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2014-02-13 23:22:35

Drug rehabilitation centers such as Narconon Arrowhead of Oklahoma experience a rise in the number of clients admitted for prescription drug use. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 According to the CDC (The Center for Disease Control and Prevention), deaths from prescription painkillers have reached epidemic levels in the past decade. The number of overdose deaths has become greater than deaths from heroin and cocaine combined. A big part of the problem is the nonmedical use of...

2014-02-13 23:01:55

The 2nd DUG Midcontinent conference and exhibition, scheduled for March 2- 4 offers a “Who’s Who” of industry decision makers providing original and timely data for attendees. The event takes place at the Cox Business Center (formerly the Tulsa Convention Center) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The 2nd DUG Midcontinent conference and exhibition, scheduled for March 2- 4 offers a “Who’s Who” of industry decision makers providing original and timely...

2014-02-12 23:23:11

Statewide K-12 virtual public school receives unanimous board approval to continue providing families with a high-quality, highly-accountable education option. Bartlesville, Oklahoma (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Oklahoma Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school serving full-time K-12 students throughout Oklahoma, was approved as a statewide virtual charter school for the 2014-2015 school year by the newly-created Statewide Virtual Charter School Board. The board voted...

2014-02-12 16:27:07

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yet another delay announced for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) earlier this week adds to health insurance industry confusion according to Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak. The federal administration is again delaying a key requirement of the health law by allowing employers with fewer than 100 employees to avoid providing health insurance coverage until 2016. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/LA77386) "It's...

2014-02-12 08:34:31

Extreme's Solutions Ease the Stress of BYOD and Virtualization Challenges at the University SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral Roberts University (ORU), located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, selected Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR), a leading provider of high performance network solutions, to upgrade its network infrastructure to support desktop and server virtualization, mobility and a BYOD environment of 4,500 students, faculty and staff. Over the past year, ORU added about 1,000...

2014-02-11 12:21:40

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Excellence Engineering, a Tulsa, Okla.-based engineering services company focused primarily in the energy sector, recently received a growth capital investment from Argonaut Private Equity. Excellence Engineering provides engineering design, drafting, procurement and construction services to an array of companies, a majority of which operate in the energy sector. Founded in 2001 and owned by Dee Hays, P.E., Excellence Engineering is...

2014-02-10 16:22:54

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the Credit Suisse Energy Summit in Vail, Colo., Feb. 11-12, 2014. Robert F. Martinovich, ONEOK Partners executive vice president, commercial, and Derek S. Reiners, ONEOK Partners senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, will conduct a series of one-on-one meetings with investment-community representatives at the conference. The materials utilized at the conference...

2014-02-06 16:22:19

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (OGS) announced today that members of its senior management team will ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) tomorrow, Feb. 7, 2014, at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (3 p.m. Central Standard Time) to celebrate the official start of ONE Gas as a stand-alone, 100 percent regulated, publicly traded natural gas distribution company. "We are excited to have the opportunity to celebrate our new company by ringing...

2014-02-05 23:27:32

Dallas Gaming Investment and Holding Company Grows in Oklahoma Tribal Markets Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Four Corners, Inc. and its companies, G-TAG® Tribal Markets and Good-Time Action® Games, announced record operating income for 2013. The company also obtained an agreement for a new senior credit facility which establishes the first major commercial lending relationship in Four Corners’ history. Good-Time Action® Games continued its dominant position as...

2014-02-05 23:25:14

Allegiance Capital facilitates the acquisition of GlobalHealth, Inc. a leading HMO in the state of Oklahoma by Kinderhook Industries. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Allegiance Capital Corporation, a Dallas-based private M&A investment bank that specializes in middle market transactions, announced today that it has facilitated the acquisition of Global Health Inc. by Kinderhook Industries. GlobalHealth is a leading HMO in the state of Oklahoma. Allegiance Capital acted as the...


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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