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Archive for: September, 2011

A “re-boot” that works: Rise of the Planet of the Apes


By Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher/Executive Editor “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is a well-conceived and executed “reboot” of the series of films, cartoons and graphic novels rooted in Pierre Boulle’s novel. The rich material of the book and of the original films featuring Charlton Heston and notable performers obviously still can be […]

Social Security 2011 – Still going strong after more than 75 years


By Tom Guild Mark Twain said, “Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.” Some alarmists in Congress claim that there is a “crisis” facing Social Security. They prove that Mark Twain is right many years after his death. For 75 years, Social Security has provided […]

Doak announces workers comp analyst to seek insurance rate reduction

Staff Report Insurance Commissioner John Doak announced last week that the company which manages the nation’s largest database of workers’ compensation insurance information has filed a request with the Oklahoma Insurance Department to decrease the cost of workers’ compensation insurance in Oklahoma. Doak said, in a disclosure sent to CapitolBeatOK, that the National Council on […]

Efficiency and Effectiveness of Oklahoma Higher Ed. Under Study

By Billie Rodely Contributing Writer Just how many tassels are tossed across graduating college seniors’ mortarboards is only one of the issues under the microscope of the Oklahoma Senate Education Committee. Interim Resolution SSP 23 authored by Bartlesville Republican Senator John Ford calls for “A study over the efficiency and effectiveness of higher education in […]

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