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2 hrs ago | Portland Tribune
In a statement released Thursday, the center said its fifth annual Mahrajan Arab Festival , which was slated for Sunday at the college, would not be going ahead as planned.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
"Are you kidding ?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.
7 hrs ago | USA Today
Federal officials said this week that hundreds of immigrant children who crossed over the U.S./Mexico border were brought to the Pacific Northwest, including 50 who have been sponsored in Oregon.
7 hrs ago | Switched
The Koch brothers are making a big push for long-shot Republican Senate hopeful Monica Wehby, increasing their advertising spending on behalf of the Oregon candidate to $3.6 million.
8 hrs ago | The Courier Mailer
Oregon Reads is a statewide program that encourages all Oregonians to read the same book and this year commemorates the centennial of Oregon's most celebrated poet, William Stafford.
9 hrs ago | HeraldNet
A medical examiner determined that a 2-year-old boy died from an overdose of methadone that police say was given to him by his now-deceased grandmother.
For months Oregonians trudged through the torrential rains imploring the sun to show itself.
Democrat Gov. John Kitzhaber on Thursday challenged his Republican rival, state Rep. Dennis Richardson, to five debates in the fall -- and the Richardson campaign quickly accepted.
Oregon State Correctional Institution, which sits on the southeast side of Salem, has a capacity of 892 inmates.
State officials say this is a good sign, but also shows that work can be done to reduce even more incidents of infections that people sometimes contract after being treated by health care providers.
The Oregon that former Gov. Vic Atiyeh led when he took office in January 1979 was a much different place than today.
This April 13, 2014 photo shows the Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington, D.C. We asked U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Republican challenger Monica Wehby each to highlight seven key votes in the Senate over the past six years.
If there were a town named Poverty, mused Tonia Hunt of Children First for Oregon, it would be the largest city in Oregon.
Oregonians will decide in November whether they want to mandate that companies label genetically modified foods.
It's official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.
Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn... Within hours of David Perdue's GOP Senate nomination, he and Democrat Michelle Nunn launched the real battle for Georgia's open Senate ... (more)
Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:12 pm
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