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For the first time in 70 years, Oklahoma residents can legally enjoy Black Friday mega-deals after legislators repealed parts of a law that prohibited retailers from selling items for less than they paid.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