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About Us

September 18, 1954. It's just another day to most people. But, to us here at NewsChannel 8, it's the day we were born. It all began on Eastside Boulevard in Muskogee, where James C. Leake turned an old grocery store into a television station. Channel 8, or KTVX as it was known back then, was born.