Economic Summit to feature Secretary of Commerce
The Norman Economic Development Coalition will host its 2014 Economic Summit Thursday at the Embassy Suites in Norman featuring keynote speaker Secretary of Commerce Larry Parman. In addition to Parman, several local leaders will speak at ...
Sanctions on Russia could backfire
WASHINGTON — Underlying the talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could, in the words of the Kremlin, ...
Most deadly fraternity scraps initiation for new members
BOSTON — Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the largest U.S. fraternities and the deadliest, said Friday it will ban the initiation of recruits, citing the toll that hazing has taken on its newest members....
Bigger pig pens create challenges for farmers
FAIR OAKS, Ind. — Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her ...
Mom drives minivan, kids into surf
ORLANDO, Fla. — A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was “trying to take them to a better place” as she drove her minivan into the surf, ...
Trips on a Tank Full campaign to kick off Monday in Purcell, offer spring break deals
Frontier Country Marketing Association will debut its popular Trips on a Tank Full coupon brochure in time for spring break. The free brochure offers special discounts to tourist attractions around the 12 central counties of Oklahoma, ...
Norman to host goat workshop
Meat and dairy goats make up a growing livestock market in Cleveland County and across the U.S. Oklahoma is currently the nation’s fourth-largest meat goat producer, with around 91,000 animals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
Fat Tuesday party big hit at Mel’s Kloset
Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday is a time of revelry, rich food and an excess of celebration. In honor of 10 years in business, Mel’s Kloset, 2109 W. Main St., offered shoppers a way to celebrate the off-beat holiday in style. With the shop’s ...
Group accepting nominations
The Norman Chamber recognizes and honors women leaders who inspire other woman to achieve their full potential. The Women’s Leadership Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional ...
Batten down the hatches with encryption, Part 1
I had the pleasure of visiting merry old London once, attending the InfoSecurity Europe Conference. About 12,000 people from across the globe showed up for the three-day affair and, as you might suspect, the overall concern of those at ...
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