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Byline: Brian Brus
Oct. 11--Even though retail spending was generally poor in September -- when terrorist attacks drove shoppers from stores -- retailing held up remarkably well in Oklahoma, according to a new survey.
In fact, retail spending in Oklahoma City was up 4.3 percent in September over the same month a year earlier -- the highest of any city on the survey. Experts aren't certain why.
The rest of the nation saw an average increase of less than 1 percent, the latest figures from Telecheck International Inc. show.
Telecheck's survey is more of a spot check than a comprehensive study, and it only measures retail spending done by …