THE JOURNAL RECORD

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Articles from August 2, 2001

Appeals Court Makes Ruling in R.K. Black Case
The following summaries of state court opinions for the week ended July 31 were compiled by Anthony Sammons.State Court of Civil AppealsMultiple Injury Trust Fund vs. Clarissa Hill and the Workers Compensation Court, No. 95,853.Hill, a previously impaired...
Clingman Begins New Era at State Agency
Although still getting his bearings Wednesday as secretary of the State Election Board, Michael Clingman, Edmond, is no stranger to Oklahoma government.Wednesday was the Tulsa native's first day heading up the agency that oversees the state's electoral...
Commission Tests Its Limits with ONG Case
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is preparing to hand down a contempt order against the parent company of Oklahoma Natural Gas for refusing to cooperate in the commission's investigation of high natural gas prices last winter. Tulsa-based Oneok was...
DA Council -- Strengthening the Criminal Justice System
As most Oklahoma County residents by now know, we recently welcomed a new district attorney to office.Wes Lane, a career prosecutor, was appointed by the governor to serve the remaining 1.5 years of retired District Attorney Bob Macy's term.Lane joins...
Disagreement Jars Racial Profiling Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While everyone testifying at a congressional hearing agreed that racial profiling by law enforcement agencies should be stopped, lawmakers and police disagreed Wednesday on the merits of a bill to deal with the situation. "Racial profiling...
Face Time
A look at movers and shakers of the Metro -- and what makes them tick.Kathey HopperVice PresidentNorman Regional Hospital* Family: Three married sons who have chosen to stay in Norman! Kevin - wife, Shelley; Brian - wife, Stephanie; Brandon - wife, Traci...
Homeland Files for Bankruptcy
Homeland Holding Corp., the parent of the grocery chain Homeland Stores, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday in Oklahoma City.The bid to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code came after Oklahoma City-based Homeland failed to reach a refinancing...
Kerr-McGee Closes HS Resources Deal
Kerr-McGee has completed its $1.7 billion acquisition of HS Resources, officials said Wednesday. The deal dramatically lifted the Oklahoma City firm's natural gas reserves and domestic holdings.Kerr-McGee's proved domestic natural gas reserves rose 1.3...
Local Red Cross Chapter Names Hampton CEO
Debby Hampton has been named chief executive officer of the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross.Hampton joined the Central Oklahoma Chapter in 1989 as volunteer coordinator. She was promoted to director of human resources in 1994 and to...
[ 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,...
NAACP President Files Complaint against Keating
The president of the Oklahoma City Chapter of the NAACP on Wednesday filed a verified complaint against Gov. Frank Keating with the State Ethics Commission.Unlike an unverified complaint, as Roosevelt Milton filed in February, a verified complaint requires...
Okla. Governor Announces Appointments to State Boards
Gov. Frank Keating on Thursday announced appointments to state boards and commissions.Keating named James Marr of Tulsa and reappointed Christopher Ford of Tulsa, Chris Sutherland of Tulsa, Bob Brown of Claremore, and Fred Miller of Norman to the J.M....
The Pressure's On
LOS ANGELES (NYT) -- No one denies it: Rush Hour was a fluke hit. Why the mismatched buddy cop comedy outperformed hundreds of others that have followed the same, tired formula over the past two decades remains something of a mystery. Before the film's...
Tulsa County Leads Districts in Number of Deferred Prosecutions
More than 240 people accused of crimes including domestic abuse and drunken driving in Oklahoma during the last year were not prosecuted because of a state program that allows district attorneys to forgo prosecution. More than 260 crimes went unpunished...
Union Pacific, GM to Build Distribution Center
A new vehicle distribution center will be built in Oklahoma City by Union Pacific Railroad for General Motors vehicles, it was announced Wednesday.Cost, location and details of the facility were not released.The center represents part of an agreement...
U.S. Automakers Show Drop in July Sales
DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. automakers saw total vehicles sales drop more than 9 percent in July compared with the year-ago period. Sales of vehicles produced by General Motors were off 8.8 percent, Ford saw a 14 percent sales decline and vehicle sales at 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,...
[ Wells Plugged ]
Received: 7-31-01Reports compiled by county, operator, well name, location, total depth, date plugged and well classification.Alfalfa CountyPetroCorp Inc., OKC -- #9C-2 Paula -- c nw sw 9-27n-9w -- TD 5920' ...4-18-01 (GAS)Beaver CountyJim Clower Inc.,...
Williams Communications Posts $250.1 Million Net Loss
TULSA (JR) -- Williams Communications Group on Wednesday reported a net loss of $250.1 million, or 51 cents per share, for the second quarter.The Tulsa-based broadband network services provider had a net loss of $3.9 million, or 1 cent per share, for...

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