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Articles from February 23, 1999

A Tale of Two Markets and Two Sets of Protections
NEW YORK -- It has become fashionable for investors to think they no longer need brokers to help them with their investments. A computer, a modem and an online account, so the thinking goes, are all you need to make a fortune in stocks.Never mind that...
Bidding War Emerges over Southwest Gas
TULSA (JR) -- Austin, Texas-based Southern Union Co. is attempting to outbid Tulsa-based Oneok to become the nation's largest gas-only distribution company by merging with Southwest Gas Corp.Southern Union on Monday announced a possible agreement 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,...
Business World
Going out for PBNEW YORK (AP) -- Taking the old school lunch standard to culinary heights, Lee Zalben is confident his restaurant's peanut butter obsession has enough adult appeal to fly. "We've tried to take something that people love and want and need...
Coaches Offer Insights on Possible Move of Big 12 Tourney
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Although it's been hugely successful in Kansas City, the Big 12 tournament is probably headed elsewhere -- for Texas, or Oklahoma, and maybe even Denver or St. Louis."I would say more than likely something's going to happen," said...
Coping with a Tight Labor Market
Five years ago, even talented job-seekers had difficulty finding good positions. But between two and three years ago, the tables began to turn. It is now the employers' role to sweat as recruiting workers gets tougher and tougher."It's almost to the...
Court Orders AT&T to Face Lawsuit Claiming Deceptive Billing Practices
WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) -- AT&T lost a U.S. Supreme Court bid Monday to stop a class-action lawsuit by customers who say they were overcharged millions of dollars when the company rounded mobile- phone air-time charges to the next full minute.Separately,...
Fleming Requests Shareholders Reject LMC Assets' Offer
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Fleming Cos. recommended that shareholders reject a limited tender offer for 3 percent of its outstanding shares by LMC Assets Corp.Fleming said LMC is a small private investment firm which it believes is a sole proprietorship.LMC...
Fox Expands Contract with Williams Vyvx
TULSA (JR) -- Fox has signed a 10-year, multimillion-dollar contract to expand the broadcast transmission services it buys from Williams Vyvx Services.This continues the current basic service agreement for dedicated fiber services and anticipates expanded...
Grading Airports
Oklahoma's airport system is about to change.With 127 publicly owned airports being supported by state and federal dollars, there was hardly enough money to maintain any of them. A five-year wait for funding, after a project was approved on the state...
Ionet to Move Offices Downtown
Ionet will relocate its headquarters to Corporate Tower at the end of March.The Oklahoma City Internet consultants will lease about 24,033 square feet in the 263,885-square-foot building at 101 N. Robinson Ave. It will occupy 21,835 square feet on the...
Levi to Shut Plants, Cut Workers
SAN FRANCISCO (Bloomberg) -- Levi Strauss, the largest U.S. clothing maker, will shut half of its 22 plants in North America and fire 5,900 workers to slash costs as demand for its jeans falls.The sportswear maker, whose brands include Dockers and Slates...
Lobbying, Money Helping to Persuade Legislators to Legalize Payday Loans
When Toby McKenzie wanted states to pass new laws endorsing "payday loans" at high interest rates, he and his colleagues in the check cashing industry got out their own checkbooks.McKenzie started at home in Tennessee. His family donated $33,200 to lawmakers'...
More Investors Seek Fortune in Day Trading
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Mary Curtin is not exactly the kind of person you'd imagine as a day trader.After all, the tennis instructor and mother of two preteens doesn't fit the profile of the average trader: She's not single, and she's not a 25- to 35-year-old...
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,...
Never a Dull Moment, Running Cupid's Wall Street Office
Janis Spindel, Wall Street matchmaker, is picky. "I don't do fat, I don't do short, I don't do poor and I don't do schlubs," said Spindel, an energetic 46-year-old, pausing for 10 breathless minutes between appointments at Lehman Brothers and Donaldson,...
New BOk Location Uses Interactive Video
Do you remember when George Jetson used to talk to his boss on a videophone? It's just another example of how science fiction of the past -- even in the form of a ludicrous cartoon -- has become the science facts of today.Bank of Oklahoma last week unveiled...
New OU Office Breaks Ground in Technology Management
NORMAN (AP) -- Skip Porter is a busy man on campus at the University of Oklahoma as he directs the creation of an office.Porter, the university's vice president of research and dean of the College of Engineering, is helping create the Office of Technology...
Next Cleanup Phase for Refinery Kicks Off
OKMULGEE -- Flakes of asbestos still fall from pipes at an oil refinery shut down in 1982.Remains of acid sludge and crude still swim in the wastewater ponds on the property. Tanks are leaking.Bad as they are, the risks at the refinery have been greatly...
Panel Tries to Get Clearer Picture of '21 Race Riot
TULSA (NYT) -- Nearly 78 years after one of the deadliest racial confrontations in the nation's history, a multiracial commission of citizens and historians is trying to determine how many people really were killed in the Tulsa race riot and whether...
Robust Economy Contributes to Larger-Than-Expected Surplus
WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. government posted a larger- than-expected budget surplus in January as the Treasury benefited from the strong economy and a lessened need to borrow money in financial markets.The surplus totaled $70.336 billion in January...
Stemming the Tide of Touts on Those Stock Message Boards
With no sales to speak of, a long string of losses and a tiny market capitalization of $70.3 million, Imaginon is not the type of company many investors think twice about.On the Internet, however, Imaginon is something of a celebrity. Every day, hundreds...
Stocks Surge on Mergers
NEW YORK (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock prices surged Monday as takeovers of Sundstrand and Pinkerton's spurred optimism that shares have more room to rise.Stocks were bolstered by expectations that tame inflation will keep the Federal Reserve from increasing...
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 Plugged
Received: 2/19/99Reports compiled by county, operator, well name, location, total depth, date plugged and well classification.Creek County Clyde R. Jacobs, Bristow -- #1-W Hill -- c nw 35-15n-8e -- TD 2562' ...11-20-98 (INJ.) Clyde R. Jacobs, Bristow...
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