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2014-09-26 23:01:11

Bluetick Inc. announces it will exhibit at the upcoming show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Bluetick Inc., a leading provider of remote monitoring and control solutions, is proud to announce that they will be sharing their advancements while exhibiting at the upcoming OKC Oilfield Expo in Oklahoma City from October 1-2. They will be at booth 1025. The company partners with oil and gas E&P, Midstream and Upstream companies to help them operate...

2014-09-26 08:21:02

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RLGT), a domestic and international logistics services company, today announced the further expansion of its Adcom network with new locations in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The new Oklahoma operations will leverage Radiant's robust technology platform and global network to provide a comprehensive level of domestic and international freight forwarding and logistics services. With over 30 years...

2014-09-25 08:31:40

Direct Connection to Payment Processor Enhances Security, Lowers Card Processing Costs ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading managed network and cloud solutions provider for multi-location businesses, today announced that Wichita-based LDF Food Group, Inc., a Midwest Wendy's franchisee operating more than 40 restaurants in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, selected a secure, private EarthLink network to support their expected growth and...

2014-09-23 12:30:06

State Farm Agents and Licensed Team Members in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas to Offer Individual Health Insurance Policies Beginning in Mid-November CHICAGO and BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans and State Farm today announced a new effort to broaden consumer access to health insurance during the upcoming open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. More than 3,300 State Farm agents and their...

2014-09-19 23:08:13

RBSC Oklahoma LLC, a Tahlequah based Telecommunications firm, will introduce its state-of-the-art, fiber based, Smart Private Network (SPN) to the Cherokee Nation. Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 September 1, 2014 – RBSC Oklahoma LLC, a Tahlequah based Telecommunications firm, will introduce its state-of-the-art, fiber based, Smart Private Network (SPN) to the Cherokee Nation. The advanced technology implementation begins in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, which is the capital of...

2014-09-18 08:24:02

SPRING, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- True North Energy Corporation ("True North") (OTC Pink: TNEN) today is pleased to announce it received $50,000 in new funding. Through its newly established wholly-owned subsidiary, TN Energy, Inc. (the anticipated establishment of which was described in a previous press release) has won an auction and acquired a 0.051416% royalty interest in the producing wellbore of the K Farm 9-18N-1W #1WH located in Section 9-T18N-R1W, Payne County,...

2014-09-17 23:02:50

Oklahoma City law firm welcomes new associate Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Zachary R. Lee has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Firm managing shareholder Nicholas D. Rouse said, “Zack’s addition allows us to continue to dedicate our efforts toward providing the utmost in service and value to our clients.” Lee will prepare and prosecute United States patent applications and conduct patent analyses. His...

2014-09-17 16:22:23

Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business to host global energy industry leaders OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Matthew McManus with the U.S. Department of State, along with leading experts in the energy industry, will discuss the state and future of the global and domestic energy resource development at Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business' International Energy Conference. The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m....

2014-09-17 08:23:26

Colorado Springs Utilities; Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania; DTE Energy; Madison Gas & Electric; NW Natural; Oklahoma Natural Gas; TECO Peoples Gas; and UGI Each Rank Highest in Residential Natural Gas Utility Customer Satisfaction in Their Respective Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the U.S. faced another harsh winter and an increase in the average monthly gas bill this past season, customer satisfaction with residential gas utilities improves for a...

tornado alley
2014-09-17 06:30:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Together, the states of Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and northern Texas have many names. They are considered the High Plains, the Breadbasket, the site of the Dust Bowl, and perhaps most importantly Tornado Alley. Every year from early May to early July, tornadoes rip through this area with a higher frequency than anywhere else on the continental US. A new study, led by Montana State University (MSU), reveals that the peak tornado...


Latest Oklahoma Reference Libraries

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-18 07:33:03

Symbol: CAOK Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CASTO Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. oklahomensis (Mack.) Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, MS, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'