Oklahoma City

OKC capital spending plan studied

Thursday, September 27, 2012

The Oklahoman The Oklahoma City Council is considering a plan to spend $327 million over the next five years on capital improvements for city airports, parking infrastructure and transit. But the most expensive item on the list is dependent on future demand. The council heard presentations Tuesday from the Airports Department and Central Oklahoma

United announces new nonstop from Oklahoma City to Cleveland

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

United Airlines announced Thursday it will connect its Cleveland hub to Oklahoma City with a nonstop daily flight to Will Rogers World Airport beginning Feb 14.

Announcement from Selexys is great news for Oklahoma City

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The president and CEO of Selexys Pharmaceuticals Corp., Dr. Scott Rollins, says his firm has received $23 million in venture capital financing to help pay for a Phase 2 clinical study of the company’s drug, called SelG1. Once that study is completed successfully, Rollins said, Novartis Pharmaceuticals has first dibs to buy Selexys and the drug. That deal could be worth as much as $665 million.

Gaining ground

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Last week, OU regents approved the purchase of the Presbyterian Health Foundation Research Park, the 700,000-square-foot development that houses a number of biomedical startup companies.

State investment in Selexys reaps new funds

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Oklahoman Last week, Oklahoma entrepreneurship scored a blockbuster win when Selexys Pharmaceuticals announced a $23 million investment led by MPM Capital. The investment will fund Selexys’ Phase II clinical study for SelG1, a drug for patients with sickle cell disease. It also will be used to advance a second drug to treat Crohn’s disease and

City council often meets goals, performance report indicates

Monday, September 17, 2012

The city’s 2012 Citizen Performance Report was released last week, and it generally reflects a performance that the council can be proud of. Most indicators that track city performance related to the council’s goals are trending in a positive direction.

Q&A sessions with school leaders would serve Oklahoma City district well

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

For three hours on a recent Monday night, members of the Oklahoma City School Board listened and asked questions about the operations and academic achievement of the charter schools in the district.

Uptown whirl

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The revitalization of the Uptown NW 23rd Street neighborhood continues to gain momentum and at least one real estate firm has redevelopment plans for it.