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Articles from May 1, 2002

Another Anti-Smoking First
NEW YORK (NYT) -- A co-op board on the West Side of Manhattan has forbidden new buyers to smoke in their apartments, a restriction that real estate experts called the first of its kind in the nation. The board of 180 West End Ave., a 452-unit building...
Area's Finest Gather for Chefs' Feast
Area chefs will offer their finest culinary creations at the annual Chefs' Feast on Friday, a benefit for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.The food- and wine-tasting gala will be from 7 until 10 p.m. in the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.Since...
BOK Financial Focused on Out-of-State Growth
BOK Financial officials said Tuesday that the company's future growth will depend on its success in Texas and other out-of-state markets.Chief Executive Stan Lybarger told shareholders meeting in Tulsa that the $11 billion corporation, which has doubled...
BOK Sees Its Future Growth Coming from outside Oklahoma
BOK Financial officials said Tuesday that the company's future growth will depend on its success in Texas and other out-of-state markets.Chief Executive Stan Lybarger told shareholders meeting in Tulsa that the $11 billion corporation, which has doubled...
Boldt Expands Regional Office Oversees 12-State Area
The Boldt Co., one of the nation's largest construction firms, on Tuesday said it has established Oklahoma City as the headquarters of its 12-state southern construction division.Jerry Ennis, vice president and general manager of the southern division,...
Briefs: Scientist Honored by Research Foundation+
Xiao-Hong Sun has been named the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation's S. Graham Smith Distinguished Scientist.The OMRF investigator was honored in recognition of her immunobiology and leukemia research at the OMRF board of directors biannual meeting.In...
Briefs: Show House Preview Party Goes On+
The rains came and the wind blew but the women of the Oklahoma City Orchestra League refused to give up. The annual Designer Show House project always features a gala preview party and this year would be no different. What did the women - and a couple...
Business Investments in State Surge for Quarter
Investments announced by new and expanding manufacturers and processors totaled $225 million in the first quarter, according to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.It was second-largest investment total for announcements in the first quarter in the last...
City Leaders Agree to Seek Skirvin
Oklahoma City leaders agreed Tuesday to negotiate the purchase of the vacant downtown Skirvin Hotel for as much as $2.87 million -- a move city leaders said could lead to redevelopment of the hotel beginning in about one year.City Manager Jim Couch said...
Construction Firm Establishes OKC Headquarters
The Boldt Co., one of the nation's largest construction firms, on Tuesday said it has established Oklahoma City as the headquarters of its 12-state southern construction division.Jerry Ennis, vice president and general manager of the southern division,...
Consumer Confidence Declines
NEW YORK (AP) -- Consumer confidence fell in April from a seven- month high, hurt by anxiety about unemployment and rising energy prices, suggesting wavering optimism about the economy in the months ahead. The New York-based Conference Board said Tuesday...
Devon Energy Reports Successful Canadian Drilling Program
Devon Energy on Tuesday reported that 88 percent of wells drilled during the winter drilling program in Canada were successful.Devon said that 243 of the 276 wells drilled throughout the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin during the first quarter were...
Devon Reports 88% Canadian Success Rate
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Devon Energy on Tuesday reported that 88 percent of wells drilled during the winter drilling program in Canada were successful.Devon said that 243 of the 276 wells drilled throughout the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin during...
Divided Commission Accepts ONG Rate Settlements
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Corporation Commission agreed Tuesday to settle a pair of rate cases involving Oklahoma Natural Gas for $34 million in a deal that one commissioner described as inadequate. Following a daylong hearing where commissioners...
Don't Touch That Burger: Insurer Sees Food as a Driver's Biggest Distraction
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Resist that luscious jelly doughnut while driving to work and don't grab for the coffee. One distracting spill and you could end up in the ditch. Coffee and doughnuts are among the "10 deadliest foods to eat while driving,''...
In the Kitchen with the Executive Chef
Linda CavanaughKFOR-TV News AnchorWhat is your cooking style?Chaos.Who taught you to cook?My culinary education was provided by my mother, my husband and Betty Crocker.Most enjoyable aspect of cooking:Watching my husband do it.Specialties:Potatoes Byron...
Legislative Budget Process Spur More Bickering
A Democratic House budget leader given an "F" by the House minority-party leader, talk of a "mole" within the ranks of the House GOP caucus and a "top secret" Republican budget file figured prominently in the ongoing State Capitol soap opera Tuesday.Before...
Morgan, Mass Maintain Blistering Budget Banter
A Democratic House budget leader given an "F" by the House minority-party leader, talk of a "mole" within the ranks of the House GOP caucus and a "top secret" Republican budget file figured prominently in the ongoing State Capitol soap opera Tuesday.Before...
[ New Locations ]
Received: 4/29/02Beaver CountyAEXCO Petroleum; 1660 Lincoln St. #2812, Denver CO 80264-2801 (303-863-1110); #1-35 Buddy; e/2 sw se 35-5n-27ecm; 660' fsl & 1170' fwl; 5100' Lovell; 4-30-02Dewey CountyTRI-EX Petroleum; 6051 N. Brookline #111B, OKC 73112...
Of Teachers, Love and a Windy Show House Gala
The rains came and the wind blew but the women of the Oklahoma City Orchestra League refused to give up. The annual Designer Show House project always features a gala preview party and this year would be no different. What did the women -- and a couple...
Oil Execs Deny Plot to Keep Gasoline Prices High
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Oil executives disavowed internal memos obtained by congressional investigators that suggest a campaign to manipulate gasoline supplies to boost prices, especially in California and the Midwest. The internal documents were cited at...
OKC Area's Finest Gather for Chefs' Feast
Area chefs will offer their finest culinary creations at the annual Chefs' Feast on Friday, a benefit for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.The food- and wine-tasting gala will be from 7 until 10 p.m. in the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.Since...
OKC to Negotiate Purchase of Vacant Downtown Hotel
Oklahoma City leaders agreed Tuesday to negotiate the purchase of the vacant downtown Skirvin Hotel for as much as $2.875 million - a move city leaders said could lead to redevelopment of the hotel beginning in about one year.City Manager Jim Couch said...
SBC Communications Makes Donation for IT Training
Oklahoma City Community College will receive $60,000 from SBC Communications to enhance information technology training in the state, officials announced Tuesday.The money is part of a $1 million grant given by SBC Communications to the American Association...
SBC Gives Grant for IT Training
Oklahoma City Community College will receive $60,000 from SBC Communications to enhance information technology training in the state, officials announced Tuesday.The money is part of a $1 million grant given by SBC Communications to the American Association...
Stock Barometers Inch Higher
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street emerged at least temporarily from its slump Tuesday as bargain hunting lifted stocks in spite of another set of lackluster earnings and a dip in consumer confidence.Analysts cautioned against too much enthusiasm about the...
[ Wells Completed ]
Received: 4/29/02Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Coal CountyNewfield Expl. Mid-Continent, Tulsa/918-582-2690 -- #1-22 Chandler -- sw se nw 22-1n-9e; TD 8167', PBTD 8077'; perf. McLish 7294-306' and U/Oil Creek...
WorldCom CEO Resigns
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) -- Bernard J. Ebbers, whose appetite for acquisitions built WorldCom into a telecommunications giant only to see its value crushed under debt and a sluggish economy, is out as the company's president and chief executive. Ebbers' successor,...
Xiao-Hong Sun Wins OMRF Scientist Award
Xiao-Hong Sun has been named the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation's S. Graham Smith Distinguished Scientist.The OMRF investigator was honored in recognition of her immunobiology and leukemia research at the OMRF board of directors biannual meeting.In...
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