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Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes
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Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby on contraception
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Court: Public union can’t make nonmembers pay fees
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Amazon enters smartphone wars with Fire Phone
Amazon.com stepped into the smartphone ring Tuesday with the Fire Phone. Playing up Amazon's devotion to the individual customer and the media ecosystem it has built with its Prime subscription service, chief executive Jeff Bezos said that Amazon's growing universe of services set the phone apart.
Lean retirement looms for Generation X
When their working years end, Gen-Xers might have to live on just half of their pre-retirement income, compared with 60 percent for the Baby Boom generation, Pew said last year.
How 8,500 large companies will become small businesses overnight
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Dunlap Wrecker receives AAA Service Provider of Excellence award
Dunlap Wrecker Services in Claremore was presented Wednesday with the AAA Oklahoma Service Provider of Excellence award.
As wind industry grows, so do tax incentive payments
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Albert named Will Rogers Memorial Museum Commission chair
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