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Articles from March 29, 2001

Advanced Academics, Inc
Ever since the computer first became a common household appliance, educators have looked for a way to use that tool. But that vision of widespread computer-enhanced learning remains a dream for most people. Now, one Edmond company hopes to be the pioneer...
Advanced Financial Solutions
Advanced Financial Solutions continues to break new ground in payment and transaction software programs, services and solutions.The Oklahoma City-based company's innovative efforts resulted in a 50 percent increase in sales in 2000 to $63 million.AFS...
Automated Energy, Inc
Consumer choice is fueled by increased access to information. In the telecommunications industry, an increased level of choice combined with consumer knowledge drives long-distance prices down.Now, one Oklahoma City company hopes electricity consumers...
Carving a Niche in the Lux Market
While most of the public's attention about Oklahoma City hotels has been directed toward downtown and Bricktown in recent years, the Hobbs and Carry firm has developed an innovative hotel with a new concept without much fanfare in the Interstate 40-Meridian...
Court to Decide If Patents Can Get Illegal Drug
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Marijuana is an illegal drug, even if voters like the idea of using it in medical therapy, the federal government argued Wednesday as the Supreme Court took a first look at the debate over prescription pot. The court's watershed ruling,...
Critical Technologies, Inc
Document imaging systems can be costly for many businesses with the installation of new software and retaining an in-house technician to support such a system.FilesOnTheNet.com was developed as a Web-based imaging and image management service to help...
Edmond Design Company Wins Innovator Award
Picking out a truly innovative product from the Hadley Design LLC lineup often is difficult at best. Hadley's clients routinely call upon the company when all other resources have failed to solve the problem.As a result, Hadley Design comes up with innovative...
Four Companies Plan to Add a Combined 821 Jobs
Four companies pledging to add 821 jobs within three years have been added to the Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program, according to a report released Wednesday by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.Assurant Group plans to add 375 jobs in Lawton within three...
Hadley Design
Picking out a truly innovative product from the Hadley Design LLC lineup often is difficult at best. Hadley's clients routinely call upon the company when all other resources have failed to solve the problem.As a result, Hadley Design comes up with innovative...
Health Center Given Towering Role in Economy
The Oklahoma Health Center has a $1.7 billion impact on the Oklahoma City economy each year and accounts for 3.7 percent of industrial output and 4.6 percent of labor income in the six-county metro area, according to a study released Wednesday.Those...
High-Tech Health Care Co. Earns Innovator Award
The promise of high-tech health care has promised patients across the country faster access and immediate diagnosis. The reality, of course, hasn't always been what the dreamers envisioned, but one local company is working to make that dream come true.Inoveon...
Inoveon Corporation
The promise of high-tech health care has promised patients across the country faster access and immediate diagnosis. The reality, of course, hasn't always been what the dreamers envisioned, but one local company is working to make that dream come true.Inoveon...
MetaFund Community Development Corp
It took 10 years to create, but -- if results mean anything -- it was worth the wait.Tom Loy's dream to help develop communities throughout Oklahoma became a reality on Jan. 3, 2000, when the Oklahoma MetaFund Community Development Corp. opened for business.MetaFund...
Moore Industries, Inc
When officials in the port at Decatur, Ala., needed a dock fendering system, they received the best that Oklahoma can offer.Moore Industries Inc. of Catoosa developed a new type of Dock Shock, with a unique roll-on/roll-off system that would facilitate...
[ 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,...
Navigating the Corridors
Many of my customers often remark how challenging it can be to navigate the corridors of the county courthouse. I agree. For those unfamiliar with downtown Oklahoma City, or who may never have been inside the courthouse, the trip can be a test.I have...
New Crowe & Dunlevy TV Program Opens with Eyes on Terry Nichols
"Should Terry Nichols Be Tried in Oklahoma?" is the first topic of a new television program sponsored by the Crowe & Dunlevy law firm.The Verdict is hosted by Crowe & Dunlevy lawyer Kent Meyers with his law colleague, Larry Blankenship, as executive...
