Hofmeister gains statewide support, trounces Barresi
Loud applause and a cry of “We did it! We did it!” filled a room in northwest Oklahoma City as supporters of Tulsa businesswoman Joy Hofmeister learned she’d taken the Republican Party’s nomination for state superintendent of public instruction.
Inhofe, Lankford win GOP primaries for US Senate
A two-term congressman avoided a Republican primary runoff for Oklahoma’s open U.S. Senate seat, while U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe easily won the GOP nomination Tuesday in his bid to keep the state’s other seat for a fourth term.
Incumbents turned out
Rogers County voters showed their displeasure Tuesday with incumbents as they showed them the door.
Church lures worshippers with AR-15 giveaway
Some churches raffle quilts to get people through the doors. For Ignite Church, a nondenominational congregation, the lure is a couple of AR-15 rifles.
Progress staff wins Sequoyah Award
The Claremore Daily Progress walked away with the coveted Sequoyah Award Friday night at the conclusion of the annual Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest Awards at the Reed Center in Midwest City.
Child immigrants overwhelm government, advocates say
Few consequences for children caught sneaking over the U.S. border could help explain an influx of undocumented teenagers now pouring into makeshift shelters throughout the country, according to an immigration group.
Taxing Corporations: Oklahoma’s fiscal roller coaster
Oklahoma’s corporate income tax has become the wild card of state finance, gyrating unpredictably from one year to the next as firms take advantage of tax credits and legal accounting practices.
Voter registration deadline approaches
Potential voters have one more day to submit their registration to the Rogers County Election Board.
Officials urge caution as tick season begins
State health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday urged Oklahoma residents to be vigilant about checking for ticks after the death of a man who acquired the Heartland virus.
Author Maya Angelou dies at 86 in North Carolina
Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.
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