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Articles from April 15, 2011

Case against Okla. State Rep. Randy Terrill, Former State Sen. Debbe Leftwich to Continue
Despite claims by their attorneys that the proceeding would cause a constitutional train wreck, the felony bribery case against Republican state Rep. Randy Terrill and former Democratic state Sen. Debbe Leftwich will continue after an Oklahoma County...
Dick's Sporting Goods Plots Tulsa Market Takedown
Tulsa's sporting goods market could soon see a new champion.Dick's Sporting Goods, the nation's largest retailer in that segment, should soon enter the Sooner State with two Tulsa locations. Tulsa retail professionals expect that to shake up that competitive...
Healthy ROI: As Wellness Programs Evolve, Companies Gauge Their Effectiveness
Workplace wellness programs are on many business owners' minds, but so are two related concerns: how to calculate return on investment and how to understand legal concerns.Friday's Health at Work Conference, sponsored by the Oklahoma City-County Health...
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma: Change in Bank Garnishment Rule Needed
A change in federal rules could strengthen the rights of retirees, veterans and disabled Oklahomans against bank garnishments that would delete their federal benefit funds, an official with Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma said this week.The new rule,...
Midwest City, Oklahoma-Based SMC Technologies Receives SHARP Award from OSHA
The SHARP Award that SMC Technologies Inc. in Midwest City received this month represents one end of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's compliance scale, an elite group of 36 Oklahoma companies this year.At the other end are about 300...
OKC-Based Chesapeake Energy to Buy Bronco Drilling for $315M
Chesapeake Energy Corp. has reached an agreement to buy Edmond- based Bronco Drilling Company Inc. for $315 million.The deal will add 22 drilling rigs to Chesapeake's subsidiary Nomac Drilling."The acquisition of Bronco is a great additional step in...
OKC Events: April 15, 2011
Oklahoma City is known for its sharing and joining together to accomplish great things. That's what's taking place this week. The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum's annual Reflections of Hope Award event has been scheduled for Wednesday evening...
Propane vs. CNG: Taking a Look at Alternative Fuels
Compressed natural gas is the glamorous alternative fuel today.And why not - CNG is promoted by billionaire T. Boone Pickens on national TV, mentioned in speeches by President Barack Obama and publicized by the largest drilling companies in Oklahoma...
Stroud, Oklahoma-Based Mint Turbines to Add Jobs after Expansion
Mint Turbines LLC expects to double its revenues in the next five years following the expansion of its facility north of Stroud, the company said Friday.The company already employs 45 people and earns $14 million to $15 million in revenues annually....
The Journal Record Business Briefs: April 15, 2011
Oklahoma City, Tulsa among top cities in small businesses vitalityOklahoma City is the second most conducive market to the creation and development of small businesses, according to the latest Business Journals On Numbers rankings.Tulsa was sixth on...
These Walls: Page-Woodson School, Oklahoma City
The slowly crumbling but still stately Page-Woodson School deteriorates more each year it sits empty near the corner of NE Sixth and N. High streets.The Classical Revival-style red brick schoolhouse has been vacant since 1993. The school has made the...

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