Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
Does Obama need Romney’s ‘binders full of women’? (Opinion) It really has been amazing to watch Obama's media cover for the lack of diversity in his cabinet picks. There is a lot made about the president's latest picks in the cabinet. Jack Lew, Senator Hagel, Senator Kerry in key positions here...Something... 01/13/2013 - 5:02 am | View Link
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Shows He’s Exactly Who We Thought He Was In Romney’s own words he believes that these tax credits create a culture ... the massive fee increases that Romney imposed on people to keep taxes lower. It is amazing how far the Republican Party has moved to the rightwing fringe in just four years. 09/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
In our opinion: Stop misrepresenting positions to score cheap political points "It's amazing!" Last month, MSNBC drew fire from critics for broadcasting a clip from one of Mitt Romney's stump speeches in an attempt to make him look out of touch with the average voter. In the segment that aired, Romney described the remarkable ... 07/20/2012 - 6:58 pm | View Link
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TOKYO -- President Obama met Thursday with three relatives of Japanese citizens who were abducted by North Korea, a White House official confirmed, a move that underscored growing international concern over how to handle that regime’s human rights abuses. Read full article >>
Reverse parking debate
The first bike lane is considered part of the city’s pilot project and happened to involve four parking spaces outside the optometrist’s medical building across from the University of Central Oklahoma campus.
City officials said reverse angle, or back-in-head-out-on-street parking, is the standard parking configuration when bike lanes are adjacent to on-street parking.
April 25, 1914
Ben Levin, of the Enterprise Dry Cleaning Works, has started the erection of a fireproof building at the corner of Highland Avenue and Carey Street, which he will use for his dry cleaning work.