Latest The Oklahoman Stories
By Jim Stafford, The Oklahoman Jul. 1--The second quarter stock performance of Tulsa-based Syntroleum Corp. might best be compared with a small speedboat that can reverse direction quickly.
By Jim Stafford, The Oklahoman Jul. 1--The obituary for Windows XP was written more than a year ago, but Microsoft Corp. showed some mercy on millions of users and computer sellers by delaying the euthanizing of the computer operating system until Monday.
By Wendy K. Kleinman, The Oklahoman Jun. 30--More than 1,000 middle and high school students in Oklahoma take classes online, with some earning their diplomas solely through virtual schoolwork.
By James S. Tyree, The Oklahoman Jun. 28--NORMAN -- Decontaminating a civilian population to thwart a public health calamity is not as easy as it may sound. It's a lesson that Norman Regional Hospital employees learned this week during a training exercise.
By Jack Money, The Oklahoman Jun. 27--Quest Resource Corp. is stepping into the Appalachia natural gas field in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Company officials call the move significant for several reasons.
By Jack Money, The Oklahoman Jun. 27--Cheaper power. This drives the rationale behind plans by Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co., the Oklahoma Municipal and Grand River Dam Authorities to buy the Redbud Energy's power plant, just outside Luther. The plant owner -- Kelson Energy Inc.
By Debbie Blossom, The Oklahoman Jun. 27--A longtime local manufacturer that for decades focused on making replacement refrigeration compressor parts has expanded its southeast Oklahoma City plant to include production of custom-made products. A 40,000-square-foot addition to the CMP Corp.
By John David Sutter, The Oklahoman Jun. 27--An emergency cleanup continues in Osage County after more than 10,000 gallons of oil spilled into a tributary of Skiatook Lake earlier this month.
By Debbie Blossom, The Oklahoman Jun. 26--Concerns that Oklahoma could face the same shortage of skilled emergency medical services personnel seen in other parts of the country have prompted the state's largest emergency medical services employer to boost its pay and benefits.
By Jack Money, The Oklahoman Jun. 26--TULSA -- Favorable prices for commodities prompted The Williams Cos. on Wednesday to announced it increased its profit and per-share earnings guidance for 2008 and 2009, the company said.
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