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Articles from June 16, 2010

A Long, Sweet Trip: Edmond Woman Turns Love of Baking into Business
\Melany Boughman developed a passion for baking while taking home economics classes during the seventh, eighth and ninth grades in Enid."I did not like the sewing part of home economics, but I loved the baking," said the graduate of Enid High School.In...
Bittersweet Week: Oklahoma Educational Television Authority Up for 10 Emmys amid Layoffs
It was a bittersweet day last week for the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority. First, the network heard it had been nominated for 10 regional Emmy Awards.Then the announcement came of layoffs for three of its hosts: George Tomek, Ross Dixon and...
Edmond Pantry Offers Alternative to Local Groceries
Leah Haskins is passionate about her food, and she wants to share that passion with Edmond.That includes her store's more popular item: a bacon-flavored chocolate bar.As owner of Epicurean's Pantry at 1333 Sante Fe Ave., Haskins makes it a priority to...
Fast Talkers to Make Bid for World Livestock Auctioneer Championship's Top Prize
Instead of listening to the radio in his pickup lately, Brian Little has been talking to himself. And when Little talks, he talks a lot, quickly.The Wann resident is one of 33 finalists in the 47th annual World Livestock Auctioneer Championship being...
No Fee Hike for Tulsa Trash Pickup
No trash fee hikes are budgeted for Tulsans in the next year, said Steve Berlin, chairman of the Finance and Revenue Committee of the Tulsa Authority for Recovery of Energy.The committee discussed its $23.8 million budget for 2011 on Wednesday afternoon....
OKC Events: June 16, 2010
Two men who contributed so much to Oklahoma City left us last week, but were remembered fondly by family and friends, Dan Stough on Monday at All Souls' Episcopal Church and Ed Eskridge at the Church of the Servant. Both will be sorely missed.Dan, born...
Oklahoma City Developers Pitch Hotel
Plans are in the works for an $18 million, seven-story hotel on NE Second Street between N. Oklahoma and N. Walnut avenues that could be affiliated with the trendy, international Aloft Hotel brand.The first floor of the hotel would have three restaurants...
Oklahoma City's Red Earth Event Marks First Festival after Move to New Headquarters
About 30,000 people are expected downtown for this weekend's Red Earth Festival, and for the first time in 31 years, the event's accompanying offices and museum are just steps away.In March, the Red Earth Museum moved to Santa Fe Plaza - along E.K. Gaylord...
Oklahomans on the Move: June 16, 2010
Okla. Educators Hall of FameMichael Barlow, Kyle Dahlem and Lyle Young were inducted into the Oklahoma Educators Hall of Fame. Barlow and Dahlem have been educators for 40 years and Young has been an educator for 47 years. The organization was founded...
Oklahoma's Candidates for Governor State Views on Education
They all agreed that education was important.And none of them liked the idea of new taxes.But after that, four of the state's six candidates for governor began sharply defining themselves during a Wednesday evening forum at Oklahoma City University's...
The Journal Record Business Briefs: June 16, 2010
Oklahoma takes its place on the world energy stageAn increasing number of countries are looking to Oklahoma as they chart their energy course.Oklahoma Corporation Commission Chairman Bob Anthony and Oklahoma Deputy Energy Secretary Brad Williams have...
Tulsa-Based Air Hygiene Building $3M Headquarters
When Quinn Bierman started Air Hygiene in 1997, he recalled, he operated out of a 10-by-10-foot bedroom in his home.On Wednesday Bierman broke ground for a new 32,000-square-foot facility in Broken Arrow. The Tulsa-based company is building the $3 million...
University of Central Oklahoma Goes Green for Student Transportation
Last year the University of Central Oklahoma started working with Edmond's city transit system to provide more transportation options for students.The university and the city created Broncholink, providing more efficient mass transportation choices for...
Up for a Challenge: Tulsa Entrepreneur Develops Scaffolding Technology
With a lot of prayer, a Tulsa entrepreneur hopes to get a leg up on the scaffolding industry.Jason Osburn, founder of Mile High Scaffold, has filed an application for the utility patent on his device.He has been working with several manufacturers who...
Use of Private Judges Raises Questions
The issue started in California.There, an overburden and clogged state court system shifted thousands of cases to private, for-profit judges. Those cases, transferred over the objections of the litigants, spawned a briefcase full of controversy. And...
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