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2014-05-05 16:29:05

PRYOR, Okla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids") (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced a strategic alliance with Fabrica de Papel San Francisco, S.A. de C.V. ("Fabrica") to support the growth of Orchids' U.S. west coast sales. Fabrica, which is based in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, is a recognized world-class, low cost manufacturer of high-quality tissue paper products. Orchids expects this alliance will allow Orchids to effectively and efficiently...

2014-05-05 16:22:43

TULSA, Okla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced financial results for its first quarter 2014 and reaffirmed its full-year 2014 guidance. Highlights include: -- First-quarter 2014 net income was $­­­59.1 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, compared with $53.5 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, in the first quarter 2013; -- Colder-than-normal weather in the first quarter 2014 contributed earnings of 8 cents per share;...

2014-05-02 10:24:40

Man-made quakes need to be included in seismic hazard planning say experts Oil and gas development activities, including underground disposal of wastewater and hydraulic fracturing, may induce earthquakes by changing the state of stress on existing faults to the point of failure. Earthquakes from wastewater disposal may be triggered at tens of kilometers from the wellbore, which is a greater range than previously thought, according to research to be presented today at the annual meeting of...

2014-05-01 23:13:29

Tornados touched land this week in Arkansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Oklahoma leaving both destruction and devastation in their paths. Businesses that wish to help in the relief efforts and become registered for federal government FEMA contracts have be contacting US Federal Contractor Registration at (877) 252-2700 Ext 1. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Five Tornados touched land this week in Arkansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Oklahoma leaving both destruction and devastation...

2014-05-01 23:04:52

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Oklahoma. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The city of Oklahoma is one of the largest in the United States and despite its size, is known for being a tight nit city where everybody has a real sense of southern community. NeighborhoodScout...

2014-04-30 23:05:03

Two Oklahoma City area students are the first to sign for Rose State College’s new Raiders men’s and women’s varsity soccer teams. http://www.rose.edu/athletics Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The first signees to the Rose State College soccer team in Oklahoma City are Skyler Blake Walker, 18, soon to be a graduate of Carl Albert High School, and Kyla Nicole Sharry, 17, soon to be a graduate of Southmoore High School. Both signed at their respective high schools,...

2014-04-29 23:08:46

Adding to their growing network of advisors, Suntico has announced the appointment of IQ Accounting Solutions to the Suntico Advisor Program. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Suntico today expanded its list of approved advisors to include IQ Accounting Solutions of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Founded by Steve Collins in 1998, IQ Accounting Solutions is dedicated to providing expert, high-quality support to the small business sector. The company focuses on helping businesses to get the most out of their...

2014-04-29 08:22:34

Honda of Bartlesville to provide additional information regarding Compressed Natural Gas BARTLESVILLE, Okla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As American drivers continue to pursue more environmentally conscious means of travel, attention has inevitably been drawn to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). However, despite the increased viability of CNG, information--and the vehicles to make that information tangible--have remained elusive. To combat this, one Tulsa-area auto dealership...

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...


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
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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