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Hungry? Flavorful ribeye declared official steak of Oklahoma


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Beef lovers need not fret about what to eat in Oklahoma where cattle outnumber people.

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday signed into law a bill making the ribeye the official steak of Oklahoma. The measure takes effect Nov. 1.

Rancher and state Sen. Casey Murdock of Felt, who sponsored the bill , says the cattle industry is a huge part of Oklahoma's identity.

Murdock says Oklahoma has more than 5 million cattle. Census figures estimate the 2018 population of Oklahoma was about 3.9 million.

Murdock says designating the ribeye, which is known for its flavor, as the official...

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