Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – A Boeing Co. executive says when 550 engineering jobs are moved from California to Oklahoma, the company plans to hire "hundreds" from the Sooner State.
Steve Hendrickson, Boeing's director of government operations, spoke Monday at a Greater Oklahoma City Chamber luncheon. He told The Oklahoman the company is making offers in California but that in the first quarter of 2011, Boeing will start to hire in Oklahoma.
He says the average salary of the jobs will be about $130,000 a year.
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) John Flanders intercepted a pass in the end zone with 36 seconds left, stopping Notre Dame's final drive yesterday as Tulsa pulled off one of the biggest wins in school history, stunning the Irish 28-27. Kevin Fitzpatrick's 27-yard field goal with 3:23 left put the Golden Hurricane up 28-27.
Lawton, OK – Decades-old Fort Sill houses set for demolition
FORT SILL, Okla. (AP) Demolition of decades-old Fort Sill houses has begun in preparation for work to start on a new 432-home development at the U.S. Army base.
The 11 structures coming down in Fort Sill's Artillery Village include eight duplexes and three garages built during the 1950s. The Lawton Constitution reports that the area where the houses now are located will be turned into a grassy area.
Tulsa, OK – 2 Tulsa men sentenced in stock manipulation scheme
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Two Tulsa men have received prison sentences for their roles in what prosecutors called a $43 million pump-and-dump stock manipulation scheme.
U.S. District Judge James Payne on Friday sentenced 48-year-old securities attorney G. David Gordon to a 15-year, eight-month prison term and 62-year-old stock broker Richard Clark to a 12-year, seven-month term. Both men also must forfeit more than $43 million.
Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma woman given 24 years for bikers' deaths
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A Sand Springs woman has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the deaths of two bicyclists.
Tausha Borland was sentenced Thursday in Tulsa County District Court after pleading guilty in September to two counts of first-degree manslaughter. Defense attorney Allen Smallwood told the Tulsa World that the 39-year-old Borland will be about 60 before she's eligible for parole.