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Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.


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Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

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Latest: Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce - Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce

Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

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