Tulsa, Oklahoma

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character created

East-West Corridor Tulsa, Oklahoma to Nashville, Tennessee - '''Roy D. Mercer''' is a fictional character created by disc jockeys Brent Douglas and Phil Stone on radio station KMOD-FM in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Douglas, who performs Mercer's voice, uses the character as a vehicle for comedy sketches in which he performs prank calls. Seventeen Roy D. Mercer albums have been released, all on Capitol Records Nashville or Virgin Records Nashville. History Brent Douglas


prominent roles

daughter. In the early 1980s, Dillon also had prominent roles in three adaptations of S. E. Hinton novels: ''Tex (Tex (film))'' (1982), ''The Outsiders (The Outsiders (film))'' (1983) and ''Rumble Fish'' (1983). All three films were shot in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hinton's hometown. ''The Outsiders'' and ''Rumble Fish'' had Dillon working with Francis Ford Coppola and Diane Lane. He followed those up with ''The Flamingo Kid'' in 1984. He made his Broadway theatre Broadway


technical drawing

was the youngest child of Troyal Raymond Brooks, a draftsman (technical drawing) for an oil company, and Colleen Carroll, a 1950s-era country singer who recorded on the Capitol Records label and appeared on ''Ozark Jubilee''. 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.


playing live

;nbsp;38 on the US Modern Rock Tracks chart. Although the band described it as a serious take on the original, one they'd been playing live for years, original performer Gloria Gaynor considers it her least favorite version of the song due to its use of profanity.


hit natural

an independent drilling operation. His initial wells were unsuccessful, but in 1905 his well named "The Taneha" began producing 2,000 barrels per day, helping him make his first million dollars. Another of his wells hit natural gas in the Glenn Pool (Glenpool, Oklahoma) field. Sadly, Lucy Page died of cancer in 1906. The '''Governor Roy J. Turner Turnpike''' 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.


classic movies

of her childhood was a solo appearance at the Southern Baptist Convention national conference at the age of 12, where she performed the Evie (Evie (singer)) song "Four Feet Eleven". The chorus begins, "I'm only 4 feet 11, but I'm going to Heaven" (Chenoweth is ref>


field early

, Education, and other fields under the auspices of Oral Roberts University, but lacks accreditation from the Swedish Government to award Swedish academic degrees. Colorado Rockies Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma ONEOK Field Early life Nelson was born in Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma, the son of Ruth Kaiser Nelson, Michael Smith,


comedy show

. and "Sprunk", a character he created when he was a cast member of a local television comedy show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, called ''The Uncanny Film Festival and Camp Meeting'' on station KTUL (which starred fellow Tulsan Gailard Sartain as "Dr. Mazeppa Pompazoidi"). For Busey skit in Uncanny Film Festival, Busey drew on his American Hero, belligerent, know-it-all character


music playing

career, as a solo artist he has crossed genres to include rock and roll, blues, and gospel (gospel music) music, playing with artists as varied as Gary Lewis, George Harrison, Delaney Bramlett, Ringo Starr, Doris Day, Elton John, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Willie Nelson, Badfinger, Tijuana Brass, Frank Sinatra, The Band, Bob Dylan, Glen Campbell, and The Rolling Stones. ref name "


solo music

) is an energy company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its core business is natural gas exploration, production, processing, and transportation, with additional petroleum and electricity generation assets. A Fortune 200 (Fortune 500) company, its common stock is a component of the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Utility Average. **Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) - Will Rogers World Airport **Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma) - Tulsa International Airport *Pennsylvania May 27, 1981 (Wednesday) *Roger Wheeler (Roger Wheeler (businessman)), President of Telex Corporation and owner of World Jai Alai, was shot to death by gunmen after finishing a round of golf at the Southern Hills country club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "Tulsa millionaire slain by gunmen", ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'', May 28, 1981, p3; Charles W. Sasser, ''At Large: The Life and Crimes of Randolph Franklin Dial'' (Macmillan, 1998) pp221-223 In 2001, mob hitman John Martorano pleaded guilty to Wheeler's murder. "Martorano cops to Wheeler hit in Oklahoma", ''Boston Herald'', April 4, 2001, p1 thumb right 155px John Albert Knebel (File:John Albert Knebel - USDA portrait.png) '''John Albert Knebel''' (born October 4, 1936 in Tulsa, Oklahoma). He graduated from West Point (United States Military Academy) in 1959 and received his Master's at Creighton University in 1962. In 1965 he received his law degree from American University. He was an assistant to Congressman J. Ernest Wharton and served as general counsel to the Small Business Administration during Nixon's second term. On November 4, 1976, he was named Secretary of Agriculture (United States Secretary of Agriculture) by President Gerald Ford after his predecessor, Earl Butz, resigned amid a scandal involving a racist comment. His period in this office was brief and ended January 20, 1977, when Jimmy Carter replaced Ford in the White House. After that, he returned to law and

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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