FOYIL – The establishment of a police department in Foyil could bring in more business revenue into this rural Rogers County community.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — About two dozen parents and students gathered at the Capitol Monday to protest the decision by school districts to shift from in-person to virtual learning as the state’s COVID-19 outbreak continues to worsen.

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As of the Monday, Nov. 23, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 177,874 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of these, 142,381 have recovered and 33,844 are active. A total of 1,649 deaths have been recorded in the state.

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In response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases throughout the state of Oklahoma, Pafford EMS is now offering rapid COVID testing to the citizens of Claremore and its surrounding communities.

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The Rogers County Health Department is updating the drive-thru COVID-19 testing times, according to a media release. The new times will be 3-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, beginning Nov. 30.

There are varied definitions of ‘perspective’ but they all center on the way in which one views events or situations relative to each other, or to a base.

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic first reached Cherokee Nation, our people have worked together to protect Cherokees. We have seen heroic actions and hard sacrifices by our health care workers, staff and volunteers who distributed food and economic assistance, and all those who gave up in-person …

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The Claremore City Council voted 5-2 Friday night to implement an ordinance that will require people 10 and older in public places to wear face masks properly and practice social distancing beginning Dec. 20.

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TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation Health Services has been awarded a $4.1 million Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations grant through the Native American Research Centers for Health and the National Institutes of Health to assist with COVID-19 testing and contact tracing ef…

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As of the Tuesday, Nov. 17, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 158,408 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of these, 128,057 have recovered and 28,807 are active. A total of 1,544 deaths have been recorded in the state.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Stopping short of a statewide mask mandate Monday, Oklahoma's governor announced requiring face coverings on state property and said bar and restaurant hours will temporarily be limited in an attempt to slow the surging number of COVID-19 cases.

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As of the Monday, Nov. 16, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 155,857 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of these, 126,162 have recovered and 29,157 are active. A total of 1,538 deaths have been recorded in the state.

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Moderna said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine is proving to be highly effective in a major trial, a second dash of hope in the global race for a shot to tame a resurgent virus that is now killing more than 8,000 people a day worldwide.

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The Oklahoma Blood Institute will conduct “2021 Fingers Crossed” blood drives at Claremore and Sequoyah high schools, according to a media release.

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The Claremore City Council will look a little different on Monday, November 16th. In March, the Oklahoma Legislature voted for an amendment to the Open Meetings Acts (OMA) to allow for public meetings to be held virtually in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the Legislature did not ex…

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As of the Thursday, Nov. 12, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 144,691 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of these, 120,426 have recovered and 22,784 are active. A total of 1,481 deaths have been recorded in the state.

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The 16th Annual Christmas in July was held at the Claremore Elks Lodge #1230 on Sept. 19. The event was organized by the Claremore Elks Lodge ACTS Committee and Oklahoma Chapter 20 Blue Star Mothers.

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The Rogers State University Counseling Center is expanding services to meet the needs of its student population. These services include the addition of a graduate intern, online scheduling options and ecounseling, as well as partnering with CREOKS Health Services to provide mental health res…

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TULSA — Cherokee Nation Businesses and its employees are once again helping make the holidays a little brighter for thousands of children in northeast Oklahoma by supporting the Cherokee Nation Angel Project, according to a media release.

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Claremore Fire and Police department unions presented a check for more than $1,500 to Blue Star Mothers. The proceeds were from sales of “One Family” T-shirts. The money will be used to send Christmas boxes to deployed service members, according to a media release. Blue Star Mothers members …

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 Pictured left to right: Brian Burnett (Claremore Police Union #112); Wanda Inman, Stephanie Murphy, Galela Birdwell, and Penni Holmes (Blue Star Mothers Chapter 20); and Ty Burnett (Claremore Fire Union #1077).

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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is seeking information regarding a fatal, automobile-pedestrian collision, according to a media release.

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As of the Tuesday, Nov. 10, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 140,157 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of these, 118,074 have recovered and 20,632 are active. A total of 1,451 deaths have been recorded in the state.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma does not need a mask mandate to combat rising COVID-19 case numbers, the state’s top health official said Monday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday and offered himself to the nation as a leader who "seeks not to divide, but to unify" a country gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and s…

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Hospitals are poised to bear the brunt of the state’s newly revised medical surge plan if Oklahoma can’t figure out how to slow its growing COVID-19 hospitalization numbers.

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As we enter November—Native American Heritage Month—it’s a good time to take stock of where we now find ourselves in this difficult year. Even though we are still weathering the global COVID-19 crisis, I believe our tribal nations stand stronger than ever. Celebrating Native Heritage Month m…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

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The City of Claremore’s planning department received the 2020 Outstanding Plan Award from the Oklahoma chapter of the American Planning Association for its work on the Claremore 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Special District Plan, according to a media release. The award is given annually to or…

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Many voters have been calling and messaging about "voter credit" not showing yet on the Oklahoma Voter Portal.

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As of the Friday, Nov. 6, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 131,751 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of these, 113,227 have recovered and 17,095 are active. A total of 1,429 deaths have been recorded in the state.

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STILLWATER – For many people, heading home for the holidays is a long-standing tradition. However, with the world in the midst of a pandemic, traditions need to take a slightly different turn this year.

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OOLOGAH – Cherokee Nation announced today plans to purchase the historic Will Rogers Birthplace Museum in Rogers County. A small signing ceremony was held at the museum on Nov. 4 to coincide with Will Rogers’ birthday and formalize the acquisition from the Oklahoma Historical Society.

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As of the Wednesday, Nov. 4, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 127,772 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of these, 110,453 have recovered and 15,927 are active. A total of 1,392 deaths have been recorded in the state.

Rogers County Health Department, 2664 OK-88, is hosting a drive-through clinic for the flu vaccine on Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., according to a media release.

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