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Arkansas City

(ärkăn`zəs), city (1990 pop. 12,762), Cowley co., S Kans., at the confluence of the Arkansas and Walnut rivers, near the Okla. border; inc. 1872. Located in an agricultural and oil region (rich oil fields were discovered in 1914), it has flour mills and oil refineries; transportation equipment and mobile homes are manufactured. Arkansas City was the starting point for the "run" (1893) of thousands of homesteaders into the Cherokee StripCherokee Strip
or Cherokee Outlet,
a narrow piece of land in N Oklahoma. Bounded on the north by the Kansas border, it has an area of more than 6 million acres (2.4 million hectares).
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; a marker south of the city commemorates the event. The Cherokee Strip Living Museum is nearby.
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The school's campus is located 6 miles away from Arkansas City, Kansas.
Japanese inspect work at Creekstone beef plant: Japanese auditors were in Arkansas City, Kansas last week to conduct an inspection of the Creekstone Farms Premium Beef packing plant in preparation for lifting the ban on imports of U.
Last fall, the physical education teacher from Arkansas City, Kansas, ran his 100th marathon.
GE will conduct the engine maintenance work at its Strother Field plant near Arkansas City, Kansas, The Associated Press reported.
Monday, Mackey said the government would produce a receipt for an oil filter purchased by McVeigh at a Wal-Mart in Arkansas City, Kansas, near the Oklahoma state line, shortly before 6 p.
Located in Arkansas City, Kansas, Creekstone sells a wide variety of branded fresh beef as well as value-added products such as burgers, deli meats, and fully-cooked entrees to a customer base (equally divided between foodservice and retail) that appreciates high quality and consistency.
teacher in Arkansas City, Kansas, established a Run Across America program for third, fourth, and fifth graders at Adams Elementary School.
Under terms of the three agreements, GEES will overhaul, repair and recapitalize up to 650 T700 engines and up to 435 T700 engine modules, including up to 400 stage one nozzles, at GE's Strother facility, near Arkansas City, Kansas.
Maintenance and overhaul work will be conducted at GE's Strother facility, near Arkansas City, Kansas.

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