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Three members vote for Chamber's new home


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Ben Fenwick
Plans for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce's new home have been officially approved, but not by many. Oklahoma City's Downtown Design Review Committee last week approved the silvery, foo...
 
Thursday, September 25, 2008

Oklahoma Rising?: Part four, Oil dependence


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Ben Fenwick
State pride swelled and the nation took notice as Oklahoma celebrated its first 100 years in 2007. After sweeping up the confetti, our state embarks on a new century invigorated with promise and hope....
 
Thursday, September 25, 2008

Design Committee approves Chamber building, with strings


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma City's Downtown Design Review Committee with fewer than half of the members voting, approved the proposal for a new Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce building at E.K. Gaylord and Four...
 
Friday, September 19, 2008

City officials say Chamber building debate is traffic vs. pedestrians


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Ben Fenwick
On June 4, 2007, URS Corporation out of Denver drafted a study on realigning E.K. Gaylord near N.W. Fourth in downtown Oklahoma City, where it curves across the grid and connects with Broadway Avenue....
 
Thursday, September 18, 2008

Officials remove some decision makers from Chamber building approval process


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Ben Fenwick
Anthony McDermid, an architect on an important city committee, knew that when the new design for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce building was to come before him, there would be matters t...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Oklahoma Rising?: Part one, Walkability


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Ben Fenwick
State pride swelled and the nation took notice as Oklahoma celebrated its first 100 years in 2007. After sweeping up the confetti, our state embarks on a new century invigorated with promise and hope....
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Oklahoma researchers discover why Westerners are uneasy with robots


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Ben Fenwick
Somewhere now on the windswept reaches along the Korean Demilitarized Zone, a soldier may be taking a position that might mean life or death for anyone approaching. The soldier is steely-eyed and abl...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Devon architect calls building a setting for jewel of Oklahoma's sky


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Ben Fenwick
Attendees to the unusual Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority meeting Aug. 20 were ushered into the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library's fourth-floor auditorium. On stage, a large projection screen ...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Devon Energy plans 21st tallest building in the U.S. for OKC


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Ben Fenwick
The founder and CEO of Devon Energy Corp., Larry Nichols, announced today the company plans to build a 925-foot, 54-story skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City, to house its expanding employee base and...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Oklahoma City man arrested in China for pro-Tibet protest


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Ben Fenwick
A pro-Tibet activist group is reporting that an Oklahoman was arrested in China and deported for unfurling a large protest banner at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, according to a release.Accordi...
 
Saturday, August 16, 2008

Edmondson considering 2010 run for governor


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Ben Fenwick
With his lawsuit against several poultry companies over pollution in the Illinois River system nearing an end, Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson said he is considering a run for the office of g...
 
Friday, August 15, 2008

City, state officials beseech federal board to eliminate rail lines


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Ben Fenwick
In a state that has seen a steady decline in manufacturing companies, Boardman Inc. still resides in Oklahoma City " but for how long? Founded in 1910, the company makes industrial equipment in the s...
 
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Representative wants bankruptcy closed


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Ben Fenwick
State Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, asked a judge recently not to reopen his 2005 federal bankruptcy case, only hours after telling Oklahoma Gazette that he didn't object to the case being reopened. ...
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Wind-power customers enjoy price break


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Ben Fenwick
For electricity customers in Oklahoma City and Edmond looking for a break in prices, the answer is blowing in the wind. Charlie Burgett, the director of Edmond Electric, said the utility wasn't neces...
 
Thursday, August 7, 2008

Metro residents take it to the streets on bicycles


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Ben Fenwick
In 1993, as Police Sgt. Rick Pierce pedaled his bicycle to the station downtown, two men in a car committed a felony. They threw something at him " for fun, Pierce reckons. But one could call it assa...
 
Thursday, July 31, 2008
 
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