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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...

2014-08-04 12:21:13

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the Jefferies Industrial conference in New York, N.Y., on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. (EST). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of time to ensure their computers...

2014-08-01 12:22:46

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan L. Harrison, senior vice president, administrative services and corporate relations of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS), and a well-known community leader in Tulsa, has died following a courageous battle with cancer. He was 61. "Dan was loved and respected at ONEOK, both as a friend and leader, and will be greatly missed," said Terry K. Spencer, president and chief executive officer of ONEOK. "Dan's...

2014-07-31 23:01:13

Rose State College is offering English as a Second Language (ESL) workshops beginning in the fall semester, including tutoring for both students and members of the community. The classes are offered as a community service at no cost to the student. http://www.rose.edu/esl Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fall sessions for Rose State College's English As a Second Language workshop at its campus in Oklahoma City begin Monday, August 25th. The goal is to help students at Rose who...

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...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.