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2014-03-13 12:31:18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Oklahoma will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they kick-start efforts by thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for details on a local event.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is...

2014-03-11 23:01:41

The 48th anniversary of the founding of the Narconon drug rehab program was the occasion for Narconon Arrowhead in Canadian, Oklahoma to welcome friends, graduates and neighbors to a celebration. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 On a rainy Saturday in early March 2014, Narconon Arrowhead staff and executives welcomed members of the community into Arrowhead Lodge for an anniversary event. The reason for the event was the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Narconon drug rehab program. Because of...

2014-03-11 16:21:39

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE-PHX), the "Company," today announced the Company's shareholders, at their annual meeting on March 5, 2014, in Oklahoma City, re-elected two incumbent directors to additional three-year terms and one incumbent director to a one-year term. Michael C. Coffman and Robert A. Reece of Oklahoma City, Okla., were elected to three-year terms and Duke R. Ligon of Oklahoma City, Okla., was elected to a one-year term....

2014-03-09 23:03:14

RBSC & OneNet Providing Northeastern State University with 10 Gigabit Speeds Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 RBSC Oklahoma LLC enables Northeastern State University (NSU) to access Gigabit data at levels unprecedented in rural America. This increase in speed will enable faster remote campus data transfers and empower research and education at all levels across the seven colleges located at NSU and its remote campuses in Broken Arrow and Muskogee OK. This is a first in the...

2014-03-08 23:03:24

ITG America – a leading expert in the global Education Technology market – announced that its Education Solution, EduWave®, has been selected by the State of Oklahoma, Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES), as a pre-approved Student Information System (SIS) vendor to offer its solution for all K-12 Schools and Districts. Oklahoma (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 ITG America – a leading expert in the global Education Technology market – announced that its...

2014-03-06 23:26:49

Edmond Hyundai dealership in Oklahoma will be launching a brand-new, customized car dealership website with the aim of creating a better online experience for potential car buyers. Oklahoma City, OKlahoma (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Edmond Hyundai, a North Oklahoma City Hyundai dealership, announced that they will be launching a new customized website in the beginning of March. The dealership will host their complete inventory on the site, including a variety of new and used cars, and it will...

2014-03-06 23:26:05

Acorn Growth Companies (Acorn) announces Erika Lucas has been named Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the Oklahoma City-based private equity firm. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Acorn controls a portfolio of 15 companies located across the United States and the United Kingdom that are focused exclusively on the aerospace and defense industries. Lucas comes to AGC from the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, where she was Deputy Director and managed international...

2014-03-06 20:21:52

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak released the following statement about the Obama Administration's announcement yesterday regarding policy extensions and the responsibilities of state insurance regulators. "Here in Oklahoma, we like to say that if you don't like the weather, just wait a day and it'll change. I would say the same about Obamacare: if you don't like it, wait a day and it will change. Policy extensions until 2016...

2014-03-05 16:22:39

TULSA, Okla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the Barclays Investment Grade Energy and Pipeline Conference on Thursday, March 6, 2014, in New York City. Terry K. Spencer, ONEOK and ONEOK Partners president and chief executive officer, and Derek S. Reiners, ONEOK and ONEOK Partners senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, will conduct a series of one-on-one meetings with...

2014-03-03 23:26:26

Tahlequah, Oklahoma has the distinction of being the model for expansion of high speed, broadband services in rural communities. Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Rural Broadband Services Corporation (RBSC) is a privately held corporation specializing in “Rapid Deployment Technology.” RBSC uses FCC Wireless Spectrum licenses, and state of the art fiber optic wired networks, “shared infrastructure for broadband and Smart Grid applications” for rural America. RBSC offers...


Latest Oklahoma Reference Libraries

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-18 07:33:03

Symbol: CAOK Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CASTO Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. oklahomensis (Mack.) Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, MS, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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