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The Tulsa region was among the top in the nation for job creation in 2011, the Tulsa Metro Chamber said Thursday.

According to the Chamber, more than 8,200 jobs were created through its Tulsa’s Future initiative, which aims to create 10,000 jobs at an annual salary of $50,000 or greater over a 5-year period from 2011-2015.

Of the 8,200 jobs in 2011, more than 4,000 were $50,000 or greater.

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