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Board again

For children of the ’80s or earlier, it likely involved a board game like Wahoo, whose origins date back to the Depression era, when a 15-by-15-inch piece of scrap wood could be transformed into the strategy game played with marbles and dice. While Wahoo (also called Aggravation) went commercial with plastic and paper versions in

From board to booked

District Attorney David Prater Photo: Mark Hancock Mack Martin, an attorney for the board members, called the charges unfair. “What they did is not a crime,” he said. “That’s my opinion, and my opinion is just as important as David Prater’s.” But the D.A. contends he had no choice after he offered not to pursue

Chosen ONEs

Two dozen organizations statewide, including eight from the Oklahoma City metro, have been selected as finalists. The state’s top nonprofit — and winner of $10,000 — will be announced at the annual ceremony on April 20. Oklahoma’s nonprofit organizations make a difference in a variety of ways. Whether it be educating children, taking care of

McClendon announces retirement from Chesapeake

The announcement came in a news release issued by the company today. McClendon, 53, has serve as the company’s CEO since the company was founded in 1989, and served as chairman of the company’s board until last year, when he stepped down amid controversy involving personal loans and company management. McClendon has faced criticism from

Teachers, taxpayers told conflicting stories

Disappointed, because I know the difference a National Board Certified Teacher can make in a school and classroom. National Board Certification is believed to be one of the most studied interventions in the field of education. In the most rigorous and comprehensive study to date about National Board Certification, the nonpartisan National Research Council found

‘Peake performance

McClendon and Nickles, chairman of Chesapeake’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, had both come under fire by Institutional Shareholder Services Proxy Advisory Services, an advisory firm that recommended that shareholders not re-elect McClendon as chairman and vote to oust Nickles from the board. It is estimated McClendon has been compensated more than $152 million since

These Amazing Shadows

At the start of the documentary “These Amazing Shadows,” various film lovers talk about the magic of going to the movies, using phrases like “window to the world” and “religious experience.” But the way things go at the multiplexes these days — texters, talkers, popcornmunchers — when’s the last time you felt that sense of

Bite Size

The board of directors are: Tim Baker of The Brasserie, Tulsa; Kevin Barker of University of Oklahoma Housing Food Services, Norman; Jon Biegel of The Restaurants at Chesapeake; Robert Black of A Good Egg Dining Group; Jimmy Blacketer of Los Cabos, Jenks; Mark Blevins of City Bites; Jim Burke of Emerging Brands, Edmond; David Burns

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