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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Would the Rebuild America Jobs Act have cost the 'average American family' $1,000 per year? PolitiFact Oregon

Monica Wehby, Republican U.S. Senate candidate, is taking Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley to task for support a bill she says would have cost the 'average American family' $1,000 per year.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Mt. Hood Museum at Government Camp officially 'bike friendly' by Travel Oregon

A ski exhibit in the Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum at Government Camp. The museum is also officially "bike friendly," according to Travel Oregon.

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Related Topix: Government Camp, OR, Photography, Arts, Rhododendron, OR, Welches, OR, Clackamas County, OR, Travel

11 hrs ago | KTVB Boise

Pendleton weighs future of former mental hospital

Many in the group preferred razing the former Blue Mountain Recovery Center and preparing the land for future industrial development.

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14 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Thunderstorms hit Western Oregon, heat returns Monday

Thunderstorms are expected to move across Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington on Sunday, with strong cells dumping rain and hail in some areas.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

15 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Veterans have higher rate of suicide in Oregon

That's according to a report by the Oregon Health Authority that analyzed data from the state's Violent Death Reporting System from 2008 to 2012.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Life, Veteran Affairs, Suicide

18 hrs ago | The Gazette

Hot week in forecast for western Oregon

Oregonians are bracing for hot weather, with temperatures forecast to reach well into the 90s next week, even topping 100 in southern areas of the state.

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Related Topix: Weather, Medford, OR, Grants Pass, OR, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, Washington County, OR

23 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Mark Katches named new editor of The Oregonian and VP of Oregonian Media Group

Mark Katches, a nationally recognized leader of investigative and enterprise journalism, has been named vice president of content for the Oregonian Media Group and editor of The Oregonian.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Cycle Oregon Weekend Ride rises above heat with cool scenery

Certainly riders noticed the heat - especially when they stopped. However, the 11th edition of Cycle Oregon Weekend Ride , at least the first day , will likely be most remembered for the rolling hills near the South Yamhill River, vineyards, hay fields and smooth pavement.

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Related Topix: Yamhill, OR, McMinnville, OR, Hood River, OR

Beach Connection

Super Full Moon, Planets Tonight for Oregon, the Coast: More on the Way

Clear skies in Portland and somewhat cloudy skies on the Oregon coast will allow viewing of yet another spectacular Super Full Moon tonight, the first of three months in a row with this phenomenal phenomenon in the heavens.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Yachats, OR, Cannon Beach, OR, Seaside, OR

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

'The majority of our job base is in the tsunami inundation zones'

The Oregon Dept. of Employment is looking at how a large-scale west coast tsunami would affect employment numbers for the state.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Local TV Station KTVZ

Sisters gears up for busiest weekend of year

The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is one of the biggest events in Central Oregon. This year, organizers are expecting around 12,000 visitors.

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OregonLive.com

New report explores why Oregonians' incomes lag behind the national average

Incomes in Oregon fall far short of the national average, a decades-long dynamic that stems from a handful of causes, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

The Oregonian

Commentators ride to BLM's defense in dispute with Cliven Bundy

Some commentators took The Oregonian to task for questioning the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's unwillingness to support its claim the Nevada rancher owes $1.1 million.

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Related Topix: Prison

OregonLive.com

Reverend Nat's Hard Cider always draws a crowd: Vendors of Beaverton Farmers Market

About five years ago, West wanted to officiate his friends' wedding. So with a few clicks, he got ordained online.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer

Fri Jul 11, 2014

High Times

Oregon Dispensary Busts: Lives Devastated for Nothing

The final arguments have been heard in the last of three prosecutions that targeted medical marijuana dispensaries in northern, southern and eastern Oregon.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Prison, Multnomah County, OR, Ontario, OR

KING-TV Seattle

Excessive heat watch issued for Seattle, 1st since '09

With temperatures expected to reach the 90s this weekend, the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for the Seattle metro area the first time it's happened in five years.

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Related Topix: Weather, Seattle, WA

OregonLive.com

Oregon Education Association staff union files lawsuit against leadership

The lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Portland, alleges the OEA failed to restore secretarial positions in five field offices after an arbitrator found the layoffs breached a collective bargaining agreement between the Professional Staff Organization - an internal union that represents OEA employees - and the association's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

OregonLive.com

Oregon Arts Commission grants $200,000 to 24 arts groups for education

The Oregon Arts Commission will give $200,000 to 24 arts organizations to support arts education projects around the state.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Multnomah County, OR, Corvallis, OR, Hillsboro, OR

OregonLive.com

Rate of suicide among Oregon military veterans outpaces civilian rates

The Klamath Falls funeral last summer of Oregon Guard soldier Brady Hammer, whose death was initially deemed an accidental suicide.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Life, Veteran Affairs, Suicide, Klamath Falls, OR

OregonLive.com

The Oregon Clinic Radiation Oncology Facilities Receive ACR...

Patients of The Oregon Clinic - Radiation Oncology can be certain they are receiving the highest level of care available in Portland.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Clackamas, OR

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