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Man Stash Gift Baskets are Well-Endowed

Friday, November 21, 2014

As the Christmas season rolls in, time becomes an exceedingly precious commodity. With family functions, office parties, and winter weather delays, taking time to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be tricky. has just released an entire line of exciting gift baskets for men, making it easy to match up your favorite fella's

In the new VeloCity: OKC's energy companies unleashed an industrywide revolution

Friday, November 21, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 17, 2014 – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s newest issue of VeloCity, the digital magazine of Oklahoma City, examines the importance of Oklahoma City in the oil and gas industry and how local entrepreneurs led the shale revolution in America. The award-winning magazine, which features interactive videos and links, also

National Geographic names OKC as 'go-now' destination

Thursday, November 20, 2014

National Geographic OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 17, 2014 – National Geographic Traveler has named Oklahoma City one of 20 must-see places in 2015. The publication sites OKC as the “pride of the plains” and highlights the Boathouse District, as well the revitalization of Automobile Alley and MidTown. Community events highlighted in the National

OKC one of top cities for young entrepreneurs, Forbes reports

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Oklahoma City came in at No. 8 among the best U.S. cities for young entrepreneurs, Forbes reports: "Young entrepreneurs hoping to strike startup gold have a lot to take into consideration, and which U.S. city will provide the friendliest environment and the best shot at success for their new venture should absolutely be on the list. "To

OCCC business professors honored

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Oklahoma City – Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) professors Charles Myrick and Brad Walker were recently honored by national organizations. Economics/Statistics professor Charles Myrick was recently chosen as a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Faculty Scholar. As a PTK Faculty Scholar, he will complete research about resource management in south

Change coming to OKC health district

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Oklahoman Moves are afoot to develop an “innovation district” that would be more welcoming for the area located east of Oklahoma City’s downtown. After spurning commercial and retail development for three decades, a sharp reversal is about to take place in the 300-acre area sometimes known as the Oklahoma Health Center, or the Health

ITC Invests in STEAM Technology for Downtown School

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (November 4, 2014) – John Rex Charter Elementary School (JRCES) announced today that it has received a $15,000 contribution from ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) to go towards the school’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) studio.

People can buy six OKC homes for the price of one in Silicon Valley, website finds

Monday, November 3, 2014

The nation continues to hear that Oklahoma City is one of the most affordable housing markets in the country. The New York Times focused on Oklahoma City in August when it reported on the trend of people moving to other cities specifically because of the price of housing. "The country’s fastest-growing cities are now those where housing is more