third quarter, blowing away Wall Street estimates. Stock prices for the Tulsa-based drilling contractor jumped more than $1 Wednesday morning as Helmerich also announced...
University of Okla.'s Children's Medical Research Institute Genetics Chair Named for Loved One
In 1982, Claire Duncan survived two and a half months after being born with a rare genetic condition known as Trisomy 13.Now a $500,000 gift from her family to the Children's Medical Research Institute will be used to establish the CMRI-Claire Gordon...
Year-Ago Gains Shadow Earnings for Tulsa-Based Oneok, Oneok Partners
Large year-ago gains cut second-quarter earnings for both Oneok Inc. and Oneok Partners LP by more than 50 percent despite double- digit revenue growth.While officials said higher operating costs and lower natural gas prices also impacted results, Oneok...