[ New Locations ]
Received: 3/27/01Dewey CountyHarding & Shelton Inc.; 210 Park Ave. #1925, OKC 73102 (236- 0080); #1 Rein; c sw sw 4-17n-18w; 660' fsl & 660' fwl; TD 9510' ...Recomp.; 8097' Cottage Grove; 2-19-01Garfield CountyUnited Production Co. L.L.C.; 1000 W Wilshire...
New OKC Hotel Meets Needs of Variety of Travelers
While most of the public's attention about Oklahoma City hotels has been directed toward downtown and Bricktown in recent years, the Hobbs and Carry firm has developed an innovative hotel with a new concept without much fanfare in the Interstate 40-Meridian...
Nominees Would Give GOP Majority on FERC
WASHINGTON (NYT) -- President Bush has nominated two new commissioners to the nation's top energy regulatory body, retaining the current chairman who has criticized California's handling of its energy crisis. Bush tapped a fellow Texan, Patrick Henry...
Office Closure Signals Policy Shift
WASHINGTON -- President Bush has quietly closed the White House Office for Women's Initiatives and Outreach, shutting a small but symbolic office in one of many indications that his administration intends to reshape the government's approach to women's...
OKC Legal Briefs: March 29, 2001
Should Terry Nichols Be Tried in Oklahoma? is the first topic of a new television program sponsored by the Crowe & Dunlevy law firm.The Verdict is hosted by Crowe & Dunlevy lawyer Kent Meyers with his law colleague, Larry Blankenship, as executive producer....
OK Co. Improves Loading/unloading System for Docks
When officials in the port at Decatur, Ala., needed a dock fendering system, they received the best that Oklahoma can offer.Moore Industries Inc. of Catoosa developed a new type of Dock Shock, with a unique roll-on/roll-off system that would facilitate...
Okla. City-Based Banking Software Developer Wins Innovator Award
Advanced Financial Solutions continues to break new ground in payment and transaction software programs, services and solutions.The Oklahoma City-based company's innovative efforts resulted in a 50 percent increase in sales in 2000 to $63 million.AFS...
Okla. City-Based Consulting Co. Teaches Human Resource Compliance
The Compliance Co., a human resource compliance and support company, helps employers gain the knowledge, resources and management support necessary to allow them to maintain their workplaces in accordance with federal laws and regulations, and in harmony...
Okla. City Company Provides Detailed Info on Energy Use
Consumer choice is fueled by increased access to information. In the telecommunications industry, an increased level of choice combined with consumer knowledge drives long-distance prices down.Now, one Oklahoma City company hopes electricity consumers...
Okla. City Physical Therapy Co. Recognized for Home Services
There's an old joke in the medical community: Anyone who's truly sick is obviously in no condition to open a childproof safety cap. A corollary could be, anyone in need of physical therapy is in no condition to travel to a clinic on a regular basis.That's...
Okla. Community Development Corp. Earns Innovator Award
It took 10 years to create, but - if results mean anything - it was worth the wait.Tom Loy's dream to help develop communities throughout Oklahoma became a reality on Jan. 3, 2000, when the Oklahoma MetaFund Community Development Corp. opened for business.MetaFund...
Oklahoma Company Creates Online School Learning Programs
Ever since the computer first became a common household appliance, educators have looked for a way to use that tool. But that vision of widespread computer-enhanced learning remains a dream for most people. Now, one Edmond company hopes to be the pioneer...
Oklahoma Health Center Provides $1.7 Billion Economic Impact
The Oklahoma Health Center has a $1.7 billion impact on the Oklahoma City economy each year and accounts for 3.7 percent of industrial output and 4.6 percent of labor income in the six-county metro area, according to a study released Wednesday.Those...
Okla. Senate Committee Approves Right-to-Work Vote
The contentious right-to-work issue took a step forward Wednesday with the 9-5 House committee approval of a measure calling for an Aug. 14 election.However, chances are slim for survival of the language that moves the election up from November of next...
Okla. State and 10th Circuit Court Opinion Summaries: March 28, 2001
The following summaries of state and 10th Circuit court opinions were compiled by Anthony Sammons.Oklahoma Court of Civil AppealsFor the week ended March 27Heidi Willey vs. Williams Pipeline Co., Carl Proud, No. 95,080.Plaintiff/Appellant Heidi Willey...
