Claremore Daily Progress

State/Nation

State/Nation
  • 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.

    June 24, 2014

  • 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.

    June 24, 2014

  • Incumbents lose Incumbents turned out

    Rogers County voters showed their displeasure Tuesday with incumbents as they showed them the door.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • church gun giveaway 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.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Progress wins Sequoyah 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.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    June 13, 2014

  • 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.

    June 9, 2014

  • Voter registration deadline approaches

    Potential voters have one more day to submit their registration to the Rogers County Election Board.

    May 29, 2014

  • 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.

    May 28, 2014

  • Angelou dies at 86 Author Maya Angelou dies at 86 in North Carolina

    Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.

    May 28, 2014 1 Photo