Claremore Daily Progress


  • 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.


    June 30, 2014

  • Screen Shot 2014-06-18 at 4.29.43 PM.png Amazon enters smartphone wars with Fire Phone stepped into the smartphone ring Tuesday with the Fire Phone. Playing up Amazon's devotion to the individual customer and the media ecosystem it has built with its Prime subscription service, chief executive Jeff Bezos said that Amazon's growing universe of services set the phone apart.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 20140614-AMX-RETIRE-GENX14.jpg Lean retirement looms for Generation X

    When their working years end, Gen-Xers might have to live on just half of their pre-retirement income, compared with 60 percent for the Baby Boom generation, Pew said last year.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • small-business-lending.jpg How 8,500 large companies will become small businesses overnight

    When the clock strikes midnight on Sunday, July 13, thousands of relatively large companies will — poof — suddenly become small businesses. It's not magic. It's just the federal government at work.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dunlap Wrecker gets award Dunlap Wrecker receives AAA Service Provider of Excellence award

    Dunlap Wrecker Services in Claremore was presented Wednesday with the AAA Oklahoma Service Provider of Excellence award. 

    June 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wind incentives As wind industry grows, so do tax incentive payments

    Wind farms are set to collect nearly $12 million from a tax rebate program that has more than tripled in value in the past three years and that a group advocating against the wind industry’s expansion says should be capped.

    June 5, 2014 2 Photos

  • Albert named WRM chair Albert named Will Rogers Memorial Museum Commission chair

      Phil Albert has been named chairman of the Will Rogers Memorial Museum Commission.

    May 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Holiday Inn Express groundbreaking Holiday Inn Express breaks ground

    Construction is beginning on another of Claremore’s three new hotels, as city and community leaders joined Tulsa-based Promise Hotels and The Ross Group to break ground Wednesday on an 80-room Holiday Inn Express and conference center located at 1400 W. Country Club Lane. 

    May 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Chief Baker speaks Chief Baker addresses Chamber

    Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker was featured as guest speaker for the monthly Claremore Chamber Luncheon Thursday at the Rogers State University Centennial Center. 

    May 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • New wells to keep pumping with low taxes

    The Legislature set a new production tax rate for horizontal oil and natural gas wells on Thursday, in a move opponents called a victory for big energy companies.

    May 23, 2014