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2014-04-25 20:22:35

OKMULGEE, Okla., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin praised OSU Institute of Technology and its 197(th) graduating class Friday afternoon when she took the stage as commencement speaker at the spring graduation ceremony. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/79225 "All of you believe in the power of education, which is why you are here. And you are right to believe in that, now more than ever," said Fallin, who also pointed out that 50 years...

2014-04-24 16:22:13

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-23 23:10:48

Recently, Catholic schools in the Oklahoma City area have been taking field trips to techJOYnT Academy. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Christ of King and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Elementary students have received funding from the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City to invest their students more heavily in STEM education. In recent field trips to techJOYnT Academy, students delved into an artistic aspect of the digital world with Game Design in a one day crash course field trip....

2014-04-21 23:07:03

Texas-based SolidWorks Reseller Opens New Office to Better Serve Growing Customer Base in Oklahoma Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Progression Technologies, a Texas-based reseller of software solutions for engineering and manufacturing companies, today announced the opening of a new office in Oklahoma City. As one of the nation’s fastest growing SolidWorks resellers, Progression now offers customers four office locations dedicated to the sales, training and support of SolidWorks 3D...

2014-04-21 16:22:23

Completed Projects Include Sterling III Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline and Canadian Valley Natural Gas Processing Facility TULSA, Okla., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today announced the completion of three natural gas gathering and processing and natural gas liquids capital-growth projects of approximately $1 billion. These completed projects are part of the partnership's previously announced $6.0 billion to $6.4 billion capital-growth program through 2016 and...

2014-04-18 16:20:44

Tulsa-area dealership offers closeout pricing on pre-owned LX Sedan BARTLESVILLE, Okla., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A driver in search of a cost-effective vehicle option is often faced with a difficult decision: do they opt for a brand new vehicle and spend more than they might prefer, or instead elect to buy a used vehicle, saving money while compromising their quality preferences? For the month of April, one Tulsa-area auto dealer is offering auto buyers a third option....

2014-04-17 20:22:11

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak, along with insurance regulators from 43 other states, went to Washington, D.C. Thursday to voice concerns about upcoming steps in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) directly to President Barack Obama. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/LA77386 "Today we were collectively able to drive home the importance of state-based regulation," said Doak. "I was able to speak to...

2014-04-16 16:23:34

TULSA, Okla., April 16, 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 May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business April 30, 2014. "This dividend represents an important first step in returning value to our shareholders. It reflects our confidence in ONE Gas and its ability to generate solid earnings for our investors," said Pierce H. Norton II, ONE Gas...

2014-04-15 16:22:21

TULSA, Okla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will release their first-quarter 2014 earnings after the market closes on May 6, 2014. ONEOK's and ONEOK Partners' executive management will participate in a joint conference call the following day on May 7, 2014, at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (10 a.m. Central Daylight Time). The call also will be carried live on ONEOK's and ONEOK Partners' websites. To participate in...

2014-04-15 08:29:44

Prevalence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Infection up 48 Percent in Cats; Lyme Disease up 21 Percent in Dogs PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital®, the world's largest veterinary practice, released its State of Pet Health(TM) 2014 Report today, revealing a staggering 48 percent increase in the prevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in cats and a 21 percent increase in the prevalence of infection with the bacterium that causes Lyme...


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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