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Oct 08, 2012, 16:26 ET

Dust Bowl No More: How Oklahoma is Singing a Different Tune after this Recession, Compared to the Last

 While national data continues to showcase a flat economy, Oklahoma remains one of the nation's bright spots with news that it marked the...

Jul 09, 2012, 13:33 ET

Oklahoma Economic Developers Use Business Climate Survey Data to Tackle Workforce Issues

Oklahoma business owners and executives who responded to the business climate survey conducted by the Governor's Office, the...

Apr 22, 2005, 01:00 ET

'Oklahoma Loves GM' Governor Brad Henry and State Officials Rally Statewide Support for General Motors Oklahoma City Assembly Plant

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Governor Brad Henry held a rally at the State Capitol in show of support for the General Motors...

May 14, 2002, 01:00 ET

Country Music Hall Of Famer Dolly Parton and Gospel Music Hall Of Famer Dottie Rambo are nominated for a Dove Award for their recording "Stand By The River." (PRNewsFoto)[TC RV]

Oklahoma Department of Commerce Announces Closing Date for Nomination of New 'Oklahoma Stars'

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oklahoma Department of Commerce announced today that nominations for the next group of "Oklahoma Stars"...

Oct 01, 2001, 01:00 ET

Oklahoma Passes Right to Work; Landmark Decision Solidifies Pro-Business Attitude

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "Oklahoma is open for business," said Governor Frank Keating upon passage of State Question 695....

Dec 19, 2000, 00:00 ET

Oklahoma Lands Fortune 500 Fiber Optics Plant

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Corning Inc., the world's largest producer of optical fiber, announced that it plans to build a major,...

Dec 15, 2000, 00:00 ET

QuadGraphics Expands to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce: The world's largest...

Nov 22, 1999, 00:00 ET

New Pharmaceutical Facility to Bring Innovative Drug Delivery Technologies to Market

NORMAN, Okla., Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready for drugs produced with strange sounding new technologies in your local pharmacy. Perhaps...

Aug 18, 1999, 01:00 ET

Digital Image Processing Pinpoints Circuit Board Problems, Expected to Save Manufacturer Time and Money

STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When Oklahoma State University master's degree candidate Darren Tepe approached Dr. Scott Acton of...

Jun 22, 1999, 01:00 ET

Sensor-Based Optical Technology Will Transform Farming

STILLWATER, Okla., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Technological innovation is transforming the way we live, the way we work -- even the way we raise...

Mar 19, 1999, 00:00 ET

Oklahoma Researchers Look at Nanometer Size Structural Changes in Substrates

STILLWATER, Okla., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- How many ways can you look at the structure of the material in a semiconductor or substrate?...

Mar 18, 1999, 00:00 ET

Semiconductor Research Points to Defense, Possible Industrial Applications

STILLWATER, Okla., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The problem starts when flight path or scene tracking pictures from American satellites are fed into...

Mar 02, 1999, 00:00 ET

Engineering Degree of the Future Incubating in Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "The University of Oklahoma is the first in the nation to develop and transmit interactive multimedia...

Feb 23, 1999, 00:00 ET

New Insulin Supply Answers Are Focus of Oklahoma Research

STILLWATER, Okla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The fact is, you cannot live without a ready and nearly complete supply of insulin producing beta...

Dec 14, 1998, 00:00 ET

Ceramic Bearing Demands Point to Magnetic Answers

STILLWATER, De. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The often-quoted movie phrase "build it and they will come" (from "Field of Dreams") doesn't always apply in...

Nov 23, 1998, 00:00 ET

Chip Yield Research in Oklahoma Could Greatly Increase Fab Profits

NORMAN, Okla., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While working on the team at IBM that developed the world's first one megabit DRAM microchip, Dr. Patrick...

Nov 03, 1998, 00:00 ET

Silicon Frontier Microprocessor Research Moves at 'Light Speed'; Optoelectronics Focus of Oklahoma State University Study

STILLWATER, Okla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The speed of light dwarfs that of even the fastest of today's microprocessors, the specialized...

Nov 03, 1998, 00:00 ET

Silicon Frontier Microprocessor Research Moves at 'Light Speed'

STILLWATER, Okla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The speed of light dwarfs that of even the fastest of today's microprocessors, the specialized...

Jul 07, 1998, 01:00 ET

Give Me Land, Lots of Land Under Starry Skies Above

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 7, /PRNewswire/ -- When Gene Autry, movie actor/songwriter/singer recorded the classic hit "Don't Fence Me In" some 60...

Jun 23, 1998, 01:00 ET

The Oklahoma High-Tech Education Alliance Readies Workforce for Future Development

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Education. Higher Education. Vocational-Technical Education. In many states, these important assets...

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