Faith Technologies hiring to fill 200 positions

FaithTechFaith Technologies, an electrical and specialty systems contractor, is now recruiting to fill 200 full-and part-time positions to accommodate continued growth and an expanded presence in the Tulsa market. Positions include both those on the job site as well as in the office.

Faith Technologies is currently hiring for electrical helpers, electrical apprentices, journeymen, foremen, superintendents, material handlers, Trimble operator, human resources assistant, detailers, estimators, preconstruction manager, project coordinator, assistant project managers, onsite safety manager and specialty systems project manager.

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Thanksgiving travel forecast

TurkeyTravel14aAccuWeather reports cold air will be less intense and much less widespread across the nation during the week of Thanksgiving, but there will still be a few travel trouble spots including areas of winter-like conditions and rain-related issues.

Arctic cold will release its grip over much of the nation by the time millions hit the roads and the skies during the busiest week for travel of the year.

However, while the warmest weather will be in the traditional areas of Hawaii, South Florida and Southern California, early-week travelers may encounter some weather-related problems departing their location and a few may find some rain when they arrive.

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Amendment limits tax increases, not cuts

Oklahoma Supreme Court

Oklahoma Supreme CourA lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a tax cut amendment earned a strong rebuke from those instrumental in its original passage. The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Senate Bill 1246, an income tax reduction passed by the Legislature earlier this year.

A lawsuit challenging constitutionality of a tax cut amendment earned a strong rebuke from those instrumental in its passage. The lawsuit challenges Senate Bill 1246, an income tax reduction passed by the Legislature earlier this year.

State Question 640, approved by Oklahoma voters in 1992, required that all proposals increasing state taxes must either be sent to a vote of the people or receive three-fourths approval in both houses of the state Legislature. Such measures also cannot be approved in the final five days of the legislative session.

The filers of the suit claim that since the bill pertained to state tax collections, it needed to meet SQ 640’s requirements, which it didn’t. SQ 640 applies to any bill “intended to raise revenue,” according to the amendment’s wording.

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Mullet Over #640

EarthFromSpace1Trivia Truths:  You think that you have weight-gain problems? Scientists have calculated that the earth averages a gain of approximately 80,000 pounds of mass each day due to crashing meteors and a variety of other space debris.

Helium is the element that has the lowest boiling point (-452.1 degrees Fahrenheit).

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Shootout luck ends for Oilers

Oilers battle Quad City - Photo by Sean Flynn

Oilers battle Quad City – Photo by Sean Flynn

MOLINE, IL—The luck the Tulsa Oilers had Tuesday night at home against the Wichita Thunder did not carry over to their next game as the fell in their first meeting with the Quad City Mallards 4-3 on Wednesday night.

Adam Pleskach got the Oilers on the board first at 8:41 of the second period after the two teams battled to a scoreless tie in the first period.  He slammed a backhand shot home behind Quad City goaltender Parker Milner to give the visitors a 1-0 lead that would carry over into the third period.

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