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Oklahoma town may take over state park's operation


HINTON, Okla. (AP) — A town west of Oklahoma City is hoping to take over operating a state park that may face closure.

Hinton officials have submitted a proposal to operate or have another entity operate the Red Rock Canyon State Park. The state and town already have a management agreement that allows Oklahoma to still own the park, the Journal Record reported .

Town officials approached the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation about taking over the park after it was added last year to the state's list of parks considered for closure.

"It would be detrimental to our sales tax col...

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