OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting five new cases of West Nile virus — but no additional deaths.
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Rogers County continues residential growth trend
Rogers County officials issued $68.6 million in residential home permits in the past 12 months, continuing a three-year growth trend.
Claremore Police Department radio antennas updated with new Verizon cell tower installation
The Claremore Police Department is in the process of updating the agency’s radio antenna technology following the installation of a new Verizon Wireless cellular tower, located near the northwest corner of the police station.
Why Taco Bell is turning its health menu into a muscle menu
Like it or not, the paleo diet fad has now gone mainstream.
This week, Taco Bell announced that it will be beefing up its menu - quite literally - by launching a new menu centered around meat and protein.
College graduates are sorting themselves into elite cities
Census data suggests that in 1980 a college graduate could expect to earn about 38 percent more than a worker with only a high-school diploma. Since then, the difference in their wages has only widened as our economy has shifted to bestow greater and greater rewards on the well-educated. By 1990, that number was about 57 percent. By 2011: 73 percent.
Courthouse parking lot delayed again
The county will outsource construction of the new courthouse parking lot — delaying the project once again.
Military restores equipment program for fire departments
The Department of Defense will continue the popular program, which provides rolling stock, engines and other equipment to fire departments in 48 states.
Whataburger celebrates grand opening in Claremore
Whataburger Restaurants known for custom-made, always-fresh burgers, will host a grand opening celebration on today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its newest location at 400 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd. in Claremore.
Claremore man’s concrete lion statue stolen
A Claremore resident woke up Tuesday morning and discovered a thief had stolen his three-foot-tall lion statue, replacing it with a rabbit figurine.
Injury accident shuts down turnpike gate
Emergency responders have cleared the scene of a crash on State Highway 20 near the entrance to the Will Rogers Turnpike.
Watson resigns from city council
The Claremore City Council on Monday accepted the resignation of Ward I Councilor Paula Watson.
Watson, who has served on the council for almost 10 years, recently retired from teaching and is now serving as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).
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