Monthly Archives: April 2005

Shine on

Like any other state, Oklahoma has plenty of wildlife hampered by shrinking habitat. And of all the 247 Oklahoma Species of Greatest Conservation Need listed by the Wildlife Dept., from mountian lion to butterfly, one puny little fish is getting … Continue reading

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Okie round-up

camedwards says not to over-estimate blogs. Dan and Angi join a carnival. Cutting to the Chase looks at high end blogging. Fistful of Fortnights admits the blogosphere ain’t what it used to be. Audience of One has his D-day. Happy … Continue reading

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OK loves GM, not UAW

Even though General Motors changed their mind about laying off the second shift at their Oklahoma City Assembly plant this June, the OKC Chamber of Commerce is still keeping their ‘OK Loves GM’ campaign going. One of their efforts is … Continue reading

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How the weather is

Whether you’re an amateur weather geek like me, a regular geek, or not a geek at all, there’s bound to be something of interest in the Spring 2005 edition of the Oklahoma Climate. Included in the Spring 2005 issue: Who … Continue reading

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Being special in Altus

One of the advantages of living in a small town is the sense of fellowship. And the Altus Times helps instill that neighborly feel by honoring area residents with a “Special Photo” on the front page of its online Friday … Continue reading

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It’s all about trust

I’m anxious to see the amount of money the lottery brings in for education and how it’s used to benefit Oklahoma’s children. But guess I’d better get over that urge. Legislation that would have required state officials to publicize how … Continue reading

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Puppies, kids and oil

The Oklahoma Partisan Volume 2, Issue 11 (pdf) (See left hand column ad for login instructions. Clicking on ad takes you to the Oklahoma Partisan archives.)

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Driving taxes

Most Oklahomans agree that money needs to be allocated for repair of the state’s neglected roads and bridges. But where should the money come from? We all know it’s got to be taxes, and based on how much they spent … Continue reading

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Wanted: Dead or alive

Our rare pet bird, Woody, escaped from his cage yesterday and I need your help in locating him. He was last seen headed east at a high rate of speed. We’ve had reports of a possible sighting in this area. … Continue reading

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Kerr-McGee could use a tax break

Since the price of oil is only $54 a barrel, and the state is flush with money, legislators see the need to dish out more tax breaks to the oil industry. (NewsOK reg.req.) Of course, some folks disagree. There’s HB … Continue reading

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