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Articles from March 15, 2016

Around Town: Bright Neon Led the Way
Remember years ago when you and the family hit the highways for vacations? What relief you felt after long hours of driving to finally find the place where you'd reserved lodging? Remember what led you to the right place? Of, course, the brilliantly...
Being Well: Nancy Brown, Norman Regional Health System
NORMAN - Nancy Brown grew up living an active lifestyle, canoeing and water skiing. The vice president and chief nursing officer for Norman Regional Health System said she enjoyed spending time outdoors with her children.Over the years, she said she...
Chamber Gears Up to Support Half-Cent Tax in Edmond
EDMOND - A 21-person task force met 16 times over the past year to discuss projects that could be funded by the extension of Edmond's half-cent sales tax.With less than three weeks until the April 5 election, campaign supporters are starting to spread...
Chester Cadieux, QuikTrip Founder, Dies at Age 84
TULSA - When Nancy Claire Pittman taught at the Phillips Theological Seminary, she had QuikTrip Corp. co-founder Chester Cadieux speak to her class about what ministers should know from the business world.He talked a lot about making the workplace a...
Courting Treatment: Senate Passes Bill That Involves Judges in Mental-Health Care
OKLAHOMA CITY - Legislation named for slain Labor Commissioner Mark Costello that would help mentally ill people stay in treatment made it unanimously through the Oklahoma Senate.House Bill 1697 would allow doctors or family members to recommend court-assisted...
CV Tech Receives Donation for Storm Shelters
EL RENO - Canadian Valley Technology Center received a $72,700 donation from Lions Club of Oklahoma for storm shelters at the El Reno campus.Five safe rooms built to Federal Emergency Management Agency standards are in various stages of completion at...
Gift to Support Diabetes Research
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Chickasaw Nation has donated $3 million to Harold Hamm Diabetes Center and the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy to advance research on diabetes treatment, enhance patient care and education, and further develop the assessment...
Healthy Executive Competition Set
TULSA - The Tulsa Health Department and the TSET Healthy Living Program serving Tulsa County are seeking applications for the third annual Healthy Executive contest. The contest is designed to recognize the top company executives who support their company's...
OCCC Offers Pharmacy Technician Course
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City Community College's pharmacy technician course will be offered from April 18 to June 15.The nine-week course will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Professional Development Institute, S. I-35 Service...
Office Visit: Early Detection Is Key
Colon cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented through screening, yet it's the second most common cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States.March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Most cases begin in the large intestine...
One More Step: OKC Council Accepts Title of American Indian Cultural Center
OKLAHOMA CITY - City Council members agreed to accept title of the incomplete American Indian Cultural Center and Museum on Tuesday.The council's plan includes several contingency clauses to protect the city's interests as municipal officials continue...
Periscope: Dear Raymond
Dear Raymond,Dingy rides might just be the best thing I've ever done. Those started on that sailing adventure as a way to kill a little time after dinner and turned into a nightly ritual, rowing around that day's anchorage, naming turtles and tying up...
Senate Approves $78.5M Withdrawal from Rainy Day Fund
OKLAHOMA CITY - The state Senate has approved a $78.5 million withdrawal from the Rainy Day Fund for education and corrections.Gov. Mary Fallin and legislative leaders announced a deal last week to send $51 million to the Department of Education and...
Shopping Around: Employers Try High-Deductible Plans to Reduce Insurance Costs
OKLAHOMA CITY - More employers are shifting health care costs to employees as costs rise. Oklahoma businesses are examining health savings accounts to reduce insurance costs, said Health and Welfare Consultant Kristy Ventimiglia with insurance brokerage...
Streetcar Company Stays on Track by Meeting Deadline
OKLAHOMA CITY - The second company seeking a contract with Oklahoma City on the delivery of five modern streetcars made a bonding deadline missed by the first company, officials confirmed Tuesday.Brookville Equipment Corp. in Pennsylvania was the runner-up...
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