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Articles from February 25, 1997

ABC Requests New Trial in Lawsuit with Food Lion
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- ABC asked for a new trial Monday on a lawsuit by a supermarket chain that resulted in a $5.5 million punitive damage award against the network for a 1992 hidden-camera expose.The motion was one of several filed in U.S. District Court...
Bankruptcy Filing Line Continues to Expand
January figures for bankruptcy filings show weighty increases from 1996, along with marginal escalation compared with the prior month.Total filings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District in January were up 33 percent -- 872 compared to...
Building Permits
These lists of building permits issued by Oklahoma City include those issued for new residential and commercial construction, renovations, swimming pools, elevators and other projects. Permits are listed by number and include owner or contractor, address,...
BUSINESSWorld
Heads or tails, you may loseNEW YORK (NYT) -- The class-action suit certainly sounds like a wonderful invention. Thousands, maybe tens of thousands, of powerless civilians employ a single team of lawyers. Each person pays a tiny legal fee and thus,...
Civil
(CV73375G)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONNo. CJ-96-6707 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. Liberty Federal Savings and Loan Association of Enid, Enid, Oklahoma, a corporation, Plaintiff, vs. Phillip J. Leccese, et al., Defendants. THE...
Civil
(CV73359R)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONCase No. CJ-97-839 In the District Court in and for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. FT Mortgage Companies, d/b/a FTB Mortgage Services, as successor by merger to Sunbelt National Mortgage Corporation, Plaintiff, vs....
Civil
(CV73379R)NOTICE OF SEIZUREAND INTENDED FORFEITURE Case No. CJ-96-8782-67 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. State of Oklahoma, ex rel., Drew Edmondson, Attorney General, Petitioner, v. 1992 Chevrolet Camaro, Texas Tag No. HYS40R;...
Cloned Animals Offer Firms Fast Path to New Drugs
Leaving aside the science fiction scenarios and ethical debates, the first products to emerge from the remarkable cloning of an adult sheep by British researchers will probably be animals that can serve as drug factories.PPL Therapeutics PLC, a small...
Corporation Commission
(CD73339G)AMENDEDNOTICE OF HEARING Cause CD No. 960 005020 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Mewbourne Oil Company. Relief Sought: Increased Density. Land Covered: Section 25, Township 25 North, Range 24 West, Harper...
Corporation Commission
(CD73337J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000758 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Carl E. Gungoll Exploration, Inc. Relief Sought: Drilling and Spacing Units. Legal Description: The SE/4 SE/4 of Section 13 and...
Corporation Commission
(CD73382J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000852 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Vastar Resources, Inc. Relief Sought: Well Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 5, Township 4 North, Range 20 East, Latimer County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD73383J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000853 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Vastar Resources, Inc. Relief Requested: Separate or Special Allowable as an exception to Rule Nos. 165:10-13-9 and 165:10-17-11 of the OCC-OGR....
Corporation Commission
(CD73377R)THIRD AMENDEDNOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING Cause RM No. 960 000015 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Rulemaking by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to Establish Rules and Regulations Concerning Universal...
Corporation Commission
(CD73378J)NOTICE OFPROPOSED RULEMAKING Cause RM No. 970 000013 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of a Rulemaking by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission amending certain rules of practice, OAC 165:5. NOTICE IS HEREBY...
Corporation Commission
(CD73381J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000851 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Vastar Resources, Inc. Relief Sought: Increased Well Density. Legal Description: Section 5, Township 4 North, Range 20 East, Latimer County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD73338G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000717 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Barrett Resources Corporation. Relief Sought: Spacing. Legal Description: Section 8, Township 7 North, Range 15 West of the IM,...
Corporation Commission
(CD73369G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000811 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Oryx Energy Company. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description: Section 7, Township 25 North, Range 25 West, Harper County, Oklahoma. NOTICE...
Economists Foresee Decade of Expansion the NABE Expects Economic Growth of 2 Percent for All of 1997, with No Recession Creeping Forward before 1999 "At the Earliest"
WASHINGTON -- The nation's economic expansion, poised to enter its seventh year, likely will endure for the rest of the decade unmarred by rapid price inflation, panels of business economists said Monday.Most panelists of the National Association of...
