JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A plunge over the federal “fiscal cliff” may sound like a terrifying risk for many state officials anxiously watching as Washington struggles to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to start with the new year. Yet their greatest angst may stem not from the potential loss of billions of dollars, but the confusion surrounding it all.
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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.
OU pushes online material as textbook alternative
Students are saving money on textbooks because of a program that puts more college course material online, according to University of Oklahoma officials.
Lightning causes Owasso house fire
Lightning caused a house to burn early Monday morning in the northern area of Owasso. Limestone firefighters responded to the fire around 5 a.m. on Knightsbridge Road near Dover Pond, according to information from Limestone Fire Department.
State photo-ID databases become troves for police
The faces of more than 120 million people are in searchable photo databases that state officials assembled to prevent driver's-license fraud but that increasingly are used by police to identify suspects, accomplices and even innocent bystanders in a wide range of criminal investigations.
Supremet Court: Ariz. citizenship proof law illegal
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
Oh, the places he’s been!
For the past few years, Claremore youth Joseph Hutson has been living a life Dr. Suess could have only imagined when writing “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”
Claremore grad promoted to Colonel in USAF; will begin air attaché training
Former Verdigris resident Brian Bell has dedicated his life to serving his country in the Air Force.
Camp funds still needed
Tomorrow morning, 45 children will board a bus to Heart O’Hills Salvation Army camp in Tahlequah for a week of summer fun.
CPS to add second resource officer
The Claremore Board of Education approved a memorandum of understanding Monday to add a second school resource officer to the district.
Vietnam veterans converge in Claremore for reunion, activities
J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum was the starting point for a group of nearly 30 Vietnam veterans on Friday, as members of Company C, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry gathered in Claremore for a day of sight-seeing.
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