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Articles from January 20, 2005

Commentary: Celebrating the Calm Transfer of Power with Presidential Inauguration
Today is Inauguration Day in the United States, the day when our president takes the oath of office for a new four-year term. The date is prescribed by the Constitution. So are the words of the oath.I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully...
Conference on Judicial Ethics Planned at OKC University
A conference, Judicial Ethics in the Spotlight: Balancing Judicial Independence and Judicial Accountability after Republican Party of Minnesota vs. White, will be presented at Sarkeys Law Center at Oklahoma City University on Feb. 4.The Oklahoma City...
Edmond Conference Offers Glimpse into City's Future
Edmond is growing by leaps and bounds. An increase in population, retail stores, commercial and residential real estate is causing the suburb of Oklahoma City to be the talk of the town.At 8 a.m. Friday, the Edmond Economic Development Authority will host...
Kang's Asian Kitchen Brings Pan-Asian Food to Edmond
A new restaurant is joining the Asian eatery trend that has made its way to the metro area.Kang's Asian Kitchen will move into the former Jamil's at 2080 E. Second St. in Edmond and boasts a pan-Asian concept, featuring foods from Thailand, Vietnam,...
Meet Oklahoma's Entrepreneur on ABC's Hit the Bachelorette
To many Americans, John Paul Merritt is known simply as a contestant vying for the affection of Jen Schefft on ABC's hit prime- time show, The Bachelorette. To countless Oklahomans, Merritt is an entrepreneur and businessman who loves his home state.While...
NASDAQ Reviews OK-Based Avalon Correctional Stock; Value Plunges
Avalon Correctional Services' common stock fell 8.2 percent on Wednesday after the company was notified the securities may be dropped by Nasdaq.Avalon closed at $2.25, down 20 cents, after trading as low as $1.97 during the day. The 52-week high is $3.29...
OK-Based Beard Co. Re-Enters Oil and Gas Sector
The Beard Co. is back in the oil and gas business after a 12- year absence.Production has started from two wells on a lease acquired by Beard Oil Co., a subsidiary of Oklahoma City-based Beard. The 640- acre tract is in Yuma County, Colo.Vista Resources...
OKC Events: January 20, 2005
Six Oklahoma women will be recognized for outstanding leadership and accomplishments in their fields of interest at the 47th annual Byliner Awards dinner on Feb. 3 at the Petroleum Club downtown. The women and previous Byliner Award winners were feted...
Oklahomans Voice Support for Medical, Health Research
From cloning and stem-cell research to disease prevention and the state's public health infrastructure, Oklahomans voiced their opinions in a survey released on Wednesday.With 66 percent of the 800 Oklahomans randomly polled saying they are willing to...
OK Lawmaker Wants to Cut Bigger Slice of Lottery for Education Program
The Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program would be guaranteed a bigger slice of lottery proceeds if legislation proposed by state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, is successful.Though the state question voters approved in November to create the lottery...
OK Rep. Fred Morgan Proposes Collecting DNA of Convicted Felons
State Rep. Fred Morgan has filed legislation that would require anyone convicted of a felony in Oklahoma to submit a DNA sample for inclusion in the state's database of offenders.Morgan, R-Oklahoma City, said DNA evidence is becoming increasingly pivotal...
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