Oklahoma’s Own | First published 1874
Online newspaper covering all the news from and about Oklahoma, a state in the South Central region of the United States.
Catering for Oklahomans or "Okies,"since its conception in 2002 and formal launch in 2004, Oklahoma Star uses the slogan Oklahoma’s Own | First published 1874, in reference to its namesake, a traditional newspaper which was established in the state in 1874.
Now in its second decade, the modern-day digital version of Oklahoma Star addresses current issues from a state perspective, but includes stories from the major cities including Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Norman, Edmond, Lawton, Midwest City and Moore.
There is a separate section on the largest city and state capital, Oklahoma City
The portal highlights stories on major local industries, natural gas, oil, aviation, energy, telecommunications, biotechnology, and agriculture, and state sporting developments, including the latest on the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Oklahoma City and Tulsa are a primary focus, as their metropolitan areas house nearly two thirds of Oklahoma’s residents.
Other categories of news provided on Oklahoma Star include global news and international business.
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Market: U.S. State of Oklahoma/Est. population 3.95 million
Midwest Radio Network
Level 2, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Westpac Banking Corporation
Big News Network news agency
Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE
Title: Oklahoma Star
Mission: Oklahoma Star was conceived in 2002 to provide streaming news from around the state, together with national and international headlines as part of a global network pooling resources to deliver a quality service to member portals. Each online publication has been modelled on a newspaper format for familiar readability by users. The locations forming part of the network were selected on the basis of demand for news for that location. Oklahoma Star, effectively an online newspaper, provides coverage of the state and its major cities. International news, business and finance stories are common across the network of sites, and are drawn from a number of sources including original in-house journalists and wire services.
Oklahoma Star and the other sites are administered by Midwest Radio Network.
Associated sites include: Colorado Star | Michigan Sun | New Jersey Telegraph | New York Statesman | North Carolina Daily | Ohio Standard | Oregon Telegraph | Pennsylvania Sun | Tennessee Daily | Texas Guardian | Utah Independent | Wisconsin Star
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