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News Article - 12.22.2009

OKC Educare program provides education, care for children to jumpstart their future

In an attempt to give Oklahoma City\'s poorest children that help at an early age, the Oklahoma City Educare facility opened last summer at 500 SE Grand, providing education, child care and other services for kids ages 5 and younger. Read more
 
News Article - 12.22.2009

Agriculture industry predicts modest recovery in 2010

2009 was a tough year for the livestock and crop industries in Oklahoma, but 2010 may bring the beginning of a recovery. Read more
 
News Article - 11.24.2009

Tenants from Tinker relocate to old GM plant as renovations continue

When the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City unexpectedly closed in February 2006, the facility became a subject of speculation. Those questions were answered in 2008, when Oklahoma County purchased the facility, with taxpayer approval, to lease the old plant to the U.S. Air Force. Read more
 
News Article - 11.24.2009

Central Oklahoma sees more smaller tech businesses entering the market

Ask any tech-savvy business owner and he or she will tell you business is picking up. With Internet marketing and social-media platforms in high demand, tech entrepreneurs are hitting the scene in Central Oklahoma. Read more
 
News Article - 10.21.2009

Ford Center attendees will see still more improvements in coming months

The giant scoreboard glitters and bursts with color so vibrant, visitors notice it before even entering the arena at Ford Center. Read more
 
News Article - 10.21.2009

Affordable gas prices put dent in OKC-area carpool plan

In the summer of 2008, employers and citizens inundated Association of Central Oklahoma Governments with frantic calls. Gas was more than $4 a gallon. Employees found it hard to drive to work. Companies were suffering due to employees\' inability to afford driving. Read more
 
News Article - 09.23.2009

OKC-area nonprofit organizations hear mixed messages

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma isn\'t changing its plans too much because of the recession or the dire news of decreased giving from corporations or foundations. Read more
 
News Article - 09.23.2009

Leadership classes form acrossOKC metro area

On Oct. 22, Leadership Oklahoma City\'s 28th class will host its annual fall party, but for members of the organization, the work and training is just beginning. Read more
 
News Article - 09.23.2009

Greater OKC Chamber gears up for next SchmoozaPalooza

Amy Walling, owner of The Marketing Company, convinced her client, Impression Printing, to attend the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber\'s SchmoozaPalooza event last spring. Read more
 
News Article - 08.26.2009

Oklahoma City jeweler shines new light on diamond industry

Extra facets do not always guarantee a higher quality diamond in terms of beauty and brilliance, but Oklahoma City-based Mitchener-Farrand Jewelers claims to have beaten the odds with a new, 81-facet, round-cut diamond. Read more
 
News Article - 08.26.2009

Technology industry bodes well for Oklahoma economy

Orthocare Innovations aims to make Oklahoma City the top hot spot for research, development and production of high-end, sophisticated prosthetic research. In a time when the economy is throwing other industries down, the tech industry in Oklahoma seems to be holding strong. Read more
 
News Article - 08.26.2009

Energy-producing states can face recession woes

Pete Brown, co-owner of exploration and production companies Brown & Borelli Inc. and Cimarron Production Co. Inc., has some worries about the future of energy production in Oklahoma. As an independent gas producer, he says overproduction of gas, coupled with uncertainties concerning President Barack Obama\'s cap-and-trade bill, makes it difficult to get a clear grasp how the state\'s economy will fare. Read more
 
News Article - 08.26.2009

Many Oklahoma crop producers, cattlemen coming out below break-even this year

In Oklahoma, traditional crops continue strongly, but livestock, such as swine and poultry, are now the second- and third-largest agriculture industries, according to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture. Read more
 
News Article - 08.26.2009

Manufacturing experts say the only direction industry can go is up

Rick Bahner of Expanded Solutions in Oklahoma City and Wewoka calls the manufacturing industry\'s response to 2009\'s recession \"spotty.\" Read more
 
News Article - 07.22.2009

Grass-roots project aims to wean Oklahomans off oil addiction

Oklahoma City has an addiction. It\'s one that the rest of the nation shares, one that\'s hard to shake and one that, as with other addictions, may be assisted by a structured, 12-step program. Read more
 
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