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In 1998, 46 states negotiated the Master Settlement Agreement with major tobacco companies to recover the states' tobacco-related health care costs and to protect children from the dangers of tobacco.
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The fight over fluoridating Portland's water isn't finished. Voters overwhelmingly defeated Ballot Measure 26-161 in Tuesday's election, repealing the City Council's plan to fluoridate the water.
The Dalai Lama presents a welcome scarf to Governor John Kitzhaber during His Holiness the Dalai Lama Environmental Summit on "Universal Responsibility and the Global Environment" at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Portland, Ore.
In 2011, the board of the Santa Clara Valley Water District voted to begin fluoridating water for about 850,000 customers in and around San Jose.
Gov. Peter Shumlin signs the end-of-life bill at the statehouse in Montpelier on Monday, May 20, 2013.
Bend high senior Melissa Hubler is on her way to being a Duck "I love the culture of Eugene," said Hubler.
An Oregon Tax Court judge ruled that Hewlett-Packard's campus in Corvallis was overvalued on property tax bills from 2008 until 2011, a decision that could cost Benton County $9.5 million in tax revenue.
This week, says Measure 80 sponsor Paul Stanford, he'll start the process of qualifying a successor for the November 2014 ballot.
After years of debate, Vermont became the fourth state in the country Monday to allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medicine to terminally ill patients seeking to end their lives.
Most people use them honestly and correctly, but we're hearing more and more about people who are cheating the system by doing things like selling their food stamps for cash.
One key premise in the health care law is that, when insurance companies compete on an evening playing field, premiums will drop.
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When Oregonians can rototill their gardens in March, but then have to water their lawns all throughout April and May, you know it's drier than usual. Experts say that through May 10th, it has been the driest start to the year on record at the Eugene and Salem airport weather stations, and the second driest start at Hyslop Farm in Corvallis and the Medford Airport.
Mel Rader, a co-director of Upstream Public Health and a fluoride advocate, sits next to Angel Lambart and her daughter in December.
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is being dragged into the partisan infighting surrounding revelations that the Internal Revenue Service wrongly targeted Tea Party groups seeking non-profit status.