Feds say Insure Oklahoma program must change
An Oklahoma program that uses Medicaid funding to provide health insurance to 30,000 low-income Oklahomans must change in order to keep its funding, the federal government said this week, even as a legislative plan that tries to make those changes seems stalled.
Frantic 911 call leads to 3 missing women in Ohio
The woman’s voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. “Help me. I’m Amanda Berry,” she told a 911 dispatcher. “I’ve been kidnapped and I’ve been missing for 10 years and I’m, I’m here, I’m free now.”
Cowling's editorials wins 1st place at AP/ONE
Claremore Daily Progress Editor Randy Cowling captured first place for editorials Saturday during the Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives competition in Norman.
Progress Sports Editor Ritter wins 1st place at AP/ONE
Claremore Daily Progress Sports Editor Tim Ritter was awarded first place for his photography Saturday during the Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives competition in Norman.
Progress Reporter Wilken named Best New Journalist at AP/ONE
Claremore Daily Progress reporter Salesha Wilken was named the Best New Journalist of the Year Saturday during the Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives competition in Norman.
Legislators, governor reach deal on budget
Leaders in the Republican-controlled Legislature reached an agreement Thursday with Gov. Mary Fallin on how to divide about $7 billion in available revenue among various state agencies.
House gives final approval to income tax cut
The Oklahoma House gave final legislative approval Wednesday to a bill that would slash the state’s income tax rate to 5 percent in 2015 and provide $120 million for improvements to the state Capitol, both top priorities of Republican Gov. Mary Fallin.
Glitch delays state testing for Rogers County schools
The State Department of Education reported Wednesday more problems with online assessments for students in grades 6-12. Nearly 1,000 junior high and high school students were booted out of online programs because of a technology failure
Bill on youth drinking sent to Oklahoma governor
The Oklahoma Senate has passed a measure to encourage minors to call for help if they think someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning.
Boston police: 3 more suspects in custody bombings
Three more suspects have been taken into custody in the marathon bombings, city police said Wednesday.
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