Claremore Daily Progress


  • 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    For the first time in 70 years, Oklahoma residents can legally enjoy Black Friday mega-deals after legislators repealed parts of a law that prohibited retailers from selling items for less than they paid.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

  • Burgess Norton fire 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.

    November 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Weather prompts Dickens event change

    The weather will be playing Scrooge for the Dickens on the Boulevard on Friday night. 

    November 21, 2013

  • UPCO fire Industrial fire at UPCO displaces workers

    A large industrial fire overnight at UPCO in Verdigris damaged the plant that manufactures steel rods for the oil industry. 

    November 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • The Thinkery The Food Thinkery: Local dietitian, diabetes educator encourages clients to ‘think’ healthy

    As a registered, licensed dietitian and certified diabetes educator, Claremore resident Suzanne Forsberg said she has found that people are confused when it comes to health information; that all of the health claims in the media cause people to be at a loss when trying to live healthy.

    November 2, 2013 1 Photo

  • Mullin supports Port’s future
    Congressman Markwayne Mullin met with area leaders Friday at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa to speak about the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA).

    October 26, 2013

  • Patients, firms shop for better health care deals

    Paul Freeman drove 600 miles last year to save himself — and his employer — thousands of dollars on his surgery.

    October 25, 2013

  • Oklahoma judge: Settlement reached in Toyota case

    An Oklahoma judge says a settlement to award punitive damages has been reached in a case that blamed sudden acceleration in a Toyota Camry for a wrongful death.

    October 25, 2013

  • Businesses host Secretary Teague photo Businesses host Secretary Teague

    Michael Teague, Oklahoma’s first secretary of Energy and Environment,  spoke Thursday to members of the Claremore business community and toured three manufacturing facilities.

    October 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • Buffalo Wild Wings Buffalo Wild Wings opens to great fanfare

    Claremore welcomed another new business Monday as Buffalo Wild Wings opened to the public, bringing 120 new jobs, increased sales tax revenue and a new choice for consumers.

    October 15, 2013 1 Photo


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