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Wednesday Jul 9 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Woman takes her fight against K2 to a Rogers Co. highway

A Rogers County woman is fighting for more regulation over K2 -- or synthetic marijuana -- after she says she's seen her family member and too many friends fall victim to the drug that they're buying in their own backyard.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Catoosa, OK

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Claremore Daily Progress

A simple start to the new fiscal year

Focused on "housekeeping"-type items, the agenda was limited following the holiday break.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Claremore Daily Progress

Deputies arrest man for indecent proposals toward children at Spencer Creek campsite

Rogers County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Claremore man last week at Oologah Lake, following complaints from campers who reported the man was asking their children to take showers with him.

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Related Topix: Claremore, OK

Sun Jul 06, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

First day of Sunday liquor sales boost Rogers County restaurants

For the first time ever on a Sunday, people in Rogers County were allowed to buy liquor at restaurants.

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Related Topix: Claremore, OK

NewsOn6 Tulsa

With New Law In Effect, Liquor Flows On Sunday In Rogers County

After voters' voices were heard, it was the first Sunday that Rogers County bars and restaurants are able to sell beer, wine and liquor.

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Related Topix: Claremore, OK, Tulsa, OK

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Sunday Alcohol Sales Goes into Effect in Rogers County

Back in June during the primary election, more than 8,000 voters voiced their approval for the proposition.

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Related Topix: Claremore, OK, Tulsa County, OK

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Semi Takes Out Power Poles In Rogers County

A semi truck took out two power poles in western Rogers County Sunday morning. Limestone Fire Department responded to the incident near 106th Street North and 209th East Avenue.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Claremore Daily Progress

County's alcohol measure goes into effect

Patrons wanting to purchase and consume alcohol at Rogers County restaurants may do so beginning this Sunday, following Monday's near-immediate effective date as set by the Rogers County Commissioners.

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KAUZ

Rogers County alcohol measure now effective

County commissioners voted Monday to make July 1 the effective date for the new measure, which was approved by voters during the June 24 primary election.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Rogers County Commissioner election leads to dump site closure

Some people in Rogers County may now have to pay and go to Tulsa to get rid of some of their trash after local free dumpsites were closed abruptly this week.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Catoosa, OK, Gregory, OK

Thu Jun 26, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Inola Woman Says Ex-Husband Torments Her, Deserves Prison

Deputies say they've had 12 contacts with Thomas in the past year, including three arrests and nine violations of protective order.

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Related Topix: Inola, OK, Criminal Defense Law, Law

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Motorcycle Rider Dies In Crash On Highway 66 Near Foyil

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a motorcycle rider died in a crash on Highway 66 in Rogers County Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Foyil, OK

Wed Jun 25, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Mayes County Residents Worried Over Rumors Of Fully Nude Club Construction

Between the corn fields and grazing cattle, a construction project is underway, and it has the community in Mayes County outraged.

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Related Topix: Mayes County, OK, Religion, Amish, Inola, OK

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Fox 23

Republican Primary for District 12 District Attorney

ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. - The District 12 Republican Primary for District Attorney between Matthew Ballard, Erin Oquin and Janice Steidley only has 15 percent of precincts reporting at the time of posting, but Ballard is already showing strong numbers with 62 percent of the vote.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Teacher found not guilty of abusing students

Updating a story about a Verdigris teacher accused of assaulting nine of her students.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Scathing audit of Rogers County finds millions of taxpayer dollars misused

A scathing report by Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones says the county has misused federal funds, done a poor job tracking its finances, and left county officials open to potential criminal charges.

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Related Topix: Jones, OK, FEMA, US News

Tue Jun 17, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

New Rogers County Audit Shows Misused Funds, Uncollected Taxes

"What I'm seeing here in this whole ordeal is that a lot of things don't look right," said Commissioner Kirt Thacker.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Claremore Daily Progress

Courthouse parking lot or not

The Rogers County Courthouse parking lot remains unfinished as commissioners Dan DeLozier and Kirt Thacker voted Monday to have it asphalted this week.

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Claremore Daily Progress

Sheriff's office recruits 11 reserve deputies

The Rogers County Sheriff's Office officially announced the addition of 11 new community reserve deputies Saturday morning during an introduction ceremony at the Rogers County Courthouse.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Road Washes Out, Stranding Talala Cowboy Church Members

A washed out road didn't stop a congregation at the Cowboy Country Fellowship of Talala from celebrating Father's Day.

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Related Topix: Talala, OK, Weather

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