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  1. 'It's not fair' is no excuse for putting off PERS reforms: Editorial Agenda 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    Firefighters and other public employees packed a Monday hearing of the Senate Workforce Committee to register their opposition to attempts to cut benefits in the Public Employees Retirement System. One after another, teachers, firefighters and other public employees went to Salem last week to register a simple complaint with legislative proposals to reduce their pension benefits: All things being equal, they're right.

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  2. Rural counties need a longterm solution as federal program expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | OregonLive.com

    The Secure Rural Schools program, which provided funding to timber dependent communities hit hard by declining harvests, is often described as a "lifeline" to rural Oregon counties with forest lands under federal ownership. Yet the program expired in October 2015, resulting in a 90 percent revenue reduction to counties struggling to balance budgets and still provide minimum service.

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  3. After Malheur, Democrat allows debate on Oregon control of federal landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | OregonLive.com

    Two days after another Oregon Democrat rejected a plan to keep a state forest publicly owned, Rep. Brian Clem, a Salem Democrat, aired a plan to study the transfer of federal lands to state control. Conservation groups say it would be a step toward privatizing the lands.

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  4. Wanted Salem woman escapes backseat of police cruiser, takes the wheel, crashes: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | OregonLive.com

    A wanted Salem woman escaped the backseat of a police cruiser, stole the car and prompted a short pursuit Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said. Rebecca J. Payne, 25, is facing several charges in the incident.

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  5. Beating a dead horse with PERS: Letter to the editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | OregonLive.com

    Judges from the Oregon Supreme Court, Oregon Court of Appeals and Oregon Tax Court sit at the dais as Gov. Kate Brown, top center, delivers her inaugural address Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore. The letter writers who continue to call for massive changes in the Public Employees Retirement System need to recognize reality.

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  6. State budget town hall draws anger, blame and tearful pleas for fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | OregonLive.com

    Hundreds of Oregonians crowded into a Portland Community College hall on a rare sunny Saturday to ask lawmakers to fund the programs that have made a difference in their lives. Their message to lawmakers suggests that cutting funding to public schools, colleges, early childhood education or child welfare programs will face huge push-back from advocates from those programs, even as lawmakers are forced by budget realities to make selective cuts.

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  7. Gerry Frank's picks: Columbia Cliff Villas and Columbia Gorge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | OregonLive.com

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River is a historic landmark overlooking The Columbia River near I 84. February is known to be the month of love, and what better way to celebrate it than a visit to the charming town of Hood River, home to the majestic Columbia Gorge as well as the beautiful Columbia Cliff Villas , ideal for romantic getaways, retreats and family gatherings. Thirty-seven luxury rooms and suites rest above a 208-foot waterfall.

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  8. Sprague seizes control of GVC, survives late West Salem surge in 71-65 victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Oregonian

    No. 9 Sprague grabbed possession of first place in the Greater Valley Conference after the Olympians held off No. 6 West Salem's comeback attempt and prevailed 71-65 on Wednesday at Sprague High School.

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  9. Public business in a secret meeting puts Legislature in a hard spot: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | OregonLive.com

    Senate Minority Leader Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day, speaks at a press conference at the Oregon State Capitol in a file photo from January. This is no way to achieve bipartisanship.

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  10. Inmates indicted on suspicion of assaulting deputy in SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | OregonLive.com

    Authorities say two inmates have been indicted on attempted murder, strangulation and other charges in an incident in which a deputy sheriff was assaulted. The Marion County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 46-year-old Bradley Monical and 40-year-old Brian Eller were indicted Tuesday.

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  11. Man, 21, killed, another injured in Salem shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | OregonLive.com

    Jorge R. Miranda, 21, was killed in a Salem shooting Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Another man was injured.

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  12. Will the real leader in the Oregon statehouse please rise? Editorial Agenda 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney in a meeting last week with The Oregonian/OregonLive Editorial Board. The legislative session opening this week carries with it higher stakes than ever.

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  13. Grand jury finds Salem officer was justified in shooting man with knife; wounded man indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | OregonLive.com

    A grand jury determined a police officer was justified in shooting a Salem man during an armed confrontation outside an Applebee's restaurant earlier this month, prosecutors said Tuesday. The grand jury also indicted the wounded man on several charges.

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  14. Gov. Kate Brown taps Nik Blosser for new chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | OregonLive.com

    Nik Blosser, pictured here in a 2010 file photo, will start his job as Gov. Kate Brown's new chief of staff on Feb. 14. Gov. Kate Brown has chosen her third chief of staff in as many years, following the resignation of her most recent chief of staff. Nik Blosser, co-founder of the Oregon Business Association and chairman of his family's winery, Sokol Blosser, will officially start his work for the governor on Feb. 14, according to a statement from the governor's office.

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  15. Gerry Frank's picks: You don't need to wait until fall to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The Mt. Angel Wurstfest celebrates the town's German heritage with an annual festival that brings together music, beer, Bavarian garb and more than a thousand pounds of sausage.

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  16. Hike above Oregon City on the beautiful McLoughlin PromenadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Oregonian

    It was the first incorporated city west of the Rocky Mountains, the end of the Oregon Trail, the first capital of the Oregon Territory, and a major hub for fur trading, shipbuilding, lumber and religion. Today, Oregon City takes a back seat to bigger cities around the state - Portland, Eugene and Salem top the list - but it's not hard to find the historical threads of its pioneer past, conveniently laid out along the McLoughlin Promenade above downtown.

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  17. Grand jury says fatal police shooting in December near Salem justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A grand jury has unanimously found that two Dallas, Oregon police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a man during a DUI traffic stop in December. The Polk County Attorney's Office said in a news release Friday the jury found Dallas Police Sergeant Rob Hatchell and Dallas Police Officer Michael Fleming were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed Jeremiah Anderson Dec. 16. The attorney's office says while officers attempted to arrest Anderson, he told them he would shoot, produced a pistol and fired two bullets, striking Hatchell in the leg.

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  18. Salem police officer placed on leave after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The Oregon State Police are leading the investigation of an officer-involved shooting Friday night in Salem. An on-duty Salem police officer shot a person armed with a knife Friday evening outside an Applebee's Restaurant, Salem police said.

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  19. House Democrats need Republicans for solutions to Oregon's problems: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon Senators enter the House of Representatives for the inauguration of Gov. Kate Brown, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore. Democratic legislators in the lopsided House of Representatives don't need Republican votes to get what they want this session.

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  20. Oregon senator introduces legislation to ban Sharia lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A Salem-area Republican has introduced legislation that would ban Oregon courts from considering Sharia law, the set of religious customs followed by some Muslims, when issuing rulings. Senate Bill 479 , by Sen. Brian Boquist , R-Dallas, amounts to a single sentence: "A court of this state may not consider Sharia law in making judicial decisions."

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