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Articles from April 8, 2013

3 Lawsuits Filed over Owasso Plat Votes
After a decade building a reputation as one of Oklahoma's most business-friendly cities, the city of Owasso finds itself facing three lawsuits over negative final plat votes."It's not something we run into very often," said Owasso City Attorney Julie...
Commentary: Pass GPS Rule for Disposal Trucks
There are a few proverbial bad apples in a segment of the energy industry barrel, and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission had a simple way to purge them from the harvest. They didn't, but there's hope for redemption.Journal Record reporter Sarah Terry-Cobo...
Expert: Shale Plays Cause Shift in Pipeline Industry
The growth of shale gas plays in the United States is creating a ripple effect across the pipeline industry, said Berne L. Mosley, president of Energy Projects Consulting LLC.Mosley addressed about 75 people during the University of Tulsa's Energy Law...
Innovators: Red Carpet Film Festival, Norman
The Moore Norman Technology Center has embraced the movie festival movement with its own Red Carpet Film Festival scheduled Saturday.About 10 short features will be premiered, media and creative coordinator Anna Trowbridge said, with titles including...
Jobs Send Markets South
A mixed bag of economic news dogged markets all week, and as the trading session ended Friday the unexpected weakness in job creation sent markets tumbling.The Institute for Supply Management reported that its index of factory activity nationwide fell...
Lawsuit Filed in Tulsa over Trust Fund Management
A Tulsa County District Court lawsuit accuses Tulsa's William H. Davis of misrepresenting and mismanaging trust funds.Susan Davis Coffee - both as an individual and as trustee for irrevocable trusts established in January 2003 for her children and fellow...
OKC-Based SandRidge Names COO, Announces Governance Review
SandRidge Energy has taken what some legal experts call the next logical step in a settlement with activist shareholder TPG-Axon Capital management. On Monday, SandRidge named a new executive as chief operating officer and detailed several committees...
OKC Events: April 8, 2013
The painting on the cover of the invitation gave hint of the theme of the National Weather Center Biennale: "A mighty storm above New Mexico's mountain peaks." The theme is art's window into the effect of weather on the human experience. The opening...
'On the Right Track': Author of Veterans Home Oversight Bill in Oklahoma Optimistic of Passage
State Sen. Frank Simpson is optimistic.Simpson, R-Ardmore, chairman of the Senate's Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, said his bill to place state veterans homes back under inspection by the Oklahoma Health Department will probably go to a conference...
REI Oklahoma Reaffirms Senior Management
Scott Dewald, REI Oklahoma president and CEO, has announced the reaffirmation of the organization's senior management team. The senior management team will continue to consist of Kenny Simpson, executive vice president; Sherry Harlin, business development director;...
Sunbeam Family Services Building in OKC Nears Construction Start
Sunbeam Family Services Inc. is getting close to breaking ground on its new two-story, 41,000-square-foot facility.The nonprofit agency has raised $10 million of its $12 million goal.With the $10 million raised, the total cost of the building is now...
Tulsa-Based WPX Touts Milestone for Niobrara Well
WPX Energy's Niobrara discovery well hit a production milestone, the company said on Monday.WPX said its Niobrara well will produce in its first four months what a typical well in the Piceance Basin's Williams Fork formation produces over a 25-year to...
Vintners: No Dry Whine in Oklahoma
While wheat farmers and other agriculture producers across Oklahoma struggle with drought, the reduced precipitation has been a boon for at least one crop.Consumers can expect to appreciate last year's high-quality harvest on store shelves by the end...
Website Promotes OKC, Edmond Businesses
Quik Print has been a part of the Oklahoma business community since 1968, but the company - like many others - is still looking for a way to get new customers."We're heavily invested in Oklahoma City," said Daxton Sinclair, marketing director for Quik...