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  1. HSU grad pens latest mystery novelRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Times-Standard

    ... available worldwide on Amazon.com starting Thursday. Simas will launch the book at the Coburg Quilt Show in Coburg, Oregon, where the series is set, on Friday and Saturday. Simas will do an author Q-and-A Saturday at 11 a.m. Simas received her ...

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  2. Stop Oregon Sanctuaries anti-sanctuary initiative qualifies for November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Washington Times

    An Oregon anti-sanctuary initiative has qualified for the November ballot, raising the real possibility that one of the nation's bluest states could become the first to repeal sanctuary status for immigrants who crossed the border illegally. The Oregon Secretary of State 's office announced Tuesday that Initiative Petition 22 had cleared the signature threshold, registering a 95.3 percent validity rate on the 111,000 signatures submitted less than two weeks ago.

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  3. Police union president slams Dem mayor's homelessness response: Portland 'has become a cesspool'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Washington Times

    The president of the Portland Police Association in Oregon issued a scathing rebuke of Mayor Ted Wheeler 's response to the city's homelessness crisis, saying the city has become a feces-covered "cesspool" under the Democrat's watch. "Our City has become a cesspool," PPA President Daryl Turner wrote in a statement posted on Facebook Monday.

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  4. Cylvia Hayes, Oregon's former first lady, details debts, assets in new bankruptcy filingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Oregonian

    Oregon's former first lady Cylvia Hayes lists at least $339,000 in mortgage, credit card and other debts, according the latest filing in her bankruptcy case. She declared assets of $234,000, most of which is the value of her Bend home, but reported having just $10 in cash on hand.

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  5. Fire near Bear Creek Greenway and Jackson County ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KOBI NBC5

    ... are currently in place for areas within 2 miles of the Jackson County Expo due to the fast fire growth. The Oregon Department of Forestry, along with several other agencies, is assisting Fire District 3. The fire is currently estimated at 50 acres ...

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  6. How might Oregon's fall 2018 initiatives impact the economy? Tough to sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... state's sanctuary law - might affect the state's economy and government. Initiative Petition 22, which would repeal Oregon's sanctuary law, qualified for the ballot on Tuesday afternoon; elections workers are still verifying signatures gathered for ...

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  7. Southern Oregon man accused of attacking 7-Eleven worker over price of gummy bearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says Mark E. Shepard was arrested on suspicion of attacking a 7-Eleven employee in White City and stealing a package of candy after not paying for it.( A Jackson County man's attempt to steal gummy bears from a 7-Eleven ended in him head-butting an employee who caught him and refused to let him pay less than the candy's advertised $1.29 price, authorities say. By the time county deputies arrived to the White City store around 5:10 p.m. Thursday, 44-year-old Mark E. Shepard was gone.

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  8. Skies Above Oregon Filled with Bright Planets; Star Parties in Gorge, Coast RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Beach Connection

    Skywatchers can get an eyeful with two events: one in the Oregon Coast Range and the other in the Gorge. OMSI and Rose City Astronomers have organized two star parties happening on Saturday, July 21 at Rooster Rock State Park in the Columbia Gorge and Stub Stewart State Park on the way to the north Oregon coast.

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  9. Umpqua Valley BMX hosts local double points raceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... at Sunday's earned double race at the Umpqua Valley BMX track in Dillard. DILLARD - BMX riders from around Southern Oregon came to the Umpqua Valley BMX track Sunday to compete in an earned doubles race. The expert races were won by Tyler Demers and ...

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  10. Lee CookRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... Sister, Karen Allen, both of Winston; mother of his children, Nancy Cook, Roseburg; children, Laura Axon, Portland, Oregon, Gregory Cook (Tomara), Roseburg, Brinton Paige Cook, Sisters, Oregon, twins Jennifer Cook (David Williams), Salem, Oregon, ...

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  11. Residents left with questions after strange sighting in skyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... in the wind. He said it was large enough to view from miles away and the underside was in shadow. Pendleton's Eastern Oregon Regional Airport is home to the Pendleton UAS Range. Darryl Abling, the ranger manager, reported Project Vahana tested one ...

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  12. County not liable to pay Grant County sheriff's legal fees in public records disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    A Grant County judge has thrown out Sheriff Glenn Palmer's claims against the county and county board of commissioners. ( A judge has thrown out part of Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer's attempt to get the county or its Board of Commissioners to pay his legal fees for challenging public records requests from The Oregonian/OregonLive.

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  13. Police union leader calls Portland a 'cesspool.' What Portlanders have to sayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    A police union leader's assertion Monday that Portland " has become a cesspool " elicited strong responses from readers, local leaders, organizations and homeless advocates. Daryl Turner, president of the Portland Police Association, made the remarks in a statement posted on the union's Facebook page while defending the way that officers interact with homeless people.

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  14. End-of-life care across England not prioritized, despite aging populationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... cancer patients and among veterans," said lead author Donald R. Sullivan, MD, MA, assistant professor of medicine at Oregon Health & Science ... Offering palliative care earlier to dying patients at home is linked to fewer hospital admissions at the ...

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  15. Portland 'Trimet Barber' Back in JailRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Skanner

    Court records show an Oregon man, known as the "TriMet Barber," was found in violation of his probation after authorities found a TriMet ticket on him. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports police dubbed Jared Weston Walter the TriMet Barber because he's known to masturbate in women's hair and cut it off while on Portland TriMet buses.

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  16. Garner Complex, Wagner Creek Complex updateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    ... acres and are 30% contained. No structures are threatened and no evacuation notices are in place. According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, the fires started after a thunderstorm passed through the area and put down over 1,000 lightning ...

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  17. Oregon woman whose remains were found in fire had been strangled to death, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    A Jackson County woman whose remains were found after a trailer fire was strangled, deputies said, and her estranged husband remains jailed on suspicion of murder. Kevin Hicks, Sr., 52, pleaded not guilty last week to murder, abuse of a corpse and arson charges, records show.

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  18. 'Paint Your Wagon,' 'The Goonies,' 'Grimm' and more: The Oregon film and TV office turns 50Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... in local history. "The Fisherman's Bride," shot in Astoria, is considered to be the first movie filmed on location in Oregon. It wasn't until 1968, though, that the Oregon film office - formally known as the Oregon Governor's Office of Film & ...

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  19. Lightning-caused wildfire burning near PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

    A 1,000-acre wildfire is burning along the northeast border of the Maury Mountains in the Ochoco National Forest and on private land about 30 miles southeast of Prineville, officials said Tuesday. The Cemetery Fire is one of more than 24 wildfires started by lightning Sunday and Monday across Central Oregon.

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  20. Robin Jones, Portland Trail Blazers champion, dies at 64Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Robin Jones, a backup big man on the Portland Trail Blazers ' 1977 NBA Championship team, died Monday in Chicago. He was 64. Affectionately called "Rubberband Man" because of his long and slender 6-foot-9 frame, Jones arrived in Portland as a free agent in August 1976, just as a coach named Jack Ramsay and legendary players Bill Walton and Maurice Lucas were setting the foundation for the most memorable season in franchise history.

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