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Owner of The Journal Record files for bankruptcy

In a statement, the company said the filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court would allow it to continue to honor obligations to its employees, customers and vendors. As a part of the bankruptcy filing, the company’s founder and CEO, James P. Dolan and COO Scott Pollei have resigned. The Journal Record President and Publisher Mary Mélon’s only comment

New look

His work experience is mainly in “labor work, construction, roofing and painting.” He is a high school graduate who has a lifelong love of writing and of films. Powell recently published one of his stories, “Sasquatch,” online through bookcountry.com. Like any writer, certain works inspire him. “The writer I’m probably most influenced by is Stephen

Word on the street

Marco Powell is a Curbside Chronicle vendor. Credit: Shannon Cornman It was an idea that Whitley O’Connor, executive director of The Curbside Chronicle and a self-proclaimed “social entrepreneur,” has seen benefit the destitute of many cities throughout the U.S. “It’s not a new idea, but we’ve put a new spin on it,” he said. O’Connor

In _____ we trust

Illustration: Brad Gregg What Oklahoman readers didn’t see was a full-page counter-ad released by Freedom From Religion Foundation, a nonprofit committed to preserving the separation of church and state. While Hobby Lobby’s “In God We Trust” ad included quotes from presidents, founding fathers, Supreme Court rulings and even “foreigners” (their words), FFRF’s “In Reason We

Skirting the law?

Credit: Brad Gregg The allegations arose when Zeke Campfield, state Capitol reporter for the Oklahoma City daily, turned up at the Moore High School graduation at the Cox Convention Center. Several witnesses said they saw Campfield repeatedly bumping into girls between the ages of 13 and 21 — despite the area not being crowded —

Shame on The Oklahoman

Leave it to the blathering puppet of billionaires to confuse a protest against the wealth and job-destroying bank robbers of Wall Street with the wealth and job-creating genius Steve Jobs. People should be mad. Thanks to The Man on Wall Street, this country lost $17.5 trillion in wealth from 2008-9, more than the bottom 90

Shame on The Oklahoman

Leave it to the blathering puppet of billionaires to confuse a protest against the wealth and job-destroying bank robbers of Wall Street with the wealth and job-creating genius Steve Jobs. People should be mad. Thanks to The Man on Wall Street, this country lost $17.5 trillion in wealth from 2008-9, more than the bottom 90

Oklahoman hospitality

In the late ’90s, CJR bestowed the paper the title “Worst Newspaper in America,” and Oklahoman columnists have also taken CJR to task. Now CJR is criticizing The Oke’s profile of its soon-to-be new owner, Colorado billionaire Philip Anschutz, who is acquiring all of OPUBCO this month. In a Sept. 27 piece titled “How not

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