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Out-of-state investors are gobbling up Oklahoma housing supply, driving up prices locally

The Oklahoman 24 Sep 2021
But Oklahoma City is a bargain bin of houses to a Californian with California money to spend ... Su, 33, works as a logistics engineer for Flexport, a global freight service. What drew him to Oklahoma City for his first investment in real estate? Affordability, especially compared with home prices in his part of California.
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Happenings and Announcements

The Ponca City News 07 Aug 2021
Disability Fishing Permit (concurrent with State) - $10.00 (disability requires proof of SSI or SSB and resided in Oklahoma for at least 6 months) ... Give your input on the future of freight and passenger rail in Oklahoma ... The resolution urged Oklahoma’s congressional delegation to take action in securing funding for the project.
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Viewpoints: A new bridge in Memphis helps us all

The Oklahoman 26 Jul 2021
Beverly Robertson  .  Oklahoman. One crack in one bridge has tragically summed up the need for infrastructure investment for our nation ... It’s about where we invest ... Ours is the third-largest trucking corridor in America with about $1 billion in freight coming across the Mississippi River every year, including to and from Oklahoma.
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David Earl Riley

The Lawton Constitution 25 Jul 2021
While attending Cameron, he worked for Sooner Freight ... They lived in Norman, Oklahoma City and Cashion ... While at OU, David started working for Lee-Way Freight in Oklahoma City, and a a short time later went to work for Yellow Freight as a rate and billing clerk ... David enjoyed weekend day trips around Oklahoma with Marianne and Skipper his dog.
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Report: Iowa State and Kansas are talking to the Big Ten

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jul 2021
Conference realignment hit college football like a freight train on Wednesday. The biggest news is Texas and Oklahoma looking at joining the SEC ... Texas and Oklahoma may have their next destinations, but Iowa State, the three Texas schools, the Kansas schools, Oklahoma State and West Virginia are being left out to dry.
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On The Green: He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother

Muskogee Phoenix 15 Jul 2021
His work, along with several other Muskogee lawmakers, created the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame (OMHF) ... Its mission? To honor and pay tribute to the hundreds of musicians, composers and artists who call Oklahoma home. Today, OMHF is housed in the old Frisco Freight Depot, which is well situated near Muskogee’s new Depot District and the Depot Green.
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OUR VIEW: State lawmakers should quit wasting time

Muskogee Phoenix 10 Jul 2021
It's difficult to discern what benefits might be derived by isolating Oklahoma from its neighboring states in the Central Time Zone ... Fixing the time zone in Oklahoma would do nothing to minimize risks for out-of-state drivers traveling for leisure or delivering freight to locations across the country.
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Oklahoma receives $100 million in highway grants

Muskogee Phoenix 01 Jul 2021
Oklahoma received $100 million in highway grants from the U.S ... The money will support two projects that directly benefit Oklahoma’s Fourth Congressional District, which Cole represents ... The project also improves the access to Tinker Air Force Base and a more reliable commuter and freight route within the Oklahoma City metro.
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U.S. DOT Proposes $50 Million in Grant Funding for the I-35 Red River Project in ...

Focus Daily News 30 Jun 2021
... Transportation a $50 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant to improve approximately 7.4 miles of I-35 across Texas, Oklahoma, and the Chickasaw Nation, which will help improve safety and infrastructure resiliency and improve freight movement.
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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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