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With Sebastian Vettel ascending the top of the podium in his red Ferrari race suit, the new regulations for Formula One cars seemingly needed only one Grand Prix to produce …
The Orphan Drug Act is being investigated for abuses (Credit: AP) Acting on a request from three influential U. S. senators, the government’s accountability arm confirmed that it will investigate potential abuses of the Orphan Drug Act. The Government Accountability Office still must determine the full scope of what it will look into and the methodology to be used.
By Diana Baldwin Staff Writer email@example.comEDMOND — Voters in Edmond will go to the polls April 4 to decide the fate of a city council decision to rezone property just north of 15th Street and Bryant Avenue allowing for upscale shopping and up to 325 residential units. The citywide election is a result of referendum petitions circulated by opponents of construction of the Shops at Spring Creek lifestyle center, including housing located on a multistory building with underground parking. The proposal features about 50 new retailers, a boutique theater and a specialty grocery store. Developer Poag Shopping Centers of Memphis, Tennessee, has a contract to buy Spring Creek Plaza and wants to acquire the 26 acres to the north as well to create a lifestyle center. City council members on Nov.
By Randy Ellis Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Oklahoma lawmakers are scrambling to determine whether a bill passed by the state Senate with the intent of limiting exposure of doctors to medical malpractice lawsuits could have the opposite result for many. Senate Bill 762 was written to help physicians, Senate author Anthony Sykes, R-Oklahoma City, told his colleagues Tuesday during floor discussions of the bill. "I think what happened was there were two versions of the bill
By William Crum Staff Writer email@example.comThe designer of the MAPS 3 downtown park says it will change Oklahoma City. Mary Margaret Jones is a landscape architect and president/senior principal of Hargreaves Associates of New York and San Francisco. Hargreaves has the contract to design the park and oversee construction.
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Illinois Sen. Heather Steans, D-Chicago, speaks at the State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Illinois state lawmakers are considering a proposal that could make Illinois the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationally to legalize recreational pot. Sen. Steans and Rep.