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2014-10-31 23:00:20

Tulsa’s Premier Medical Spa Offers Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence with Semi-Annual Shopping Night Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) November 01, 2014 Since its beginnings in 1999, Medical Director Dr. Jeff Alexander and his wife, Skin Care Institute Executive Director Judy Alexander, have shared the mission to provide both men and women with the best in skin care and wellness. Skin Care Institute’s services have always been based on a balanced blend of science and aesthetics. To celebrate...

2014-10-30 12:23:31

Starting Nov. 1, Oklahoma Residents will be able to purchase Precious Metals free from sales tax. OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beginning November 1, 2014, Oklahoma residents will be able to invest in Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium coins, bars and rounds from Oklahoma Precious Metals dealers without paying sales taxes on those purchases. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/155507 On June 4, 2014, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed...

2014-10-29 23:11:20

Oklahoma High School Seniors Win College Scholarships By Creating Public Service Videos on Dangers of Texting and Driving Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The attorneys of Burch, George & Germany are pleased to announce the winners of our Teen Safety Scholarship Contest designed to broaden awareness of the dangers of texting and driving. Students were asked to create and submit short, creative videos on the dangers of texting and driving to compete for the scholarships. The...

2014-10-29 12:23:27

CANONSBURG, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utility Service Partners, Inc. (USP) welcomes 12 new fall partners - including Hamilton, Ontario; Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Tucson, Arizona - who join more than 200 municipalities across North America offering the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program to homeowners. "We are delighted to welcome our new partners, their homeowners and local contractors to our program," said Philip Riley, Jr., President and Chief Executive...

2014-10-24 12:23:09

OWENSBORO, Ky., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) is pleased to announce the commencement of a binding Open Season for the Sooner Trails Project from the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP) production play in Grady County, Oklahoma to the Bennington Pipeline Hub in Bryan County, Oklahoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121306 Southern Star invites parties interested in firm transportation capacity on the...

2014-10-23 08:26:13

Completions Confirm Strong Productivity in Recently Announced Discovery OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. ("Continental" or the "Company") (NYSE: CLR) today announced continued success in its recently unveiled Springer play in the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120327/DA76602LOGO "Four new wells further confirm the repeatability and growth potential of Continental's new discovery, the Springer play...

2014-10-22 16:23:31

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today increased ONEOK's quarterly cash dividend by 1.5 cents per share, or 3 percent, to 59 cents per share, effective for the third quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash dividend of $2.36 per share. The dividend is payable Nov. 14, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 3, 2014. "This latest increase is a result of cash flow generated from ONEOK Partners'...

2014-10-22 16:22:47

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 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 77.5 cents per unit from 76 cents per unit, effective for the third quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash distribution of $3.10 per unit. The distribution is payable Nov. 14, 2014, to unitholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. "Completed capital-growth projects from our $7.5...

2014-10-21 16:23:30

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today declared a quarterly dividend of 28 cents per share of common stock, payable Nov. 14, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Oct. 31, 2014. ONE Gas has previously announced that it expects the quarterly dividend to be 28 cents per share in 2014, or $1.12 per share on an annualized basis, with annual dividend growth of 5 percent between 2014 and 2018, with a target...

2014-10-17 23:06:05

The 2nd edition of the business and education forum to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Oklahoma took place this October 7th 2014, and TechJOYnT was one of the participants. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 STEM Education is still a major untapped resource today: in 2014, 9.5% of the jobs are STEM occupations and by 2024 Oklahoma is forecast to have 188,619 STEM related jobs, a growth of approximately 19% in ten years.Those numbers show that...


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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  • To stammer.
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