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2014-07-30 23:12:41

The 2014-15 competitive grant from the OSDE will fund the expansion of the Literacy First Framework to more than 25 Oklahoma school districts. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In recognition of many years of documented improvement in academic achievement in Oklahoma schools, Catapult Learning has been awarded a $1.29 million grant from the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) for the 2014-15 school year. The grant awarded to Catapult Learning, the nation’s leading provider of...

2014-07-30 23:05:55

Nationally recognized OU Outreach has added several new titles to its library of online continuing education courses. The online certificate courses are being provided by World Education.net through a partnership agreement entered into earlier this year. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The University of Oklahoma’s University Outreach College of Continuing Education is offering additional online courses through its partnership with World Education.net. The newly added courses...

2014-07-30 16:24:10

Conference Call to Start One Hour Later at 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) ("Continental" or the "Company") today announced a new time for its second quarter 2014 earnings conference call to begin at 12:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. CT) on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. This new time is one hour later than the previously announced schedule to avoid conflicts with other industry reporting companies....

2014-07-30 12:24:50

TULSA, Okla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three speakers including Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine will share their knowledge and expertise with attendees of The Pipeline & Energy Expo, a three-day oil, gas and pipeline energy conference and trade show with industry networking and professional development opportunities, August 25-27, at the Cox Center in Tulsa. As the fourth largest natural-gas-producing state in the nation, Oklahoma is a major hub for energy and pipeline...

2014-07-29 16:22:19

TULSA, Okla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Natural Gas, a division of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS), recently was named the top-scoring natural gas utility in the 2014 Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement Study. The study, conducted by Cogent Reports - a division of Market Strategies International - surveyed 19,000 residential utility customers who are served by 125 of the largest natural gas, electric and combination utilities in the United States. Oklahoma Natural ranked...

2014-07-29 08:32:26

Health Care Service Corporation Research Shows CDHP Members continuously experience lower health care costs and take more advantage of preventive health measures CHICAGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to utilize health care services more efficiently, long after switching from their traditional insurance plans, according to a comprehensive data analysis by Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of the Blue Cross...

2014-07-25 16:23:02

STILLWATER, Okla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's battle against parasites has a young, aggressive ally. Launched in 2009, the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology (NCVP) at Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is helping carry the fight against parasites and vectors, such as mosquitoes, ticks, and the organisms they transmit. These foes attack humans, animals and our food supply. The National Center for Veterinary...

2014-07-24 16:22:37

TULSA, Okla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the general partner of ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution by 1.5 cents to 76 cents per unit from 74.5 cents per unit, effective for the second quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash distribution of $3.04 per unit. The distribution is payable Aug. 14, 2014, to unitholders of record as of Aug. 4, 2014. "Completed natural gas and natural gas liquids...

2014-07-24 08:26:36

Ward Energy Partners to Focus on Oil and Gas Resources in Oklahoma and Colorado NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilantic Capital Partners ("Trilantic"), a global private equity firm, and Ward Petroleum Corporation ("Ward") today announced their partnership in a newly formed oil and gas exploration and production company, Ward Energy Partners ("WEP" or "the Company"). WEP will focus operations in various basins in Oklahoma and Eastern Colorado. Financial terms of the...

2014-07-23 23:26:41

techJOYnT STEM Academy has held summer classes throughout June and July, impacting the bright minds of Oklahoma's future through practical and enjoyable STEM instruction. By enrolling students in classes ranging from Game Design to Graphic Arts to LEGO Robotics, techJOYnT has provided over 20,000 hours of instruction to students in Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 techJOYnT is a STEM Academy on a social mission to deliver curriculum to reinforce traditional Science,...


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
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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