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Google investment in Pryor reaches $3 billion with new expansion

June 27, 2019
 PRYOR — In the Google data center lobby sits a mechanical bull to which CEO Sundar Pichai attaches symbolism.  “It requires good positioning, strong balance and,...
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How HVAC coil expert Shannon Littledave rose through the ranks

March 20, 2017
Shannon Littledave did not set out to be an expert in coils. Before coming to RAE Corporation, she had been working as a cook in a restaurant with her sister....
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BMX headquarters moves to Tulsa, Mayes County sees fringe benefits

March 16, 2017
Mayes County is reaping some rewards from the BMX headquarters move. USA BMX, the governing body of the sport of BMX racing, moved their headquarters from Arizona to Tulsa. MidAmerica...
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MAIP boss lands fourth national BMX win

March 16, 2017
Caught in the BMX craze of the 1980s, a local man stumbled upon what would become a lifelong passion. By day John Schaffitzel is the assistant general manager of the...
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Google assembles high school teams for a battle of the bots

February 14, 2015
PRYOR — The two robotic combatants faced each other from across the dohyo, or sumo wrestling ring.   One, created by students at William Bradford Christian School of Pryor, resembled...
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Local Leader in Me program sets building blocks for skilled future workforce

February 05, 2015
PRYOR, Oklahoma - Have you heard of the book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey? Or maybe his later work The Leader in Me? Some students...
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Several industries expanding at MAIP

December 18, 2014
In addition to Google, seven industries are undergoing significant expansions at MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor. This is according to MAIP's Ted Allison who presented his report during the...
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RSU Pryor to offer Leadership Advancement Program

December 07, 2014
Starting in January, Rogers State University Pryor will offer a Leadership Advancement Program designed to help prepare individuals for supervisory positions. The program includes courses on microcomputer applications, introduction to...
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