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2014-02-03 08:22:09

Trading Begins Today on New York Stock Exchange TULSA, Okla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) announced today the company's separation from ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) into a stand-alone, 100 percent regulated, publicly traded natural gas distribution company now is complete. ONE Gas common stock will begin "regular-way" trading under the symbol "OGS" on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today, Feb. 3, 2014, when markets open. The transaction was completed at the close of...

2014-02-03 08:22:07

ONEOK, Inc. Now Consists of Sole General Partner and Limited Partner Interests in ONEOK Partners TULSA, Okla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) announced today it has completed its separation of the company's natural gas distribution business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company called ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS). ONEOK shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 21, 2014, retained their shares of ONEOK stock and received one share of ONE Gas stock tax...

2014-01-31 20:20:52

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Who's Who -- E. Elaine Schuster is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the Legal Profession as a result of her role as an a Attorney with the firm of E. Elaine Schuster, P.C., which was organized in 1982. Ms. Schuster commenced her practice of law with the Whitten and Whitten Law Firm. Later, she was an Assistant District Attorney for Oklahoma County during the terms of Curtis P. Harris and Andrew...

2014-01-30 23:34:41

“Putting Success in Your Way” is the subject of small business and Social Media expert Becky McCray’s keynote address during the fourth annual #SMTULSA Conference presented by Social Media Tulsa. Tulsa, Ok (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 March 20-21, 2014 Social Media Tulsa, Tulsa's social media community, will host the fourth annual SMTULSA Conference. #SMTULSA is the areas only conference and expo for bloggers, content creators, small business innovators, mobile, and social media...

2014-01-30 16:21:20

All FY 2015 Highway & Transit Investment in Jeopardy WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A bipartisan group of governors is calling on Congress to take immediate action to avoid a looming national crisis - the expiration of national highway funding. Today, 17 Governors signed a letter urging congressional members to act and avoid a potential nationwide transportation funding crisis. The Highway Trust Fund, the funding mechanism that drives our nation's investment in...

2014-01-29 23:35:27

StepOne Health extends their 2014 launch invitations to #SMTULSA Conference March 20-21, 2014. Tulsa, Ok (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 StepOneHealth.com is the new destination to find and connect to the best resources. New laws can be written to make services available, but they only work if people will use them. Finding these services, connecting them, and bringing them to the public is how StepOne Health aims to disrupt the traditional process. “We’ve built StepOne Health with a...

2014-01-29 16:23:21

2014 Earnings News Releases and Conference Call Schedules Also Announced TULSA, Okla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will release their fourth-quarter and year-end 2013 earnings after the market closes on Feb. 24, 2014. ONEOK's and ONEOK Partners' executive management will participate in a joint conference call the following day, Feb. 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (10 a.m. Central Standard Time). The call also will be...

2014-01-29 12:30:51

OKMULGEE, Okla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology rolled out a 25-year master plan for the 160-acre campus in Okmulgee, taking Oklahoma's only university of applied technology into the next quarter century. While the plan includes campus beautification projects - additional water features, an expanded trail system and revamped entrances - its primary focus is the development of facilities to meet increasing industry demand,...

2014-01-28 08:24:37

Tender Offer Remains Subject to $150 Million Maximum Amount TULSA, Okla., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced that approximately $550.4 million in notes have been tendered validly by the early tender time, 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (4 p.m. Central Standard Time) on Jan. 27, 2014, and final pricing terms for the tender offers have been set as part of its previously announced offer to purchase outstanding notes. The original cash tender offer to...

2014-01-27 23:27:06

Oklahoma tribal casinos roll out MegaKeno® game featuring the largest progressive Keno cash jackpot in the United States. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 G-TAG® TRIBAL MARKETS, a subsidiary of Four Corners, Inc. (FCNE) announced today that the nation’s first ever two million dollar progressive Keno jackpot game is quickly gaining popularity with players. Three Oklahoma tribal casinos owned and operated by the Chickasaw Nation launched the groundbreaking MegaKeno®...


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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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