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UPS, ex-unit fined $3.8M for waste hazards

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 18 Jun 2021
ATLANTA -- UPS and its former freight unit face a $3.8 million penalty in a settlement with the U.S ... UPS and TForce Freight also must correct violations at facilities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. UPS earlier this year sold its low-margin freight unit to ...
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Hazardous waste violations cost UPS and former subsidiary $3.8 million

Atlanta Journal 17 Jun 2021
UPS and its former freight unit face a $3.8 million penalty in a settlement with the U.S ... Sandy Springs-based UPS and TForce Freight must also correct violations at facilities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. UPS earlier this year sold its low-margin freight ...
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Heartland Flyer eyed for expansion with new connections to Houston and Chicago

The Oklahoman 11 Jun 2021
Homer Nicholson, mayor, sees a potential life-line at the town’s boarded-up train station. Ponca City is a 90-minute drive to Tulsa and two-hour drive to Oklahoma City ... “Ponca City is the mid-point between Oklahoma City and Newton, Kansas,” Nicholson said ... destinations would be very attractive for Oklahoma City.” .
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Heartland Flyer expansion to Houston and Chicago could be a lifeline for places like Ponca City, Oklahoma

The Oklahoman 11 Jun 2021
Mayor Homer Nicholson sees a potential lifeline at the town’s boarded-up train station. Ponca City is a 90-minute drive from Tulsa and a similar distance from Oklahoma City ... “Ponca City is the mid-point between Oklahoma City and Newton, Kansas,” Nicholson said.
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CATHEY: “The Old Foot Sore and Weary” – the Oklahoma Cotton Train

McAlester News-Capital 21 May 2021
This would include 20 miles of track extending southwest from Fort Smith across the Poteau River through Spiro, Oklahoma, to Coal Creek ... Missouri, Oklahoma & Gulf RY ... On the afternoon of August 7, 1907, the local freight pulled into McCurtain, Oklahoma after a 38 mile run from Fort Smith, Arkansas.
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Tramel's ScissorTales: Fred Moulder & Don Kuykendall broke a color barrier at OSU in 1965

The Oklahoman 07 May 2021
Kuykendall changed his name to Donkor Khalid and now lives in Oklahoma City, after retiring from a career in education ... After professional baseball, when Moulder was a salesman for LeeWay Freight and called on towns in southern Oklahoma, “I made sure I got out of town before dark,” Moulder said.  .
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Trucking regulation changes could lead to layoffs, increased taxpayer costs

The Oklahoman 07 Apr 2021
Southwest Power Pool briefs Oklahoma regulators on its February storm response ... Commercial vehicles that carry freight and passengers on Oklahoma roads and highways are subject to various rules currently enforced by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and its agents ... Lawmakers scrap controversial clawback provision in Oklahoma's Promise bill.
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Modoc tribe remembers survival against violence, displacement

The Norman Transcript 29 Mar 2021
One hundred sixty-three prisoners-of-war began the Modoc Nation in Oklahoma ... Shadwick describes them as being shipped like freight, many shackled to the floor, in box cars of the train ... The prisoners arrived cold, hungry and destitute in northeastern Oklahoma by wagon in November of 1873 to live under the governmental Quapaw Agency.
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100 years ago in Spokane: How a local version of March Madness looked in 1921

The Spokesman-Review 16 Mar 2021
the Inland Empire High School Basketball Tournament ... The zoo had recently purchased a buffalo from Oklahoma. It was currently in a crate on a freight train headed to Spokane ... .
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Tucker, Jack

Tulsa World 21 Jan 2021
Sand Springs. Tucker, Jack Eugene, 89. Former President and Owner of Central Oklahoma Freight Lines. DiedTuesday, January 19. Memorial Service 11.30am Saturday January 23, Canyon Crossing, Sand Springs. Serenity Funerals and Crematory, Tulsa ... .
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Frank "Watermelon" Campbell, owner of Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, dies at 99

Enid News & Eagle 07 Jan 2021
A legend in Enid and in Oklahoma, Watermelon was a local treasure who dedicated most of his life to the railroad, working on various railroads for 44 years of his life before he converted the old Santa Fe Freight Depot into the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, 702 N.
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Run CameRUN, Run!

Watauga Democrat 22 Dec 2020
He now shares the record with Kareem Hunt, currently a running back with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, and NFL Hall of Famer and Oklahoma State star, Barry Sanders, and others ... might just as well have been a freight train in running through this gap in the line of scrimmage by the Mountaineers' offensive line.
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Run CameRUN: App State wins Myrtle Beach Bowl

Watauga Democrat 22 Dec 2020
He now shares the record with Kareem Hunt, currently a running back with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, and NFL Hall of Famer and Oklahoma State star, Barry Sanders, and others ... might just as well have been a freight train in running through this gap in the line of scrimmage by the Mountaineers' offensive line.
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The Republican Plan for the Next Four Years Isn’t Normal

The Atlantic 06 Dec 2020
He’ll get plenty of help from outside the party structure ... Before the election, I spoke with David Holt, the Republican mayor of Oklahoma City, who warned that the GOP risked being flattened by “a demographic freight train.” “I don’t know if we can assume that this loss, if it happens, will inspire everyone to remake the party,” Holt told me.
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Harbor Freight to open in Tahlequah

Tahlequah Daily Press 22 Nov 2020
Harbor Freight Tools will open its new store in Tahlequah on Saturday, Dec ... Muskogee Ave., is the 23rd Harbor Freight Tools store in Oklahoma ... "At Harbor Freight, we recognize that now, more than ever, our customers depend on Harbor Freight for the tools they need to get the job done at an affordable price.".

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