Tulsa, Oklahoma

What is Tulsa, Oklahoma known for?


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the many trophies that Jacksonville won, Jacksonville earned the prestigious Collegiate Aviation Progress Award given to the school that has made the greatest improvements in the nation,” said Juan Merkt, director of JU’s aeronautics program. "Jacksonville Univ. moved from 20th place overall last year to 10th this year, so this is indeed an impressive accomplishment." Jacksonville Univ. also placed 10th overall in Flight Events and eighth in Ground Events. Philanthropic activities In 2001, in conjunction with the movie, ''The Tangerine Bear,'' Yearwood joined with the Children's Foundation and donated a mobile electronic fun center to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. In November 2008, Yearwood recorded a version of "My Favorite Things (My Favorite Things (song))" for the Sears (Sears, Roebuck and Company) "Heroes at Home" program. The song was available for download via the Sears website. Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


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;The Outsiders" film, shot in Tulsa, page 1 from tulsatvmemories.com Coppola filmed ''The Outsiders'' and ''Rumble Fish'' back-to-back in 1982. He wrote the screenplay for the latter while on days off from shooting the former. Many of the same locations were used in both films, as were many of the same cast and crew members. The credits (End credits) are shown at the beginning of the film in the style normally found in a published play. Personal life Marlette and his wife, TV


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, 2010 Once completed, U.S. Route 66 took an important role in Tulsa's development as the city served as a popular rest stop for travelers, who were greeted by Route 66 icons such as the Meadow Gold Sign and the Blue Whale of Catoosa. During this period, Bob Wills and his group, The Texas Playboys, began their long performing stint at a small ballroom in downtown Tulsa. In 1935, Cain's Ballroom became the base for the group, which is largely credited for creating Western Swing music. The venue continued to attract famous musicians through its history, and is still in operation today. For the remainder of the mid-20th century, the city had a master plan to construct parks, churches, museums, rose gardens, improved infrastructure, and increased national advertising. The Spavinaw Dam, built during this era to accommodate the city's water needs, was considered one of the largest public works projects of the era. Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


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in the U.S. in the 40s and 50s together with Oral Roberts, Gordon Lindsay and T. L. Osborn. In 1963, Kenneth E. Hagin Evangelistic Association was incorporated, and the offices of the ministry moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1966. That same year, he taught for the first time on radio — on KSKY (KSKY (AM)) in Dallas (Dallas, Texas). In 1967, he began a regular radio broadcast that continues today as Faith Seminar of the Air. Teaching by his son, Rev. Kenneth Wayne Hagin, is also heard on the program. Hagin founded RHEMA Bible Training Center (RBTC) in 1974. RBTC is an educational accreditation Bible institute (Bible college) located on Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


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a specific place in Stillwater. The place was an old two-story, five-bedroom house called "The Farm" - for two decades the center of what evolved into the Red Dirt scene. Wooley, John. The Red Dirt Rangers: The Band. Red Dirt Rangers website. Retrieved Aug. 8, 2008. The house, located on the outskirts of Stillwater, was the country home of Bob Childers. Eventually Childers left The Farm, but the Red


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; Chicago, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


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drum and bass, jungle & dubstep. Founded in 2002, Digital Empire features weekly guest DJs and producers, as well as an extensive online playlist and live webstream at KXCI's website. Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


military business

firm Onex (Onex Corporation). Boeing Defense, Space & Security retained its military business in Wichita, which lies on neighboring land. The Wichita division was responsible for construction of many important aircraft in Boeing's history, including the B-29 Superfortress, B-47 Stratojet, and B-52 Stratofortress. Spirit can trace its legacy back even further to Stearman Aircraft, which was founded on the same site. Stearman later became part of Boeing. Spirit also


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handful of large broadcasting companies. The late radio personality Paul Harvey was born in Tulsa and worked at local radio station KVOO (KFAQ) in his early career. Western Swing, a musical genre with roots in Country Music, was made popular at Tulsa's Cain's Ballroom. The Tulsa Sound, a variation of Rockabilly, Blues, and Rock 'n' Roll, was started and largely developed by local musicians J. J. Cale and Leon Russell in the 1960s and 1970s. The Tulsa Sound heavily


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About the Library publisher Tulsa City-County Library accessdate 2006-04-15 The library is active in the community, holding events and programs at most branches, including free computer classes, children's storytimes, business and job assistance, and scholarly databases with information on a variety of topics. The McFarlin Library (University of Tulsa#Campus) at the University of Tulsa is a federal depository

Tulsa, Oklahoma

'''Tulsa''' and extends into Osage (Osage County, Oklahoma), Rogers (Rogers County, Oklahoma), and Wagoner (Wagoner County, Oklahoma) counties.

Tulsa was first settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek (Creek people) Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry (Petroleum industry).

Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an economic base in the energy, finance, aviation, telecommunications and technology sectors. Two institutions of higher education within the city have sports teams at the NCAA Division I (Division I (NCAA)) level, Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa.

It is situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in northeast Oklahoma, a region of the state known as "Green Country". Considered the cultural and arts center of Oklahoma, People from Tulsa are called "Tulsans."

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