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Capitol building a reminder of Oklahoma's past, future

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Oklahoman One hundred years ago today (July 20, 2014), on a small hill overlooking Oklahoma City, throngs of spectators crowded the area where Gov. Lee Cruce was to drive a silver-plated pick into the ground. The excitement was palpable. More than 5,000 people came in cars, walked or took the train to witness this auspicious groundbreaking. The day

Birthdays & Bubbly

Monday, July 21, 2014

Birthdays & Bubbly, a new event preceding the American Cancer Society's "Cattle Baron’s Ball", has been set for 8 to 10:30 p.m. July 25 at the Champagne Penthouse, 301 N.E. 4th St. The fundraiser will benefit the American Cancer Society, the Official Sponsor of Birthdays.

OKC: No. 1 best city to launch a startup

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Access to funding, labor and the cost of living can make or break a new business. Based on a NerdWallet study, 10 cities have been named the best in the country to launch a startup. OKC is ranked No. 1, CNN Money reports: "If you have entrepreneurial dreams, you'll want to consider Oklahoma City. It nabbed the title of the best place to launch a small

Open House & 35th Anniversary Celebration

Monday, July 7, 2014

Call Okie invites you to come take a tour of our Call Center while enjoying food, cake, prizes and of course great company.

OKCFestís performers get city in tune with local music fans

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Oklahoman A diverse sampling of music, from country and Americana to bluegrass and rock, brought a festive air to downtown Oklahoma City on Friday, the first day of the inaugural OKCFest. The former Ford dealership parking lot was far more crowded with concert-goers than it ever was with cars and trucks as thousands of country music fans flocked to the

Leaders from Across the State Share Oklahomaís Bioscience Story with the World

Thursday, June 26, 2014

More than 70 scientists, business leaders, educators and economic development officers from across the state of Oklahoma will take the best of Oklahoma bioscience to San Diego in order to garner interest in Oklahoma’s bioscience industry at the 2014 BIO International Convention, June 23-26. This delegation will spend four days promoting the accomplishments of the Oklahoma bioscience sector and meeting with potential business partners.

gloRUN OKC 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

This will be the GloRun 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run’s 3rd year. The run will be unlike any other in the metro area. The course will be lined with multiple tunnels filled with artwork and black lights, so make sure to show up in your brightest colors!

Education: moving forward after Common Core

Monday, June 16, 2014

The Oklahoman NOTE: Paul Risser is the former state higher education chancellor and chairman of the University Research Cabinet at the University of Oklahoma. Recent debate about the Common Core State Standards has been less than a model of clarity. The result is considerable misinformation, confusion, frustration, unfortunate politics and a possible