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2014-08-08 08:25:12

Two independent filmmakers from Norman, Okla., are looking to expand production for the show's second season. NORMAN, Okla., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zachary Little of Norman, Okla., has a unique way of expressing his views about religion and politics. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134729 Along with co-producer and co-writer Jake Morrison, he created GIED Productions, which has released an edgy video blog drama, Fronts, about a religious civil war in the...

2014-08-07 23:01:28

Cintas rental location in Lawton, Okla. has received VPP Star certification from OSHA. Lawton, Okla. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) announced that its rental location in Lawton, Okla. has received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Oklahoma Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health and “Star” is its...

2014-08-07 20:21:50

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) announced today it will participate in the Goldman Sachs Power, Utilities, MLP and Pipeline Conference on Tues., Aug. 12, 2014, in New York City. Curtis Dinan, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of ONE Gas, will be conducting a series of one-on-one meetings with members of the investment community. The materials utilized at the conference will be accessible on the ONE Gas website,...

2014-08-06 16:27:13

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join us August 8th -10th in the South Main Baptist Church Activities Building, at 4100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 for a performance of Oklahoma! the timeless Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical. South Main Baptist Church's summer musical series has returned to provide Houston audiences with quality family entertainment. Classics like 'Oh What a Beautiful Morning', 'Kansas City', and 'Oklahoma!' will ring in the audience's ears. Oklahoma!,...

2014-08-06 16:24:23

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug, 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After unsuccessfully challenging the EPA all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and exhausting its legal options, Oklahoma Gas & Electric today filed an application with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission seeking approval of a plan to be in compliance with federal environmental mandates and to modernize the company's Mustang Power Plant. OG&E's filing calls for adding two pollution control devices known as scrubbers to the...

american black bear conservation
2014-08-06 11:52:15

Jeff Sossamon and Melody Kroll, University of Missouri Comprehensive study indicates genetic ‘bottlenecks’ and decreased genetic diversity could show need for increased conservation efforts. Between 1880 and 1920, the Central Interior Highlands (CIH), consisting of Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas, saw the height of deforestation that also decreased the habitat for black bears and other forest species. To combat the decline of black bears and repopulate the mountainous region, more...

2014-08-06 08:40:16

Standout Scenic Restaurants Cover 28 States; California, Washington, Hawaii, and Florida Claim Greatest Number of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of summer vacation season, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more...

2014-08-05 16:23:11

Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquids Volumes Continue to Increase TULSA, Okla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced second-quarter 2014 net income attributable to ONEOK of $61.6 million, or 29 cents per diluted share, compared with second-quarter 2013 net income attributable to ONEOK of $0.9 million, or zero cents per diluted share, which included a non-cash, after-tax charge of $71.0 million, or 34 cents per diluted share, in the former energy services...

2014-08-05 16:22:52

Capital-growth Program Increased to $7.0 Billion to $7.5 Billion; Unannounced Backlog Remains $3.0 Billion to $4.0 Billion TULSA, Okla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today announced second-quarter 2014 net income attributable to ONEOK Partners of $214.4 million, or 54 cents per unit, compared with $202.4 million, or 62 cents per unit, in the second quarter 2013. Second-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization...

2014-08-04 16:22:17

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced financial results for its second quarter 2014 and affirmed its full-year 2014 guidance. Highlights include: -- Second-quarter 2014 net income was $­­­9.5 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, compared with $15.0 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, in the second quarter 2013; -- Actual heating degree days across the company's service areas were 700 in the second quarter...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.