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Articles from June 19, 2002

A Dose of Good News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Falling costs for gasoline, clothes and cars gave shoppers a break and helped to keep overall consumer prices flat in May. That, along with another government report Tuesday showing housing construction last month jumped by 11.6 percent,...
Assisted Living in Oklahoma: A Tale of Two Cities
The average cost of assisted living facilities in Oklahoma City is 10 percent less than the national average while Tulsa is 11.1 percent higher than the U.S. rate.In the United States, the average cost is $2,159 per month, or $25,908 per year, according...
Celebration of the Spirit
The Sunday morning program at Quartz Mountain Lodge, home of the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, was titled Celebration of the Spirit and it truly was, as 300 and some students, faculty, staff and guests crowded into the Twin Peaks Performance Hall to...
Commentary: What Does Nat'l Academy of Sciences Election Mean for Oklahoma?
On April 30, Charles Esmon, Lloyd Noble Chair in Cardiovascular Research and head of the Cardiovascular Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.The news was reported in the press,...
County Plans DNA Tests for Convicted Murders, Rapists
Oklahoma County prosecutors are offering to review biological evidence, if available, for 102 convicted murderers and nine convicted rapists who have maintained their innocence. Fifteen prison inmates already have asked for DNA testing within about one...
Electronics Stores Post Strong Returns
NEW YORK (AP) -- Best Buy said Tuesday its first quarter profit rose 27 percent on strong sales of digital products, but cautioned that second quarter earnings would be a bit lower than analysts were expecting. Earnings at Circuit City Stores, which...
Filing Period Nears for Congressional Delegation
Given the unsettled nature of congressional redistricting this year, candidates may be viewing the approaching filing period with less certainty than usual -- but approach it does.Whether the surviving litigation is resolved or not -- oral argument is...
Former OKC Mayor Touts Capital Improvement Projects
Former Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick said Tuesday that completion of a $50 million North Canadian River project in late 2003 will serve as the capstone for the Metropolitan Area Projects and dramatically boost Oklahoma City's tourist appeal.Speaking...
Grant Thornton Acquires Arthur Andersen's Tulsa Office
Global accounting firm Grant Thornton, an established business in the Oklahoma City market, said Tuesday it will expand its reach in the state with the purchase of the Tulsa office of competitor Arthur Andersen.In a deal announced Tuesday, the Chicago-based...
Grant Thornton Buys Andersen's Tulsa Office
Global accounting firm Grant Thornton, an established business in the Oklahoma City market, said Tuesday it will expand its reach in the state with the purchase of the Tulsa office of competitor Arthur Andersen.In a deal announced Tuesday, the Chicago-based...
Health Care Briefs June 19, 2002
The average cost of assisted living facilities in Oklahoma City is 10 percent less than the national average while Tulsa is 11.1 percent higher than the U.S. rate.In the United States, the average cost is $2,159 per month, or $25,908 per year, according...
Looking for Options in Bridge Collapse
TULSA (AP) -- The state Attorney General's Office and the relatives of an Arkansas family killed in the Interstate 40 bridge collapse have received official notice of a restraining order against lawsuits filed against a Mississippi company. "We're trying...
Marathon to Buy Globex
HOUSTON (AP) -- Marathon Oil will acquire oil and gas company Globex Energy for $155 million cash. Marathon Oil, based in Houston, said Tuesday the acquisition adds 38 million barrels of oil equivalent in proven reserves, primarily in Equatorial Guinea....
[ New Locations ]
Received: 6/17/02Beaver CountySnyder Partners; Box 3010, Cody WY 82414 (307-587-4291); #5 Como; w/2 ne nw 30-2n-25ecm; 1980' fsl & 1830' fwl; TD 7893' ...Recomp.; 3450' Council Grove; SoonRaydon Exploration; 9400 N. Broadway #400, OKC 73114 (478- 8585);...
Norick: River Project Should Boost Tourist Interest
Former Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick said Tuesday that completion of a $50 million North Canadian River project in late 2003 will serve as the capstone for the Metropolitan Area Projects and dramatically boost Oklahoma City's tourist appeal.Speaking...
OKC Collections Fall below Projections
Oklahoma City sales- and use-tax collections -- key components of the city's general fund budget -- ended the fiscal year under target by $5.2 million as the retail sector coped with a recession. For the fiscal year that ends June 30, Oklahoma City collected...
OKC Events June 19, 2002
The Sunday morning program at Quartz Mountain Lodge, home of the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, was titled Celebration of the Spirit and it truly was, as 300 and some students, faculty, staff and guests crowded into the Twin Peaks Performance Hall to...
OKC Tax Collections Fall below Projections
Oklahoma City sales- and use-tax collections - key components of the city's general fund budget - ended the fiscal year under target by $5.2 million as the retail sector coped with a recession. For the fiscal year that ends June 30, Oklahoma City collected...
OK Election Filing Period Draws Near
Given the unsettled nature of congressional redistricting this year, candidates may be viewing the approaching filing period with less certainty than usual - but approach it does.Whether the surviving litigation is resolved or not - oral argument is...
Stock Barometers Close Mixed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street waffled Tuesday as a revenue downgrade for IBM reminded the market that the economic recovery isn't assured yet. Stocks closed narrowly mixed, having fluctuated throughout the session as investors cashed in some profits from...
The King of Soccer?
JEONJU, South Korea (NYT) -- In the crowd of star-spangled U.S. fans gathering for the game Monday, there were a hunka, hunka, hunka number of reasons to notice Marshall Schnabel, Manohar Venkataraman and Dave Danielson. Headed to the USA-Mexico showdown,...
Tinker AFB Dedicates Airpark for WWII Hero
A major visitor attraction at Tinker Air Force Base has been renamed in honor of Charles B. Hall, a P-51 Mustang fighter pilot of World War II.Tinker Heritage Airpark, located just outside of the Air Depot Boulevard gate to the base, was dedicated Tuesday...
Tinker Dedicates Airpark for WWII Hero
A major visitor attraction at Tinker Air Force Base has been renamed in honor of Charles B. Hall, a P-51 Mustang fighter pilot of World War II.Tinker Heritage Airpark, located just outside of the Air Depot Boulevard gate to the base, was dedicated Tuesday...
UP Move's on Track
It may look like nothing more than a large parcel being plowed under. But the construction site at NE 10th and Sooner Road must be done in just a little more than two months."We've got to move from our temporary location to our new location by Sept....
[ Wells Completed ]
Received: 6/17/02Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Blaine CountyDavis Operating, Tulsa/918-587-7782 -- #1-36 Watson -- c w/2 sw 36-16n-12w; TD 10,013'; perf. Springer 9650-759', f/16bo, 200Mcf and 5bwpd, isip 4930#,...
What Does NAS Election Mean for Oklahoma?
On April 30, Charles Esmon, Lloyd Noble Chair in Cardiovascular Research and head of the Cardiovascular Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.The news was reported in the press,...
Williams Offers to Sell Refineries, Related Assets
TULSA (JR) -- Williams Cos. on Tuesday said it will offer to sell refineries in Memphis and Alaska.Williams said it also plans to sell related petroleum assets. The Tulsa-based company estimated the businesses will be sold by the end of this year for...
Williams to Sell Alaska, Memphis Refineries
- Williams on Tuesday said it will offer to sell refineries in Memphis and Alaska.Williams said it also plans to sell related petroleum assets. The Tulsa-based company estimated the businesses will be sold by the end of this year for more than $1 billion....
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