On the Firing Line
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Many managers say giving an employee the old heave ho is one of the more excruciating parts of their jobs. But Manchester Inc., a Jacksonville-based career management consultancy, asserts that sacking a staffer actually can...
Profit Fears, Profit-Taking Undercut Wall Street Barometers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street made an expected retreat Wednesday, sending technology and blue chip stocks sliding on a mix of earnings worries and profit-taking from the Dow Jones industrials' big three- day rally. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite...
PTS Healthcare Inc
There's an old joke in the medical community: Anyone who's truly sick is obviously in no condition to open a childproof safety cap. A corollary could be, anyone in need of physical therapy is in no condition to travel to a clinic on a regular basis.That's...
Quick Tax Relief Could Help Ailing Economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Providing Americans with an additional $60 billion of spending power this year through accelerated tax relief should deliver a sizable shot in the arm to the sluggish economy. That's the view of private economists, who were generally...
Rail Service Gas Tax Bill Derailed
A bill meant to expand passenger rail service in Oklahoma by raising gas taxes ran out of steam in a House committee Wednesday. Senate Joint Resolution 4 would have put to a statewide vote a 10- year, 1-cent-per-gallon gasoline tax to help subsidize...
Remorseless McVeigh Admits to Committing Bombing in New Book
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A remorseless Timothy McVeigh calls the children killed in the Oklahoma City bombing "collateral damage," regretting only that their deaths detracted from his bid to avenge Waco and Ruby Ridge, according to a new book. The book...
Right-to-Work Bill Wins Approval of House Committee
The contentious right-to-work issue took a step forward Wednesday with the 9-5 House committee approval of a measure calling for an Aug. 14 election.However, chances are slim for survival of the language that moves the election up from November of next...
The Charles Machine Works, Inc
The Ditch Witch JT2720 Mach 1 All Terrain horizontal directional drilling system, introduced in October by The Charles Machine Works Inc., of Perry, represents the industry's next evolutionary step.It features several industry-first innovations, including...
The Charles Machine Works, Inc. Introduces New Directional Drilling System
The Ditch Witch JT2720 Mach 1 All Terrain horizontal directional drilling system, introduced in October by The Charles Machine Works Inc., of Perry, represents the industry's next evolutionary step.It features several industry-first innovations, including...
The Compliance Company, L.L.C
The Compliance Co., a human resource compliance and support company, helps employers gain the knowledge, resources and management support necessary to allow them to maintain their workplaces in accordance with federal laws and regulations, and in harmony...
VoiceLogger, Inc
The products created at VoiceLogger Inc. of Enid are geared to provide management in the telecommunications industry with superior voice and data capture, verification and monitoring capabilities.The company currently has three products that are in the...
[ 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,...
Web-Based Image Mgmt. Service in Okla. City Wins Innovator Award
Document imaging systems can be costly for many businesses with the installation of new software and retaining an in-house technician to support such a system.FilesOnTheNet.com was developed as a Web-based imaging and image management service to help...
[ Wells Completed ]
Received: 3/27/01Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Beaver CountyLariat Petroleum Inc., Tulsa/918-582-2690 -- #2-4 Lula -- nw se nw 4-2n-24ecm; TD 8350'; perf. Morrow Sand 7613-38', f/1026Mcf and 7bopd, isip 1500#,...
Willey Wins Points in Williams Pipeline Suit
The following summaries of state and 10th Circuit court opinions were compiled by Anthony Sammons.Oklahoma Court of Civil AppealsFor the week ended March 27Heidi Willey vs. Williams Pipeline Co., Carl Proud, No. 95,080.Plaintiff/Appellant Heidi Willey...
Women Hold Power in Bush White House
WASHINGTON -- No president has been influenced by his women advisers as much as President Bush. Two women officials who wield extraordinary power behind the throne are Karen Hughes, the White House counselor with Texas Republican roots, and Condoleezza...
Workplace Injuries, Illnesses Down 9%
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- The Oklahoma Department of Labor recorded a 9 percent decrease in workplace injuries and illness involving days away from work in 1999.The 1999 data reflects 22,137 workplace injuries and illness involving days away from the workplace,...

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