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Articles from August 6, 2009

Age Takes Toll on Shoeshine Business in Oklahoma
It's not the economy that's hurting the shoeshine business. It's age. As shoe shiners get older, as does the customer base, with fewer members of the younger generation entering the business, veteran shoe shiners are watching their trade slowly diminish.Larry...
Building in Oklahoma during a Down Economy
When workers finish clearing the land and processing the needed building permits, Case and Associates intends to start construction on its fourth Broken Arrow apartment complex, a 308-unit project set for Lynn Lane.That comes as Case finishes its 304-unit...
Gerald Smith Elected to Board of Tulsa-Based Oneok Inc
The board of directors of Oneok Inc. on Wednesday elected Gerald B. Smith as a director.Smith joins 11 other Oneok directors on the board.Smith, 58, is founder, chairman and CEO of Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors, an investment management company...
Group Pools Their Resources to Keep Oklahoma's Aerospace Industry Flying Forward
Local universities have pooled their resources to keep Oklahoma's aerospace industry flying forward.Shape Engineering for Advanced Manufacturing (SEAM) strives to provide services for aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul services. The research and...
OGE Energy Announces Increase in Net Income in 2Q
OGE Energy on Wednesday reported a 20.6-percent increase in net income for the second quarter.The increase was primarily from improved results from Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co., a public utility serving 773,000 customers in Oklahoma and western Arkansas....
OKC-Based Devon Energy's 2Q Profit Falls to $314M
Devon Energy Corp. posted net earnings of $314 million, or 71 cents per common share, for the second quarter of 2009. For the second quarter in 2008, Devon reported net earnings of $1.3 billion, or $2.91 per common share.For the first six months ending...
OKC Council Gives $415K to Orthocare for Expansion
Oklahoma City Council members voted to give $415,000 to Orthocare Innovations LLC to help expand the company's facilities and create jobs.But at least one council member said he would rather pay for such economic incentives after a company delivers on...
OKC Events: August 6, 2009
So much is going on this month in Oklahoma's ballet world. The Tulsa Ballet is doing invitational performances in New York City. The Oklahoma City Ballet is having open houses and signing up students. The Oklahoma City University Ballet has been deemed...
Oklahoma Nonprofits Center CEO Goes to Capitol to Keep Members in Legislation Loop
In mid-July, Debby Hampton, president and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, traveled to Washington to meet with other representatives of similar nonprofit groups from around the country, as well as to meet with national officials.Her trip represented...
Oklahoma Teen Writer to Publish Second Novel
A local author hopes her vampire series is the next dead trend.Nicci Sefton's self-published novel Luxuria became available in April. Similar to another famous vampire novel, Luxuria tells a love story about a vampire and a human during high school years.Sefton...
Stimulus Money Heads to Education in Oklahoma
Gov. Brad Henry announced Wednesday that he will provide $15 million in federal stimulus money to fund three new early childhood centers for 3-year-olds, with matching funds from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Tulsa Public Schools. He said the...
Tartan Plaid Has Been Added to Official Images for Oklahoma State University
A tartan plaid has been added to the official images for Oklahoma State University.Blankets and scarves woven by Pendleton Woolen Mills will feature OSU's official tartan, designed by OSU junior Stephanie Michalko.The plaid is a weave of OSU's orange,...
Tulsa-Based Magellan Midstream Partners Prepares to Issue Second Round of Bonds
Magellan Midstream Partners will take advantage of an improved stock market to release its second round of bonds this summer."It's a good time to issue debt when interest rates are so low," said Tulsa securities analyst M. "Jake" Dollarhide. "I know...
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