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  • Why Taco Bell is turning its health menu into a muscle menu

    Like it or not, the paleo diet fad has now gone mainstream.
    This week, Taco Bell announced that it will be beefing up its menu - quite literally - by launching a new menu centered around meat and protein.

    July 14, 2014

  • College graduates are sorting themselves into elite cities

    Census data suggests that in 1980 a college graduate could expect to earn about 38 percent more than a worker with only a high-school diploma. Since then, the difference in their wages has only widened as our economy has shifted to bestow greater and greater rewards on the well-educated. By 1990, that number was about 57 percent. By 2011: 73 percent.

    July 14, 2014

  • Why does the Vatican need a bank?

    The Vatican Bank's history reads more like Dan Brown than the financial pages, but its worst -- and weirdest -- days may be behind it.

    July 13, 2014

  • Al’s Bicycle Shop receives DEEP rebate check for $730

    On May 9, Michelle Gumaer, Edmond Electric’s energy services manager, presented Henry Holasek, owner of Al’s Bicycle Shop, with a rebate check from Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority’s Demand and Energy Efficiency Program in the amount of $730 for recent lighting improvements at the shop. Tom Willis, OMPA member services energy engineer, also attended the presentation at the shop at 2624 S. Broadway Court in Edmond.

    July 11, 2014

  • THE ASTUTE INVESTOR: FATCA won’t cause the dollar to collapse

    The infamous bank robber Willie Sutton was once asked why he robbed banks. His response was simple, “Because that’s where the money is!” Taking a page from Willie’s play book, Sen. Max Baucus, Rep. Charlie Rangel and Sen. Harry Reid are about to embark on a worldwide search for money.

    July 11, 2014

  • First Fidelity Bank names new office manager

    Lee R. Symcox, president and CEO of First Fidelity Bank, a locally owned full-service community bank, has announced the promotion of Lanier Lee as Banking Officer and Office Manager of the MacArthur location in Oklahoma City.

    July 11, 2014

  • Byrnes Leadership Oklahoma announces 28th class

    Leadership Oklahoma recently announced the members of its 28th class selected from applicants throughout the state.

    July 11, 2014 10 Photos

  • Dentist Edmond dentist offers needed services in Peru

    With the World Cup in full swing, it’s not surprising that travel to South America is on the rise. But for Edmond Dr. Jay Peck, his journey south of the equator took him to Peru instead of Brazil, and for a much different reason — to provide dental services to those in need.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • ERDA_Troy Wilson_2_BV.jpg Chairman talks workers’ comp

    Changes in the new workers’ compensation commission, aimed at streamlining the process and creating a more worker-focused system, are predicted to save the state about $1.5 million.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • A federal court is about to answer the question: Whom do you actually work for?

    One of the most fundamental obstacles the American labor movement faces could get torn down in the coming days -- and it's terrifying management, in industries from fast-food to manufacturing.

    July 11, 2014

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