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Boeing to make $76 million upgrade at Tinker

Photo by Mark Hancock The upgrade will be for the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 bombers, enabling air crews to send and receive information via satellite links. It will allow crews to change mission plans in-flight, and retarget weapons. The upgrade also will allow aircraft and ground forces to interact better. “We are bringing this amazing

Orchestrating the chamber

They’re providing owners of small- and medium-sized companies with training and education they otherwise couldn’t afford. In some cases, chamber officials host leadership seminars for the next generation of community and civic activists. In addition, chamber executives lobby lawmakers at city, state and federal levels so pro-business reforms can be implemented. Roy Williams, president and

Oklahoma City women business owners report growth in 2012

That’s good news for small business owners and good news for Oklahoma. With national reports projecting the economy to pick up in 2012 and Boeing’s announcement they will be sending jobs to Oklahoma, there are a number of reasons for Oklahoma to be optimistic in the new year. “We are excited to see women growing

Run (this) way

In Oklahoma, the big sky is big business. The aerospace industry, one of the cornerstones of the state’s economy, is responsible for approximately 143,000 jobs with a $5 billion annual payroll. Comprising 10% of the state’s economy, it contributes $12 billion in industrial output. Yet, the industry is facing a scarcity in engineers and workers