Tulsa, OK – Tulsa's Future, a job-creation initiative of the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce, announced today that eight companies have hired or intend to hire a total of 361 employees during 2010. Chamber and City of Tulsa officials made the announcement to emphasize that jobs are available and that efforts to attract and retain businesses are working.
Nowata, OK – NOWATA, Okla. (AP) Authorities in Nowata County say seven marijuana fields with more than 32,000 plants were found on public hunting grounds east of Nowata. Undersheriff Doug Sonenberg says the fields were first found and reported by turkey hunters last week.
Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com
Omaha, NE – The Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region climbed for the fifth straight month, pointing to a growing economy in the months ahead, according to the April Business Conditions survey of supply managers and business leaders in a nine-state region.
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahomans with Alzheimer's expected to increase
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A neurologist at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center says better recognition of Alzheimer's disease and an aging population mean the incidence of the disease is likely to grow in Oklahoma.