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Oklahoma City, Tulsa tout quality of life to lure Amazon HQ2

Oklahoma City and Tulsa are showcasing their cultural, recreational and quality-of-life attractions as they compete for Amazon's second headquarters in North America, a massive $5 billion project that will eventually include as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs.

The online retail giant will clearly need tech-savvy talent and will likely look for state and local subsidies. But officials in Oklahoma are hoping to stand out by pushing other amenities to appeal to CEO Jeff Bezos.

"We've created a great city to live in," said Cynthia Reid, vice president of marketing and communications for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. "We think this is a place where a company...