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2014-05-20 23:10:34

Principal Attributes Success to Catapult Learning’s Literacy First Instructional Framework Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Every third grade student at Lanier Elementary School of Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed the state reading test this year, Lanier’s principal Robert Morris announced last week. Morris cited Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s nationally proven three-year instructional framework, as a key factor in the success of his economically and ethnically diverse student...

2014-05-20 23:09:51

Independent website ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out meticulous research in order to rank the best home security system companies in the city of Tulsa. Residents of the city can now use the resource as a reference when in the market for a new security system for their home. Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dubbed The Oil Capital of the World and coming in as the second largest state in Oklahoma, Tulsa is a city with a relatively small population of 398,905 according to...

2014-05-20 16:22:05

TULSA, Okla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will present at the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships Investor Conference on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Terry K. Spencer, ONEOK Partners president and chief executive officer, will present at the conference on Thursday, May 22, at 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (7 a.m. Central Daylight Time). Spencer and other members of ONEOK Partners' management team also...

2014-05-19 23:07:08

A&A Packaging comments on the new initiatives proposed by pro-marijuana campaigners, and how these could potentially lead to both legalized marijuana for personal use and state export. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 US News reports on the new marijuana reforms in Oklahoma and how they could reap a huge economic return for the state. Two initiatives are set to take to the ballot in November of this year. One would allow medical marijuana to be a taxable source of income...

2014-05-16 12:23:07

Progress Report Shows Help and Support One Year After Deadly Storms WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today released a progress report on its work to help people and communities in Oklahoma rebuild and recover since a series of deadly tornadoes hit the state last May. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO The Oklahoma Tornados One-Year Update describes the response of the Red Cross immediately after the storms, its work to support...

2014-05-14 12:21:12

WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced they have opened a new branch in Tulsa, OK. This facility is essential to IAA's continued growth and expansive footprint of facilities across North America to provide buyers and sellers with more options. "IAA continues to focus on providing the best selection and...

2014-05-14 08:25:18

TULSA, Okla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Gulf Resources, LLC ("NGR") today announced the closing on May 9 of a $500 Million financing transaction to support the acquisition of a key East Texas asset and for corporate purposes. NGR structured the transaction as a senior and subordinated debt issuance and also granted warrants to purchase equity in the Company. The financing closed simultaneously with NGR's $450 Million, before closing adjustments, acquisition of 83,000 net...

2014-05-14 04:21:06

TULSA, Okla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is open for The Pipeline and Energy Expo, a three-day Oklahoma oil, gas and pipeline energy conference and trade show featuring exhibits and product demonstrations from prominent oil and gas service, supply, and equipment companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87396 Organizers of The Pipeline and Energy Expo (TPE), formerly known as the Tulsa Pipeline Expo, are lining up educational sessions, sponsorships...

2014-05-13 23:01:05

Cherokee Nation’s Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Company to Support S-333 Helicopter Stilwell, OK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Cherokee Nation Industries, the aerospace and manufacturing division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, was recently awarded a $2.5 million contract by Sikorsky Global Helicopter in support of the S-333 aircraft, one of the most cost-efficient light turbine helicopters in the industry. “Advanced manufacturing in the aerospace industry is a core industry for Oklahoma...

2014-05-13 20:22:49

TULSA, Okla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College football players who have experienced a concussion or have been playing the high-impact sport for many years have significantly smaller regions of the brain that relate to memory than student-athletes with fewer years of football experience, according to a study published Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, conducted at The University of Tulsa (TU) in partnership with the Laureate Institute for...


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.
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