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Articles from May 22, 2000

Agency Selects TU to Help Develop New Strategies for Internet Security
TULSA (AP) -- The University of Tulsa is joining the fight against hackers and cyber attacks at the front line. The university is one of seven institutions chosen this year by the National Security Agency to develop new strategies for Internet security....
AT&T Relaunches Mobile Web Service
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lagging way behind in bringing wireless Internet access to its cell phone customers, AT&T has relaunched a mobile Web service for consumers, but this time with the first plans that allow unlimited use and the first that's free for every...
A Whole New Ballgame
The tunes of the 1970s and `80s will soon resonate inside the fourth floor of the JDM Place at Bricktown. In mid-June the doors will open at Bricktown 54, a discotheque emphasized by dance music from those two decades."Primarily we're for dancing and...
[ Business Calendar.]
Information for the Business Calendar should be sent to Ronnie Clay, The Journal Record, P.O. Box 26370, OKC, 73126-0370, or by fax to 278-2890.May 22University of Central OklahomaSmall Business Development Center"Charting Your Course For New Business"...
Calling Dr. Bombay!!
DEAR DR. BOMBAY: My ex-wife downloaded a spy-type program. I knew something was wrong when the hard drive ran every time I pressed a key. Yes, this is my home PC. With a lot of effort, I eventually found "KeyLogger." I was able to delete it using Safe...
Caucus Calls for Apology from Keating over Remarks
Gov. Frank Keating should apologize for racially charged remarks he made about the Legislative Black Caucus, the Senate leadership and Sen. Angela Monson, D-Oklahoma City, who blocked appointment of black conservative publisher Russell Perry, Edmond,...
Dictating to Your Browser
SAN FRANCISCO (NYT) -- Slow typists of the world may find relief in a new Internet dictation service that promises to turn spoken words into a polished document in about an hour, 24 hours a day. Users of the service first call the company, iDictate.com,...
Express Ranches Offering Global Franchising
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Express Ranches is expanding to offer global franchising of its Limousin cattle operations."Our type of franchising has never been tried in the cattle business," said Robert A. Funk, president of Express Ranches, based in Yukon.Express...
Fighting the Good Fight with One Arm Tied Behind Our Back
I've only been in one fistfight in my life. I was young, inexperienced and not aware of how quickly a thoughtless remark could lead to a challenge from a 210 pound, 6'3" red-headed football player. I was soon to learn what is meant by the term, "discretion...
Give Me the Wealth; Hold the Attitude
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) B Americans may want to be wealthy but they don't necessarily want to act wealthy. A survey released by AARP at its biennial convention found contradictory feelings about becoming wealthy. The survey pool consisted of people of all...
Home Depot to Open 6th Metro Store
The population of orange aprons will grow anew in Oklahoma City when The Home Depot adds its sixth metro location early next year. Home Depot U.S.A. has bought a nearly 13.5-acre tract at the southwest corner of W. Reno and Rockwell avenues from Westgate...
Humphreys Scheduled to Take Part in Mayorthon Tuesday
A coast-to-coast mayoral relay will arrive in Oklahoma on Tuesday.Mayor Kirk Humphreys is scheduled to take the baton at the Mickey Mantle statue in front of the Southwestern Bell Bricktown Ballpark. Local residents are invited to join the mayor as he...
June Conference to Highlight Research Funding Opportunities
STILLWATER (JR) -- Meridian Technology Center and the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science & Technology are presenting a conference in Stillwater on June 1 and 2 to inform small companies about federal research and development funding opportunities....
[ 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: 5/18/00Canadian CountyLouis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp.; 14000 Quail Springs Pkwy. #600, OKC 73134 (405-749-1300); #1-13 Lynch; sw ne ne 13-11n-10w; 1608' fsl & 1537' fwl; 12,050' Springer; On permitCuster CountyEl Paso Production Co.; Box 1513,...
[ NEW YORK (AP) -- Columbia/HCA Healthcare.]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Columbia/HCA Healthcare still has its work cut out to survive allegations of overbilling Medicare and other federal insurance programs, even after the nation's largest hospital chain agreed to pay $745 million to resolve many of the...
Perspectives on the Fed
After nearly a year of warning about inflation, a danger most people haven't been able to see or feel, the Federal Reserve faces another danger, this one involving its very credibility. It is the same predicament faced by the boy who cried "wolf" too...
Revenge of the Tuna Salad and Other Culinary Tales from the Workplace
In some circles, dining is an aesthetic experience. But in the office environment, it seems, food is more often a catalyst that can propel the comportment of the deskbound to genteel heights or larcenous depths. The food thievesTemporary assignments...
Senators Pass Measure Reviving Proposal for Increase in Gas Tax
Senators passed a measure Friday resurrecting a proposal to pay for passenger rail service with a 1-cent increase in the state gasoline tax for a 10-year period.As revised in conference, Senate Bill 1096, by Sen. Dave Herbert, D-Midwest City, and Rep....
Stock Volatility Rises
In 2000, volatility has turned into a four-letter word. After becoming steadily more variable over the last five years, stock prices have reached new levels of instability this year. The Nasdaq Composite index now routinely rises or falls 3 percent in...
The Bullishness That Isn't Bullish
LAS VEGAS -- In the hands of many investment advisers, contrarian analysis has become the occasion for no end of shoddy thinking. At last week's Las Vegas Money Show, I heard many a market guru invoke contrarian analysis to argue that, because he alone...
Toolbox
BOOK REVIEWThe Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalizationby Thomas FriedmanPublished by Anchor Books, a division of Random House Inc. -- $15.00According to Friedman, globalization is an international system that replaced the previous global...
[ 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,...
What Do Multimillionaire Entrepreneurs Have in Common?
From 1987 to today, I have interviewed hundreds of self-made multimillionaires. These men and women made their money from business ownership. The interviews were used for profiling success stories for my syndicated column. The information from those...
Will They or Won't They?
Under a constitutional mandate the Second Regular Session of the 47th Oklahoma Legislature will end at 5 p.m. Friday. The question is whether its work will be completed by then.With only five more days to work, legislators are faced with most of the...
Writer Makes a Break in Online Publishing
WOODWARD (AP) -- According to anthropologists, the earliest organized forms of writing appeared about 5,500 years ago, congruent with the appearance of that other literary constant -- the starving, unpublished writer. From charcoal scribbles on papyrus...
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