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Chicken-Fried News: Testing tracks

Chicken-Fried News: Testing tracks

Amtrak recently sent an inspection train up the rails to Newton, Kansas, possibly in hopes to expand the Heartland Flyer’s service.


OKC bikeshare program gets user-friendly updates

“All these tires are gel-filled. So if you get a flat, it’s kind of like Fix a Flat that is already built into it,” Smith said.


City of Oklahoma City conferring with large hotel chain

Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts could be selected to build OKC’s convention center hotel.

Studying the cities

Roy Williams Credit: Mark Hancock Roy Williams, president and CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, spoke of insights gained from the Chamber’s visits since 2005 to five cities out of state: Charlotte, N.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; Indianapolis; Kansas City, Mo.; and Minneapolis. Williams described the cities in terms of seven areas — sports,

‘Water solution’

First, diversion of Oklahoma freshwater from its flow to the Red River would increase the salinity of the Red River, already saline from flow of the Salt Fork, near the boundary of Oklahoma with Texas. Deliberate increase of the salinity of the Red River is forbidden by the Red River Compact (RRC), to which Oklahoma,

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