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Articles from February 14, 2001

A Price to Pay as Autopsies Lose Favor
A Roto-Rooter operator collapses and dies while working on a drain. Assumption: a heart attack. A seemingly healthy baby dies in his sleep. Assumption: sudden infant death syndrome. An elderly Kentucky woman known from C.T. scans to have malignant-looking...
`Around the World' Again
Once again, the Orthopaedic & Reconstructive Research Foundation will sponsor its "Hands Around the World" benefit for the foundation's newest community outreach program, the Orthopedic Clinic. Theme this year will be "A Touch of Art," featuring a private...
Back to Basics for Hedge Funds in 2001
CHICAGO -- Investing is no longer as easy as picking a stock and running with it. Technology stocks are no longer in a bull market and macro investing has lost its shine. The recent trend favoring "old economy" stocks vs. tech stocks already has been...
Dana Reveals Net Loss, Plans to Trim Work Force
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Auto parts supplier Dana Corp. posted a fourth quarter loss Tuesday and revealed the elimination of 10,000 jobs, or 13 percent of its work force, in recent months to counter a slowdown in the auto industry. Dana has two plants in...
Francis Tuttle Unveils Health Sciences Center
Francis Tuttle will unveil its $5 million Health Sciences Center with a dedication and open house celebration beginning 3:30 p.m. Friday.The research-driven vision behind the center is to incorporate "the best components from around the country into...
GMX Begins Trading
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- The common stock of GMX Resources began trading Tuesday.GMX said a registration statement covering $10 million in securities had been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Oklahoma City-based company's...
Golden Alliance Buys Stake in Cole Computer
Cole Computer Corp. on Tuesday said that Golden Alliance Assurance Corp. had acquired a minority stake in the Oklahoma City- based manufacturer of personal computers.In a transaction valued at $2 million, GAAC acquired the minority stake in Cole in exchange...
Greenspan Still Sees Economic Risks, but Situation Has Improved
WASHINGTON (Bridge) -- The U.S. economy still faces major risks, but the situation isn't as bad as it was in late 2000, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Tuesday. He spoke as the Federal Open Market Committee, the central bank's interest rate-setting...
Gubernatorial Candidate Understands Money Is Key Factor
Jim Denny may be a political novice with an evolving platform, but Oklahoma's first announced candidate for governor knows one thing he must have to win in 2002. Money. "I'm going to rely on the good people of Oklahoma," said Denny, a Republican who...
Health Care Industry Seeks to Weaken Privacy Rules
WASHINGTON -- The health care industry is lobbying the Bush administration to delay, change or kill regulations protecting the privacy of medical records. Hospitals, insurance companies, health maintenance organizations and medical researchers say the...
House Committee Kills Lender Liability Bill
A House committee killed a bill Tuesday that would make lenders liable for injuries or damage caused by vehicles driven by defaulting borrowers."There needs to be some kind of protection for the general public," said Rep. Clay Pope, D-Loyal, the bill's...
How Do You Honor Reality TV?
NEW YORK (NYT) -- The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is the leading trade group in the television industry. It is a society of writers, producers, artists, actors and crafts people that for the last year has been trying to deal with a relatively...
Kerr-McGee, Devon Units Enter Deals to Sell Gas to Singapore
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Subsidiaries of Kerr-McGee Corp. and Devon Energy have signed agreements to sell natural gas to Singapore.Kerr-McGee Sumatra Ltd., a subsidiary of Oklahoma City-based Kerr- McGee, on Tuesday said it has signed a series of agreements...
Kicking the Paper Habit -- Filing Taxes Online
SAN FRANCISCO -- Electronic tax filing finally has come of age. This year, for the first time, you can file an entirely paperless tax return with the Internal Revenue Service. Last year was almost paperless, but you still had to send the IRS a one-page...
Local Nursing Home Settles Lawsuit
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) B A nursing home's insurance company has agreed to pay a man a million dollars after his mother fell at the home and later died. Walter Earl Rodden, 65, sued the East Moore Nursing Center, now known as Integrated Health Services of...
[ 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: 2/12/01Beaver CountySamson Resources Co.; Two W Second St., Tulsa 74103 (918-583- 1791); #15-15 Carlisle; n/2 sw se 15-3n-28ecm; 1190' fsl & 660' fwl; 8400' St. Genevieve; On permitCanadian CountyLouis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp.; 14000 Quail...
Norton Says Administration Must Make Case for Drilling
WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration will weigh opening some currently off-limits areas of the Rockies to oil and gas drilling as part of a sweeping review of untapped energy resources, Interior Secretary Gale Norton said. But in an interview with The...
Panel Axes Bill Aimed at Increasing Tax Exemptions, Deductions for Oklahomans
A bill killed by the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday would increase personal exemptions and standard deductions for Oklahoma income taxpayers, eventually saving them some $68 million.Senate Bill 63, by Sen. Mike Johnson, R-Kingfisher, would increase...
Part-Time Consultant Paid $500,000 over 2 Year
A former Department of Commerce executive director has been paid more than $500,000 in state and federal funds over a two-year period to provide part-time staff support for the state's Workforce Investment Board and consulting services for the University...
Retail Sales Rise in January
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lured into stores by deep discounts and better weather, Americans pushed up sales at the nation's retailers in January by a strong 0.7 percent, the biggest jump in four months. The Commerce Department's report Tuesday showed that the...
Senator Says Oklahoma Should Heed Warning
News that 15 states, including three in this region, find themselves facing budget shortfalls in the declining economy should serve as a warning to Oklahoma policy-makers to proceed with caution, the Senate budget chair said Tuesday.Although Oklahoma...
Stocks Finish Lower, Investors Maintain Worries about Economy
NEW YORK (AP) -- Disgruntled investors sold stocks lower Tuesday, suffering a letdown after Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan suggested interest rates will fall by a smaller amount than Wall Street wants. Greenspan's remarks before a Senate committee...
The Clintons, Keating and Sacrifices
Former President Clinton has announced he will not lease $750,000 worth of Manhattan office space, but will instead lease about the same amount of space for about half the price in Harlem, right around the corner from the historic Apollo Theater.The...
The Telematics War Begins at GM and Chrysler
DETROIT -- The battle lines have been drawn and the forces are geared up for what is expected to be one of the best battles the auto industry has seen in recent years. I'm not talking about another takeover or merger, I'm talking about telematics. What's...
Tour of Homes Rides Turnpike
Extending the Kilpatrick Turnpike has enhanced consumer access to the west side of Oklahoma City, creating more interest not just in Mustang and Yukon commercial real estate, but also in the residential market.Brian Woodward, managing broker of Coldwell...
Union Leaders Faced with New Political Challenges
LOS ANGELES -- The nation's labor leaders, seeing early signs that the new man in the White House will be less friendly than his predecessor, say they'll fight any attempt by the Bush administration to erode the role of unions in America's workplace....
[ 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: 2/12/01Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Beaver CountyChesapeake Operating Inc., OKC/848-8000 -- #1-15 Genevieve -- s/ 2 se 15-4n-28ecm; TD 7150'; perf. Morrow Sand 6696-721' and Miss Chester Lime 6856-7024'...
[ Wells Plugs ]
Received: 2/12/01Reports compiled by county, operator, well name, location, total depth, date plugged and well classification.Beaver CountyBenchmark Oil & Gas Corp., Denver CO -- #1 Young -- ne ne sw 31- 5n-20ecm -- TD 7043' ...1-5-01 (GAS)Carter CountyExxonMobil...
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