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Oklahomans expected to keep quitline busy after cigarette tax increase

Oklahoma City — A smoking habit got quite a bit more expensive for Oklahomans on Monday, and public health advocates are trying to make the most of a moment when quitting cigarettes might suddenly loo... read more

Stop-smoking lines flooded as tobacco tax rises

Expect a wait: Smokers are flooding the lines in a panic over an increase in the tobacco tax ... quit line to keep up with calls that rose from about 500 a week in January to more than 2,000 a week in ... read more

Mixed reviews after two months of city's cigarette tax

Two months into its passage, the city's new cigarette tax is on track to generate $5 million more this year than expected for ... fewer youth smokers. After the tax went into effect, the department sa... read more

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Core-Mark Holding's (CORE) CEO Thomas Perkins on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

We were able to paydown our credit facility during April through approximately $300 million as we sold through most of the extra cigarette inventory we have left over from the March price increase. Ke... read more


Fed's Beige Book Mentions 'Weather' 119 Times

Builders said that while inquiries, many from first-time customers, are strong, projects keep dropping ... up more than expected, and that they plan to increase hiring. One contact noted requests for ... read more

THE BILLIONAIRES 1991

JAY PRITZKER, 69 ROBERT PRITZKER, 65 and family Chicago ILLINOIS $4.2 100% of Hyatt Corp.; 100% of Marmon Group; 85% of Ticketmaster; 99% of Conwood chewable tobacco ... industry publications a week t... read more

Oklahoma Supreme Court hears teacher funding debate

After Oklahoma educators staged ... 1010XX for new taxes on fuel, oil and cigarettes to pay for the teacher salary increases. If the OTU proposal known as State Question 799 gets enough signatures, th... read more

Budget fix bills head to Senate floor

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is the state’s Medicaid agency. Senate Bill 2 appropriates $26.5 million to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. The funds would come from an increase ... toba... read more

Wind energy’s top lobbyist navigates political crosswinds

“I realized after ... Oklahoma, the oil-and-gas industry was already pervasive in her life. Bode’s maternal grandfather fell to his death from an oil rig. Phillips Petroleum, the lifeblood of that reg... read more

Speed Bumps of the Future: Creepy Optical Illusion Children

Today, West Vancouver officials will roll out a new way to keep drivers alert and slow them down: a little girl speed bump. A trompe-l’œil, the apparently 3D girl located near the École Pauline Johnso... read more

Sober driver arrested for OWI when deputy crashes into her car

And the County hung those charges over her head for nearly a year, even long after blood tests proved she was perfectly ... So doctors inserted metal rods to keep her back straight. The lifelong medic... read more

Scores of angry Oklahomans call for moratorium on earthquake-causing injection wells

It came the day after a similar ... in district court. “The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is slower than Christmas,” he said, garnering applause. He told attendees to document their damage in pictur... read more



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