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"Yes on 792" alcohol modernization campaign forms

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

With the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 68, Oklahomans will have the opportunity to vote yes on state question 792 in November to allow the sale of wine and beer in grocery and convenience stores.

Today, Yes on 792 filed its ethics report with the State of Oklahoma and announced its campaign officers.

17-story apartment tower proposed for downtown OKC

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Times Square OKC, a project that will include a 17-story apartment tower, at least 36,500 square feet of retail and a seven-story garage, is being proposed for the last remaining undeveloped property in downtown's Central Business District.

Learn more about RIVERSPORT Rapids

Monday, July 11, 2016

Oklahoma City’s new $45 million MAPS 3 whitewater rafting and kayaking center – RIVERSPORT Rapids – celebrated its grand opening in May and is a game changer for Oklahoma City.

Bioscience industry highlighted in San Francisco

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

More than 60 scientists, business leaders, educators and economic development officers from across the state of Oklahoma took the best of Oklahoma bioscience to the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Fransisco last month.

Read the latest edition of the POINT! Newsletter

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The July issue of The Point! is available online, with stories covering the region's aerospace industry, the Chamber's scorecard for the 2016 legislative session and more. 

Wheeler District Ferris wheel set to open, marks beginning of development

Saturday, July 2, 2016

The former Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel, featured in 28 movies, is once again set to be the star performer with a debut Monday for the July Fourth holiday along the Oklahoma River.

Oklahoma City Public Schools board names Lora superintendent

Friday, July 1, 2016

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education on Friday named Associate Superintendent Aurora Lora as superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools. Her contract will be negotiated. Lora had been leading the district on a temporary basis since April. The school board in April voted to part ways with district Superintendent Rob Neu. Neu had been

Oklahoma plays oversized role at major biotechnology convention

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The 2016 BIO International Convention set a record for partnering meetings — 35,700 in four intense days. Numerous biotechnology entrepreneurs from Oklahoma were right in the thick of all that business-building activity. A short refresher on BIO International — it is the global event for biotechnology. BIO 2016, held earlier this month,