Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    LIVESTOCK Tuesday's livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 4,679 Steers: Medium and Large No. 1: (weighted average): Calves: 437 lbs. $289; 472 lbs. $275.54; 527 lbs. $249.64; 571 lbs. $245.44; 633 lbs. $224.80; 689 lbs. $223.15; Yearlings: 622 lbs. $242.73; 676 lbs....

  • Effort to boost effectiveness of antibiotics receives investment

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    Synereca Pharmaceuticals develops novel compounds that show promise in enhancing the effectiveness of existing antibiotics against drug-resistant bacteria that cause hundreds of thousands of hospital-acquired infections each year.


    Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $42.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $30.25 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted July 21: COMPLETION Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration & Production LLC; Hood Trust 2312 No....

  • Q&A with Sean Reed

    Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    State offers waiver of penalties for voluntary tax compliance Q: I understand the Oklahoma Tax Commission is offering to forgive penalties and interest on taxes owed the state. A: The Legislature in late May passed HB 2236, creating the Oklahoma Voluntary Compliance Initiative. Participating...

  • World briefs

    By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer | Updated: 6 hr ago

    ASIA MALAYSIA | KUALA LUMPUR — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is still nursing a broken leg but has graduated from crutches to a cane used by generations of the Kennedy family. Kerry appeared Wednesday at meetings in Malaysia with a wooden, silver- handled cane that he said had belonged...

  • Energy slump is taking toll on other businesses, survey finds

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 6 hr ago

    A regional survey of supply managers indicates Oklahoma’s economy slowed in July for the third straight month. The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index indicated slow to no economic growth in July for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas....

  • Oklahoma briefs

    Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    Hospital network names CEO Jim Kendrick has joined 10 Oklahoma hospitals affiliated with Community Health Systems as network CEO. He has two decades of executive health care management experience, serving in leadership roles at hospitals and health care organizations in Oklahoma, Mississippi...

  • A look at climate change plan, its impact on states

    By MATT VOLZ Associated Press | Updated: 6 hr ago

    HELENA, Mont. — President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers....


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