• Death row inmate convicted of killing daughter denied clemency

    BY GRAHAAM LEE BREWER Staff Writer gbrewer@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Benjamin Robert Cole, who was convicted of the 2002 murder of his 9-month-old daughter, was denied clemency by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board on Thursday by a vote of 3 to 2.

  • Tulsa's Midstates Petroleum receives delisting warning

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Midstates' market cap and shareholder equity fail to meet minimum standards for New York Stock Exchange.

  • Main Street Arcade's renovation gets underway as area transformation begins to pick up speed in Oklahoma City.

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    The renovation of the Main Street Arcade has begun as work continues at the 21c Museum Hotel and apartments in the area west of downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 20

    Published: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 20, 2015

  • Nasdaq will remove Oklahoma energy company PostRock from stock exchange in September

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Nasdaq requires companies to maintain a minimum of $10 million in stockholders' equity, which is defined as total assets minus total liabilities. Low oil prices have cut the credit limit to about $10.4 million less than Oklahoma-based PostRock had already borrowed.

  • Window shopping business briefs for Aug. 20

    Published: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Window shopping business briefs for Aug. 20, 2015

  • Fast food finds sweet spot in Oklahoma City metro area

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writer, bbailey@oklahoman.com   | Published: Thu, Aug 20, 2015

    Several fast food chains are expanding in Oklahoma City. But the question remains whether grocer Trader Joe's will join the market.

  • Tinker Air Force Base aircraft depot construction project is expected to begin in 2016

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    Construction of the first of 14 hangars for a new maintenance depot for the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus, the U.S. Air Force's next generation of refueling aircraft, is scheduled to begin in 2016 at Tinker Air Force Base.

  • More on today's protest at doomed Film Exchange building

    By Brianna Bailey | Updated: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    Here's more from Bradley Wynn on today's protest in front of the old film exchange building at SW 5th and Robinson. A hearing is planned tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. on whether to demolish the building  to make way for the new downtown MAPS 3 park.  Read my story about the building from earlier this week here.  Bradley writes:  On Wednesday, August 19, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p,m. at SW 5th and Robinson, concerned citizens of Oklahoma City will protest  final efforts to demolish the former Film Exchange building located at 523 S. Robinson, based on recommendations by the Maps 3 Citizens Advisory Board.

  • 51 percent of companies to increase digital marketing budgets this year, Oklahoma businesses follow suit

    Michaela Marx Wheatley | Updated: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    Longtime companies like OG&E shift towards digital, newcomers nearly dedicate 100 percent of marketing spend to digital.

  • Economic study claims beer creates $2.8 billion impact in Oklahoma

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY  Business Writer  bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Published: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    Beer has an annual economic impact of more than $2.8 billion in Oklahoma, an industry study by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association report.

  • Are emails the future for conducting daily business?

    Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com   | Published: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    Meetings are the bane of many workdays — so much so that a Facebook meme has made the rounds among Oklahomans.

  • Oklahoma City man wins $400,000 St. Jude Dream Home

    BY RICHARD MIZE Real Estate Editor richardmize@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    Brian Lemons of Oklahoma City is the latest lucky owner of one of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's "$100 houses" in the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. He said he was surprised and honored to be one of the hundreds of winners across the country to support the hospital in Memphis, Tenn. “They told me I won the house, and I was shocked. I didn’t know what to say,” Lemons said. “When I bought the ticket, I viewed it as a $100 donation to St. Jude.” TimberCrafts Homes built the 2,800-square-foot, four-bedroom, three-bath home in The Lakes at Traditions addition in north Oklahoma City. Its estimated value is $400,000.

  • Oklahoma business news briefs

    Published: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    Oklahoma business news in brief for Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2016.

  • Development momentum still building in northeast Oklahoma City

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    Steve Lackmeyer: The neighborhoods just east of downtown hold just as much promise, if not more, than any of the areas to the north and west because of it enjoys three major anchors — the state Capitol, the Innovation District, home to a consortium of health-sciences entities, hospitals and the OU Medical Center, and the Adventure District, home to the Oklahoma City Zoo, Remington Park and Science Museum Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma City reception will launch shoe line

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    Events are planned Thursday and Friday at Balliets in Oklahoma City in conjunction with the new Marion Parke line of shoes Balliets will carry. The line was created by Oklahoma podiatrist and designer Marion Parke.

  • Best description of Oklahoma School of Science and Math: awesome

    Published: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics in Oklahoma City has a 24-year history of being “awesome.”

  • Tenants use stairs, bring own toilet paper while working at troubled First National Center in downtown Oklahoma City

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    The First National Center's elevators have problems and no supplies have been provided for restrooms at the troubled 14-story Oklahoma City building.

  • Historian to protest Film Exchange Building demolition in Oklahoma City

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writer  bbailey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Aug 17, 2015

    Historian Bradley Wynn, who has documented the history of Oklahoma City's film exchange industry, said the building is being torn down only to make way for some shrubbery and sidewalks, according to plans presented by park designer Hargreaves Associates.

  • Bricktown has new destination for recreation

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Aug 17, 2015

    Brickopolis, at 101 S Mickey Mantle Drive in Oklahoma City, is the newest attraction to open along the Bricktown Canal and is next to the Bricktown Canal Water Taxi booth.




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