Pope Benedict XVI's resignation opens the door to an array of possible successors. There's no clear front-runner, though several leading candidates have been mentioned over the years as papabile, or having the qualities of a pope.
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Collision with semi in Rogers County sends mother and son to Tulsa hospital
A two-vehicle collision involving a semi truck in Rogers County sent a mother and son from Hulburt to a Tulsa hospital Wednesday morning.
Ham Radio operators ready for Annual Field Day
Amateur radio operators or “hams” from the Mayes County Amateur Radio and the Rogers County Wireless Association will present an Amateur Radio Field Day from 1 p.m. Saturday until 1 p.m. Sunday at the Claremore Expo Center.
Commissioners seek help to clean up county
Rogers County Commissioner Kirt Thacker seeks help to clean up abandoned structures, burned homes and overgrown areas.
City budget approved with utility rate hikes
The Claremore City Council approved the 2013-14 budget including utility rate increases for water, trash and sewer services.
Supermarket starts construction in Oologah
Apple Market, Doc’s Food Stores and Associated Wholesale Grocers will host a ground breaking at 1 p.m. on Monday at Hwy. 169 and Hwy. 88 in Oologah.
UPDATE: Oil pipeline inspection underway at Oologah Lake
A routine maintenance inspection of an oil pipeline below the floor of Oologah Lake is currently underway, according to information provided by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Tulsa District.
Noodlers & Classic Cars
Classic car enthusiasts, noodlers, families and friends gathered Saturday at the Claremore Expo Center for the Hot Rods & Heroes Car Show and Poker Run, followed by the Battle of the Big Cats, “Route 66’s richest noodling showdown.”
Commissioners look to reduce insurance expenses
The Rogers County Commissioners are looking at ways to save money in the new fiscal year by reviewing their current insurance policy.
Progress wins first place for in-depth reporting
A series of stories and editorials on Rogers County government by the Claremore Daily Progress received a first place award at the annual Better Newspaper Contest Awards.
G8 exposes rift among leaders on Syria
Deep differences over Syria’s fierce civil war clouded a summit of world leaders Monday, with Russian President Vladimir Putin defiantly rejecting calls from the U.S., Britain and France to halt his political and military support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s regime.
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