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Articles from July 2, 2013

Being Well: Bruce Bartlett, Integris Canadian Valley Hospital
For Bruce Bartlett, he worked for years to get his weight under control, but diet and exercise wasn't enough.He struggled with afflictions commonly associated with obesity: diabetes, heart disease and a quadruple bypass in 2006. In 2011, his weight hovered...
Cost of Gasoline Falls; Tulsa Motorists Paying Lowest Prices in Country
Gasoline prices at the pump, after topping $3.85 per gallon in Tulsa for regular unleaded in mid-May, have plummeted to as low as $2.95 per gallon on Tuesday.With an average price of $3.02, AAA Oklahoma said Tulsa motorists were paying the lowest price...
Investor Groups Buy 3 Assisted-Living Centers in Oklahoma
Investor groups led by Jack Meyer paid $2.2 million for three assisted-living centers in Broken Arrow, Ardmore and Duncan.Placing them under the management of Renaissance Senior Communities of Louisville, Ky., Meyer rebranded the three facilities after...
Keeping Independence: Alzheimer's Study Brings Research to Patient Homes
Ron Grant's life changed after he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease at age 55.Six years later, he's coping with a new identity. He advocates for a new clinical trial conducted at the University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center that...
OKC Events: July 2, 2013
OKCREALAHTIVIOMATYThe headline above is not a new language. It's the symbol of a very important organization here in Oklahoma City.If you haven't divided up the letters yet, do this: Take the first two letters of the first line, add the first three letters...
OKC Seeks to Reduce Abandoned Property
The Oklahoma City Council took the first step Tuesday toward reducing the number of abandoned properties and their billion- dollar economic impact on the city.However, council members agreed that a registry and processing fees are a weak incentive for...
Oklahoma City-Based Gardner Tanenbaum Files Lawsuit against Benham over Lincoln at Central Park
An Oklahoma City-based real estate investment company has filed suit against a company that it claims breached the contract between the two entities.Gardner Tanenbaum Group has filed a $1 million lawsuit against The Benham Cos. LLC. The lawsuit is regarding...
Prodigal Plans Professional Soccer Team in OKC
Prodigal unveiled plans for a United Soccer League Pro franchise expansion team in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, beginning with a name- the-team contest.Prodigal LLC, headed by Chief Executive Bob Funk Jr., already runs the Oklahoma City Barons professional...
State Chamber of Oklahoma Developed Program for Members While Pushing Workers' Comp Changes
During the past two years, as they aggressively lobbied state lawmakers to change the state's workers' compensation system, officials at the State Chamber of Oklahoma were planning to offer their own workers' compensation insurance package to members.Billed...
The Journal Record Business Briefs: July 2, 2013
SandRidge re-elects three directorsOKLAHOMA CITY - SandRidge Energy stockholders approved several items at the company's annual meeting Monday. Stockholders approved re-election of Jim Brewer, William Gilliland and Jeffrey Serota to the board of directors. Stockholders...
The Journal Record Health Care Briefs: July 2, 2013
Dean McGee Eye Institute scientists awarded grantsOKLAHOMA CITY - Dean McGee Eye Institute researchers Michael H. Elliott and Martin- Paul Agbaga have been awarded more than $200,000 in grants from the BrightFocus Foundation for their work in glaucoma...
The Journal Record's Best of 23rd and Lincoln Blog: June 24-28, 2013
The following is a Journal Record column featuring summaries of previous-week posts from Capitol reporter Marie Price's online subscription blog 23rd and Lincoln, where she details and analyzes issues from the Legislature, executive agencies and courts...
Tulsa Clean Cities Program Promotes Alternative Fuels
There are 167 alternative fueling stations in Oklahoma and more fueling options are expected as alternative fuels vehicles grow in popularity, said Adriane Jaynes, spokeswoman for the Tulsa Area Clean Cities program.Most of the current alternative fueling...
Volunteer Attorneys Provide Free Legal Help for Oklahoma Tornado Victims
When a woman is placed into a coma because of injuries sustained from a tornado, what can her family do legally to make sure her bills are paid and her bank account is overseen properly?That's the kind of question that the lawyers with the Oklahoma Association...