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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...

2014-05-29 08:37:35

NICOMA PARK, Okla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a free public online school serving students in grades K-12, reminds families that the state's school choice window closes Monday, June 2. Oklahoma families have the right to transfer their students to a different district and school, but must complete the Parent's Application for an Open Transfer Beginning School Year 2014-15 before this date. If parents do not make this deadline, they must submit...

2014-05-29 08:21:27

Best-in-class Civic now available at Honda of Bartlesville BARTLESVILLE, Okla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the increasingly competitive compact car segment, two names have been found at the top of the heap for what seems like decades: the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla. But how do they fare against one another? That's the question being answered by one Tulsa-area dealership, who is now offering a head-to-head comparison for prospective shoppers. Honda of Bartlesville,...

2014-05-27 12:24:31

Company expresses disappointment with decision OKLAHOMA CITY, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a petition filed by Oklahoma Gas and Electric and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt asking the nation's highest court to review a 10(th) Circuit Court of Appeals decision on Regional Haze. The question that the Supreme Court declined to review is whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acted appropriately in rejecting Oklahoma's plan to...

2014-05-27 08:35:37

Alcatel-Lucent ultra-broadband technology and integration expertise enables Bolt Fiber Optic Services to bring high-speed Internet access and IPTV to rural areas of the United States PARIS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolt Fiber Optic Services, the fiber-to-the-home subsidiary of Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative has selected Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to supply an end-to-end triple-play solution for delivering up to 1 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) broadband connectivity...

2014-05-23 23:01:28

Digital house calls with doctors allow patients to focus on the things they love. Midwest, US (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Every day is a relay for Krista Hayes. Between her daughter’s swim practices and her working husband’s full-time student status, there’s very little wiggle room in the stay-at-home mom’s routine. That’s why she and thousands of Mercy patients have turned to e-visits so far this year. “Going to the doctor’s office isn’t something we have time for,” said...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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