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It's a Deal

us federal government

They made a deal... in the wee hours of the night Congress passed and President Obama signed legislation funding the government and raised the debt limit. The legislation sent thousands of government employees back to work this morning and averted default of treasury accounts.

So, what does the deal do? (from the Washington Post)

Intellectual Property 101: Preliminary Business and Intellectual Property Research

USPTO

Do you have a new invention, product or service?

Then plan to join us on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 9:30am-noon at the Hardesty Regional Library (8316 E 93rd St)

The first step to developing your idea is to check existing intellectual property – patents, trademarks, copyrights – to see if your invention is already out there. Preliminary searching of U.S. patents, trademarks and copyrights, and exploration of business opportunities is something you can do for free on the Web or with resources from the library.

In Line On Line

OK DPS

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety now offers In Line Online.

In Line Online allows those needing to take a drivers exam to avoid the lines and schedule their exam time online. 

To schedule an exam visit: https://www.ok.gov/dps/exam/scheduler/index.uii

City of Tulsa Hosting Open House on Oct. 16 for National Community Planning Month

city of tulsa

from: https://www.cityoftulsa.org/news/news-stories/2013/planopenhouse.aspx

Tulsans and residents of surrounding communities are invited to celebrate National Community Planning Month by attending an open house hosted by the City of Tulsa's Planning and Economic Development Department.

The open house will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3 - 6 p.m. at City Hall, 10th floor North Conference Room. Program remarks will begin at 3:30 p.m. and refreshments will be provided.

Government Goings-on... or off

federal shutdown

Well, it happened. Government shut down and the Insurance Marketplace opened.

Here’s a bit of information that might help with questions about these goings-on.

The Insurance Marketplace… Is everyone is anxious for a checkup or merely curious onlookers because the marketplace website is overwhelmed with traffic this morning. This is the message displayed when one tries to get through:

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