Roughnecks dominate Whitecaps

Roughnecks vs. Whitecaps

Roughnecks vs. Whitecaps

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Legacy fans of the Tul;sa Roughnecks hold a special place in their hearts for Vancouver, British Columbia as it was there, in 1983, the Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League defeated the Toronto Blizzard 2-0 to earn the original club it’s only world championship and Oklahoma it’s only major league title in any sport.

The Roughnecks of the USL made their first trip north of the border on Friday to take on the Whitecaps 2 and it was a tight match through the first 45 minutes.  Both teams had quality chances in the first half but outstanding goaltending kept the score knotted at nil at the break.
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August events in Claremore!

RogersCountyFair22 Hip Chick’s Roadshow will be coming back to the Claremore Expo Center Saturday, August 1st, 9 am-5 pm. They have a great selection of boutique, re-purposed and vintage items to choose from! Admission is $4, children 12 and under free! Receive $1 off admission by bringing school supplies (all donated supplies will be distributed to Claremore schools).

Stop by and experience a Wild West Shoot Out at High Noon at the J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum on Saturday, August 1st! The Tri-State Gunfighters will also include a Wells Fargo robbery, Western 21 Gun Salute and deputizing of the kids that are there!

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Jason Christie selected as Oilers new coach

Oilers GM Taylor Hall presents Jason Christie with a jersey after his introduction as the Oilers head coach.

Oilers GM Taylor Hall presents Jason Christie with a jersey after his introduction as the Oilers head coach.

The Jason Christie era has officially begun for the Tulsa Oilers hockey club.

Christie was selected to replace Bruce Ramsay, who departed the Oilers last month to become the assistant coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins in the American Hockey League (AHL).  Christie, 46, becomes the 11th head coach in Oilers franchise history after spending the past four seasons as the head coach of the Ontario Reign.
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Inhofe asks Corps to confirm lack of support for WOTUS rule

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK)

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK)

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today sent a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, requesting confirmation of factual statements made in internal Army Corps of Engineer documents provided to the committee.

“Thank you for your prompt response to my July 16, 2015 letter to you requesting certain documents, the existence of which only recently came to my attention, relating to the development of the revised definition of the term ‘waters of the United States’ (WOTUS),” wrote Inhofe. “[W]hile interspersed with staff recommendations and legal conclusions that I understand you wish to keep confidential and hidden from the American public, the facts in these documents support my conclusion, and the conclusion of the 30 states that have already filed lawsuits challenging the final WOTUS rule, that the rule is lacking factual, technical and legal support.

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Sen. Cruz vs. the Washington Party

Sen. Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After speaking on the Senate floor Sunday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement:

“We’ve just seen something extraordinary on the Senate floor. The American people elected a Republican majority believing that a Republican majority would be somehow different from a Democratic majority in the United States Senate. Unfortunately, the way the current Senate operates, there is one party, the Washington party.

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