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Please direct all media inquiries to: Don Hackler, Deputy Director-Legal/Public Information Officer (405) 815-5359, Toll Free 800-879-6552 or don_hackler@okcommerce.gov

V&M TCA Receives Incentive for Expansion Project

Contact: Brien Thorstenberg
Director of Business and Economic Development
Muskogee City/County Port Authority
(918) 682-7887 office


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Oklahoma Main Street Center Announces 2013 New Town Selection

February 14, 2013

(Oklahoma City, Okla.) – The Oklahoma Main Street Center announced today that Pryor, Okla., is the newest addition the Oklahoma Main Street Program for 2013. This brings the total number of participants…

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“Main Street Day” at Capitol Set

February 15, 2013

“Main Street Day” at Capitol Set
(Oklahoma City, Okla.) – Nearly 40 Main Street communities and urban areas from around the state will bring their downtowns to the State Capitol…

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SWEP to Open North American Operations in Tulsa, Oklahoma

January 28, 2013

Tulsa, OK– SWEP, the world's leading supplier of brazed plate heat exchangers (BPHEs) for use in the heat transfer industry, announced today that it will begin operations in the Tulsa area in 2013 to support…

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Governor Fallin, Verizon Officials Announce Company Bringing 500 New Jobs to Tulsa Facility

January 18, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin joined with officials from Verizon in Tulsa today to announce that the company is adding up to 500 new jobs at its North Lakewood facility in Tulsa.  The jobs will be finance and accounting…

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2014 Oklahoma Unmanned Aerial Systems Summit Announced for March 28, 2014

Dated:  March 21, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2014 Oklahoma Unmanned Aerial Systems Summit Announced for March 28, 2014
Contact: James L Grimsley,…

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Oklahoma Main Street Center Announces Year End Reinvestment Figures

January 30, 2014

(Oklahoma City, Okla.) – Figures released from the Oklahoma Main Street Center announce program totals for 2013 including local community program milestones.

Programmatically, Oklahoma Main Street…

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January 2014 Quality Jobs Report

January 31, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Commerce announced that 340 new jobs will be created by the two (2) companies enrolled in the Quality Jobs Program (QJP) and the one (1) company enrolled in the Small Employer Quality…

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Oklahoma Receives $1.9 Million to Support Oil and Gas Manufacturing

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Small Town Main Street WORKshop Planned for June

May 1, 2014

Small towns face different challenges than big cities — smaller markets, fewer resources and smaller staffs, just to name a few.  But, small towns have advantages as well.  To highlight those advantages, the Oklahoma Main Street…

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