Pope continues to afflict comfortable
For all his humble charm, Pope Francis has been getting under the thin skin of some rich members of his flock....
States confirm water pollution
PITTSBURGH — In at least four states that have nurtured the nation’s energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them, according to ...
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More U.S. oil production
A challenge from Presidents Reagan to Obama has been to reduce the U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Over-reliance on imports makes us more susceptible to those regular foreign crises that tend to send prices spiraling upward....
Church’s annual pumpkin patch awaits shoppers
It’s a familiar sight each year in October for motorists driving along Boulevard — the Southern Hills Christian Church Pumpkin Parish.
Whatever the size pumpkin you want for your Jack-O-Lantern — small, medium, large or extra large — they are available. And the proceeds from the sales benefit a number of worthy local causes.
Ninety percent of the sales are divided equally among Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, the Central Christian Camp and Conference Center and Southern Hills’ children and youth, said Amzi Gregory, Pumpkin Parish coordinator and treasurer during its 16-year history.
Shutdown sends ripples through Sulphur economy
As the owner of the Arbuckle RV Resort, Dick Duhn relies heavily on two tourist attractions: the Chickasaw Cultural Center and the Lake of the Arbuckles.
When one of those attractions closes, Duhn’s business is bound to suffer.
Chesapeake lays off 640 workers in Oklahoma City
Chesapeake spokesman Brent Gooden said the company still employs 3,500 people at its corporate headquarters and 6,000 across Oklahoma. Chesapeake still employs a total of about 11,000 people despite having about 1,200 leave the company since the start of 2013.
Cheer up, Grumpy Cat: You have an endorsement deal
Feline's famous frown still won't turn upside down as new Friskies spokescat.
Norman entrepreneurs present their design to committee in Washington
The Hitachi Foundation announced local entrepreneurs Kaben and Shelby Smallwood as national finalists for the 2013 Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program for their business Symbiotic Aquaponic.
Interest in beekeeping declining
Some people just don’t want to deal with the business end of a bee. ~ Northwest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association President Jimmy Schobert
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