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Anyone who has been in Claremore long has probably met Brandon Irby in some capacity. From city government to Claremore Collective to Rogers State University and countless board and committees in between, Irby is working behind the scenes for Claremore in countless ways.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A House lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to propose a bill protecting a controversial therapy practice that aims to counsel away same-sex attractions in lesbian, gay and transgender Oklahomans.

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The new community recycling program in Verdigris officially opened this weekend. The new recycling drop off sites are located in the parking lot of Verdigris Junior High. Pictured Charles Nadal and Larry Escalante, middle pic Clarles Nadal Town of Verdigris and Verdigris Schools and Larry Es…

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OKLAHOMA CITY — As a growing number of students return to in-person instruction, state leaders have decided to leave it solely to districts to decide whether to notify parents and the community about COVID-19 cases within school walls.

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The Rogers County Fair will be different in a year with a global pandemic, but there will be plenty that’s familiar to fairgoers next week.

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From SheBrews Coffee: "We apologize for the inconvenience but due to a positive case of Covid-19 of at least one of our ministry ladies, we are taking the upmost precaution for the safety of our SheBrews team and our valued customers. Therefore we have chosen to close both Claremore location…

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Rogers State University Public Affairs Junior Jake Brillhart is leading the Civic Engagement Initiative, a coalition to educate and empower fellow students on their constitutional rights, their platform and their duty of democracy to voice their vote.

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The nineteenth anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center has the country reflecting on where they were when they heard the news and contemplating how the events changed the trajectory of the country.

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For years Rory Peterson has been doing everything he can to give back to the community, and in his moment of need the community is rising up to return the favor. Lisa Jo Saylor said she's been friend with Rory Peterson and his wife Cheri for nearly 20 years. During that time she's had a fron…

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Maxi is a very social happy girl. She weighs about 50 lbs, and is about one year old. She will be an alerter, but is up for making a new friend. She has a lot of playful energy and would enjoy a yard. Maxi’s adoption fee is $90. To adopt Maxi, contact the Claremore Animal Shelter at 918-341-…

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Claremore started a celebration of love and community—and they're not letting COVID get in the way.

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From National Weather Service Tulsa: "Mid day temps ranged from mid 50s to mid 70s for E OK & NW AR. Much below seasonal average temps forecast today. These temps could break low maximum temp records for some locations in E OK today."

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has released revised guidance to support long-term care facilities’ efforts to balance the need to protect residents from COVID-19 and ensure healthy social and emotional connections with family and friends during the ongoing pandemic.

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Nichole Davis is one of Claremore's favorite book sellers.

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From the National Weather Service Tulsa: "Isolated showers remained ongoing west of Hwy 75 in NE OK. Movement was north around 20 mph. Areas of patchy fog also continued for parts of NE OK, northwest of the frontal boundary positioned near McAlester to Jay."

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The technicolor masterpiece on the window of main street's Wildflour Baking Co., is the latest work by artist Caroline Holland. The colorful, creative, commissioned piece represents a long journey for Holland, a Claremore native.

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The phone scam being perpetrated in Rogers County may, at first, seem plausible according to Rogers County Sheriff's Office.

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OKMULGEE, Okla. - “Are you willing to wear a mask for your neighbor?” Dr. David Kendrick, CEO of MyHealth Access Network and OU-Tulsa’s chair of medical informatics, puts it that simply.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Public schools statewide are slated to receive rapid COVID-19 tests by the end of year, state Department of Health officials announced today.

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation announced four Cherokee Nation citizens are receiving the distinction of Cherokee National Treasure for their work in preserving and promoting Cherokee art and culture during the virtual 68th annual Cherokee National Holiday events.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s economic recovery from COVID-19 continues to improve. The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reports today that unemployment claims continued to decline for the week ending Aug. 29 – marking 10-straight weeks of fewer Oklahomans filing for benefits

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The Rogers State University nursing program has experienced significant growth with the transition to a bachelor’s degree program. Sixty-four seniors will graduate in spring 2021, and 80 juniors were admitted from a pool of more than 180 applicants eager to join the innovative and rigorous R…

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The following construction projects will impact those choosing to travel on major highways and interstates from Friday, Sept. 4, to Monday, Sept. 7.

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