Claremore Daily Progress


  • Inola Chamber Inola Chamber Banquet celebrates ‘Spirit of Business and Community’

    The Inola Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the “Spirit of Business and Community” at their annual banquet Saturday night, and it was all about Inola. 

    January 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Oklahoma gas price average is 3rd lowest in US

    The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is currently the third lowest in the nation.

    January 21, 2014

  • 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.

    January 15, 2014

  • 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.

    January 8, 2014

  • Money-100s.jpg 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. 

    December 30, 2013 1 Photo

  • Santa Cash 2013 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.

    December 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    December 20, 2013

  • 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 website that allows people to shop for and purchase a plan, officials said Wednesday.

    December 11, 2013

  • 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.


    December 11, 2013

  • 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.

    November 28, 2013


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