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Articles from December 9, 1999

Appeals Court Upholds Judgment for Hilton in Case with Burger King
The following summaries of state and 10th District court opinions were compiled by Anthony Sammons.Oklahoma Supreme CourtFor the week ended Dec. 7Sheila D. Nealis and Michael Nealis, individually and as parents and next friends of Baby Nealis, a minor...
Changing Times: Part I
This is the first of a four-part series on how things have changed in the 20th century.There was no "inner city" when I was growing up in Oklahoma City during the 1930s and 1940s. There was just the city, which extended about as far west as May Avenue...
Crowe & Dunlevy Attorney to Chair Fair Labor Panel
Leonard Court of Crowe & Dunlevy has been appointed chairman of the Fair Labor Standard act Subcommittee of the Labor Relations Committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce.The subcommittee will help establish policy of federal wage and hour matters...
Destroying Court Records
Although district court clerks are the official guardians of Oklahoma trial court records, we also frequently destroy court records -- and we even do it on purpose.Oklahoma statutes provide detailed guidance about what types of court files may be destroyed...
Fed: `Moderate to Strong' Growth Keeping Labor Markets Tight
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy continues to power ahead while inflation at the consumer level appears well-behaved, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. In its most recent snapshot of the nation's economic activity, the Fed said that continued "moderate...
Former Gubernatorial Candidate Shares Experience in Peru
NORMAN (AP) -- If there's one thing that stands out most for Laura Boyd after a monthlong stay in Peru, it's this: each American should have a sense of our place in the world. "Since the end of the Cold War, our domestic policy runs our foreign policy,"...
Kerr-McGee: Growth Focus on Deepwater Opportunities
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Kerr-McGee's growth strategy will focus on deepwater opportunity, company officials told an analyst meeting Wednesday.Drilling plans for 2000 include 25 to 30 exploratory wells concentrated in the deepwater of the Gulf of Mexico,...
Lawmakers Ponder Revisions to Quality Jobs Act
Legislative officials are looking at tailoring provisions in the Quality Jobs Act to include new and expanded businesses in economically distressed areas, Sen. Ted Fisher, D-Sapulpa, told fellow members of a task force looking into the issue on Tuesday.The...
[ Mortgages.]
A list of mortgages filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each mortgage includes book and page numbers, names of the mortgagor and mortgagee, mortgage loan amount, property description,...
[ New Locations.]
Received: 12/7/99Beaver CountyBRG Petroleum Corp.; 7134 S Yale #600, Tulsa 74136 (918-496- 2626); #1-19 Brent; w/2 e/2 sw 19-3n-26ecm; 1320' fsl & 1650' fwl; 7825' Miss'n Chester Lime; SoonCreek CountyKrumme Oil Co.; Box 749, Bristow 74010 (918-367-5562);...
Report: Oklahoma among Lowest in Housing Growth
Oklahoma had the fourth-lowest housing growth in the nation from 1990 to 1998 according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.The state had a 3.7 percent increase in new housing during the eight years, well below the 10 percent increase...
Split over Flyer Miles
NEW YORK (AP) -- Frequent flyer miles have become so valuable that they're increasingly becoming a point of contention in divorce cases. According to Lawyers Weekly magazine, couples fight over frequent flyer miles -- as well as hotel and credit card...
Staff Says Legislation Needed for Privatization Agreements
High costs of a contract privatizing groundskeeping at the State Capitol show why legislation is needed requiring that such agreements be bid subject to a cost/benefit analysis, legislators were told Tuesday.Tony Hutchison, Senate research and policy...
Stocks Indices Gain Early, but End Session Lower
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks closed mostly lower Wednesday as investors took a break from their recent buying spree in the technology sector and found few reasons to buy in the broader market. Major market averages gave up early gains to finish with modest...
Taking Care of God's Business
Radio-armed attendants on Rollerblades guide drivers to empty parking spaces. A multitude of smiling ambassadors welcome one and all to a table of doughnuts and coffee or a series of information booths.Still more volunteers wait at the sanctuary entrances,...
Trademarks: Early Stage Advice Is Critical
Ask any marketing executive in a competitive industry to describe his or her company's most valuable assets, and trademarks will invariably be on the list. Specific examples may include the company name, a key product brand name, a product trade dress...
Tribe to Build $8 Million Supermarket near Shawnee
SHAWNEE (JR) -- Citizen Potawatomi Nation will build an $8 million Firelake Discount Foods supermarket near Shawnee to attract shoppers from as far away as Ada, Holdenville and Meeker.No opening date was announced during the market's groundbreaking ceremony...
[ Warranty Deeds.]
A list of Warranty Deeds filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each warranty deed includes book and page numbers, the owner of the property granting the property to a new owner,...
[ Wells Completed.]
Received: 12/7/99Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Alfalfa CountyKaiser-Francis Oil Co., Tulsa/918-491-4314 -- #2 Kerns -- nw nw sw 6-23n-11w; TD 7741'; perf. Oswego 6080-96', s/1bo and 23bwpd, grav. 40degrees ,...

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