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Articles from April 2, 1998

BOk Joins South Side Expansion
Bank of Oklahoma will expand its south Oklahoma City office at Interstate 240 and S. Western Avenue into a full-service commercial banking center.The office primarily will serve businesses in south Oklahoma City, Moore, Norman, Midwest City, and Del...
Business World
Cream, sugar, bugsTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Here's a real jolt for coffee drinkers: Researchers say there's a good chance that mugs kept at the office are crawling with countless critters, some harmless and some not. According to tests conducted by Charles...
Chesapeake Invests $70 Million in Gothic
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Chesapeake Energy has agreed to provide the base investment for the recapitalization of Gothic Energy.Tulsa-based Gothic will receive $70 million in cash for recapitalization and to improve liquidity, said Aubrey K. McClendon, Chesapeake's...
Chrysler Reports Lower U.S. Sales for Last Month
DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler's U.S. sales fell 2 percent last month, dragged lower by a drop in car sales that offset rising sales of light trucks. Honda, meanwhile, posted a 5 percent sales gain.Chrysler's car sales fell 17 percent -- its biggest drop in...
Circuit-Riding Attorney Has Law Office on Wheels
ALBUQUERQUE , N.M. -- It may look like a 1991 Chevrolet pickup truck but it is really a law office on wheels.The lightweight, maroon pickup is The Law Mobile. The attorney who rolls from client to client is Diane D. Strader.Her novel brand of lawyering...
Confusing Foreign Antitrust Laws Leaves U.S. Lawyers Scrambling
WASHINGTON -- Last summer, the threat of a trade war hung heavier over the Atlantic than the humidity. The U.S. warned European officials: think twice before derailing Boeing's $15 billion acquisition of rival airplane maker McDonnell Douglas.The confrontation,...
Court Rules in Favor of AT&T in Workers Compensation Case
The following summarize recent local, state and federal court opinions. Oklahoma Supreme CourtFor the week ending March 31 State, ex rel. Oklahoma Bar Association vs. Emil Virgil Spadafora, SCBD No. 4224. Court agreed with trial panel's recommendation...
Crawford Strips Humana Licenses
Two Humana subsidiaries were stripped Wednesday of their licenses to sell workers compensation insurance in an emergency order issued by Commissioner John Crawford.Humana Workers Compensation Services and Humana Workers Compensation Services of Oklahoma...
Dominant at His Game
Mike Klemme was just another hobby photographer focusing on landscapes and wildlife back in 1981, when he was invited to photograph the new Oak Tree Golf Club course in Edmond.Klemme produced a set of slides for his friend, Tom Taylor, then an assistant...
FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Promising new competition for the world's best- selling artificial sweetener, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new no-calorie brand Wednesday that tastes like sugar but is 600 times sweeter.Johnson & Johnson's sucralose...
First Quarter Profits to Rise Only 1 Percent
NEW YORK (Bloomberg) -- U.S. corporate profits will rise at the slowest pace since the 1991 recession because of higher wages, lagging productivity and price cutting brought on by Asia's economic troubles.First quarter profits among Standard & Poor's...
High Technology Hits Home
A housing subdivision that George Jetson would be proud to call home is springing up in far northwest Oklahoma City.Braden Parke doesn't sport any space cars and you won't spot Rosie the Robot on duty at any of the 130 houses. But by late summer you...
House Throws Support Behind Credit Unions
The U.S. House of Representatives, including five of Oklahoma's six delegates, voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to restore the credit union industry's ability to service multiple employee groups.The banking sector had brought the lawsuit, upheld in February...
Majority of U.S. Law Schools Report Rise in Recruitment
Job placement in the legal profession is right in line with a rolling economy as law schools report an increase in recruiting.Nearly all law schools in the country -- 89 percent -- reported an increase in the number of employers on campus in fall 1997...
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,...
Oklahoma Econ Index Shows Improvement
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Midwest economy is booming and inflation is low, but imports and a labor shortage pressuring businesses to raise wages could cut into companies' profits, a Creighton University economics professor said Wednesday.The overall index...
Reports Indicate Strength Remains
NEW YORK (AP) -- The nation's manufacturing sector grew rapidly in March, in another sign the Asian financial tsunami has not yet pounded American shores and slowed a remarkably robust economy.A string of reports released Wednesday only added to recent...
Senate OKs Tax Exemption Amendment
An amendment doubling the personal income tax exemption from $1,000 to $2,000 was approved by the Senate on Wednesday as part of a bill calling for apportionment of Oklahoma interest income from investments held to generate working capital for multi-state...
The Key Ingredients to Success
The owner of Eskimo Joe's restaurants, retail stores and mail order catalog offered six elements of success in Wednesday's keynote address at the inaugural Journal Record Innovator of the Year Award luncheon.Stan Clark's first ingredient was enthusiasm....
'Top Dog' Often Wins Race to Cooperate with Prosecutors
NEW YORK -- Robert Flanagan must soon report to prison for an insider-trading conviction.The former co-owner of a bar and grill in Hicksville, N.Y., won't be joined by the two AT&T executives who provided the insider information that netted the trading...
Tracy Will Lead You to More Time, Success
Gold. Everyone wants more of it. So, if I could lead you to a resource that was more valuable than gold, would you be interested? (There's a closing question if there ever was one.)Resource. Time is a resource more valuable than gold. If you use your...
U.S. Stocks Rise
NEW YORK (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks rose Wednesday for a second day, buoyed by falling interest rates and a flood of cash into mutual funds. Chevron and other oil producers climbed as crude prices stabilized."Gains in the first quarter were better than...
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,...
Women's Group Suggests Guidelines on Workplace Conduct
WASHINGTON -- Can a man tell an off-color joke to a female co- worker? Should a woman take offense when an officemate makes a pass? Is it proper for a boss to date a subordinate?Allegations of sexual advances by President Clinton toward women in the...
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