Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Indian gaming industry employed 37,403 people last year through direct jobs and those indirectly related to the gambling operations, according to a study commissioned by the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association.
In the same year, 60,000 Oklahomans were employed in logging and mining,
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 29, 2015 – Boeing today broke ground on a new 290,000 square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016 and house employees working in engineering, research and development laboratories, and some support staff.
Monday, July 27, 2015
By Ben Felder The Oklahoma Gazette
For decades, America’s top-tier cities represented a handful of metropolitan regions that seemed to have a monopoly on innovation and culture. Cities like Oklahoma City, in the heart of “fly-over country,” lacked a seat at the table when it came to world-class entertainment and cutting-edge business.
Friday, July 24, 2015
When more than 2,500 gaming industry professionals from around the world converge on the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, next week, they'll be taking part the largest regional American Indian trade show in the country.
Featured this week at the 21st annual Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 28 and 29,will
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Cathy O'Connor The Journal Record
MAPS 3 is already helping Oklahoma City with attracting conferences, promoting public transit and assisting with the well-being of its citizens. While excitement grows for each new project, it is important to stop, take stock of our progress and provide an update on the continuing projects.
Through MAPS 3, the city has
Friday, July 17, 2015
Recently, Glassdoor named Oklahoma City as one of the cities in the U.S. that have recovered most from the recession -- ranking it 10th, to be exact.
To determine the rankings, Glassdoor looked at how much the local unemployment rate has fallen (down 2.4 percent) since the end of the recession in 2009, as well as how much employment has grown (up 19
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s Total Resource Development Campaign (TRDC) ends July 29. Don’t miss this opportunity to market your company to local leaders through Chamber events, publications and websites. Connect with a volunteer or call 405.297.8808. To see information on all products click here.
Below are just some of the many ways to
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
If you live in northwest Oklahoma City today, around the Lake Hefner area, don't forget to vote in the special primary election for House District 85 today. Polls are open until 7 p.m.
The special general election will be held Sept. 8 to fill the seat of Republican State Rep. David Dank, R-Oklahoma, who died in April. Republicans running today are Ralph