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Change is A-Comin’

A pedestrian bridge was scheduled to be hoisted into place in the early morning hours of Sept. 14, and Shannon Cox was not about to miss it. Oklahoma City’s always-busy Northwest Expressway was closed from midnight to 5 a.m. between Wilshire and MacArthur boulevards so that the 121-foot-long bridge could be moved into its spot spanning Northwest Expressway, east of...

Remembering the Railways

As trolley cars that ran on rails, early 20th century interurban cars often carried about 60 people. These cars were cleaner than railroad compartments because they usually ran on electric power from overhead lines. They were also created for passenger comfort. The words “interurban” and “streetcar” are sometimes used interchangeably. However, streetcars moved people short distances within a city. On...

Great Companies to Work For

What makes a company appealing to potential employees depends on who you ask. Some common answers, however, remain consistent across the board: flexible hours; substantial vacation days; quality insurance benefits; retirement packages; a strong pool of coworkers and management. Other draws are the intangible perks: a collaborative work environment; a sense of feeling appreciated; room for creativity and out-of-the-box...