Superintendent McClaren says Claremore schools adequately built for storm safety
State Senator Joe Dorman, D-Rush Springs, recently sent out a Take Shelter Oklahoma memorandum to superintendents statewide, encouraging the continuation of signatures for a petition to create a $500 million bond that would put storm shelters in every school.
Defense witnesses testify for ex-Okla. lawmaker
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Patients, firms shop for better health care deals
Paul Freeman drove 600 miles last year to save himself — and his employer — thousands of dollars on his surgery.
Businesses host Secretary Teague
Michael Teague, Oklahoma’s first secretary of Energy and Environment, spoke Thursday to members of the Claremore business community and toured three manufacturing facilities.
Lt. Gov. Lamb to address Rogers County Republicans
Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will speak to Rogers County Republicans at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Northeast Technology Center.
Student charged in high school teacher’s murder
A high school math teacher in suburban Boston was murdered Tuesday night, and a 14-year-old student has been charged in her death.
Former OK Speaker Benge named secretary of state
Former Oklahoma House Speaker Chris Benge has been appointed secretary of state.
Statewide Grand Jury to investigate DA, others
Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt announced Friday afternoon his office will convene a multi-county grand jury investigation in Rogers County, just days after Tulsa County Judge Jefferson Sellers dismissed a citizen’s petition on a technicality.
Citizens who circulated petition uneasy
Rogers County citizens who helped circulate the court-rejected grand jury petition to investigate the district attorney’s office were on edge Thursday, potential targets of a defamation lawsuit against sponsors of the petition campaign.
After shutdown, government moves back to business
Barriers came down at federal memorials and National Park Service sites and thousands of furloughed federal workers — relieved but wary — returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
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