Oklahoma House votes to raise costs of commercial medical marijuana licenses | Govt-and-politics

Oklahoma House votes to raise costs of commercial medical marijuana licenses |  Govt-and-politics

The Oklahoma House of Representatives moved closer to its goal of comprehensive medical marijuana reform on Thursday with the passage of six additional bills, including a substantial hike in the cost of most commercial licenses. House Bill 2179, by Rep. Scott Fetgatter, R-Okmulgee, would create a tiered commercial grower fee structure based on size and … Read more

Green Lake’s Special Properties rebrands, now affiliated with Better Homes and Gardens | News

Green Lake’s Special Properties rebrands, now affiliated with Better Homes and Gardens |  News

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Special Properties co-owners Jeff Shadick and Sarah Loberg hold up a sign showcasing the brand new firms. Joe Schulz photo Green Lake’s Special Properties recently got a major technological upgrade aimed at keeping it one of the premier premiere real estate companies and giving it better brand recognition. As … Read more

Dalton City Council approves longer lease possibility for city properties | Local News

Dalton City Council approves longer lease possibility for city properties |  Local News

The Dalton City Council voted 3-0 Monday on a measure officials said could attract more investment to the Dalton Municipal Airport. Council member Tyree Goodlett was absent, and Mayor David Pennington typically votes only when there is a tie. The vote changes the city charter to increase the number of years the city can lease … Read more

Where’s that Tooth Fairy money now? | Northwest

Where’s that Tooth Fairy money now?  |  Northwest

Sometimes the only difference between whether an event is positive or negative is the perspective of years. My 7-year-old grandson, Micah, was so proud to show off his wiggly tooth to me recently. This would be the fifth tooth Micah has lost so far and, as you may recall, a person’s permanent tooth count when … Read more

Never a bad time for real estate | Business

Never a bad time for real estate |  Business

When is the best time to sell or buy a home? This question seems to indicate there is a best time or a specific time that is better than others. It seems to indicate that one might be able to “time the market,” that is maximizing their benefits. However, there are many things that make … Read more

Americans bet $ 125B on sports in 4 years since legalization |

Americans bet $ 125B on sports in 4 years since legalization |

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Americans have bet more than $ 125 billion on sports with legal gambling outlets in the four years since a US Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for all 50 states to offer it. On Saturday’s anniversary of the decision in a case brought by New Jersey, two-thirds of the states … Read more

Amid concerns, commercial zone change approved in E’town | Local News

Amid concerns, commercial zone change approved in E’town |  Local News

The Elizabethtown Planning Commission heard debate Tuesday regarding a proposed zoning change on Ring Road. Precision Engineering LLC requested 2101 Ring Road be rezoned from urban residential limited (R-3) to regional commercial (C-3), as the company plans to build a convenience store. Department staff recommended the change to the commission, but several members of the … Read more

As Parallel 45 Hits Milestone | Lifestyle

As Parallel 45 Hits Milestone |  Lifestyle

INDEPENDENCE – There was a time not so long ago that almost any comment about the old city hall in downtown was likely to include the word “boondoggle.” Not anymore. Now it’s a hub with plans for a hoped-for expansion. Parallel 45, the brewery-bar that crafts signature beer in the same concrete building that once … Read more

A cost surprise for Medicare | Lifestyle

A cost surprise for Medicare |  Lifestyle

Something strange happened between the time Linda Griffith signed up for a new Medicare prescription drug plan during last fall’s enrollment period and when she tried to fill her first prescription in January. She picked a Humana drug plan for its low prices, with help from her longtime insurance agent and Medicare’s Plan Finder, an … Read more

Commercial Mortgages: Commercial real estate investors have a case of high anxiety | Business News

Commercial Mortgages: Commercial real estate investors have a case of high anxiety |  Business News

Like the first movie Mel Brooks produced, commercial real estate market participants have a case of high anxiety. Interest rates are high, costs are high, and inflation is high – all of which are causing anxiety for not only homebuyers, but also commercial real estate investors, lenders, general contractors and brokers. The alarming rate of … Read more