Google builds a ‘Nest’ for future of smart homes
When our Internet-connected gadgets and home appliances all learn to talk to each other, Google wants to be at the center of the conversation.
New number drawn in Santa Cash giveaway
With no winner yet of $1,000 prize in the Santa Cash giveaway, a new number has been drawn, with hopes that the “third time will be the charm,” according to Dell Davis, Claremore Chamber of Commerce president.
10 easy-to-do steps to lower economic stress in 2014
Resolutions are usually a terrible way to effect change. Changing habits involves changing your lifestyle, and that requires a deep commitment that most of us lack. If you've resolved to get your financial life in order, I offer 10 important and easy-to-do steps.
Wayes wins $6,500 Santa Cash drawing
Claremore resident Patty Wayes was the big winner at Saturday’s Santa Cash drawing, taking home the $6,500 first place prize, which she said she plans to put towards a new roof.
Okla. unemployment rate dips slightly in November
Oklahoma labor officials say the state’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in November and that all major employment sectors reporting month-to-month job increases.
Feds: 1,600 Oklahomans enroll in federal plan
More than 1,600 Oklahoma residents successfully signed up for health insurance coverage in the first two months of the troubled HealthCare.gov website that allows people to shop for and purchase a plan, officials said Wednesday.
Okla. revenue collections continue to fall short
Collections to the main operating fund used to pay for state government in Oklahoma continue to trail the official estimate, finance officials reported Wednesday, a trend that could lead to budget cuts for state agencies if it continues.
Below-cost Black Friday sales now legal in Oklahoma
For the first time in 70 years, Oklahoma residents can legally enjoy Black Friday mega-deals after legislators repealed parts of a law that prohibited retailers from selling items for less than they paid. Low-price retail events like Black Friday, in which retailers deeply discount items to attract shoppers, were technically illegal because of a 1941 law that required retailers to sell products for at least 6 percent more than invoice cost.
Firefighters respond to structure fire at Burgess-Norton building
Claremore firefighters responded to a structure fire Friday morning at the former Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Plant, 2400 E. Anderson Boulevard.
Weather prompts Dickens event change
The weather will be playing Scrooge for the Dickens on the Boulevard on Friday night.
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