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  1. US Rep. Smith speaks against Missouri DNR land purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KMIZ

    U.S. Rep. Jason Smith says a state agency hasn't been transparent in plans to build a new state park in southeastern Missouri. The Missouri Republican spoke Monday during a state House hearing in favor of bills to require the Department of Natural Resources to sell land in Oregon County purchased with money from a settlement with the American Smelting and Refining Company, or ASARCO.

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  2. US Rep. Smith speaks against Missouri DNR land purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | DigitalBURG

    U.S. Rep. Jason Smith on Monday said the state Department of Natural Resources didn't seek enough public input on its plans to build a new state park in southeastern Missouri. The Missouri Republican spoke in favor of two state House bills that would require the DNR in a public auction to sell land in Oregon County purchased with money from a lead settlement.

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  3. Oregon county judge say militia will pay fine for occupationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | New York Daily News

    The group of ranchers and anti-government activists who have taken over a federal bird sanctuary aren't getting free lodging.

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  4. First Alert: Wind chill in teens, 20s today with possible flurries overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... the most recent Lundberg Survey. A Cairo woman and two small children were hurt in a serious crash Saturday in Oregon County, Missouri. The crash happened on Missouri 142 about 18-miles east of Thayer. A Cairo woman and two small children were hurt ...

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  5. Missouri roads see the highest number of fatalities in 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... the most recent Lundberg Survey. A Cairo woman and two small children were hurt in a serious crash Saturday in Oregon County, Missouri. The crash happened on Missouri 142 about 18-miles east of Thayer. A Cairo woman and two small children were hurt ...

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  6. Sheriff's deputies to aid militia standoff in Burns - Friday, 08 January 2016 10:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Lake Oswego Review

    ... Refuge,' the association stated in a news release. Columbia County deputies will head to the rural eastern Oregon county on their days off, which means they'll be paid overtime by Columbia County, Dickerson stated. 'This is part of the mutual aid ...

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  7. Bethany's Headline Recap: January 5th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Q102.com

    ... a thing. This is the first time a ride-sharing company and a major automaker have hooked up. The sheriff of an Oregon county where an armed group has taken control of a federal building is calling on the militia to leave. The group, calling ...

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  8. Harney County sheriff says ranchers have turned selves in, asks protesters to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Harney County Sheriff David Ward, in a press conference this afternoon in Burns, Ore., said two ranchers from the county turned themselves in to federal authorities in California early this afternoon, as scheduled. Armed protesters who've come to the remote Oregon county and taken over a federal wildlife refuge building claimed to be standing up for the two.

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  9. Thayer FD, Red Cross to install home smoke alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | KFVS12

    This is in the rural community where a recent fire claimed the lives of three children and injured eight others. The Red Cross in Springfield is providing the smoke alarms and will work with firefighters starting at 9 a.m. The campaign is part of a plan to install smoke alarms in every home in Thayer, a town of 2,200, and also in Oregon County and the surrounding area.

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  10. Josephine County Commissioners react to Hare DUII chargeRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | KOBI NBC5

    Tuesday morning Heck and Commissioner Cherryl Walker approved recommendations from the county's office of legal council placing restrictions on Hare to protect the county from lawsuits or liability. Heck said hare was in Eugene this weekend on county business when he was arrested.

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  11. Deal reached in lawsuit over Oregon county's GMO lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Two alfalfa farms in Jackson County have agreed not to appeal an earlier court ruling that upheld the voter-approved ban. In exchange, the county won't force growers who already planted genetically engineered alfalfa to quickly remove their crops.

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  12. Some names released in deadly MO house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    THAYER, MO - Authorities have released the names of two juveniles that died from an early-morning house fire in Oregon County, Missouri. According to the Oregon County Sheriff's Office, multiple fire departments were called to a structure fire on Oregon County Road 358 at 3:41 a.m. on Dec. 4. The body of a girl was recovered from inside the residence and two other juveniles were pronounced dead at a hospital in West Plains, according to sheriff office.

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  13. 3 children die in fire in southern MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | News Tribune

    The Oregon County Sheriff's office says firefighters were called to the scene on a county road near Thayer about 3:40 a.m. Friday. The Ozark Radio Network reports the body of a juvenile female was recovered from inside the home and two other juveniles were pronounced dead at the Ozarks Medical Center.

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  14. 3 juveniles killed in MO house fire, several injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    THAYER, MO - Three juveniles are dead after an early-morning house in Oregon County, Missouri. According to the Oregon County Sheriff's Office, multiple fire departments were called to a structure fire on Oregon County Road 358 at 3:41 a.m. Friday morning.

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  15. Missouri man killed after striking treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ALTON, MO - A Missouri man was killed following a one-vehicle crash in Oregon County Tuesday evening. Stanley G. Bell, 64, of Alton died in the crash, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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  16. Rebecca Roeber - Capitol ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    ... tee recently held a public hearing in the State Capitol to investigate the details of a proposed state park in Oregon County that would divert funds away from important remediation projects in other parts of the state. The House Interim

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  17. Oregon county plans tracks, trails and parks for bicyclesRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    Long known as a regional center for logging and agriculture, Crook County is trying to attract a different outdoor industry.

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  18. Residents near old lead mines pan plan for new state parkRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | Planning

    ... on Tuesday, at which residents and local officials panned a plan to buy 2,500 acres for a new state park in Oregon County near the Arkansas border. That proposal would be use only a piece of some $40 million from a settlement with the American ...

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  19. MO woman killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    OREGON COUNTY, MO - A Missouri woman has died after a crash involving one vehicle. Judy Blackman, 74, of Alton was killed in the crash according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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  20. Oregon county suspends enforcement of GMO banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | HeraldNet

    The Daily Courier newspaper reported that county voters passed a GMO ban in May 2014 and the county originally told farmers growing GMO crops to provide a phase-out plan by Sept. 4. County Legal Counsel Wally Hicks says the Board of Commissioners decided to suspend that deadline until a court rules on a lawsuit brought against the county by Robert A. White Jr. and Shelly White, who grew GMO sugar beets.

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