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Explore OKC's startup scene in VeloCity

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Learn all about Oklahoma City’s entrepreneurial scene in the latest issue of the Chamber’s digital magazine, VeloCity. In the issue called “OKC: America’s Startup Engine,” you’ll learn about entrepreneurs influencing our area, in biotech and software technology. It’s packed full of videos, photos and what you need

OKC: One of best cities for jobs, according to Glassdoor

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

With its 16,759 job openings, Oklahoma City ranks third among 25 "Best Cities for Jobs," according to the online employment-seeking site Glassdoor. Glassdoor looked at the 50 most populated metros and ranked them using three criteria: how easy it is to get a job, how affordable it is to live here and how satisfied employees are. Rounding out the top five

OKC: Third best U.S. city to work for a small business

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WalletHub has named Oklahoma City as the third best city in the country to work for a small business. The online website of financial resources and tools assessed small businesses' friendliness toward employees and job seekers within the 100 most populated U.S. metro areas. To rank the cities with the best small-business working environment, the website

Proposed bill would hurt events in Oklahoma, Chamber's Roy Williams says

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Oklahoma proposed bill would prevent businesses from banning guns at certain events By Rick Green The Oklahoman Businesses would lose the ability to ban guns at events held at parks, recreational areas and fairgrounds under a bill that has passed the Oklahoma Legislature and is pending before Gov. Mary Fallin. The measure would imperil national shows,

Travel and Leisure magazine ranks Oklahoma City fifth friendliest city in America.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Travel and Leisure magazine recently completed its America’s Favorite Cities survey where readers ranked locations including 38 metro areas for features such as culture, entertainment, shopping, food and drink, nightlife, quality of life, and the friendliness of the city’s residents. Oklahoma City was ranked the fifth friendliest city in

FFA career convention draws thousands to OKC

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The 2015 Oklahoma State FFA Convention and Career Show continues Wednesday at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. It includes leadership and professional development workshops, a career show and awards and scholarship presentations. BY SILAS ALLEN The Oklahoman A few minutes after noon Tuesday, Jozlyn Kaizer and Austin Woods were playing with

A 'wealth of health' in Oklahoma's bioscience industry

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Editor's note: This is an excerpt from a story in Oklahoma Magazine. Read the full story, as well as other news about Oklahoma, online or in print. By Tracy LeGrand Oklahoma Magazine “As long as you have your health” is a cliché most of us relate to; as long as a person feels well, achievements are possible. So as an individual has the

Show off 'Oklahoma Standard' with acts of service, honor and kindness

Monday, April 13, 2015

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is asking Oklahomans to commit to the Oklahoma Standard by committing one act of service, honor and kindness in the month of April. Volunteer your time to someone in need, honor the victims and survivors of the 1995