President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passenger jet and allow international investigators unfettered access.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.
The House passed a package of tax breaks Thursday designed to boost charitable donations by seniors, private foundations and procrastinators.
One provision provides tax breaks to people over 70 who make donations from their individual retirement accounts. Another reduces excise taxes on private charitable foundations.
Local business owner and longtime Rogers County resident Jason Carini has announced his candidacy for Rogers County Treasurer.
Ron Burrows, general manager for the Claremore Expo Center, announced that he is seeking the position of District 3 Rogers County Commissioner.
Meredith Frailey, Cherokee Nation Tribal councilor for District 6, has announced she will seek the District 15 seat.
Campaign finance reports for Rogers County District 2 Commissioner Mike Helm and Rogers County County Clerk-elect Robin Anderson show that vendors made multiple contributions to their 2012 campaigns.
Rogers County Republicans have a choice for District 2 Congressman — Markwayne Mullin or George Faught.