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Consumer confidence in homebuying rising


Gazette staff
Now — yes, right now! — is a great time to buy a home, said two-thirds of Americans in a new poll.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Not fit for fitness

A new health-related report should not be ignored or qualified.


Kurt Hochenauer
It’s more than just another typical report that exposes the city’s and state’s weaknesses.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

'Peake performance

Aubrey McClendon retains his Chesapeake CEO position, despite an advisory firm's recommendation.


Clifton Adcock
Chesapeake Energy Corp. leaders were able to stave off a recommendation to oust the Oklahoma City-based company’s CEO Aubrey McClendon and former U.S. Sen. Don Nickles from the board at June 10’s annual shareholder meeting.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Is CNG right for you?

Vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas gain popularity due to improvements in infrastructure, technology and economic incentives.


Brendan Hoover
According to, an informational website sponsored by CNG industry leaders and advocates, CNG powers more than 12 million vehicles on the road today, but only 110,000 in America. CNG usage in this country has increased by 3.7 percent over the last 11 years, compared with a global growth rate of 30.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

About that drought …

Recent rains are just a drop in the bucket.


Carol Cole-Frowe
The recent rains are appreciated, but it’s just a drop in a very big bucket. About 80 percent of the state, including Central Oklahoma, continues to be in a persistent, expansive, “extreme” drought.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Race and joblessness


Kate Richey
The job market in Oklahoma is considerably better than in most other states, but its employment situation remains bleak for African-Americans. The unemployment rate for black workers in Oklahoma City last year was nearly 13 percent, almost double the rate for the city’s white workers.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Quality control

Cities could bear a big bill for Lake Thunderbird pollution.


Carol Cole-Frowe
Steep penalties could face the cities of Norman, Oklahoma City and Moore if drastic reductions in stormwater pollutants going into the Lake Thunderbird watershed are not achieved.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012