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Boyd Gaming finishes sale of its half of Borgata casino
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Boyd Gaming finishes sale of its half of Borgata casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP)- Boyd Gaming has completed the sale of its half-ownership of Atlantic City's Borgata casino to MGM Resorts International....

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Way to Save: Tax Free Weekend kicks off back-to-school shopping
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Way to Save: Tax Free Weekend kicks off back-to-school shopping

The second-busiest shopping season of the year begins Friday. Back-to-school shopping usually kicks off on tax-free weekend, which this year, for...

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Sherman steers away from SKI Lodge idea
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Sherman steers away from SKI Lodge idea

Sherman's recent decision to put the city's former youth center building up for sale effectively closed the door on plans to turn the building into...

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A look at North Texas grocers: Stores fruitful despite intense competition
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A look at North Texas grocers: Stores fruitful despite intense competition

Dallas-area grocers suddenly have lots of new competition, but most are still growing thanks to all your new neighbors. With one resident added to...

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New downtown Oklahoma City park, Bricktown closures and streetcars discussed in OKC Central chat
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New downtown Oklahoma City park, Bricktown closures and streetcars discussed in OKC Central chat

The Oklahoma City Streetcar logo was unveiled Wednesday during the Maps 3 Citizens Advisory Board meeting in Oklahoma City. [Photo by Chris...

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Specialty retailer World Market bound for Tulsa
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Specialty retailer World Market bound for Tulsa

Cost Plus World Market is coming to Tulsa, the company confirmed Friday evening. It would be the specialty retailer's first store in Oklahoma. The...

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Should we be concerned about the number of closures in Bricktown?
News 5 months ago
Should we be concerned about the number of closures in Bricktown?

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&As on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. and...

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Ellen James Martin's Smart Moves: How to ease the pain of relocation
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Ellen James Martin's Smart Moves: How to ease the pain of relocation

After Melody Warnick's husband landed a great teaching job at a university, she vowed to make the transition a positive experience for her family....

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Kenneth R. Harney: New bill brings good news for condo buyers
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Kenneth R. Harney: New bill brings good news for condo buyers

By KENNETH R. HARNEY The Washington Post Writers Group WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats and Republicans haven't agreed on much lately, but they...

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Accessible and available: Handicapped features not an easy sell in Oklahoma City area
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Accessible and available: Handicapped features not an easy sell in Oklahoma City area

By Dyrinda Tyson For The Oklahoman dyrinda@gmail.com Brad Dixon paced through the house, iPad held aloft, snapping pictures. "I'm not sure if we're...

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US homeownership rate of 62.9 percent matches a 51-year low
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US homeownership rate of 62.9 percent matches a 51-year low

WASHINGTON (AP)- The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched its lowest level in 51 years- evidence that rising property prices,...

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Window shopping retail briefs
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Window shopping retail briefs

Dollar General said Wednesday that it had bought four former Walmart Express stores in Oklahoma. Dollar General anticipates relocating an existing...

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Tarrant County sees hefty increase in property appraisal values
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Tarrant County sees hefty increase in property appraisal values

Tarrant County's total appraised property value rose nearly 12 percent in the last year, according to figures released by the Tarrant Appraisal...

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Whole Foods' sales fall again as competitors draw customers
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Whole Foods' sales fall again as competitors draw customers

FILE- In this June 24, 2015, file photo, a shopper leaves a Whole Foods Market store in New York's Union Square. Whole Foods reports financial...

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With Shipt, Central Market reaches customers in Cedar Hill, McKinney and more
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With Shipt, Central Market reaches customers in Cedar Hill, McKinney and more

Central Market plans to expand its reach to other parts of North Texas with online grocery service Shipt next week. Shipt begins offering online...

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US new-home sales climbed in June to more than 8-year high
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US new-home sales climbed in June to more than 8-year high

FILE- In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, file photo, a home under construction and for sale is shown in Roswell, Ga. On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, the...

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Classen Curve, Nichols Hills Plaza add new shops to the mix in Oklahoma City
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Classen Curve, Nichols Hills Plaza add new shops to the mix in Oklahoma City

The Classen Curve and Nichols Hills Plaza shopping centers are adding new tenants to their mix. With the new shops, the Classen Curve will be...

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US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up
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US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, photo shows a sign announcing that a home is for sale and under contract in Surfside, Fla. On Tuesday, July 26, 2016,...

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University of Oklahoma buys four medical office buildings across metro area
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University of Oklahoma buys four medical office buildings across metro area

A medical building at 701 NE 10 in Oklahoma City was part of a $20.15-million sale to the University of Oklahoma. [Photo Provided] The University...

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What's next for the Oklahoma River?
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What's next for the Oklahoma River?

The Oklahoma City Boathouse District along the Oklahoma River from Vast, Friday, June 3, 2016. Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman The Oklahoman's...

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Apartments to replace old duplex in downtown Oklahoma City
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Apartments to replace old duplex in downtown Oklahoma City

This article is currently available exclusively for The Oklahoman's subscribers. Construction is planned to begin this fall on the Memory Lane...

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Don't expect to see an Ikea in OKC metro in near future
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Don't expect to see an Ikea in OKC metro in near future

Oklahoma City probably won't attract Ikea soon. [AP Photo] The Oklahoman's Brianna Bailey chatted with readers Thursday morning about Oklahoma City...

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California court denies push for payment during tunnel tests
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California court denies push for payment during tunnel tests

FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, file photo, people try to catch fish along the Sacramento River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, near...

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Kenneth R. Harney: It pays to check out your equity
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Kenneth R. Harney: It pays to check out your equity

By KENNETH R. HARNEY The Washington Post Writers Group WASHINGTON - Are millions of homeowners sitting on much bigger equity nest eggs than they...

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US homes sales improved in June, best pace since early 2007
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US homes sales improved in June, best pace since early 2007

FILE- This Tuesday, May 24, 2016, file photo shows a home for sale in Andover, Mass. On Thursday, July 21, 2016, the National Association of...

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Wave of specialty stores taking hold at Tulsa shopping centers
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Wave of specialty stores taking hold at Tulsa shopping centers

By Samuel Hardiman Tulsa World samuel.hardiman@tulsaworld.com A new wave of specialty stores is invading the shopping mall scene in Tulsa,...

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Macy's tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service
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Macy's tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service

In this undated photo provided by Macy's Inc., the department store's new mobile tool is demonstrated. Macy's is testing a new mobile tool that...

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Federal effort launched to expand solar power in communities
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Federal effort launched to expand solar power in communities

FILE- In this March 23, 2010, file photo, installers from California Green Design install solar electrical panels on the roof of a home in Glendale...

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Edmond to get new historic-style homes
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Edmond to get new historic-style homes

EDMOND - Homes with architectural designs from the 1900s to 1930s have recently received approval from the city council to be built north of...

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US home construction posted solid gain in June
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US home construction posted solid gain in June

WASHINGTON (AP)- Construction of new homes posted a solid increase in June, led by a surge of building in the Northeast and the West. The Commerce...

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