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3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Oregon Arts Commission fills final two positions; director's post still open

Christine D'Arcy's abrupt and controversial firing from the Oregon Arts Commission last fall prompted five of nine commissioners to resign.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Fine Arts, Arts, Washington State University, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | Statesman Journal

Liz Dent named new Forests Division chief

Liz Dent has been named chief of the Oregon Department of Forestry's State Forests Division.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Oregonian

College Republicans offer semi-auto rifle, handguns in fund-raiser at Oregon State University

Guns on university campuses have become a hot debate in Oregon and around the country.

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Related Topix: Guns

Tue Apr 15, 2014

EurekAlert!

Changes in processing, handling could reduce commercial fishing injuries

Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of Alaska, new research from Oregon State University shows.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Journal

Meredith-Clendaniel

The bride-to-be is a graduate student at Oregon State University. Her fiance is a medical student at the University of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Vineland, NJ, University of Arkansas

The Oregonian

Curtis Tigard, of city's founding family, celebrates 105th birthday

Curtis Tigard is older than four of the stars on the American flag. New Mexico and Arizona weren't states yet when he was born in 1909.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Tualatin, OR

Overclockers Club

Reducing Cost of Supercapacitor with Cellulose

Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer on Earth thanks to its use in plant life.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Portland Tribune

Stepping up

President of a fraternity, perhaps, or the school debate club, but rare is the teenager who wishes to take on the responsibilities of a neighborhood association president.

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Related Topix: West Linn, OR, University of Pennsylvania

HeraldNet

OSU launches craft-beer project

A new project at Oregon State University is aiming to create a definitive historical archive of craft beer's history and impact in Oregon.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Agriculture, Science, New Mexico State University

KGW-TV Portland

OSU launches craft beer project

A new project at Oregon State University is aiming to create a definitive historical archive of craft beer's history and impact in Oregon.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Statesman Journal

Audubon Society of Corvallis moving right along

Because of a conflict with the usual site, Thursday's meeting of the Audubon Society of Corvallis is moving.

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Related Topix: Corvallis, OR

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Oregonian

OSU Master Gardeners offer workshop on growing tomatoes Saturday at Milwaukie Center

Learn successful strategies for growing tomatoes at a "Secrets of Tomato Masters" workshop Saturday, April 12, at the Milwaukie Center.

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Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR, Clackamas County, OR, Clackamas, OR, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Statesman Journal

Oregon task force to take on GMOs

Six months after Oregon banned cities and counties from regulating genetically modified crops and seeds, a governor-appointed task force will take a statewide look at the issue.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Agriculture, Science, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Portland State University

Library Journal

OSU Libraries Offer Open Access Etextboooks to Students

Oregon State University is helping faculty produce their own open access textbooks for courses.

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Related Topix: Libraries

The Courier Mailer

Pig weigh-in at Washington County Fairgrounds will happen without pigs this weekend

Keisha Kemper, 15, will be going to the Washington County Fair pig weigh-in this Saturday, just like dozens of other kids who want to show their pigs at the fair in July.

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Related Topix: Washington County, OR, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sherwoodgazette.com

Stepping up - Thursday, 10 April 2014 01:00

President of a fraternity, perhaps, or the school debate club, but rare is the teenager who wishes to take on the responsibilities of a neighborhood association president.

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Related Topix: West Linn, OR, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Statesman

Diversity is main focus of research presentations

The event included poster presentations and speeches by Dana Sanchez, assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife at Oregon State University, and John , an LDS blogger.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Gay/Lesbian

Daily Journal of Commerce

Climate chambers could help improve building materials

SunTerra Homes Inc. spent more than two years building and obtaining a patent for its Energy Block wall system.

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Bank Rate

Rethinking college costs: 3 radical plans

For the 2013-2014 class, college costs are steep. The Institute for College Access and Success reports that among students who took out private student loans, the average graduate in 2012 accrued nearly $30,000 in debt.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon, University of Portland, Georgetown University

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Oregonian

Portland paying for drones? A complicated explanation behind a $150,000 grant

In this May 2013 photo provided by Rhonda Blair, farmer Robert Blair stands in front of his tractor holding an unmanned aircraft that he built in Kendrick, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Agriculture, Science

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