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Political newcomer Kevin Stitt sworn in as Oklahoma governor


January 13, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's new Republican governor took office Monday and renewed his campaign pledge to make it a "top ten state," saying he will apply lessons he learned traveling the country while running the business he founded to try to improve the place where he grew up.

Kevin Stitt became Oklahoma's 28th governor as he and other statewide elected officials took their oaths of office during a ceremony on the south steps of the Oklahoma Capitol.

Stitt, a married father of six, spoke about his family, growing up in the state and what motivated him to consider leaving his job runn...

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