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Medical marijuana petition signing up thousands of new voters
Medical marijuana may be the state’s newest gateway drug — to voting.
Oklahomans for Health is spearheading a ballot drive to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The group has collected about 100,000 of the 156,000 signatures of registered voters it needs to get the issue on the ballot, according to its chairman, Chip Paul.
City open records dispute continues
The city of Claremore will pay $41,324.25 in attorney fees to the Vinita law firm who challenged their compliance with the Oklahoma Open Records Act.
Claremore sisters featured on talk show
During their recent trip to Los Angeles, Claremore sisters Lindsey and Whitney Martin made the most of their time in the city of angels, spending time with family, visiting several beaches, restaurants and Hollywood attractions.
Elementary students learn to bid at Zebra Stripes auction
Claremore elementary students in the Zebra Stripes summer care program participated in a student-friendly auction Friday at Roosa Elementary. The auction was presented by Daneen Shepherd, realtor/broker and auctioneer of Tulsa, who taught the children how to bid on items efficiently and effectively.
Treasurer issues tax warrants
For the first time, tax warrants are being issued in Rogers County to collect unpaid personal property taxes.
This week, some local business owners should expect to be served by the Rogers County Sheriff’s office.
Personal tax warrants have been issued to three local companies, who owe a total of approximately $38,000 in past due taxes.
No evidence or human remains found
Rogers County Sheriff’s deputies and assisting agencies vacated a Tiawah property Friday, after no evidence or human remains were found in connection to the disappearance of a local resident that went missing in 1996.
RCLC launches letter campaign
The Rogers County Literacy Council, RCLC, is launching their annual letter writing campaign.
A United Way Organization, the council is asking for community support to help promote literacy in the English language.
Inequality crisis shot with factual problems, hypocrisy
President Obama, various media and political liberals say inequality, of all things, is the defining issue of our times. Yet this message is delivered by multimillionaires and a president who jets from tee time to stump speech on the taxpayer's dime.
Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad
Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded “economic patriotism” from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers.
Local churches impact poverty
Claremore First Christian Church, First United Methodist and the Pastoral Alliance are combining efforts to host a 16-week program, “Getting Ahead in a Just Getting by World,” based off of the national program — “bridges out of poverty.”
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