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Tuesday Aug 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

Deer Ridge prison escapee caught in Portland

After more than a month on the lam, federal officials caught an escaped Deer Ridge Correctional Institution prisoner on Friday afternoon in downtown Portland, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Madras, OR, Jefferson County, OR

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Sheriff: Suspicious relatives find child porn on man's computer

Robert Littleton Willis asked family in Mill City to hide his computer in June, Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said.

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Related Topix: Mill City, OR, Salem, OR, Marion County, OR

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bend Bulletin

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The 1937 Weddle Bridge, crossing Ames Creek in Sweet Home, creates a scene of serenity in Sweet Home's 20-acre Sankey Park.

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Related Topix: Sweet Home, OR, Oregon, Brownsville, OR, Albany, OR, Lebanon, OR

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Sweet Home man accused of abusing dog

A charge of animal abuse has been filed against a Sweet Home man who is accused of seriously injuring a dog that was later put down.

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Related Topix: Sweet Home, OR

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

No immediate threats to homes from new fires in Lane County

Firefighters took to the air and the woods to track down new wildfires ignited by Sunday night's lightning even as they prepared for a second round of thunderstorms due Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Lane County, OR, Lebanon, OR, Oakridge, OR, Dexter, OR

Merced Sun-Star

Editorials from around Oregon

Linn County's largest school districts say they won't be joining their counterparts in Portland in an effort to delay the use of Common Core test scores to evaluate both teacher and students.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Education Etc., Sweet Home, OR, La Pine, OR, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KPIC

Sheriff: Dog who lost leg to abuse needs a loving home

A Boxer named Willow who lost a leg to amputation after being injured by her caretaker needs a new home, the Linn County Sheriff's Office said.

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The Oregonian

Sweet Home man, 27, arrested in abuse of dog that had leg amputated

Willow, a boxer, was injured so severely that she had to have one of her back legs amputated.

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Related Topix: Sweet Home, OR

Mon Aug 04, 2014

OregonLive.com

Rescue crews recover body of drowned Albany man from the Willamette River in Corvallis

Divers recovered the body of a 24-year-old Albany man who drowned Sunday evening in the Willamette River in Corvallis.

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Related Topix: Albany, OR, Corvallis, OR

Sat Aug 02, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Woman arrested in head-on crash near Brownsville last December

Two drivers were taken to the hospital last December when a sedan crashed head-on into an SUV near Brownsville.

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Related Topix: Brownsville, OR, Halsey, OR, Crawfordsville, OR

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Hikers find dog missing in woods for 22 days

A family out for a hike found a dog missing more than 3 weeks in the woods. The hikers found the weak and hungry Bullmastiff in steep terrain along the South Santiam River on Saturday.

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