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Articles from November 11, 2002

Beware the Signs of Brand Malaise
The life and health of brands continue to intrigue me. I can't help but exhibit a professional as well as voyeuristic interest in well known brands going through their final death throes.What really surprises me is that there doesn't seem to be a shortage...
City Pursues Legislation That Would Require Technicians to Report Child Porn
Computer technicians have to be able to think on their feet in order to deal with the problems they encounter while working to keep the computer systems for the businesses they serve up and running.If the City of Oklahoma City is successful in getting...
Entering the Henry Era; What Should He Expect?
In the closing scene of the 1972 Robert Redford film, The Candidate, Redford's Bill McKay, fresh from his surprising defeat of a Republican incumbent for a California seat in the U.S. Senate, for the first time comes to realize that his task is just...
Entering the Henry Era; What Should We Expect?
Several important economic growth reforms seem destined for the back burner in the next legislative session -- maybe for the next four years.The election of Democrat Brad Henry as governor, and the continuation of a Democratic control of both houses...
Hobson Selects His Leadership Team for Next Session
State Senate President Pro Tempore-elect Cal Hobson, D- Lexington, has announced his leadership team and a streamlined committee system.Sen. Ted Fisher, D-Sapulpa, will serve as majority floor leader. Sens. Angela Monson, D-Oklahoma City; Gilmer Capps,...
Kerr-McGee Plans to Drill 12 Deepwater Wells in the Gulf during 4th Quarter
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Kerr-McGee Corp.'s deepwater Gulf of Mexico drilling program for the fourth quarter includes 12 exploratory and appraisal wells."As the largest U.S.-based independent leaseholder and producer in the deepwater gulf, we have a large...
Money Judgment May Not Be Available in Bankruptcy Court
In the typical individual liquidation bankruptcy case under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code, a debtor will receive a discharge of all debts within a relatively short period of time.Under the Bankruptcy Code, the debtor's discharge will occur as a matter...
OKC Takes Flying Leap Forward
For more than three years, I have flown almost monthly to New York on four different airlines through Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, St. Louis, Memphis and Cincinnati. During that time, I have sat in airports overtime because of more than 15 cancellations...
Technology Changes the Political Playing Field
Election day may be over, but there are lessons all businesses can learn about how to use technology effectively to reach key groups. Unfortunately, there is also a lot we can learn from what candidates didn't do as well. Although most candidates had...

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