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2014-07-07 23:00:44

Onsite training sessions and web-based seminars available for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. Tulsa, Okla. (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions (CNTS), a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration to host free, onsite training sessions and web-based seminars for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. The workshops provide valuable insight for tribally owned...

2014-07-03 12:22:17

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak says rural fire departments in Oklahoma will be devastated by an agreement between the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to no longer allow unused DoD vehicles to be retrofitted and used by rural fire departments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/LA77386 "This will have a major impact on Oklahoma's rural fire departments," said Doak. "Many are...

2014-07-02 23:06:35

An Oklahoma man who came to Pittsburgh for his second double-lung transplant was placed on a device never before used in the U.S., making him healthy enough to eventually get a transplant. Jon Sacker, of Moore, Okla., is now recovering after his lifesaving surgery at UPMC Presbyterian. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Suffering from cystic fibrosis and rejecting the transplanted lungs he had gotten just two years ago, Jon Sacker, 33, came to UPMC from his hometown in Moore,...

2014-07-02 16:22:47

Catch the outstanding cable show when it airs on ION KTPX-TV in July. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Enterprises TV announces July air dates for Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is the center of the state's telecommunications and petroleum industries. It is also strongly supported by the aerospace, computer parts, fabricated metals and machine industry fields. It is located in the northeast region of the state and is the second largest city in the state. Tulsa is...

2014-07-02 16:21:44

Earnings Conference Call Scheduled for Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET OKLAHOMA CITY, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) ("Continental" or the "Company") plans to announce second quarter 2014 earnings on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 following the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company plans to host a conference call to discuss second quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT). Those...

2014-07-02 12:30:18

PRYOR, Okla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced that it will release 2014 second-quarter financial results on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 after the close of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will hold a teleconference to discuss its results at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, July 24(th). All interested parties may participate in the teleconference by calling 877 870 4263 and requesting the Orchids Paper Products...

2014-07-02 12:21:17

Indiana (50.4%), Utah (45.4%) & Oklahoma (44.8%) Have Highest Percentage Of Clean Diesel Trucks WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one-third of all medium and heavy duty commercial trucks registered in the United States - 2.9 million of 8.8 million trucks - are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines, according to new data compiled by HIS Automotive for the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF)....

2014-06-30 23:00:20

techJOYnT Academy is changing the STEM education landscape to prepare Oklahoma students for the future workforce by teaching practical skills using their NAO Evolution, V5 robot. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 techJOYnT Academy offers students the rare opportunity to learn using the NAO robot, transforming STEM education in the process. This complex robot not only has limitless possibilities and is available for students to learn how to use, but also keeps students actively...

2014-06-28 23:03:50

Rose State College Vice President of Workforce Development Stan Greil received an award as a 2014 Oklahoma Veteran Small Business Co-Champion of the Year by the Oklahoma District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. http://www.rose.edu Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Greil was honored with other 2014 state winners at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City at an awards luncheon earlier this month. Consideration for this honor is based on his commitment to the...

2014-06-28 23:03:48

Aerospace, government and business groups will combine to host the seventh annual Oklahoma Aerospace Education and Industry Partnership (AEIP) Day in Oklahoma City at Rose State College and at the Air Logistics Center on Tinker AFB, on July 31. http://www.rose.edu Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The goal of AEIP is to develop a future Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)-based workforce for the Oklahoma Aerospace Industry, partnering Oklahoma STEM teachers in...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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