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  • 7.2-commmnity-band7.2.jpg Claremore Civic Band concert tonight

    The Claremore Civic Band, under the direction of Mike Thompson will mount its second concert tonight at 7:30, in Gazebo Park.  

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • GM recalls soar past 20 million. Why don't consumers care?

    In case you thought there couldn't possibly be another General Motors recall so soon, you're just not thinking big enough. This week, GM said it was recalling 3.36 million more cars. The cause: an ignition switch defect that could result in keys carrying extra weight (read: a keychain) to slip out of position and shut the vehicle off abruptly during "some jarring event."

    June 18, 2014

  • Keith Taylor KTUL personality is guest marshal at shoot-out

    Popular morning newscaster and host of KTUL-TV’s “Good Day Tulsa”, Keith Taylor will be the celebrity guest marshal at the “High Noon” shoot-out this weekend at the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. 

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • How to train your dragon REVIEW: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at CC8

    In 2010, “How to Train Your Dragon” used the sweetest of  tropes (a human boy and his loyal animal companion) in an animated fable to illustrate how a tribe of thick-headed Norsemen could learn to get along with their flame-spraying reptile brethren. 

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Study: Kids gain weight more quickly over summer break

    Any parent or teacher can tell you that schoolchildren tend to slip back a bit academically over the long summer break. But now a Harvard University study has come up with troubling indications that they also gain weight more quickly during those months when, traditionally, we hope they're outdoors much of the time, enjoying the summer sun.

    June 18, 2014

  • Poverty Initiative Rogers County Getting Ahead begins efforts to combat area poverty

    The Rogers County Getting Ahead and Bridges Out of Poverty steering committee held a community informational workshop Tuesday in an effort to reduce area poverty. Interested patrons received an outline of the team initiatives, and were able to ask questions while they began to generate ideas for solutions.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 22 Jump Street REVIEW: ‘22 Jump Street’ funnier than 21

    As a comedy sequel to a film based on a now-defunct television series, “22 Jump Street” should be an over-marketed, unwatchable disaster. 

    June 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Camp funds needed quickly as deadline approaches
    More funds are needed — and quickly — for Share the Spirit Foundation’s Send a Kid to Camp program.

    June 15, 2014

  • Tad Jones Former lawmaker will lead Will Rogers Memorial Museums
    Tad Jones, former Rogers County legislator, will take the reins as Will Rogers Memorial Museums director, replacing retiring Steve Gragert. Jones will join the staff Aug. 1, Gragert will retire Sept. 1.

    June 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fireworks, car show coming to Claremore

    Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs and Lady Luck’s Fireworks are teaming up to bring a fun-filled evening of fireworks and entertainment to the racetrack this month. 

    June 12, 2014