Energy Prices Fall to Lowest in Months
Natural gas futures fell to the lowest level in 16 months Monday while heating oil futures also dropped, reflecting weather forecasts diminishing chances of a prolonged cold snap to reduce ample supplies before spring.Crude futures also fell to seven-month...
Goosebumps Report Chills Blood of Scholastic Investors
NEW YORK -- Peter Lynch, the former manager of the Fidelity Magellan mutual fund, says good investment ideas are right before your eyes.Say, for instance, your three grandchildren begin devouring soft- cover books with titles like Say Cheese and Die!...
Handgun Permit Applications Plunge
TULSA (AP) -- The pile of applications for concealed handgun permits has shrunk considerably in the past several months.Statistics from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation show that nearly 75 percent of the 16,987 applications filed last year...
Keating Hopes to Solve Prison Problem by Increasing Usage of Private Facilities
Gov. Frank Keating has quietly lined up behind a plan to solve the state prison population crisis by farming out at least 2,663 additional inmates to private prisons during the next fiscal year.That's a 148 percent increase over the 1,800 private prison...
Lucent Offers Early Retirement Plan
Union members at Oklahoma City's Lucent Technologies plant have approved a ground-breaking labor contract to make the plant more competitive while cutting the number of jobs there.The contract includes an early retirement provision for hourly workers.There...
Marriage License Returns
Marriage License ReturnsReceived 02/21/97Burnard Lee Prince, 46 & Elizabeth A Robbins, 30; 912 Delmar Cir, Moore. James Randell Heitzler, 26 & Cynthia Louise Bradshaw, 24; 6215 NW 36th #205, Bethany. James E Hight, 45 & Linda B Cobb, 47; 6308 Lansbrook...
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,...
Motion Docket for Oklahoma County District Court
Motion Docketfor 02/27/97Hon. Sidney J. Gorelick 09:00 FD-93-1659 -- Tarver Kandi L (Green, Barbara Cook) vs. Tarver Nathaniel R (Craig, Kenneth P); Motion Docket. Hon. Charles G. Humble 09:00 FD-86-6668 -- Cook Pamela Jean (Wheeler, Joe Davis) vs. Cook...
New Cases before the District Court
Filings for 02/20/97CivilCJ-97-1159 -- Wall James R A Single Person vs. State of Oklahoma ex rel et Al, Cook Luther, Cook Lorraine, Cook Michael, Cook Luther, the Known and Unknown Heirs an; Alleged Real Property; Slane, David Ray Atty; Assg Division...
New Corporations
Information includes name, service agent, address, and incorporator.Incorporated August 18, 1996.Wranglers Bar-B-Q Inc Joe Keough, 7879 E 71st St, Tulsa OK 74133. Larry D Clark. James Matthews Investments Ltd James Matthews, 10016 Albert Ln, Yukon OK...
New Jersey Supporters Find Flaw in Plan to Move FAA Jobs to OKC
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- A consultant's report that suggests closing a Federal Aviation Administration research center in New Jersey and moving jobs to Oklahoma City contains a fatal flaw, supporters asserted Monday.The land on which the William...
New Life for an Old Idea
An oft-discussed, but never acted upon, idea to bring a World War II museum, particularly aviation, to Oklahoma City's Wiley Post Airport may get the push it needs from an old warbird.The Oklahoma Wing of the Confederate Air Force has received assignment...
Norick Suggests Too Much Has Been Written on MAPS
Mayor Ron Norick told members of the Sales and Marketing Executives Association Friday night that "probably too much has been written and too much has been said about MAPS" and the future of Oklahoma City, so much so that people are getting a false impression...
Nuclear Regulators to Update Public on Uranium Facility
WEBBERS FALLS (AP) -- Nuclear regulators will meet with the public today to discuss the future of the Sequoyah Fuels uranium plant near Gore.A trust fund was started last year for cleanup of radioactive contamination in the soil, concrete and machinery...
Oklahoma County Clerk: Federal Tax Lien Releases
FEDERAL TAX LIEN RELEASESReceived 2/21/97586 -- Spectrum Investments Ltd, $856. 598 -- Spectrum Investments Ltd, $856. 528 -- Christopher's Maintenance System, $1,593. 513 -- Christopher's Maintenance System, $1,666. 553 -- Birdies Club, $2,088. 565...
