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Commissioners approve “liquor-by-the-drink” effective date
Rogers County Commissioners this morning approved 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, July 1st as the effective date for the recently approved “Sunday liquor-by-the-drink” proposition.
Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby on contraception
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
Court: Public union can’t make nonmembers pay fees
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions Monday, ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois cannot be required to pay fees that help cover the union’s costs of collective bargaining.
Payne receives National Baseball Coach of the Year
Once known for his bull-riding skills, Claremore’s Brent Payne has a knack for coaching baseball.
On Wednesday night, Payne’s illustrious coaching career got recognized at the National High School Athletics Coaches Association annual convention in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Blevins resigns as RSU golf coach
Rogers State Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach Lynn Blevins announced his resignation Monday.
Progress staff wins Sequoyah Award
The Claremore Daily Progress walked away with the coveted Sequoyah Award Friday night at the conclusion of the annual Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest Awards at the Reed Center in Midwest City.
BASEBALL: Bradley leaves RSU for Springdale Har-Ber HS
Rogers State University head baseball coach Ron Bradley announced his retirement on Friday morning.
Bradley is retiring from collegiate coaching and returning home to Northwest Arkansas to coach high school baseball at Har-Ber High School in Springdale, Ark.
Fallin signs Common Core repeal bill
Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Thursday to repeal the Common Core education standards, getting rid of the new guidelines for math and English scheduled to go into effect in Oklahoma schools in the upcoming school year.
Claremore's Howe, Whatley receive OCA All-State Baseball honors
Claremore High School graduates Bryce Howe and Matt Whatley aren't quite finished playing baseball together.
The Zebra duo received Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Large East honors Friday afternoon, and have officially signed to further their college careers at Oral Roberts University.
Along with the Claremore standouts, Verdigris High School graduate Ryan Skalnik also was named to the OCA All-State team as a third baseman.
Skalnik, a four-time Class 3A state champion infielder at Verdigris, will continue his college baseball career at Neosho County Community College.
Sean Burrage named President of Southeastern Oklahoma State University
The Regional University System of Oklahoma Board of Regents has named Sean Burrage as the 20th president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
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