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2014-07-29 16:22:19

TULSA, Okla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Natural Gas, a division of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS), recently was named the top-scoring natural gas utility in the 2014 Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement Study. The study, conducted by Cogent Reports - a division of Market Strategies International - surveyed 19,000 residential utility customers who are served by 125 of the largest natural gas, electric and combination utilities in the United States. Oklahoma Natural ranked...

2014-07-29 08:32:26

Health Care Service Corporation Research Shows CDHP Members continuously experience lower health care costs and take more advantage of preventive health measures CHICAGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to utilize health care services more efficiently, long after switching from their traditional insurance plans, according to a comprehensive data analysis by Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of the Blue Cross...

2014-07-25 16:23:02

STILLWATER, Okla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's battle against parasites has a young, aggressive ally. Launched in 2009, the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology (NCVP) at Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is helping carry the fight against parasites and vectors, such as mosquitoes, ticks, and the organisms they transmit. These foes attack humans, animals and our food supply. The National Center for Veterinary...

2014-07-24 16:22:37

TULSA, Okla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the general partner of ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution by 1.5 cents to 76 cents per unit from 74.5 cents per unit, effective for the second quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash distribution of $3.04 per unit. The distribution is payable Aug. 14, 2014, to unitholders of record as of Aug. 4, 2014. "Completed natural gas and natural gas liquids...

2014-07-24 08:26:36

Ward Energy Partners to Focus on Oil and Gas Resources in Oklahoma and Colorado NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilantic Capital Partners ("Trilantic"), a global private equity firm, and Ward Petroleum Corporation ("Ward") today announced their partnership in a newly formed oil and gas exploration and production company, Ward Energy Partners ("WEP" or "the Company"). WEP will focus operations in various basins in Oklahoma and Eastern Colorado. Financial terms of the...

2014-07-23 23:26:41

techJOYnT STEM Academy has held summer classes throughout June and July, impacting the bright minds of Oklahoma's future through practical and enjoyable STEM instruction. By enrolling students in classes ranging from Game Design to Graphic Arts to LEGO Robotics, techJOYnT has provided over 20,000 hours of instruction to students in Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 techJOYnT is a STEM Academy on a social mission to deliver curriculum to reinforce traditional Science,...

2014-07-23 23:23:43

Every 4th of July, Narconon Arrowhead presents a festive display of fireworks launched over beautiful Lake Eufaula, a much enjoyed event for their students, staff members and members of the surrounding community. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 An Ideal Location Narconon Arrowhead, the Oklahoma-based effective rehab center, is located in the naturally tranquil and very beautiful Arrowhead State Park, overlooking the expansive Lake Eufaula. Its location is ideal for both a...

2014-07-23 23:15:04

St. Anthony Hospital’s newly launched telepsychiatry program provides eight rural Oklahoma hospitals with needed access to a child and adolescent psychiatrist, and aims to improve psychiatric services across the state. St. Anthony’s telepsychiatry program is an expansion of their existing telemedicine program, the largest in the state, which has been used for radiology, cardiology, endocrinology, and dermatology for the past 4 years. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 St. Anthony...

2014-07-23 23:00:59

Led by licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, the webinar will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware Edmond, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Oklahoma, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, announces the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar Series featuring experts in a wide range of health and wellness-related fields....

2014-07-23 12:33:56

100 Percent of Proceeds to Benefit Make-A-Wish of Oklahoma TULSA, Okla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, purchasing a new home is a wish come true. Thanks to a unique partnership between Williams & Williams® Worldwide Real Estate Auction, Simmons Homes and Make-A-Wish of Oklahoma, one new homeowner can fulfill their wish and grant wishes for more than 30 children battling life threatening medical conditions in Oklahoma. On August 7(th), a newly constructed home...


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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