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  • Moore city officials to hold meeting Monday to discuss possible Target store MOORE -- The Moore Economic Development Authority will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. Monday in council chambers at Moore City Hall, 301 N. Broadway Ave., to vote on a sales tax rebate to Target.

    Target would like to purchase land on SW 19th Street west of Fritts Boulevard to build a 135,000-square-foot retail store but will not pay the asking price of Terry Fritts, owner of the land.

    February 6, 2010

  • Person 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.

    February 6, 2010

  • People in business The Noble Chamber of Commerce recently named Cindy Werthmann of Purcell its 2009 Volunteer of the Year.

    Werthmann is the operations manager of McClain Bank's Noble Branch. Werthmann joined McClain Bank in 2006 as a teller and has worked in several different departments, including customer service, at the bank's main location.

    February 6, 2010

  • Misal Indian Bistro celebrates 3 decades in Norman Nasir Ghouri's mom came to the conclusion that her son was having a bit too much fun away at college.

    "In 1978 I was at the University of Wisconsin-Madison enjoying the town and student life," Ghouri said.

    February 6, 2010

  • Little-guy Olympic sponsors score Vancouver talent NEW YORK -- The names Cary Silverman, Todd Greene and Gabe Herrick may not come up much during the Vancouver Olympics, but they're players nonetheless.

    All are little-guy sponsors of U.S. athletes who hung in with training help and endorsement deals when many corporate giants pulled back during the economic meltdown.

    February 6, 2010

  • Be your own James Bond No parent really wants to spy on their children. We simply wish that they would be up front with us, tell us what's going on in their lives, and allow us to help them. However, sometimes that is not the case, and we must use other means to keep up with what our kids are really doing.

    February 6, 2010

  • County real estate Lot 10, Block 6, Prairie Creek, $126,500. Buyer, Megan Mitchell. Seller, Christopher and Tomi Bottoms.

    Lot 10, Block 3, Ramblin Oaks, $111,200. Buyer, Jarred and Jaci Turner. Seller, David and Kathy Gubitz.

    February 6, 2010

  • Meltdown no more? Records fall as art sales surge LONDON -- It only took eight minutes for a wiry sculpture of a striding man to make history.

    After a brief but intense bidding war involving at least 10 prospective buyers, Alberto Giacometti's "Walking Man I" sold at Sotheby's in London for just over $104.

    February 6, 2010

  • Shatterproof pint glass the toast of the town LONDON -- Soon Britons will be able to get smashed at the pub while their pint glasses won't.

    The shatterproof pint glass was proudly unveiled by the government Thursday. Officials swore the country would save billions in health care costs by coming up with a glass that doesn't double as a lethal weapon.

    February 6, 2010

  • Retailers post January gains as luxury rebounds NEW YORK -- Stores received a pleasant surprise in January as shoppers bought a little more clothing at mall stores, delivering solid gains for many retailers and providing more hope that a spending recovery that started late last year is being sustained.

    February 6, 2010