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Articles from January 20, 1998

Access, Amenities Help Airport Hotels Become Meccas for Business Travelers
CHICAGO -- Whenever Dirk Van Dongen flies here on business, as he does often, he checks into the O'Hare Hilton and rarely leaves the premises until he checks out to fly back home."Of 17 trips to Chicago in 1997, I've only been to downtown Chicago one...
Achievements Threaten Clinton's Run
NEW YORK -- So far, Bill Clinton has been one of the best presidents the stock market ever had.Stocks have risen in all five years of his term. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index returned 151 percent in 1993-97, including reinvested dividends. That gives...
Agency to Hear New Rules Proposed for Deregulation
A new draft of proposed rules for restructuring the state's natural gas utility industry will be presented by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission's public utility staff during a hearing at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the commission courtroom of the Jim Thorpe Building,...
Bank One's Economic Outlook Set for Next Week
Bank One is offering its third annual Economic Outlook seminar Jan. 29 at The National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and the presentation at noon. Call Bank One at 231-6346 on...
Besieged Microsoft Humbled and Jittery
REDMOND, Wash. -- On the campus where food is strictly fuel for another lap around the digital track and a mere eight-hour day is considered slacking off, the Microsoft corporate flag flies as high as ever in a wintry gale. Surrender is not an option.But...
Big Money Deals Dramatically Change Landscape of TV
PASADENA, Calif. -- Television executives joke about selling their souls for a hit. They'd better hope their immortal values are keeping pace with inflation.Unprecedented deals last week awarding the rights to broadcast pro football to four networks...
Building Permits
These lists of building permits issued by Oklahoma City include those issued for new residential and commercial construction, renovations, swimming pools, elevators and other projects. Permits are listed by number and include owner or contractor, address,...
Business Health Care Costs Stagnant in 1997
WASHINGTON -- Business health costs rose just 0.2 percent last year after a surge in enrollment in managed-care health plans, a study said.These plans, though, reeling from years of absorbing rising medical costs to win customers, are expected to raise...
Business World
Leaving WichitaWICHITA (AP) -- The red-roofed restaurants that helped make pizza a household food got their start in Wichita, but the company that owns Pizza Hut is pulling out its last remaining corporate offices from the restaurant chain's hometown.Tricon...
Hot TV War: The WB vs. UPN
PASADENA, Calif. -- You may not know it as you ponder the fate of Seinfeld or Home Improvement, but there's a war going on in the TV business and it has nothing to do with the Big Three networks and has little do with Fox, the last fledgling network...
Inventions Gush out at Phillips Petroleum
The petroleum industry, if one considers Patent Office statistics, must be a hotbed of innovative research. The oil and gas sector is annually one of the most patently prolific industries in the United States.Yet most of these patents are not exactly...
Money Manager: `What You See Is What You Get'
AUSTIN -- Van Hoisington isn't swayed by the daily flow of news that drives the decisions of most professional bond investors.The last time the Austin-based money manager made a significant change in his U.S. Treasuries portfolio was in 1990 when George...
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,...
New Locations
Received: 1/16/98Blaine CountyLouis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp.; 14000 Quail Springs Pkwy. #600, OKC 73134 (748-2725); #1-5 Lena; nw se ne 5-18n-11w; 870' fsl & 1650' fwl; TD 9200' Manning; On permit Lomak Production Co.; Box 54320, OKC 73154 (947-3139);...
OKC Lands Campus
A well-known name in aeronautical education has come to the Oklahoma City area.Active duty and reserve military personnel, retirees and U.S. government civilian employees, along with their spouses, can earn a fully accredited bachelor or master of science...
OPEC Meeting to Discuss Oversupply, Falling Prices
DUBAI -- The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries called a committee meeting for Jan. 26-27, said a Kuwaiti Oil Ministry official, amid concerns about a world oil glut and falling prices.Oil prices have slumped to their lowest in almost four...
OU to Host Symposium on Retirement Issues
NORMAN (JR) -- "Building a Better Future: An Exercise in Hard Choices," a retirement-issues symposium, will be at the University of Oklahoma Memorial Union in Norman from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.It will be free and open to the public. To register to participate,...
Packers Win Means Good Chance for Stock Market Rally
NEW YORK -- Cheeseheads won't be the only ones rooting for the Green Bay Packers on Super Bowl Sunday. Investors in U.S. stocks will be cheering right along with them.A Green Bay victory over the Denver Broncos next weekend would mean that chances are...
Slicing Up Television Pie
Oklahoma City will gain a new commercial television station with the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority's planned sale of KTLC- 43 to Paramount Stations Group. The Federation starship Voyager, along with all the rest of UPN, could return to the...
State Disconnects Calling Card Firm
Irving Faught, administrator of the Oklahoma Securities Commission, has obtained a temporary restraining order against Randall Jeffers and Renaissance U.S.A., a marketer of pre-paid calling cards.The order from Oklahoma County District Court restrains...
State Lawmakers Face `Quirky' Bills
Oklahoma lawmakers have some heady decisions to make this year, like whether to cut taxes or increase education funding or stiffen regulation of hog and chicken farms.But they also will debate whether to license massage therapists or outlaw body piercing...
The Fox That Never Gives Up
GRAYSON (AP) -- One has to admire the energy of Mayor JoAnn Fox. Since taking over this small black town south of Okmulgee, a new community center has been built and ahead is a new $850,000 sanitary sewer system.So, what makes Fox so admirable? This...
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 Completed
Received: 1/15/98Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Dry holes Caddo County Apache Corp., Tulsa/918-491-4900 -- #2-25 Manning -- w/2 w/2 ne 25-7n-9w; TD 11,119' ...3-2-97 Enron Oil & Gas Co., OKC/239-7800 -- #1-30...
Wells Plugged
Received: 1/16/98Reports compiled by county, operator, well name, location, total depth, date plugged and well classification.Beaver County Midwestern Exploration Co., Liberal KS -- #1-17 Matkin -- s/2 sw 17-6n-20ecm -- TD 6990' ...12-5-97 (GAS) Canadian...
With Sports, TV Is Crazy like a Fox; but Smart?
As weeks go, the television industry just provided a pretty entertaining one, and the best action was away from the screen.The ABC, CBS and Fox networks agreed to collectively pay $17.6 billion for the rights to broadcast National Football League games for...
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