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OKLAHOMA CITY — With complaints mounting among retirees, lawmakers are considering if the state’s public pension systems are finally healthy enough to give tens of thousands of retirees their first cost-of-living-adjustment in over a decade.

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Six Claremore teams competed in the largest Oklahoma robotics competition before the state championships this weekend, VEX Robotics hosted at Will Rogers Junior High.

Happy weekend after Valentine's Day readers. Maybe you hate this holiday. Maybe you love this holiday. Maybe you’ll be spending this weekend with someone special, or maybe you will be wistfully watching “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” and wondering when your own Peter Kavinsky will come.…

OKLAHOMA CITY — A joint working group of lawmakers on Wednesday voted unanimously to advance a series of legislative recommendations aimed at fine-tuning the state’s medical marijuana laws.

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The state House on Wednesday voted to advance a controversial measure that would allow Oklahomans to carry firearms with no licensing or training.

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TTCU Federal Credit Union presented a $2,500 donation to Rogers State University as part of its School Pride program.

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The numbers are in. The city of Claremore’s sales tax receipts from the 2018 Christmas season came in at the beginning of February, revealing a slow trend of increasing local spending over the last five years.

The BM Chapter of P.E.O. in conjunction with Rogers State University’s Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO of 2013, Dr. Terry Neese. Her presentation will be held Thursday, April 4at 10:30 a.m. in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Cente…

The Claremore Area Ministerial Alliance Easter Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m. on Easter morning, April 21 at Rogers State University in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center (formerly the Centennial Center).

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Less than a week remains for registered voters in Rogers County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the March 5 Special Chelsea, Claremore and Inola School Elections, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.

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Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma – CASA received a generous donation from the Claremore Walmart. Through the Community Grant Program, Walmart associates are proud to support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local organizations. “Walmart believes in operating globall…

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PEARL HARBOR – Modern attack submarines are the most technologically advanced and capable undersea warfighters in the world. Operating these highly complex submarines require sailors from the U.S. Navy’s submarine community, also known as the ‘Silent Service.’

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Travelers are still coming from far and wide to see one of Rogers County’s favorite Route 66 attractions—Totem Pole Park.

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‘Malone,’ is a two-year-old male, lab and border collie mix waiting for his Valentine at the Claremore Animal Shelter. Malone is a goofball who loves to play and needs a family with a nice big yard and kids to run around with. Contact the shelter at 918-341-1260 or visit them during regular …

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The Claremore Vetrean’s Center hosted their Sweetheart Luncheon on Veterans Day. Couples sat at tables set for two and were served by a team of volunteers. Many couples, like John Hon and Loise Boyce above, won door prizes.

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PEARL HARBOR – Modern attack submarines are the most technologically advanced and capable undersea warfighters in the world. Operating these highly complex submarines require sailors from the U.S. Navy’s submarine community, also known as the ‘Silent Service.’

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Kindergarten through third grade students at Claremont Elementary School got there hands on history Wednesday in the form of clay.

Carley Schroeder, a member of the Sequoyah FFA chapter, is a candidate for state FFA office. Running for the office of northeast area vice president, Schroeder faces the opportunity of serving more than 27,000 Oklahoma FFA members.

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TTCU Federal Credit Union presented a $3,000 donation to Claremore Public School District as part of its School Pride program. Over the past twelve years, the School Pride program has distributed over $1 million to area schools.

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A group of avid Claremore readers will share books they love at the annual Claremore Friends of the Library “Books You Love” February event Monday night, Feb. 18. Sharing host duties with FOL will be Claremore Book Club.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Claremore-Sequoyah High School senior, Carley Schroeder, served as a Senate page for State Sen. Marty Quinn, R-Claremore, during the second week of the legislative session from February 11-14, 2019. Carley is the daughter of Owasso residents Jason and Natasha Schroeder.

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TULSA, Okla. – One of rock music’s greatest female icons, Melissa Etheridge, is making her much-anticipated return to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa April 25.

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Claremore is getting another 15 minutes of fame.

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A downtown Claremore loft has been transformed into a barre and yoga studio, fulfilling a dream of local woman Cristi McKinney.

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A growing force in the world of Christian Women’s Empowerment is local wife, mother, blogger, public speaker, adjunct professor, entrepreneur and now author, Margo Woodward.

You may read the headline and think, we definitely know who won the Super Bowl. And yes, there’s the obvious winners and losers in terms of who technically won the game. But in this, the lone time of year I will ever write anything remotely sports related, I’d like to point out the less obvi…

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CLAREMORE – With outstanding growth and success within Claremore Main Street in recent years, changes are fast approaching at the helm of the nonprofit organization.

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British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch visited Claremore Wednesday on a tour of the southwestern U.S. Before stepping into the role of ambassador three years ago, Darroch served as the prime minister’s national security advisor.

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Claremore native Riley Jensen graduated high school less than a year ago and already her young career is blossoming.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Armed with red roses, hundreds of anti-abortion advocates descended on the Capitol Wednesday, pressing lawmakers to support legislation limiting access to abortion.

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Rogers State University provides an annual economic impact of more than $93 million and provides among the highest returns on investment among Oklahoma’s regional universities, according to a recently released economic impact study released by the State Chamber of Oklahoma.

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The Rogers County Health Department announces the 9th year of the county’s free and fun RoCo Fit “Couch to 5k” Program begins March 12. For the past eight years, RoCo Fit volunteer mentors have encouraged participants to reach all types of goals, from finishing a 5k (3.1 miles) to reducing d…

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‘Romeo,’ is a lovable, male, orange and white tabby currently in need of a forever home at the Claremore Animal Shelter. You can adopt ‘Romeo’ and enjoy his sweet nature in your home. Contact the shelter at 918-341-1260 or visit them during regular hours of operation at 815 Ramm Road to adop…

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The masterpieces for dozens of Claremore High School students are on display at Robson PAC Feb. 4-8. The public is invited to view the artwork by visiting the PAC during regular business hours. 

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Verdigris seniors Aaron Reid and Collin Karst joined the less than one percent of all students to score a 35 on the ACT.

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Kenneth Statton was born with manufacturing in his blood and a passion for the industry. More than 30 years ago, Statton founded his first machine shop, The Statton Company, with his father in Claremore, Okla. From there, Mr. Statton started and then proceeded to build one of the largest and…

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OKLAHOMA CITY — If Gov. Kevin Stitt gets his way, every classroom teacher will receive a permanent $1,200 raise, school districts will have the opportunity to offer teachers recruiting incentives and criminal justice reform programs will see a bump in funding.

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