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2014-06-05 12:29:53

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late on June 4, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled that all employer members of the Catholic Benefits

2014-06-04 16:27:07

PRYOR, Okla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids") (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced the closing of the transactions comprising a strategic alliance with Fabrica

2014-06-02 16:30:14

Investment Expands Access to Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network, AT&T U-verse Services; Brings Powerful Fiber-Optic Connections to More Oklahoma Businesses OKLAHOMA CITY, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-06-02 16:21:49

TULSA, Okla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P.

2014-05-30 23:10:56

QueenBeeTickets.com delights fans with lower pricing on Pearl Jam tickets for the BOK Center concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 8, 2014.

2014-05-30 23:03:39

Cherokee company providing onsite training sessions and web-based seminars for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB)

2014-05-29 12:26:58

Official OGE Energy Field launch takes place May 29 OKLAHOMA CITY, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp.

2014-05-29 08:37:35

NICOMA PARK, Okla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a free public online school serving students in grades K-12, reminds families that the state's school

2014-05-29 08:21:27

Best-in-class Civic now available at Honda of Bartlesville BARTLESVILLE, Okla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the increasingly competitive compact car segment, two names have

2014-05-27 12:24:31

Company expresses disappointment with decision OKLAHOMA CITY, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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