OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shareholders of the nation's second largest natural gas producer are preparing to meet with its board of directors and executives amid concerns that the CEO's personal financial activities may have created a conflict of interest.
Shareholders of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. will meet with company officials Friday during Chesapeake's annual shareholder's meeting.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma has announced the establishment of a cash prize for biomedical research in diabetes.
President David Boren said from Philadelphia Thursday the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at the University of Oklahoma will award the $250,000 Harold Hamm International Prize and administer it to recognize and promote lasting achievements in diabetes research. Hamm, the Continental Resources CEO, also was on hand for the announcement.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Miss Frontier Country has won the talent competition in the second preliminary night of the 2012 Miss Oklahoma Pageant.
Veronica Wisniewski picked up a $1,000 scholarship Wednesday for her ballet performance en pointe to "Beethoven's Fifth." The 20-year-old Oklahoma City resident attends Oklahoma City Community College, and won the preliminary swimsuit competition Tuesday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin will join officials from The Boeing Co. for the grand opening of its new Oklahoma City facility.
The ceremony is planned for Thursday afternoon at the new Boeing office building near Tinker Air Force base.
The new facility will house Boeing's avionics modernization programs for several military aircraft, including the B-1 bomber and C-130 transport aircraft. Boeing is bringing more than 1,000 new jobs to the Oklahoma City facility.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Board of Education has granted waivers to two Broken Arrow students who completed their coursework but were denied their diplomas because they didn't pass end-of-instruction tests.
The Oklahoman reports the board on Tuesday granted a waiver to a student who had been accepted at a university. The reason for granting a waiver to the other student wasn't disclosed.
PAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has upheld the ouster of a former Pawnee County sheriff accused of willful neglect of duty.
The high court on Tuesday affirmed the November 2010 ouster of former Sheriff Roger Price. A grand jury accused Price of releasing a prisoner who hadn't posted bond and not detaining a man who came to the jail to surrender on an outstanding warrant.
Price filed appealed the jury's decision but the Supreme Court affirmed his ouster.