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  1. Budget bills emerge, signal the end is nigh for Oregon lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    The Oregon Legislature continued its end-of-session blitz Friday, with key committees taking up the final budget bills before adjourning for the weekend. Senate leaders had hoped to press through the July Fourth holiday, approve the last few bills and end the 2015 session sometime Saturday or Sunday.

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  2. How might Oregon spend $1 billion? See the Legislature's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Oregonian

    Gov. Kate Brown will apparently fall short of the $100 million she wanted to borrow for an ambitious plan that would put Oregon on the vanguard of housing policy by building thousands of its own affordable units. A copy of the Legislature's all-but-final plan for which projects deserve a taste of more than $1 billion in borrowed money over the next two years shows Brown in line for less than half of what she wanted: $40 million.

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  3. Weekend warriors? Hopes fade for quick end to legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | OregonLive.com

    One legislative office joked about getting a "freedom keg" if floor votes this week stretched over the July 4 holiday. Earlier, before a lengthy committee hearing, key senators bantered about the value of working 12-hour days vs. lost expense payments if it meant finishing by Friday.

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  4. Grand jury indicts Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape, sex abuse allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Oregonian

    Deen Castronovo, drummer for the rock band Journey and Salem native, is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday on accusations of rape, sexual abuse and assault. The charges against Castronovo, 50, are the result of a Salem police investigation that followed an earlier domestic disturbance arrest at his Salem home.

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  5. Salem woman killed, 3 injured in rollover near MonmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | OregonLive.com

    A 20-year-old Salem woman was killed in an early-morning rollover crash in Polk County, police said Saturday. The crash also left three other Salem residents with moderate to critical injuries, according to Lt.

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  6. Mississippi state flag missing from display at USATF Outdoor Track & Field ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | OregonLive.com

    The Mississippi state flag, which features the Confederate stars and bars in one corner, is not among the state flags displayed at Hayward Field during the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships . Friday evening, TrackTown USA meet organizers referred questions about the omission to TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna , who could not be reached.

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  7. Gerry Frank's picks: Wood art at It's a Burl, Sherman County museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | OregonLive.com

    Just off the Redwood Highway lives the famous It's a Burl , an art gallery, shop and wood yard on 3 acres. This mystical woodland is a three-story hidden gem amid maple trees, greenery and treehouses.

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  8. Two-alarm fire rips through Marion County buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Oregonian

    A large workshop in Marion County burned in an early morning two-alarm fire that took more than an hour to contain. The fire was reported about 2 a.m. at a building in the 4100 block of Cordon Road NE in Salem.

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  9. Portland's Nic Coffman makes successful home debut in Hillsboro's 7-2 win over Salem-KeizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Courier Mailer

    As the first Portland-area player in the three-year history of the Hillsboro Hops, Nic Coffman is getting peppered with the typical questions from his teammates. "Everybody wants to know where to go, what to do," said Coffman, a graduate of Wilson High School in Southwest Portland.

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  10. 10 local men to watch at the USATF Track & Field Outdoor ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Oregonian

    Anchored Team USA's 4x100 relay to second place in the 2012 Olympics, although his silver medal was later stripped because of Tyson Gay's drug suspension. Anchored Team USA's 4x100 to victory over Usain Bolt and the Jamaicans in this year's World Relays.

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  11. Boy who drowned in Little North Fork Santiam River identified as Blayk Wallace, 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | OregonLive.com

    Blayk Wallace, who just graduated from West Salem High School, drowned in the Little North Fork Santiam River Monday. Police have identified the boy who drowned Monday in a tributary of the Santiam River as 17-year-old Blayk Wallace.

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  12. Marion County crash victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Oregonian

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office on Monday released the identity of a 27-year-old woman killed last week in a crash that allegedly involved alcohol. Sabrina Guerra, 27, of Salem, died Friday after being ejected from an SUV driven by 41-year-old Wesley Thomas Hastings.

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  13. Teen pulled from water at Salmon Falls Park; condition unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | OregonLive.com

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office said bystanders pulled a 17-year-old boy from the water at Salmon Falls Park east of Salem after he went into the water and failed to surface. Sheriff's Sgt.

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  14. Two female inmates attempt escape from Salem work siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Oregonian

    Two Coffee Creek Correctional Facility inmates being held in minimum security attempted to escape from a work site Monday morning. Corrections employees chased them down and held them until law enforcement officials arrived.

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  15. Salem man accused of 2nd degree manslaughter, drunk driving in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Oregonian

    A 41-year-old Salem man is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on accusations of second degree manslaughter and drunk driving following a fatal crash Friday night. Lt. Chris Baldridge, a spokesman for the Marion County Sheriff's Office, said Wesley Thomas Hastings was behind the wheel of his SUV traveling north on Manning Road NE near the intersection of Deconinck Road NE in Woodburn when he failed to negotiate a curve.

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  16. North prevails, but South has memorable experience in 2015 Les Schwab Bowl: RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Oregonian

    "Just wait on it," Jonathan Boland foreshadowed Friday night at the player banquet, a part of the activities leading up to the Les Schwab Bowl. He warned the South team.

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  17. 2 escape housefire outside SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The house at 7186 Portland Road NE in Marion County was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived shortly after noon, and the incident commander called a second alarm. Firefighters worked to keep the fire from spreading, but a number of hazards hindered efforts to fight the blaze, including poor driveway access, lack of fire hydrants, downed power lines, propane tanks and live ammunition in the fire.

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  18. Gerry Frank's picks: Mount Hood-area lavender farm, coffee roaster, bistroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | OregonLive.com

    Finding calmness in your busy life can be difficult, but being surrounded by fragrant lavender fields on volcanic slopes in view of the mountains is sure to make it easier. Coming up July 18 and 19 is the annual Lavender Daze Festival at the Hood River Lavender Farm , although the farm is already open for picking.

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  19. A Taylor Swift hit and a Jimmy Kimmel knockoff: Our favorite Sine Die videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | OregonLive.com

    It's that time of year again - you know, when legislators, their staffers and the rest of the Oregon Capitol clique gather to celebrate the end of the legislative session. Before the session is actually over.

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  20. Arizona Diamondbacks sign Nic Coffman, first Portland native to join Hillsboro HopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | OregonLive.com

    Nic Coffman , posing with Hillsboro Hops general manager K.L. Wombacher, will become the first player in the team's history from the Portland metropolitan area. During summers throughout his youth, Nic Coffman would leave his home in Southwest Portland to go on the road with his father, Jim.

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