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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Monte Tucker
Oklahoma and Texas have argued for years about which has the best college football team, whose oil fields produce better crude, even where the state border should run. But in a hot, sticky dispute that no one wants to win, Oklahoma just reclaimed its crown.
Last summer felt like "opening an oven after cooking bread," said Tucker, who ranches in Sweetwater, in western Oklahoma.
"I don't want to do it again, I'll say that much," he said.