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2014-06-10 23:00:30

Yesterday, on Monday, June 9, 2014, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital, and The Ohio State University implanted the United States’ first miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensors to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. Oklahoma City (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The CardioMEMS HF System features a sensor that...

2014-06-10 16:22:49

TULSA, Okla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will present at the Credit Suisse MLP and Energy Logistics Conference on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in New York City. Terry K. Spencer, ONEOK Partners president and chief executive officer, will present at the conference on Wednesday, June 11, at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (9:15 a.m. Central Daylight Time). Spencer and Robert F. Martinovich, ONEOK Partners executive vice president, commercial, also...

2014-06-05 23:01:51

Cherokee Company to Support $300M Contract Tulsa, Okla. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Cherokee CRC, a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is one of five companies chosen to perform work on a 5-year contract for remodeling and renovations at several facilities managed by the Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). The multi-disciplined construction project has the potential to produce $60 million in revenue for the tribal enterprise throughout the duration of the contract. “Successfully...

2014-06-05 12:29:53

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late on June 4, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled that all employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association are exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive/abortifacient mandate ("Mandate"). It also "enjoined and restrained" the relevant federal departments, "their agents, officers, and employees, and all other in active concert or participation with them . . . from any...

2014-06-04 16:27:07

PRYOR, Okla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids") (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced the closing of the transactions comprising a strategic alliance with Fabrica de Papel San Francisco, S.A. de C.V. ("Fabrica"), as previously discussed in Orchids' press release dated May 5, 2014. This alliance is expected to allow Orchids to effectively and efficiently service customers in the western United States. Orchids paid an aggregate of $36.7 million under...

2014-06-02 16:30:14

Investment Expands Access to Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network, AT&T U-verse Services; Brings Powerful Fiber-Optic Connections to More Oklahoma Businesses OKLAHOMA CITY, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T has invested nearly $800 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Oklahoma from 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP),...

2014-06-02 16:21:49

TULSA, Okla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will present at the Wells Fargo "Kick the Tires" Fixed-Income Conference on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Houston, Texas. Derek S. Reiners, ONEOK and ONEOK Partners senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, will present at the conference. The presentation will be posted on the ONEOK and ONEOK Partners websites, www.oneok.com and www.oneokpartners.com, that morning,...

2014-05-30 23:10:56

QueenBeeTickets.com delights fans with lower pricing on Pearl Jam tickets for the BOK Center concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 8, 2014. This popular discount ticket exchange is offering its customers an additional discount on any seats when promo code “DISCOUNT” is applied during checkout. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com can help Oklahoma alternative rock music fans get affordable Pearl Jam tickets for BOK Center. The musicians will perform in Tulsa on...

2014-05-30 23:03:39

Cherokee company providing onsite training sessions and web-based seminars for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions (CNTS), a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration to host free, onsite training sessions and web-based seminars for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. The workshops provide valuable insight for tribally...

2014-05-29 12:26:58

Official OGE Energy Field launch takes place May 29 OKLAHOMA CITY, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) today announced that it has entered into a 20-year agreement with the Oklahoma City All Sports Association and the Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball for naming rights to the stadium field at the ASA Hall of Fame Softball Complex. The new name for the field, OGE Energy Field at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium, will be launched May 29 during...


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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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