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Articles from June 16, 2006

Back Home: Underground Postal Center a Welcome Return Delivery for Downtown Workers
Postal clerk Kristin West said she and co-worker Hollie Tate felt nearly famous Thursday as they carried out their duties at the newly opened Underground Postal Center in downtown Oklahoma City. The postal center is in the tunnel system under BancFirst...
Commentary: Northeast OKC in Need of Retail
The study released earlier this week by The Kilduff Co. regarding the need for a grocery store in the northeastern sector of Oklahoma City was no surprise and served as a validation to the fact that this sector is one of the city's most underserved when...
Internet Guru Encourages PR Practitioners to Enter the Blogosphere
Ed Schipul, chief executive officer of Houston-based Schipul - The Web Marketing Company, said Thursday he believes local public relations practitioners need to be online and part of the blogosphere to effectively articulate their clients' public relations...
New Steel Exec Plots Growth for Tulsa Facility
When Houston-based Ranger Steel Supply opened its Sand Springs distribution center and sales office, it projected first-year sales of up to $40 million.New General Manager Keith Gremp has far greater aspirations.It'd sure be nice to sell 20,000 tons...
Officials Say Tulsa's Incinerator Is Burning Up Money
The time is nearing for Tulsa officials to make a decision about the city's method of solid waste disposal.For more than 20 years, the city has used an incinerator facility in west Tulsa as its primary means of solid waste disposal. The facility was...
OKC Atty. Jerome Holmes Appears before Senate Committee
Oklahoma City attorney Jerome Holmes appeared Thursday before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary and said he could separate ideology from judicial philosophy and that his experience as a prosecutor and trial lawyer would be beneficial to him...
OKC Events: June 19, 2006
If you've never been to Owa-Chito Festival of the Forest at Beavers Bend Resort Park in Broken Bow, you've missed some real fun. The festival is going on this weekend, and there's still plenty of time to get there for tonight's activities, which include...
Oklahoma Group to Lobby for Minimum Wage Hike
A group working to raise Oklahoma's minimum wage plans to hold a rally at the state Capitol on Monday. The Legislature has one more chance to raise the minimum wage, said Linda Gray Murphy, treasurer of the Raise Oklahoma Political Action Committee....
Plans Filed for Two Tulsa Office Buildings
Two developers plan to add two office buildings to the Tulsa marketplace.John Wyrrick has filed plans with the Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission to build the two-story Antietam Office Building in the Tallgrass Office Park in southeast Tulsa.In...
Removal of Budget Board at Heart of OK County Commissioner's Race
Oklahoma County Commissioner Stan Inman is being challenged for his seat in the upcoming election largely on the dissolution of the budget board earlier this year, he and his opponents said.The incumbent said he believes the county's budgeting process...
Strong Year May Lead Matrix Service Co. to Record Income
Less than one quarter into its fiscal year, Matrix Service Co. expects to approach record income levels for fiscal year 2007.The future for Matrix Service is extremely strong given the current market dynamics in the downstream petroleum industry, President...
Taking Shots at TABOR: Protestants' Attorney Says 120,000 Signatures May Be Invalid; Proponents Say Challenge Methods Flawed, Predict Victory
Evidence shows that more than 120,000 of the almost 300,000 signatures on petitions seeking a vote on a Taxpayer Bill of Rights law are invalid and should be stricken, an attorney for TABOR opponents told an Oklahoma Supreme Court referee Thursday.Attorney...