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  1. When women and mothers serve as lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Oregonian

    ... It was heartbreaking. That experience is one reason I voted for a bill last year to create paid sick leave in Oregon. It is why I also support efforts to establish paid family medical leave. The life experiences of legislators shape our priorities. ...

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  2. Portland Public Schools spends extra on some students, goes cheap for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | OregonLive.com

    How much should an Oregon school district spend to educate a student for a year? $8,500? $11,000? $14,500? $190,000? This month, the school board approved a $576 million spending plan for the coming year , meaning the district will devote about $11,000 to educating a typical student. Tuesday night, however, the board is being asked to approve contracts that call for spending far less - or far more - on certain students.

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  3. Transparency spawns taxpayersa trustRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    When an Oregon judge five years ago refused to block release of individual retirees' pension information to the public via The Oregonian newspaper - which had gone to court to open the blinds and expose the recipients and amounts of public benefits - attorney Greg Hartman, who represented a coalition of labor unions and retiree groups angry about the move, promised a horror show. However, it did reveal that more than 800 Oregon Pension Employees Retirement System beneficiaries were cashing annual six-figure retirement checks while the average state-worker retiree received around $3,000 per month.

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  4. Man arrested in triple homicide in OregonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    This image made from video provided by KGW-TV News shows the farm that is the scene of a fatal shooting near Woodburn, Ore., Monday, June 27, 2016. The suspect was detained without incident by the Oregon State Police on Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland, Ore., and about 80 miles northeast of Woodburn.

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  5. Bethlehem Inn seeks donors to get $10,000 challenge grantRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Bethlehem Inn announced Tuesday that The Collins Foundation is offering to match all donations from new donors and increased donations from current donors up to $10,000. These gifts must be received by the Inn no later than August 15. This match grant funding will support the Inn's program providing shelter, meals and case management services to adults and children experiencing homelessness in Central Oregon.

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  6. Holiday delays expected on Hwy. 97 south of BendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Construction crews will continue to work on the Highway 97 Romaine Village Way to Lava Butte median barrier project south of Bend through the holiday weekend, the Oregon Department of Transportation said Tuesday. Due to southbound single-lane closures and higher traffic levels, ODOT officials said motorists should be prepared to see delays up to 30 minutes through the work zone.

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  7. Oregon reaps $85 million in Volkswagen settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon could receive $85 million from a multi-billion dollar settlement Volkswagen reached with federal authorities and other states to remedy its diesel emissions-cheating scandal. Gov. Kate Brown and state Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said Tuesday most of the money, $68.2 million, comes from the federal settlement and will go into a new trust for improving diesel emissions, such as subsidies for environmentally-friendly vehicles.

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  8. Governor Kate Brown and Attorney General Rosenblum Announce...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | State of Oregon

    A federal settlement will require Volkswagen to pay more than $68 million into a trust to support diesel emission reduction programs in Oregon. The federal settlement also includes cash payments to Oregon consumers who purchased a falsely marketed vehicle, and will require VW to buy back or fix certain VW and Audi diesel vehicles.

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  9. Town hall aims to boost tourism in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News-Review

    To share their priorities and better understand the role of travel and tourism in Oregon, community leaders from around Douglas County gathered together at the Public Safety Center in Roseburg for a town hall meeting on Monday afternoon. Travel Oregon is hosting these meetings around the state to seek input regarding the most effective ways to enhance the economic impact of the tourism industry.

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  10. Oregon Nets $85 Million From VW In Emissions Fraud SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... be set aside to pay for state programs aimed at curbing diesel emissions, according to an announcement Tuesday by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the state's attorney general, Ellen Rosenblum. The remaining $17 million is a payment to Oregon, which was ...

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  11. Open Tandoor Opens on North Williams in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | An Exploration of Portland Food and Drink

    Popular Indian Food Cart Portland Masala Changes Name, Opens First Brick-and- Mortar Location in PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland's newest Indian restaurant, Open Tandoor, will debut in The Wilmore Apartments on North Williams Avenue in mid-August 2016. Located at 4311 N. Williams on the corner of North Skidmore, the new restaurant will feature healthy Indian cuisine inspired by the food mecca of Chef Kinder Gill's native Punjab and her family's traditional recipes.

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  12. Oregon gets $85 million in VW emissions settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Oregon will receive more than $85 million as part of state and federal settlements with Volkswagen, the automaker at the center of emissions fraud lawsuits across the country. About $68 million of that will go to establish an environmental mitigation fund aimed at reducing vehicle emissions in Oregon, according to an announcement Tuesday by Gov. Kate Brown and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum.

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  13. What story will emerge to define the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials? Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... Salem. The start time for the walk has been changed to 9 a.m. because hot conditions are expected. Ben Blankenship of Oregon Track Club Elite hopes to take care of some unfinished business in the 1,500 final at the U.S. Olympic Trials. LetsRun.com's ...

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  14. Troopers ID convenience store robbery suspect, Keizer officer who shot himRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Andy L. Gibson is suspected of robbing a 7-Eleven on River Road North, the Oregon State Police said in a news release June 27, 2016. He was shot after a confrontation with police and faces a first-degree robbery charge in the case, court records show.

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  15. Sara (Sally) KruseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Sara Louise Kibbey was born on the 31st of October, 1930, to Orville and Zenida Kibbey in Coos Bay, Oregon. She passed away with her loving husband Don and children Jeff, Denny, and Karen by her side after complications from surgery at the age of 85, on June 18, 2016.

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  16. Frederick Henery JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Was born in Lemars, Iowa, on August 16, 1923, and passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2016, in Tigard, Oregon. Fred was born to Henery and Francis Janssen and raised on the family farm in Sioux County, Iowa.

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  17. Ex-Winston city manager hired by city in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... will pay him $110,800. Crescent City, named for the shape of a beach just outside of town, is about 20 miles from the Oregon-California border. It is the seat of Del Norte County and, according to the most recent information from the United States ...

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  18. Are These Portland's Best Sushi Restaurants?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Eater

    ... third. See the full list here . [Oregonian] NORTHEAST- Not a week after Maritime opened as a food cart-spurring Oregon seafood lovers and fans of chef Andrew Mace (Le Pigeon alum) to flock to the parking lot in front of Han Oak -it exited the food ...

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  19. Apple, Facebook data center construction prompts Prineville housing shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The construction of two new data centers in Prineville has prompted a temporary housing shortage in the central Oregon town. The Bend Bulletin reports that construction workers are living out of hotels for months at a time because there's nowhere else to stay.

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  20. Vin Lananna has made TrackTown USA happen, so what happens when Lananna leaves?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... the past than the present. He was hired to be an associate athletic director and the track coach at the University of Oregon in 2005. His mission was to reconnect the Ducks' track program to its distance-based roots, and tie it back into the Eugene ...

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