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Logan County filings for August 1, 2012

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The following actions were filed in the District Court of Logan County on August 1, 2012. Read more…

Categories: Public Records

Youth shelter set to release ducks for fundraiser

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The Maudie Hirschi Children’s Shelter will continue their unique way to raise money while having fun. Read more…

Categories: Community, Money

Logan County District 2 Update: Great County to Write About‏

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Most of our updates have centered around paving roads, strategizing on how to get funding for infrastructure improvements, rehabilitating county roads with shale, building bridges, soil erosion prevention, etc. This time, however, I want to share with you what county
officials in other areas of our nation have been writing about. Read more…

Popping the Higher Ed Bubble

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I have found it interesting that it has taken so long for technology to bend the cost curve for Oklahoma higher education entities. Just as in many other areas of the business world, Oklahoma universities should have developed the ability to provide effective administration with far fewer people due to advances in technology. In the free market this is cutting overhead and driving down costs in so many areas. These savings offset many of the inflationary pressures such as increased health costs. However, in Oklahoma, higher education as a whole hasn’t realized these savings and as I have described in the past two articles, has grown spending far faster than inflation. This means the higher ed experience is in a bubble. It is drastically overpriced and will face a day of reckoning. Read more…

Suggestions For Lowering Tuition Costs

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There were some positive outcomes from this year’s legislative session. This includes the scheduled closure of two high profile state government corporate welfare funds. Closing these funds removes state government from meddling in the free market where it all too often creates unintended negative consequences. Read more…

Weekly Logan County Sheriff Reports

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The following report is from the Logan County Sheriff’s Office for the week of July 24, 2012 to July 31, 2012. Read more…

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