Opinion

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Thousands of jobs going unfilled in OKC education, gun laws, reputation are reason

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Department of Defence contractors Boeing, Northrup and Pratt & Whitney are in the Oklahoma City metro area because of Tinker AFB.
There are 2,000 open positions in aerospace here. Boeing alone has 600 openings with an average salary of $95,000.
Phil G. Busey is founder, chairman and CEO of Delaware Resource Group (DRG), which has experienced a 4,000% growth rate since 2002. DRG is a subcontractor in the aerospace industry.
 He recently spoke to the Fortune Club, OKC FRIDAY and other news outlets about the aerospace industry problems in Oklahoma.

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Hefner Parkway has been a billboard-free zone since 1992; that is about to change.

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We have enjoyed a parkway free of billboards. Allowing one digital billboard will lead to more, which will block the view of Lake Hefner and recreational areas.
Hearts for Hearing has been fighting this battle with Lamar Advertising for over a year. We must join their effort to support the existing zoning restrictions leaving the parkway free from digital and traditional billboards.
Lamar Advertising bought an easement from Our Lord’s Community Church (OLCC) where Lamar intended to build a digital billboard on the property between OLCC and Hearts for Hearing (HFH).