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OKG Newsletter


Topic: business

Building a Legacy

Norman’s Legacy Park is slated to be one entertaining ‘gathering place.’


News

Carol Cole-Frowe
Construction on Norman’s long-awaited Legacy Park is slated to begin in about two months in the heart of the University North Park Town Center on the city’s northwest side.
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Hot or not


CFN

Gazette staff
The past year was an interesting one for Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon, and 2013 is shaping up to be an interesting one for his former partner, current SandRidge Energy CEO Tom Ward.
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

McClendon announces retirement from Chesapeake

The energy company's founder and CEO will step down April 1.


News

Clifton Adcock
Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon announced that he will be retiring from the company, effective April 1.
 
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The shy, retiring type?

After a rocky year, Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon retires from the energy giant he co-founded, prompting questions about his — and the company’s — future.


News

Clifton Adcock
After 24 years at the helm of Oklahoma City natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy, CEO Aubrey McClendon announced Jan. 29 that he was retiring from the post effective April 1.
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Puppy love

A metro company is dogged about making organic doggie biscuits.


Features

Rachael Cervenka
A local business is striving to alter the way dog owners view their canine’s health by introducing organic doggie treats that are as nutritious as they are tasty.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Trashed

Businesses navigate a new landscape in which social media may play a make-or-break role.


News

Dean Anderson
It’s the 21st-century equivalent of picket lines, letter-writing campaigns and a full-page ad in The New York Times. But the power of social media, as wielded by an ordinary citizen with a cell phone, can have a greater coordinated impact than all of them put together.
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Tom nixed


CFN

Gazette staff
In the latest round of CEO musical chairs, Tom Ward last week received the boot from SandRidge Energy, the company he founded in 2006. It happened the same week Men’s Wearhouse fired its founder and pitchman, George Zimmer, the man who guaranteed us we were going to like the way we looked in his suits.
 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The facts about a convention center hotel


Commentary

Roy Williams
Ed Shadid’s commentary in the June 26 Oklahoma Gazette (“Unfortunately, it’s all too conventional) was incredibly disappointing. I expected more from an announced Oklahoma City mayoral candidate running on a platform of “honesty and transparency.”
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Time for middle-out economics


Commentary

Gene Perry
In 2006, Gov. Brad Henry signed a tax cut that, in some ways, mirrored the cut approved this year under Gov. Mary Fallin. The top income tax rate was ratcheted down over several years, with a final reduction depending on a revenue trigger.
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
 
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