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T. Boone Pickens

Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr. (born May 22, 1928), known as T. Boone Pickens, is an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chairs the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator and corporate raider during the 1980s. As of September 2014, Pickens has a net worth of $1 billion. [1]

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Abilene, Texas

Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in west central Texas.

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Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a German—and later French—theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa, also known for his historical work on Jesus.

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Allen Paulson

Allen Eugene Paulson (April 22, 1922 – July 19, 2000) was an American businessman.

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Alternative energy

Alternative energy is any energy source that is an alternative to fossil fuel.

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Amarillo Globe-News

Amarillo Globe-News is a newspaper in Amarillo, Texas, owned by the Morris Communications Company.

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Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo is the fourteenth most populous city in the state of Texas, also the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, and the seat of Potter County.

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American City Business Journals

"." Houston Business Journal.

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Athletic scholarship

An athletic scholarship is a form of scholarship to attend a college or university or a private high school awarded to an individual based predominantly on his or her ability to play in a sport.

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Barry Popik

Barry Popik (born 1961) is an American etymologist who is recognized as an expert on the origins of the terms "Big Apple", "Windy City", "hot dog", and many other food and slang terms; he is a consulting editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America and was described in The Wall Street Journal as "the restless genius of American etymology".

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek, known until 2010 as BusinessWeek, is a weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929, the magazine was created to provide information and interpretation about what was happening in the business world.

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Bond (finance)

In finance, a bond is an instrument of indebtedness of the bond issuer to the holders.

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BP

BP plc, also referred to by its former name British Petroleum, is one of the world's six "supermajor" oil and gas companies.

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Business magnate

A business magnate (formally industrialist) refers to an entrepreneur of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular enterprise or field of business.

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Caesarean section

A Caesarian section (often C-section, also other spellings) is a surgical procedure in which one or more incisions are made through a mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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California Proposition 10 (2008)

California Proposition 10, also known as the California Alternative Fuels Initiative, was an unsuccessful initiated state statute that appeared on the November 2008 ballot in California.

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Canadian River

The Canadian River (Pawnee: Kícpahat) is the longest tributary of the Arkansas River.

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Canyon, Texas

Canyon is a city and county seat of Randall County, Texas, United States.

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Carl Pope (environmentalist)

Carl Pope is the former Executive Director of the Sierra Club, an American environmental organization founded by conservationist John Muir in 1892.

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Chairman

The chairman or chairwoman, or simply the chair, sometimes known as chairperson, is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.

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Citgo

Citgo Petroleum Corporation (or Citgo) is an American refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products.

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CNBC

CNBC is an American basic cable and satellite business news television channel that is owned by NBCUniversal News Group, a division of Comcast Corporation.

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Corporate raid

In business, a corporate raid is the process of buying a large stake in a corporation and then using shareholder voting rights to require the company to undertake novel measures designed to increase the share value, generally in opposition to the desires and practices of the corporation's current management.

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Crown Publishing Group

The Crown Publishing Group is a subsidiary of Random House, the world's largest book publisher, and publishes across several categories including fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography and memoir, cooking, health, business, and lifestyle.

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Daily News (New York)

The Daily News is an American newspaper based in New York City.

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Dallas

Dallas is a major city in Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

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Diamond Shamrock

Diamond Shamrock Corp. or Diamond Shamrock Refining and Marketing was an oil refinery and gas station company in the United States, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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Diesel fuel

Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.

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Drake (rapper)

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and actor.

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Electric Reliability Council of Texas

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages the flow of electric power to 24 million Texas customers - representing ERCOT is the first independent system operator (ISO) in the United States and one of nine ISOs in North America.

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Electricity

Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge.

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Eminent domain

Eminent domain (United States, the Philippines), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption (Hong Kong), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (South Africa, Canada) is the power of a state or a national government to take private property for public use.

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Etymology

Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time.

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ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil Corp. (ExxonMobil) is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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Facebook

Facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Fast Company (magazine)

Fast Company is a full-color business magazine that releases 10 issues per year and focuses on technology, business, and design.

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Financier

A financier is a person who makes their living from investments, typically involving large sums of money and usually involving private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, corporate finance, investment banking and/or large-scale asset management.

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Forbes

Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Forbes, Inc.

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Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.

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Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is a science museum and center of science education and research in Philadelphia.

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General Electric

General Electric (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York.

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Geology

Geology (from the Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science comprising the study of solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

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Great Plains

The Great Plains is the broad expanse of flat land, much of it covered in prairie, steppe and grassland, that lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie states and east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States and Canada.

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Greenmail

Greenmail or greenmailing is the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm to threaten a takeover, thereby forcing the target firm to buy those shares back at a premium in order to suspend the takeover.

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Gulf Oil

Gulf Oil was a major global oil company from the 1900s to the 1980s.

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Gulfstream Aerospace

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is an American wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.