Oklahoma County Clerk: Oil & Gas Lease
OIL & GAS LEASEReceived 2/21/97B 7024 P 1147 -- R.C. Howard Testamentary Trust B to Baron Exploration Co, 3 yrs, pt SW4 Sec 22 T14N R3W IM. B 7024 P 1152 -- R.C. Howard Testamentary Trust B to Baron Exploration Co, 3 yrs, pt SW4 Sec 22 T14N R3W IM....
Oklahoma County Clerk: Quit Claim Deeds
QUIT CLAIM DEEDSReceived 2/21/97Sales Price Computed from Revenue Stamps. B 7024 P 650 -- Mavontiene Simonson to Mavontiene Simonson et al, Sls Pr. $, pt NW4 Sec 27 T12N R4W IM. B 7024 P 683 -- Linda Gayle Dance et al to James L. Doverspike et ux, Sls...
Philip Morris, IBM Lift Blue Chips; Bargain Hunters Cut High- Tech Stocks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bargain hunters began nibbling at battered technology stocks on Monday after several days of profit-taking, helping snap a broad-market slump and boost blue-chip measures back toward record levels.The Dow Jones industrial average shrugged...
Pleadings & Filings
Civil Filings for 02/21/97CJ-86-3082 -- McDonald Charles Gdn of Joy Mc vs. Earnie Cornelius Inc Age et al; Certificate of Service.CJ-87-3906 -- Cassity Edward Johnson vs. Ok Conf of Seventh Day Advent.; Summary of Receipts & Disbursements. CJ-87-13730...
Qatar, Exxon Plan to Enter Deal to Build $1.2 Billion Plant
DOHA, Qatar -- Qatar said it will soon sign an agreement with Exxon Corp. to build a $1.2 billion gas-to-liquid conversion plant to produce synthetic crude oil.The project will use 1 billion cubic feet a day of natural gas from Qatar's giant North Field...
Slower Holiday Season Leads to Lower-Than-Expected Results
U.S. retailers are expected to report lower to slightly higher earnings in the fiscal fourth quarter, hurt by sluggish sales during the Christmas holiday season.Sales during December, which makes up the bulk of the holiday shopping season, fell short...
Some Second Thoughts about Being Better Off
Nothing has so defined the American mood over the last 20 years as economic pessimism. From nearly every quarter came the message that prosperity was in decline and young people would have to adjust to a lower standard of living than their parents.But...
Spreading the Word in Print
For two years Jerry B. Pierce pondered how to weave a dream into reality -- a newspaper catering to Oklahoma City's Christian community."There are a lot of ministries people don't know about in this city," he explains. "That's really the idea behind...
Supreme Court to Hear Case on Credit Union Membership
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court will step into a heated dispute over whether federal credit unions can accept members from outside companies and other groups.The justices Monday said they will hear an appeal of a lower- court ruling that prevents...
Survey Shows What Mutual Fund Companies Banks Prefer
In a continued effort of the ABA Securities Association to study bank investment services nationwide, the group has released a "report card" on how bankers rate mutual fund companies.The bankers graded their satisfaction with their top five mutual fund...
Tips for Tax Savings in 1997
WASHINGTON -- You've read all about the changes Congress made to the tax code last year, but you can't find any that help you. That's because they aren't there yet.In a rare moment of cooperation, the Republican-led Congress and the Democratic White...
Trial Docket for the Okla. District Court, Criminal Motion Docket
Criminal Hearing DocketFor 02/27/97Hon. Charles G. Humble 09:00 CF-95-5747 -- State vs. Hudson Major III; Hearing. CF-96-1830 -- State vs. Harper Mike C; Hearing / Not to Be Heard (Dispo). CF-96-1919 -- State vs. Jones Johnna Kay; Hearing. CF-96-2099...
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 Spudded
Received:01-02-97NA-Information Not AvailableFollowing is a list of plugged and abandoned wells, they are listed by county, operator, well name location, total depth, date plugged and well classification: BEAVER COUNTY Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., #1-4 Klepper-Jones,...
Wider Job Market Foreseen for OKC, U.S
Job hunters should have an easier time finding employment this spring -- both nationwide and in Oklahoma, according to a survey released Monday.The report by Manpower Inc., the nation's largest temporary staffing firm, said 28 percent of 16,000 U.S....
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