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Technology - 10.29.2013

Apple picks

With introduction of two iPhone models, consumers have choices in color, price and features

Apple introduced two new versions of its popular iPhone in September as customers hankering to upgrade, and even those new to the phone, had, for the first time, the option of the latest and greatest and also the recently latest and greatest in slightly different packaging. Read more
 
Development - 10.29.2013

Suite spot

Embassy Suites Hotel under construction at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center will bring 194 rooms to the area

Getting a good night’s sleep Downtown has increasingly become easier with an abundance of hotels that either have opened or are under construction. Just east of the Downtown boundaries, at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, an Embassy Suites is being constructed that will serve that area and the state Capitol and likely will draw some guests looking for close proximity to Downtown, says Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau President Michael Carrier.  Read more
 
Energy - 10.21.2013

Love's opens new office building

Love's Travel Stops opened a new office building at the site of its corporate headquarters in The Village. The 67,500-square-foot building is at N. Pennsylvania Avenue and Hefner Road with space for 400 employees. Read more
 
Education - 10.11.2013

OCU selects contractor for law school building

Oklahoma City University officials have selected a commercial contractor to renovate the old Central High School building that will house its law school. The winning firm has existing ties to the 100-year-old building at 800 N. Harvey. Read more
 
Real Estate - 09.27.2013

Tower Talk

Developer Rainey Williams plans to build an office tower Downtown on the site of Stage Center

When Rainey Williams looks at the Oklahoma City skyline, he sees something others don’t. Within the next few years, however, he says everyone will see his vision: an office tower of at least 20 stories on the site of Stage Center, across the street from the Myriad Botanical Gardens and the Devon Energy Center. Read more
 
Nonprofits - 09.19.2013

Six OKC charities receive top fiscal accolades

Charity Navigator, an independent nonprofit organization that tracks the financial accountability of charities, gave its highest rating to six Oklahoma City groups. Read more
 
Entrepreneurship - 09.18.2013

Forbes releases billionaires list for 2013

Harold Hamm is the richest person in Oklahoma and the 33rd wealthiest in the United States, according to Forbes magazine's 400 Richest Americans list for 2013. Read more
 
Health Care - 09.12.2013

Feds approve extension of Oklahoma healthcare option

Gov. Mary Fallin said a state-sponsored health insurance plan for the poor, funded by Oklahoma's tobacco tax and federal dollars, will be extended for one year. Read more
 
Energy - 08.30.2013

S&P upgrades Continental Resources

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services upgraded it's long-term corporate credit rating for Continental Resources. The ratings are mixed for other Oklahoma City energy companies. Read more
 
Development - 08.26.2013

Lariat land

Thousand acres on Will Rogers World Airport’s east side set for aviation and mixed-use projects

Plans for development on the east side of Will Rogers World Airport are taking flight.
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Have you met? - 08.26.2013

Have you met? Alex Eppler

Alex Eppler

Model

Science teacher, Academy of Classical Christian Education

Office manager, Brink Model Management

Some people work in banks. Others dig ditches. But some have unique jobs that cater to their particular skills and interests. took her good looks and her scientific brain and found positions to foster both. She might be on the runway, modeling the latest fashions one day, and be in a classroom the next, teaching young minds about biology, chemistry and physics.

So, have you met Alex Eppler?


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Transportation - 08.20.2013

Nonstop air service to Orlando set to begin in November

Allegiant Air plans to add nonstop flights between Oklahoma City and Orlando, Fla., beginning Nov. 14. The twice-weekly flight will bring the no-frills airline back to the local market after it exited in 2006 to focus on other areas. It also will offer the only nonstop service between the two cities.  Read more
 
Development - 08.16.2013

Hotel set for OU Health Sciences Center

It's been a long time coming, but construction is set to begin on an Embassy Suites Hotel at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Read more
 
Retail - 07.31.2013

Myriad Gardens to house two restaurants

Two restaurants are set to open at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in Downtown Oklahoma City. The restaurant spaces were part of a renovation to the gardens, but have sat empty as the Myriad Gardens Foundation searched for the right fit. Read more
 
Development - 07.26.2013

Stage Center site set for new office tower

One Downtown Oklahoma City mystery is solved. After months of speculation as to the future of the Stage Center site, Kestrel Investments Inc. plans to buy the property and construct a high-rise office and retail building.  Read more
 
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