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Gulfstream G550

The Gulfstream G500 and G550 are business jet aircraft produced by General Dynamics' Gulfstream Aerospace unit in Savannah, Georgia.

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Halliburton

Halliburton Company is an American multinational corporation, and one of the world's largest oil field services companies, with operations in more than 80 countries.

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Happy Hill Farm Academy

North Central Texas Academy is a Boarding, Day, and International Christian school, located on a 500-acre campus known as Happy Hill Farm.

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Hedge fund

A hedge fund is an investment vehicle and a business structure that pools capital from a number of investors and invests in securities and other instruments.

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Heroin

Heroin (diacetylmorphine or morphine diacetate, also known as diamorphine (BAN, INN)) and commonly known by its street names of H, smack, boy, horse, brown, black, tar, and others is an opioid analgesic originally synthesized by C. R. Alder Wright in 1874 by adding two acetyl groups to the molecule morphine, which is found naturally in the opium poppy.

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Holdenville, Oklahoma

Holdenville is a city in and county seat of Hughes County, Oklahoma, United States.

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Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation

Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) is an organization dedicated to "training and nurturing the young leaders of tomorrow." Its mission is to provide lifelong leadership development opportunities that empower youth to achieve their highest potential.

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh named storm and fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.

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Joe Slade White

Joe Slade White (born March 8, 1950) is a Democratic political strategist and media consultant.

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John Kerry

John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State.

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John Stossel

John Frank Stossel (born March 6, 1947) is an American consumer television personality, author, and libertarian pundit.

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KOTV-DT

KOTV-DT, virtual channel 6 (UHF digital channel 45), is a CBS-affiliated television station located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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KXAS-TV

KXAS-TV, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 41), is an NBC owned-and-operated television station serving the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex that is licensed to Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

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Landman (oil worker)

In the United States and Canada, a landman or "petroleum landman" is an individual who performs various services for oil and gas exploration companies.

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Lobbying

Lobbying (also lobby) is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in a government, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies.

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Madeleine A. Pickens

Madeleine A. Pickens (born March 5, 1947 in Kirkuk, Iraq) is an Iraqi woman best known for being the former wife of American billionaires Allen E. Paulson for two years, and later T. Boone Pickens.

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Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.

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Mesa Power LP

Mesa Power is a wind energy company owned by T. Boone Pickens.

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Michael Bloomberg

Michael Rubens Bloomberg KBE (born February 14, 1942) is an American business magnate, politician, and philanthropist.

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Morris Communications

Morris Communications, headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, is a privately held media company with diversified holdings that include newspaper and magazine publishing, outdoor advertising, radio broadcasting, book publishing and distribution, visitor publications and online services.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political opinion on current events.

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NASDAQ

The NASDAQ Stock Market, commonly known as the NASDAQ (currently stylized as Nasdaq), is an American/Canadian stock exchange.

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National Review

National Review (N.R.) is a semimonthly magazine founded by author William F. Buckley, Jr., in 1955 and based in New York City.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of decomposing plant and animal matter are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years.

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Natural gas vehicle

A natural gas vehicle (NGV) is an alternative fuel vehicle that uses compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a cleaner alternative to other fossil fuels.

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New York Mercantile Exchange

The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) is a commodity futures exchange owned and operated by CME Group of Chicago.

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Newmont Mining Corporation

Newmont Mining Corporation, based in Greenwood Village, Colorado, USA, is one of the world's largest producers of gold, with active mines in Nevada, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana and Peru.

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Nocona, Texas

Nocona is a city along U.S. Highway 82 and State Highway 175 in Montague County, Texas, United States.

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Norman E. Brinker

Norman Eugene Brinker (June 3, 1931 – June 9, 2009) was an American restaurateur who was responsible for the creation of new business concepts within the restaurant field, such as the salad bar.

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Nuclear power plant

A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor.

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Occidental Petroleum

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) is an American, Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, the Middle East region, and South America.

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Office of Price Administration

The Office of Price Administration (OPA) was established within the Office for Emergency Management of the United States government by Executive Order 8875 on August 28, 1941.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma (Cherokee: Asgaya gigageyi / ᎠᏍᎦᏯ ᎩᎦᎨᏱ; or translated ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ (òɡàlàhoma), Pawnee: Uukuhuúwa, Cayuga: Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state located in the South Central United States.

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Oklahoma State Cowboys and Cowgirls

Oklahoma State Cowboys (Cowgirls for women's teams) are the athletic teams that represent Oklahoma State University.

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Oklahoma State University–Stillwater

Oklahoma State University–Stillwater (also referred to informally as Oklahoma State, OKState, O-State, and OSU) is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States.

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OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is an international organization headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

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Pampa, Texas

Pampa is a city in Gray County, Texas, United States.

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Penny stock

Penny stocks, also known as cent stocks in some countries, are common shares of small public companies that trade at low prices per share.

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Phillips Petroleum Company

Phillips Petroleum Co. was an American oil company incorporated in 1917 that expanded into petroleum refining, marketing and transportation, natural gas gathering and the chemicals sectors.

