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Articles from July 22, 2014

AFL-CIO Asks Prater to Investigate Workers' Comp Commission Layoffs
OKLAHOMA CITY - The president of the Oklahoma State AFL-CIO sent a letter to Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater on Tuesday asking Prater to investigate allegations of Open Meeting Act violations at the Workers' Compensation Commission.The...
Ardmore Charm: Development Gains Momentum in Southern Oklahoma City
ARDMORE - Daniel Romo and his family opened their restaurant, Casa Romo, downtown in 2001. They completely renovated 2,500 square feet and found that the employees at the nearby courthouse and law firms were in need of an eatery. Before long, the restaurant...
Around Town: Film Tribute to Garner
If you're as dedicated of a fan of the late James Garner as I am, you'll hustle over to Tulsa's nonprofit Circle Cinema, 8 S. Lewis St. It's planning to screen one of the late actor's best films, Murphy's Romance, Friday through July 31.The theater will...
Being Well: Mary Fallin, State of Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin works hard to take care of herself while juggling the responsibilities of running the state of Oklahoma. The Sooner State's 27th governor is intent on setting a good example for employees about the importance of wellness....
Best of 23rd & Lincoln
The following is a Journal Record column featuring summaries of previous-week posts from Capitol reporter Marie Price's online subscription blog 23rd and Lincoln, where she details and analyzes issues from the Legislature, executive agencies and courts...
CBRE Drops Two Defendants from Kanbar Lawsuit
TULSA - Commercial brokerage CB Richard Ellis of Oklahoma has dropped defendants John and Stuart Price from its breach-of- contract lawsuit against Kanbar Properties and First Place LLC.But that July 16 dismissal with prejudice allows CBRE to refile those...
Floating on the River: Businesses Buoyed by Summer Customers
TAHLEQUAH - Even with all the competition, businesses along the Illinois River stay busy all summer long.Many outfits along the river offer floating in kayaks, rafts, canoes or tubes, as well as camping in tents or cabins.Arrowhead-Thunderbird Resort...
No Stamp of Approval: Bankers Dismiss Idea of Financial Services at Post Office
OKLAHOMA CITY - Financial industry leaders in Oklahoma aren't impressed with the idea of the U.S. Postal Service branching out to banklike services."The Postal Service has its own troubles with money," said Mark Colley, president of Tulsa Postal and...
Of Mice and Mushrooms: Couple Search for Cancer Answers in Animal, Fungus Studies
OKLAHOMA CITY - Bryan and Alana Welm are using mice and mushrooms to find a cure for breast cancer. The husband-and-wife team recently joined the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, combining their research laboratories. It's not enough to find a scientific...
Rally for Sports Corridor: Cheer Club Wants to Build near Oilers, Swim School
TULSA - A proposed south Tulsa cheerleader training center could put clustering to the test.Commercial users often place their businesses in close proximity to competitors, finding that synergies and consumer convenience outweigh any potential loss of...
Seeing Red, Gold and Green: Reggae Bands Return to Bricktown for Love of OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY - It's reggae music, but rumor has it Elvis will be there as well.Reggae Fest is returning to Bricktown Aug. 1-2 and will provide live music, food, tie-dyed T-shirts and more.Brewer Entertainment has hosted the event for 19 years, said Brenda...
Tuloma Stevedoring Sees Promise in Port Expansion
CATOOSA - Terry McDonald and Bill Golden smile when the price of crude oil tops $80 per barrel.McDonald, president of Tuloma Stevedoring Inc., and Golden, operations manager, said they know that activity at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa main dock will pick...
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