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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Regional bank BB&T Corp., one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, will make no loans to developers who plan to build commercial projects on land taken from private citizens by the government through the power of eminent … Continue reading

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From Chronicle of Higher Educ.

Received from Hugh Agnew Subject: Inside Higher Ed :: A Boon(e) for Oklahoma State It is in the higher-ed papers with more of the “other side” than you get in the AP report or general OK media coverage. This is … Continue reading

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From Lee Agnew

Frosty Troy, editor of the Oklahoma Observer and weekly commentator on KOSU, spoke at the OKC Unitarian Church this morning. During the Q&A following his talk, I identified myself, and asked if he’d say a few words about Boone Pickens … Continue reading

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KOSU broadcast

This is a link to one part of a three part OPR feature about the expansion plan. http://www.kosu.org/newsfeature.html The link may only work today. If anyone knows of archive links for OPR, please post that information as a comment to … Continue reading

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OSU canal plan concerns merchants

Washington Street would become a gateway to OSU off State Highway 51, according to Benham, the university master plan consultants. If businesses on the west side could move back half a block, the Edmon Low Library would be more visible, … Continue reading

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The Oklahoman – Pickens’ Role in OSU Investments

What many people don’t know is the increasing role Pickens is playing in the management of certain financial investments that help support the university. So far, OSU golf has been the largest beneficiary. Holder said it would be ideal if … Continue reading

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Demographics Don’t Support OSU Expansion

Dear Editor: If they build it, who will come? The planned expansion at Oklahoma State University does not take into account population forecasts. The attached analysis of population statistics through 2030 (“Demographics Don’t Support OSU Expansion Plan“) shows that during … Continue reading

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changing numbers

Sorry folks, I am having a hard time keeping up with the changing numbers of properties, parcels, homes, etc. quoted by OSU. At the Nov. 10 meeting, it was stated as 410+ properties. At the Nov. 17th meeting, Gary Clark … Continue reading

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