Claremore Daily Progress


  • Attorney says OU wants painting lawsuit dismissed

    A University of Oklahoma attorney says a woman who is demanding that the school return a painting she claims was stolen from her family by Nazis during World War II has not proven she is the lawful heir — or the sole heir.

    March 19, 2014

  • Malaysian plane mystery bewilders, frustrates

    Solving the mystery of the missing Malaysian plane is proving to be as easy as cracking a homicide without a body.


    March 19, 2014

  • Multiple earthquakes rock Oklahoma

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports four earthquakes ranging from an estimated 2.9 to 3.7 magnitude have been recorded in Oklahoma.

    March 19, 2014

  • School shelter initiative approved by House

    A proposal supported by Gov. Mary Fallin to help local school districts pay for safety upgrades like storm shelters and safe rooms has been approved by the Oklahoma House.

    March 13, 2014

  • House passes 2-year budgeting legislation

    The Oklahoma House has passed legislation that asks voters to alter the way the Oklahoma Legislature considers budget bills and non-budget related matters.

    March 13, 2014

  • RSU nominated Pelco Pelco Structural honored as Educational Partner

    Pelco Structural, LLC was honored with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education's Economic Development Grant for the Regents Business Partnership Excellence Award, which highlights successful partnerships between higher education institutions and businesses.

    March 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • House bill sends senior tax freeze to public vote

    Oklahoma voters would decide whether seniors, regardless of income, should have their property tax rates frozen under a bill that has passed the Oklahoma House.

    March 12, 2014

  • Committee approve county government reforms

    Three bills that would reform county government were approved in House committees before the deadline for committee hearings on House bills.

    March 7, 2014

  • House approves plan for triggred tax cuts

     A plan to cut both Oklahoma’s corporate and individual income tax rates has cleared the Oklahoma House over the objections of Democrats who contend the resulting loss of revenue will decimate critical state services like education, public safety and health care.

    March 7, 2014

  • Oklahoma death toll due to flu rises to 53

    The Oklahoma Department of Health says two more people have died from the flu during the past week, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.

    March 6, 2014