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Muskogee

(mŭskō`gē), city (1990 pop. 37,708), seat of Muskogee co., E Okla., near the junction of the Arkansas, Verdigris, and Grand rivers; inc. 1898. It is an important transportation, trade, and industrial center in the agricultural Arkansas valley, with a modern port (opened 1971) on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Manufactures include machinery, rubber items, food products, and consumer goods. Of interest are the Five Civilized Tribes Museum and gardens in Honor Heights Park; an antique car museum; and nearby Fort Gibson (1824, restored), with its national cemetery.
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BKEP has also entered into two third-party storage, throughput and handling agreements associated with the Muskogee terminal that will be effective upon closing of the transaction.
Among the options offered at ICTC is the graphic artist and printing production technician program, which is taught at the Muskogee campus and is intended to prepare students for immediate employment, advanced certifications, or further education.
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Poston, a member of Oklahoma Chapter 7, is the Hospital Service Coordinator for the Muskogee VA medical center and a Chapter Service Officer.
Mary was a nurse leader in Oklahoma and worked in several hospitals in the state including Muskogee Regional Hosptial were she worked for 28 years as a Staff Nurse, Head Nurse, Director of Education and Patient Family Educator.
Creager Memorial Scholarship at Bacone College in Muskogee, Okla.
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His song Okie From Muskogee celebrates the family's roots while his string of No1 hits is almost unequalled in the annals of the genre.
As the young Karl Lutze found himself placed in Oklahoma's Muskogee, amidst a greatly African American community, Awakening To Equality carries the reader through the inherently fascinating saga of his dual practice in Tulsa and Muskogee, and his journey through sights and experiences of black and white power rallies, activism from both races, and an economically impoverished but spiritual enriched black culture.
Let's all not get too carried away and start in with an Okie from Muskogee Merle Haggard sing-along, but what I'm trying to get at is that Peter and I are both from Tulsa.
Willis came to the University of Oklahoma in 1993 after spending nearly 20 years at the Muskogee Daily Phoenix, where he began as a copy editor before working his way up to editor in 1986.