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Bird distribution and weather occasionally go in hand, but if you believe that you have found a bird out of its normal range of distribution, make a photographic record of it. Sometimes this is easier said than done, so witnesses will help prove the point, which is why birding alone isn't al…

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The Claremore Progress’ annual best of is back, with more categories than ever before.

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The RSU Film Society will present the neo-noir film classic “Chinatown” on September 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Baird Hall Performance Studio.

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A significant challenge in all Oklahoma public schools is getting and retaining bus drivers. However, the Claremore Public Schools Board of Education helped ease that burden when it made a conscious effort, over the past four years, to raise newly hired bus driver pay to $15 an hour. “This w…

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The J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum will be featured on the RFD-TV and Cowboy Channel program, “Somewhere West of Wall Street”. The program will be broadcast Monday, September 16 at 8:30 pm.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — More than 3,700 “frontline” Department of Human Services employees will soon by getting a 13 percent raise even as state leaders prepare to launch a hiring blitz.

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Staff and the families of patients at Memory Care at Emerald are preparing to Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tulsa, Sept. 21.

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Since 1987, the people of Rogers County have marshaled their resources to meet a need in the community – a need for food.

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These three black kittens at the Claremore Animal Shelter are in desperate need of a loving home. The two boys and one girl are sweet, playful, and happy to cuddle or play with toys. Adoption fees for kittens are $65 and include spay or neuter, a booster shot, a de-worming and a rabies vacci…

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt is coming under fire for planned public appearance at a Tulsa church where he’s supposed to talk to a men’s group about serving God.

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The 2019 Oologah-Talala Public Schools bond passed by over 75 percent Tuesday night.

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With 12-years of experience and rave reviews under her belt, Leigha Charles has taken the plunge and opened her own dog grooming salon in Claremore.

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Each month, CASA of Northeast Oklahoma celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we are highlighting the service of Kris Wilkins. Kris has served as a volunteer advocate a year and a half.

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Claremore Police Department said the incident started with a post made online and a juvenile’s refusal to provide a phone’s password.

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When asked, “what is one thing you want the public to know?” Claremore fire fighters overwhelming responded, “pull to the right.”

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Beloved Claremore restaurants will reveal their delicious secrets to the world this year at the Rogers County Fair.

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By late summer of 1940, Grand Lake was finally a reality. The major work on Pensacola Dam had been completed earlier that year and the waters of the Grand River had steadily filled the lake throughout the summer months. The dream of a hydroelectric facility across the Grand River Valley – fi…

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Hope Harbor is excited to announce that First Lady Sarah Stitt will speak at our Annual Open House on September 28, 2019. Senator Marty Quinn will also be in attendance. Stitt has been a driving force to educate Oklahoma on the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study. Hope Harbor’s unique…

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Editor’s Note:  This story is the third installment in a three-part series exploring inmate experience and jail standards as explained both former-inmates and jail staff. This story focuses on issues of safety, security, and operations.

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With a contentious election behind them, members of the Cherokee Nation in Districts 14 and 15 gathered Tuesday with smiles on their faces to dine, meet local artists, and hear from their elected officials.

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The Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Leading Ladies Awards. The 5th Annual Leading Ladies Awards will be presented at the Leading Ladies Gala on Wednesday, October 2 at the Claremore Conference Center.

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This month the Claremore Progress Book Club is doing ‘wild.’

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A fashion show like no other – that is the promise of the Light of Hope Runway of Hope, “A Journey to Restoration,” in Claremore October 26.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A state senator wants to probe the feasibility of using solar energy to power schools in an effort to reduce utility costs.

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A new website dedicated to the annual Veterans Day Parade has been set up at www.ClaremoreVetsParade.com. The application, as well as information as the parade is being planned will be featured.

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Oklahoma continues to take positive steps to reduce infant deaths. Through the work of many dedicated partners and individuals, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced the state’s infant mortality rate (IMR) has decreased by 17% since 2007, equating to 183 more babies able t…

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Arthur Neal Chancellor, 77, passed away Friday, August 30th, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born to Arthur Aubrey and Bertha Katherine (Tawney) Chancellor on October 27th, 1941 in Cisco, Texas.

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