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STILLWATER, Okla. – For many consumers, purchasing a gift card takes the stress out of finding the perfect gift to give. First introduced in the 1990s, gift cards have continued to gain in popularity. It is expected about $130 billion worth of gift cards will be purchased by the end of 2018.

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OKLAHOMA CITY –   State Senator Marty Quinn has been selected to serve as Assistant Majority Floor Whip for the 2019 legislative session.  Quinn was tapped by incoming Senate Majority Whip, Senator Rob Standridge, to serve in the leadership role.   Quinn, R-Claremore, was also recently selec…

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The Claremore Police Department confirms that Officer Matt Rice was arrested Saturday, Dec. 8, at about 11:40 p.m. by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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As of my writing this, we’re two episodes into the Bravo series “Dirty John” about the complicated, real life abusive relationship between John Meehan and Debra Newall. And I already know how it's going to end. Not because I’m so brilliant. Not because its so obvious. But because I’ve listen…

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A record-breaking win announced December 5 at the annual PRCA Banquet in Las Vegas, NV; Claremore’s Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo was named the Best Small Rodeo of the Year for the fifth time in a row! The announcement made PRCA history, a win of this magnitude, 5 wins in a row, has never …

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Rogers County's district attorney made a trip to the country's capitol to hear oral arguments in a case he says could have very real implications for Oklahomans.

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Claremore High School students Dylan Ward and Hayden Rhoades were recently accepted as members of the All State Jazz Band.

Recently questions arose when Rogers County crews and equipment were spotted working on and parked on the private property of an individual homeowner.

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An imitation handgun hidden in the spare tire compartment of a vehicle yielded felony charges for both the driver and passenger.

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Close to 200 people gathered in the newly renovated Rogers State University Esports Facility, inside Herrington Hall, Monday to celebrate the dedication of the university’s newest club sport and facility.

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While much of the country is grieving the loss of a former president described as honorable and kind, Claremore’s Chamber of Commerce President is taking the opportunity to give back to the man who gave her so much.

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The officers and administration of Claremore Police Department started the month of November bright-eyed and clean shaven. They kicked off their No Shave November fundraising project with a goal of raising $9,500 to be used to purchase a Christmas gift for each of the 410 student at Claremon…

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Claremore Police Officer Joshua Hewitt is getting in the Christmas spirit. His patrol vehicle, like many others in the Claremore fleet, is decorated as Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer.

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The “odor of alcoholic beverage” was noted by law enforcement in a injury collision Sunday.

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For more than 30 years, the people of Rogers County have been graciously sharing the Christmas spirit with a traditional Christmas dinner basket for those in need.

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Claremore Public Schools administrators, teachers, staff, school board members and members of the community met in the Robson Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Nov. 20 to discuss possible projects for the upcoming 2019 school bond issue.

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Claremore resident Evelyn Clark has served on Rogers State University Public Television’s Community Advisory Board for the past 12 years, but recently announced that she would step aside to let someone else take her place.

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“Linus” is a lovable 1-year-old neutered male at the Claremore Animal Shelter awaiting someone to bring him to a happy, warm, forever home. This social little guy is great with kids and very friendly. His adoption fee is $40 and comes with a free outdoor shelter. Contact the Claremore Animal…

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You better watch out. You better not cry. Better not pout. I'm telling you why. Santa Claus is coming to Oologah.

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Rogers State University officials have informed students currently enrolled in its Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) programs that the university is taking initial steps to phase out these programs. 

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The City of Claremore is currently accepting bids for a third party to perform a cost of service and rate design study for Claremore Electric.

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The Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature has passed a joint resolution honoring the late Ofelia “Ofe” Chavoya, a recent Rogers State University graduate who was recognized as a public servant and honorable distinguished delegate.

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Candidates for the Board of Education in 14 Rogers County school districts will file their Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 3rd, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday, Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.

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