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WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) toured the Rio Grande Valley sector of the southern border, near McAllen, TX, with Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials. Lankford requested the tour in order to provide oversight …

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Claremore 14-year-old Cameron Allison and his grandparents Shirley and Curt Burrill are finding it easier than ever to complete their weekly chores, with a little help from Walmart.

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Voters in Rogers County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the August 13 Special Inola Municipal Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m.…

Not since 2003’s “The DaVinci Code” has a popular novel been touted quite as much as “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018). Picked up for film adaptation by Reece Witherspoon, this novel is sure to make waves for months to come. On the New York Times Bestseller …

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OKLAHOMA CITY — About 1,000 Oklahomans are test-driving a new digital driver license program that may one day allow Oklahomans to ditch their plastic copies.

(Oklahoma City) – This past spring, more than 181,000 Address Confirmation Notices were mailed to certain Oklahoma voters, as required by law. Nearly two months later, more than 134,000 notices remain outstanding, state election officials said today. Voters who do not respond to the Address …

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The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority Board of Trustees recently elected Ryan Neely as the organization’s new chairman. As board chair, Neely will lead CIEDA as it facilitates the recruitment and retention of primary industry jobs, the expansion of the sales tax base an…

Stranger Things 3 is probably Netflix’s biggest buzzed about series ever, with reportedly 40 millions viewers in the first four days and tons of internet chatter. To give one an idea of comparison, Sunday Night Football averaged about 19 million, This is Us averaged 16.06 million, and Game o…

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Cancer is a daunting diagnosis, but it's not enough to shake Cory's good spirits.

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We have discussed ecoregions or ecosystems defined by their own distinctive geography. There are animals that inhabit these areas, which do well to survive there. During spring and fall, migratory animals and insects are added to this mix because they want familiar food while they are in tra…

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The fall session of the free and fun RoCo Fit “Couch to 5k” Program begins Aug. 6. RoCo Fit volunteer mentors are ready to encourage participants to reach all types of goals, from finishing a 5k (3.1 miles) to reducing depression and stress. Whatever your goal - physical or emotional, walkin…

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Each month, Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO) celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we have the unique opportunity to celebrate the service of Dana and Kathy Crow. Dana and Kathy serve alongside one another as volunteer advocates in Ottawa County.

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Friday, July 19, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the August 13 Special City of Inola Election, Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.

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Crush is a 1-year-old ginger tabby who enjoys laid back and lazy afternoons. He is currently awaiting a home at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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The first line of the FFA Creed reads, “I believe in the future of agriculture.” Claremore’s FFA program has a rich history, with roots that run deep within the local community. While today’s average consumer is three to five generations removed from the family farm, Claremore FFA continues …

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As temperatures climb, so does the risk for heat-related illness due to hyperthermia (overheating). The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds parents that children’s bodies overheat easily, and infants and children under age 4 are among those at greatest risk for heat-related il…

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Located in the hills southeast of Salina, Oklahoma, on the Saline Creek arm of Lake Hudson, the Salina Pumped Storage Project (SPSP) is a unique facility that plays a vital role in the Grand River Dam Authority’s overall electricity production.

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Jacob Krumwiede, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch manager and Museum assistant director, with the help of volunteers, leads a lesson in carpentry basics.

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Chief-Elect Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief-Elect Bryan Warner are pleased to announce their executive cabinet, six pioneering leaders who will propel the tribe forward over the next four years.

Spider-Man: Far from Home is just about the best thing one could ask for in a summer movie, but I didn’t think it would be. I love the Marvel Cinematic Universe as much as the next person who grew up on superhero cartoons. Superheroes have personal, sentimental value to me because I spent my…

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PACIFIC OCEAN (July 8, 2019) Engineman 1st Class Chad Kidd, right, from Pryor, Oklahoma, observes Engineman Fireman Landon Shera, from Westport, Indiana, report valve isolation status using a sound-powered phone to central control station during an engineering training team evolution aboard …

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­­July is national blueberry month, but for local blueberry farmer David Patterson, July is the end of the season.

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Millions of public dollars have been poured into infrastructure projects in Inola over the last five years to turn the abandoned Black Fox Nuclear Plant into a busy and thriving industrial park.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A new plan to rebrand the state’s image and redesign its license plate is raising eyebrows and being panned by some who say Oklahoma has bigger priorities to fund right now.

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Summer is here and temperatures are rising. Each year, more than 600 people die from heat-related illness in the United States. In Oklahoma, there were 145 deaths associated with exposure to excessive heat from 2010 to 2017. Approximately 70% of those deaths occurred in males.

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