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Articles from July 31, 2002

Analyzing the New Corporate Fraud Legislation
On Tuesday, President George W. Bush signed into law the Sarbanes- Oxley Act of 2002, more popularly known as the Corporate Fraud Accountability Bill. The act contains several significant and interesting provisions. * Accounting oversight.Most significantly...
Ary to Lead Science and Air Space Museum
Max L. Ary has been named president of the Kirkpatrick Science and Air Space Museum at Omniplex.Ary served as president and CEO of the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchison, Kan., for 27 years, the longest tenure of any director of a major...
Bush Declares Victory with Reform Bill
WASHINGTON (Cox) -- Declaring victory for investors, President Bush signed a sweeping corporate reform bill into law Tuesday. "My administration pressed for greater corporate integrity. A united Congress has written it into law. And today, I sign the...
Can Bill Gates Save the Airlines?
NEW YORK (NYT) -- Let's find someone to buy and fix the domestic commercial air-transport system, online columnist Joe Brancatelli jokes in his column on www.joesentme.com. After all, he says, the entire market capitalization of the six domestic airlines...
Commentary: Analyzing the New Corporate Fraud Legislation
On Tuesday, President George W. Bush signed into law the Sarbanes- Oxley Act of 2002, more popularly known as the Corporate Fraud Accountability Bill. The act contains several significant and interesting provisions. l Accounting oversight.Most significantly...
Congressman Hopeful Energy Policy Will Pass
Third District Congressman Wes Watkins, R-Stillwater, said he remains optimistic that a national energy policy will pass Congress before adjournment this year, but cautioned that the issue remains contentious."I think we could pass that in the right...
Dynegy Loses $328 Million
HOUSTON (AP) -- Dynegy said it lost $328 million in the second quarter because of low commodity prices, reduced activity in its energy trading unit and the decline in value of its telecommunications assets and technology investments. The troubled energy...
First Test of Term-Limit Law Filed with Oklahoma Supreme Court
The first test of Oklahoma's term-limit law was filed Tuesday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court in a case challenging the candidacy of state Sen. Angela Monson, D-OKC.Attorney Fred Leibrock said that a referee hearing has been set for 10:30 a.m. on Aug....
Fund Raises $16 Million for Inoveon
The Oklahoma Life Sciences Fund has raised $16 million in a Series B round of financing for its portfolio company, Inoveon, it was announced Tuesday."Inoveon is another great success story from Oklahoma's burgeoning life sciences industry," said William...
IBM to Buy PricewaterhouseCoopers Arm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Technology giant IBM said Tuesday that it would buy the consulting and technology services arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers for $3.5 billion in cash and stock. The consulting arm, PwC Consulting, will join IBM's giant Global Services unit,...
Kirk to Open Dental Office in Grand Park Centre Building
Michael K. Kirk has begun work on a new dental facility at Grand Park Centre, an office complex located at the intersection of Grand Boulevard and N. Western Avenue in Oklahoma City.Scheduled to open in early 2003, the facility will mean an office move...
Many Retailers Create Their Own Tax "Holidays"
Twenty-seven businesses in Midwest City are doing it from Aug. 2 to 4. So are 70 merchants in Quail Springs Mall. And merchants at Crossroads Mall are taking it one step further, starting their event Aug. 1 and continuing it until Aug. 4.The gimmick...
Medical Briefs July 31, 2002
Michael K. Kirk has begun work on a new dental facility at Grand Park Centre, an office complex located at the intersection of Grand Boulevard and N. Western Avenue in Oklahoma City.Scheduled to open in early 2003, the facility will mean an office move...
Mexican Restaurant Revived under New Ownership
It's tough defending a bankrupt company, but harder still when you buy the assets and reopen under the same name.At least that's what five partners discovered when they decided to reopen Cocina de Mino Retaurante Mexicano, 6022 S. Western Ave.The real...
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Of the Phantom, Antiques, the Blues and Cowboys of Color
If you haven't made your patron reservations yet for the premiere performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera in Civic Center Music Hall, you'd best hurry. This special performance on Aug. 28 celebrates the first anniversary of the...
OKC Events July 31, 2002
If you haven't made your patron reservations yet for the premiere performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera in Civic Center Music Hall, you'd best hurry. This special performance on Aug. 28 celebrates the first anniversary of the...
OK Life Sciences Fund Raises $16M for Inoveon
The Oklahoma Life Sciences Fund has raised $16 million in a Series B round of financing for its portfolio company, Inoveon, it was announced Tuesday."Inoveon is another great success story from Oklahoma's burgeoning life sciences industry," said William...
OK Sierra Club Officials Address Urban Sprawl
Oklahoma could avoid further urban sprawl and endangerment of rural environmental resources if it developed a dependable light rail system and expanded bus transit, officials with the Oklahoma chapter of the Sierra Club said Tuesday."Visionary communities...
OK Supreme Court Appeal Filed in Candidacy Challenge
The first test of Oklahoma's term-limit law was filed Tuesday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court in a case challenging the candidacy of Sen. Angela Monson, D-OKC.Attorney Fred Leibrock said that a referee hearing has been set for 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 21....
Profit-Taking Undercuts Markets
NEW YORK (AP) -- An expected bout of profit-taking and a larger- than-expected decline in consumer confidence pressured stocks Tuesday, but the market still managed to hang on to most of its huge rally. Tech stocks had a small advance while blue chips...
Rebuilding a Fallen Icon
It's tough defending a bankrupt company, but harder still when you buy the assets and reopen under the same name. At least that's what five partners discovered when they decided to reopen Cocina de Mino Retaurante Mexicano, 6022 S....
Running for State Auditor
Four Oklahomans are running for the office that audits state agencies and programs.Three of them, all Democrats, have worked for current State Auditor and Inspector Clifton Scott, who is not seeking another term. The only Republican in the race is a...
Sierra Club Offers Suggestions to Fight Urban Sprawl
Oklahoma could avoid further urban sprawl and endangerment of rural environmental resources if it developed a dependable light rail system and expanded bus transit, officials with the Oklahoma chapter of the Sierra Club said Tuesday."Visionary communities...
Soundtec Hearing Devices Enter Three New Markets
Oklahoma City-based Soundtec's Direct System was introduced in the Texas, Missouri and California markets this week, officials announced Tuesday.Patrick Slater of the Austin Ear Clinic performed the first Texas implantation of the Soundtec Direct System...
Soundtec Hearing Devices Enter Three New Markets
Oklahoma City-based Soundtec's Direct System was introduced in the Texas, Missouri and California markets this week, officials announced Tuesday.Patrick Slater of the Austin Ear Clinic performed the first Texas implantation of the Soundtec Direct System...
Watkins: Congress May Still Pass Energy Policy
Third District Congressman Wes Watkins, R-Stillwater, said he remains optimistic that a national energy policy will pass Congress before adjournment this year, but cautioned that the issue remains contentious."I think we could pass that in the right...

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