Oklahoma looks to build tech-savvy city
January 28, 2018
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — It's the city that wasn't. It was named Day 1, Oklahoma, and for a small group of innovative, tech-savvy Oklahomans, it seemed like the perfect place for Amazon to build its second headquarters.
So that's what Tulsan Scott Phillips and his team pitched to the online giant: Come to Oklahoma, and we'll help you build a 50-square-mile city from scratch between Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
It's true: Amazon didn't receive two HQ2 proposals from Oklahoma; it received three. Each, it turns out, met a similar fate, as Day 1, Oklahoma — like Tulsa and Oklahoma City — failed to...