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Treasurer Randy McDaniel reports: New Record High for Gross Receipts

Staff Report     OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury reached a record high in April and demonstrate the Oklahoma economy has continued to expand, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week. Reports on total state revenue collections in April and over the past 12 months show growth of more than 12 percent, […]

Santa Fe Family Life Center announced as home of Trae Young Basketball

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – University of Oklahoma standout turned NBA player Trae Young announced recently that the Santa Fe Family Life Center (SFFLC) will serve as the Official Home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Under the terms of the partnership, Young will offer two basketball camps per year and one basketball tournament per […]

Letter to the Editor: Don’t be afraid of a word: Socialism

Updated: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019: Editor’s Note: At the request of the man who submitted this letter, this story has been changed to give credit to journalist Bill Moyers, who some years ago wrote the words with which the letter begins. To The Editor: “Social democracy is 100-percent American. We may be latecomers to recognizing […]

A puppy named Penny and a passion for maps creates a business opportunity

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A chocolate Labrador Retriever named Penney and a passion for old maps led Oklahoman Mike Howard to an unexpected business opportunity. After collecting vintage maps for many years, Howard began copying them and displaying them at work and in his home. Before long, friends and […]

An editor’s notebook: The Wall Street Journal’s defense of freedom (and S.Q. 793) … and an artist at work, for artists

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City, OK – From an editor’s notebook, a stirring defense of competition in provision of medical services has come forth from the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal. And, a homegrown event to raise money for arts and educators is planned at a gallery business in Oklahoma City’s historic Paseo […]

Commercial Real Estate Summit set for September 20 at Cox Convention Center

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Central Oklahoma Commercial Association of REALTORS® is hosting the 2018 Commercial Real Estate Summit® on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. A variety of educational tracks will be offered focused on Tax/Legal, […]

Arbitration and mediation in construction related disputes

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A To Z Inspections   I traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico, the first part of August to enhance my construction-related credentials through training with Construction Dispute Resolution Services (CDRS). Owned by Peter Merrill, a member of the National Home Builders Association board of directors for many years, CDRS is […]

From Dr. Naheed Ahmad: Letter to Joel Robison, E.D., Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians

August 2018 My name is Dr. Naheed Ahmad and I am President of Energeyes, a nonprofit association representing optometrists who choose to practice in a corporate-affiliated environment. On behalf of our organization and the doctors we represent nationwide, we reach out to express our disappointment that your organization has chosen to attack fellow doctors within […]

Rooted Barber + Shop grand opening to benefit Homeless Alliance Day Shelter

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Monday, August 6, a new Oklahoma City business will host a grand opening event with a cause: Located at 3515 N. Classen Boulevard, Rooted Barber + Shop will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales to the Homeless Alliance Day Shelter Program. Walk-ins are […]

A home inspector equals a commercial property inspector? Think again

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D., A To Z Construction The basics are there, but you wouldn’t build a skyscraper on a house foundation. Sure, a few very small commercial jobs are basically home inspections. The condo office complex would be an example. As size and complexity change, home inspection training isn’t sufficient to do the […]

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