Bills would require students to recite Pledge of Allegiance
Oklahoma schoolchildren would be required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day under two bills that cleared a legislative committee on Monday.
Teen mom says she's a mass murderer
A diminutive teenage mother charged with the stabbing death of a central Pennsylvania man she lured with an online companionship ad says she has been on a cross-country murder spree since she became involved with a satanic cult six years ago.
Brad Carson receives confirmation as U. S. Army Undersecretary
Former Congressman Brad Carson received full Senate confirmation last week as the next Undersecretary of the U. S. Army.
USA defeats Russia in hockey
T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout. He had already taken five shots at Sergei Bobrovsky, and the Russians were still even.
BLINDSIDED: Local museums caught off guard by Gov. Fallin’s consolidation plan
Gov. Mary Fallin has proposed Claremore’s J. M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum and Will Rogers Memorial Museum be incorporated into the state’s tourism department.
House Republicans choose Hickman as speaker
The 72 Republicans in the Oklahoma House of Representatives have selected 40-year-old state Rep. Jeff Hickman of Fairview as the next speaker of the House, one of the most powerful positions in state government.
Ethics Committee considering probe of Mullin
The House Ethics Committee will consider an investigation of Republican congressman Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma flu deaths rise by 8 to 33 since Sept. 29
The Oklahoma Department of Health says eight people have died from the flu during the past week.
Claremore hosts K9 unit training
Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers and their K9 partners met in Claremore Wednesday to complete yearly training required by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training.
Ramirez, Good named outstanding mentors
Claremore residents Agustin “Gus” Ramirez of the Volunteers for Youth PAL Program and Lonnie Good, a volunteer with STARBASE Oklahoma, were among fifty-two outstanding Oklahoma youth mentors who were honored Jan. 15 during the second annual Oklahoma Mentor Day at the Capitol presented by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and its David and Molly Boren Mentoring Initiative.
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