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OKC, groups coming together for I-240 retail corridor

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Retail through the southern side of Oklahoma City along Interstate 240 is getting a closer look by city leaders.

Oklahoma City education leaders say they will fight state takeover of schools

Thursday, February 23, 2012

The superintendent of the Oklahoma City School District and the city's school board president announced Wednesday they would fight any takeover of struggling schools by state officials.

Oklahoma City 'Best Place' for Military Retirees to Launch Second Careers

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Oklahoman When Thomas Tassinari retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2008, he could have returned to Boston to be near his parents, or he could have relocated to Seattle to be near his wife's family. Instead, after spending several years working with AWACS as an airborne communications system operator at Tinker Air Force Base, he chose to spend his

Urban Teacher Program Benefits Oklahoma City School District

Friday, August 26, 2011

Improving our struggling inner-city public schools is a slow process. It starts by placing more effective teachers in the classroom, educators who will inspire their students to dream big and improve their lot in life.

Oklahoma City businessmen tout CNG plan online

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Oklahoma City businessmen Bob Hammack and Ron Mercer have devised a plan to make compressed natural gas more accessible as a gasoline alternative while saving the financially strapped U.S. Postal Services.

Boeing Named to PrimeWIN Program

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

With 34 aerospace engineering subcontractors working on E-4B National Airborne Command Post aircraft in Oklahoma City, the Boeing Co. is the first participant accepted into the state's PrimeWIN program.

Summit: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Sector Shows Much Promise for Growth

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Oklahoma stands on the cusp of a dynamic new economic platform: development of unmanned aerial vehicles.

Oklahoma: Where the deer and the elephants roam

Saturday, January 1, 2011

In 1930, schoolchildren across Oklahoma City attended a huge parade of dignitaries, led by a marching band, as the city turned out to welcome a 2-year-old elephant named Luna. In the years to come, the playful pachyderm became a star attraction at the Oklahoma City Zoo.