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Review: Apple's iPad not just a bigger iPod Touch
SAN FRANCISCO -- After just an hour with an iPad, I came away with a preliminary verdict: Despite some flaws, this is one slick device.
Steve Jobs intrigued me in his slow, showman-like presentation Wednesday when he said the $499-and-up iPad is "so much more intimate than a laptop and so much more capable than a smart phone.
People in business
Allyson Crank has been named employee of the month at First State Bank's Noble location.
Crank, loan operations assistant/loan teller since June 2008, joined the bank's staff in 2007. A Noble High School graduate, she studied mathematics while attending the University of Oklahoma.
Norman lawyer goes to the doghouse with beef jerky
Norman lawyer and small business owner Dave Stockwell has been making private label beef jerky for years.
He started off in his garage, but his passion for smoking and curing round steak has led to the occupation of a commercial facility in the Oklahoma City metro area.
- Moore passes $2M tax rebate for Target The City of Moore's Economic Development Authority voted unanimously Monday evening to approve a sales tax rebate to Target Corporation, who wants to build a 135,000-square-foot retail store on SW 19th Street west of Fritts Boulevard in Moore.
Me? An idiot? Finance titles to raise your IQ
Once you get past the hesitancy of buying a book written for dummies or idiots, you can get some very practical information out of the titles in these series.
Penguin Publishers, provider of The Complete Idiot's Guide series, has dozens of business and personal finance titles.
- Claim your e-mail privacy Have you ever read a message on a postcard that was not addressed to you? It was right there, in the open, so, how could it have been avoided? Maybe, at least once in your life, you've held an envelope up to the light, hoping to read its contents.
County real estate
Real estate sales of $100,000 and above, as recorded by the office of Cleveland County Clerk, Tammy Howard.
Lot 7, Block 5, Briarwood Creek, $165,000. Buyer, Jason and Lorie Wenger. Seller, Scott and Dawn Hubbard.
- Chamber of Commerce, Norman NEXT to co-host candidate forum Feb. 24 The Norman Chamber of Commerce Get Out The Vote Committee and Norman NEXT, Norman's young professionals organization, have announced plans to co-host a candidate forum for the mayoral and city council candidates.
- People in business Michael Mohr, owner of Mohr Construction LLC, has completed the required EPA certified training class in the Renovation, Repair and Painting rules that go into effect April, 2010, dealing with lead base paint removal and handling in buildings built prior to 1978.
People in business
DeBee Gilchrist recently announced that Blaine M. Peterson, Norman, has been named a shareholder of the firm.
Peterson's practice encompasses a broad range of business matters, including tax planning and controversies, comprehensive estate planning and business valuation.
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