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April NEWS 6 TRENDS Kitchen aid Baby boomers help local kitchen remodeling businesses see recordsetting profits 9 BIOTECHNOLOGY Lab to market Oklahoma is making great strides in bioscience, but more is necessary to strengthen the industry 12 COMPASS 13 LEGISLATION Burn ban Bill could allow businesses to snuff out smokers 15 DEVELOPMENT Record time Grant

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Champion Michael Smith, 66 Attorney/partner/director, Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson PC Guilty pleasure: “Anything chocolate, ice cream, peanut butter.” His advice: “Get started! Schedule exercise time just like other activities on your calendar. Treat exercise time as a priority item, not something to do if you have time left over. Get in a

Expert Q&A: Legal

What laws apply to employees who post negative comments on social-media about their employer or fellow employees? CW: The primary law at issue is the National Labor Relations Act, or NLRA, which, contrary to popular belief, applies to both union and non-union workplaces in many instances. The agency that oversees enforcement of the NLRA —


January NEWS 6 DEVELOPMENT Osler overhaul Tulsa hotelier Paul Coury plans to open an Ambassador boutique hotel in MidTown 9 DEVELOPMENT Durant’s dish Co-owned by the Thunder’s Kevin Durant and the Hal Smith Restaurant Group, KD’s is slated to open by fall 11 HEALTH CARE Making the grade Learn more about the state of Oklahoma’s

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“Once, a co-worker came in with pinkeye. Guess what? I got pinkeye, and so did my daughter, who was a toddler at the time,” the former Oklahoma City waitress says. “Another time, a co-worker came in with strep throat. My boyfriend got strep, and when I took him to the ER, the doctor told us

Expert Q&A: Construction

Is it worth it to build LEED-certified homes? VM: The short answer is “no,” but as with many short answers, there’s more to the story. Let me tell you why Ideal does not build LEED-certified homes. Our company built the nation’s first residential LEED-certified home, and we were involved with developing the LEED criteria. We