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Pickens Plan

The Pickens Plan is an energy policy proposal announced July 8, 2008 by American businessman T. Boone Pickens.

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Pioneer Natural Resources

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. is an Irving, Texas-based, large, independent oil and gas company.

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Potter County, Texas

Potter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Preston Hollow, Dallas

Preston Hollow is a neighborhood in north Dallas, Texas, US.

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Progress for America

Progress for America (PFA) (a 501(c)(4)) and its affiliate Progress for America Voter Fund (PFA-VF) (a 527 committee) are national tax-exempt organizations in the United States.

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Public relations

Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.

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Recession

In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction.

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Richard Rainwater

Richard Edward Rainwater (June 15, 1944 – September 27, 2015) was an American investor and fund manager.

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Roberts County, Texas

Roberts County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Rudy Giuliani

Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani (born May 28, 1944) is an American lawyer, businessman, former politician, and public speaker from New York.

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Schlumberger

Schlumberger Limited is the world's largest oilfield services company.

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Shawn Baldwin

Shawn D. Baldwin (born February 26, 1966) is an international financier, trader and investor.

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Sierra Club

The Sierra Club is an environmental organization in the United States.

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ, also SAE) is a North American Greek-letter social college fraternity.

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Solar energy

Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma

Stillwater (Pawnee: Kiicawiʾuusiʾit, Kstiíriwara) is a city in north central Oklahoma at the intersection of US-177 and State Highway 51.

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Stock

The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation constitutes the equity stake of its owners.

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Suncor Energy

Suncor Energy is a Canadian integrated energy company based in Calgary, Alberta.

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Swift Vets and POWs for Truth

Swift Vets and POWs for Truth, formerly known as the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth (SBVT), was a political group (527 group) of United States Swift boat veterans and former prisoners of war of the Vietnam War, formed during the 2004 presidential election campaign for the purpose of opposing John Kerry's candidacy for the presidency.

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Swiftboating

The term swiftboating (also spelled swift-boating or swift boating) is an American neologism used pejoratively to describe an unfair or untrue political attack.

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Takeover

In business, a takeover is the purchase of one company (the target) by another (the acquirer, or bidder).

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Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University (Texas A&M, TAMU, or A&M) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States.

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Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Texas Panhandle

The Texas Panhandle is a region of the U.S. state of Texas consisting of the northernmost twenty-six counties in the state.

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The American Spectator

The American Spectator, is a conservative U.S. monthly magazine covering news and politics, edited by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. and published by the non-profit American Spectator Foundation.

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The Center for Vital Longevity

The Center for Vital Longevity (CVL) is a research center of the University of Texas at Dallas.

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a newspaper that covers the nonprofit world.

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The Giving Pledge

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Shaw Group

The Shaw Group was acquired by CB&I on February 13, 2013.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.

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Time (magazine)

Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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Time 100

Time 100 (often written in all-caps as TIME 100) is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the American world assembled by the American news magazine Time.

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Transmission line

In communications and electronic engineering, a transmission line is a specialized cable or other structure designed to carry alternating current of radio frequency, that is, currents with a frequency high enough that their wave nature must be taken into account.

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Tulsa World

The Tulsa World is the daily newspaper for the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the primary newspaper for the northeastern and eastern portions of Oklahoma, and is the second-most widely circulated newspaper in the state, after The Oklahoman.

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the United States federal government.

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United Press International

United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency, whose newswires, photo, news film and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines and radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories.

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University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the flagship institution of The University of Texas System.

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University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (colloquially MD Anderson Cancer Center) is one of the original three comprehensive cancer centers in the United States established by the National Cancer Act of 1971.

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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) is a prominent medical education and biomedical research institution in the United States.

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Unocal Corporation

Union Oil Company of California, dba Unocal is a defunct company that was a major petroleum explorer and marketer in the late 19th century, through the 20th century, and into the early 21st century.

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USA Today

USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.

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Watt

The watt (symbol: W) is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI), named after the Scottish engineer James Watt (1736–1819).

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West Texas A&M University

West Texas A&M University, also known as WTAMU, WT, and formerly West Texas State, part of the Texas A&M University System, is a public university located in Canyon, Texas, a city of 13,303 approximately 13 miles south of Amarillo, a city of 190,695.

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Wildcatter

A wildcatter is an American term for a person who drills wildcat wells, which are exploration oil wells drilled in areas not known to be oil fields.

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Wind power

Wind power is extracted from air flow using wind turbines or sails to produce mechanical or electrical power.

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Wind turbine

A wind turbine is a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into electrical power.

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World Business Forum

The World Business Forum is an annual global business summit held in New York City.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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YouTube

YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States.

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100 Women in Hedge Funds

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) is a global industry association for professionals who work in the hedge fund and broader alternatives industry.

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527 organization

A 527 organization or 527 group is a type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Section 527 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

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References

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