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Burkburnett

(bûrkbərnĕt`), city (1990 pop. 10,145), Wichita co., N Tex., near the Okla. line; inc. 1913. A shipping center for livestock, cotton, and wheat, it also has oil wells and refineries. The area's first big gusher (1918) brought a boom that transformed the small community into a central oil town with a population that once exceeded 30,000.
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An amber alert was issued for a two-year-old in Burkburnett, Texas, on Tuesday, who authorities believe could be in 'grave' or 'immediate' danger.
In chapter 2, the underpinnings for the legal landscape formed from a lawsuit by Ottis Grimes in 1919, who desired the removal of a well outside his door in Burkburnett, Texas. The courts ruled in favour of the oil company, and Gold goes on to say, 'this decidedly pro-drilling legal framework is one of the reasons fracking was an American invention' (p.
Provider of high speed broadband services Xfone Inc (NYSE Amex:XFN) (TASE: XFN) on Friday said that it has connected its first triple play customer in Burkburnett, Texas, thereby expanding its new 'PRIDE' fibre-to-the-premise (FTTP) network.
The junior author's first and only local glimpse of a Rolling Plains deer during the 1960s and 1970s was in dense cover along the Red River boundary between Texas and Oklahoma, near Burkburnett, Texas, in 1969.
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