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  1. Oregon doctor's 'Smart' medicine ball exceeds Kickstarter goalRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Dr. Jim Rickards, creator of the Core Ball Complete - a 6-, 8-, or 10-pound medicine ball with color-coded info graphics that display how to perform 16 exercises for arms, legs, back, and core - raised $42,515 from 112 backers. The Kickstarter campaign, which started in July and ended at noon today, had to reach its goal for Rickards to receive any funds.

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  2. Heartwarming story of how three American moms made it to Paris to see their sons being honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    This week France's President FranA ois Hollande awarded American servicemen Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler with France's highest honor, making them Knights of the Legion of Honor. All three of their proud mothers were able to attend the ceremony, thanks to the quick thinking of a private pilot, the generosity of a billionaire couple and a lot of cut red tape by the U.S. State Department.

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  3. Telfer to Run for TreasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend

    Former Bend City Councilor and State Senator Chris Telfer announced Thursday, she will seek the Independent Party of Oregon's nomination for Treasurer in 2016. The local CPA tells KBND she has contemplated the run for several months.

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  4. Meat company recalls pork in Ore., Wash. over salmonella concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

    Graham-based Kapowsin Meats is recalling more than 520,000 pounds of pork shipped to Washington, Oregon and Alaska after food inspectors found that it may be contaminated with salmonella. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the recall after sampling at Kapowsin Meat's facility, the Columbian reports .

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  5. All sides need to make Bottle Bill workRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Keizertimes.com

    We Oregonians are told that a majority of us support the doubling of the state's deposit on bottles and cans. Why do we want it? So more of us will be motivated to return the empties, one Salem resident was reported to have said.

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  6. Bend's Telfer to run for state treasurer as IndependentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A well-known name and face in Central Oregon political circles for over a decade is making her second bid for the same statewide office, this time as an Independent. And yes, the capital "I" is intentional.

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  7. Oregon Law Toughens Vaccine Exemption ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Efforts to ban "personal exemptions" to vaccine requirements failed in Northwest states this past session. But under a new Oregon law, parents who want to keep their kids vaccine-free will have a tougher time.

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  8. Travel Oregon wins Mercury Award for 7 Wonders of Oregon ad campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    The 7 Wonders of Oregon campaign was honored as the Best Branding and Integrated Marketing Campaign this week during the U.S. Travel Association's annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations conference. Mercury awards recognize excellence and creative accomplishment at the state level in tourism marketing and promotion, and for inspiring the continued development of exciting destination marketing and promotion programs.

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  9. Tim Nesbitt: Labor unions and Oregon's new New DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    Oregon's labor movement engineered a mini-New Deal in Salem this year, with the passage of laws that mandated sick leave benefits and launched a process to establish retirement plans for virtually all workers in the state. Next up, almost certainly, will be an increase in the state's minimum wage, either through legislation next year or a subsequent ballot measure campaign.

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  10. Price of Addiction: Medical community mobilizes to put a lid on opioid prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Prior to the early 1990s, few doctors would prescribe opioids, or narcotic painkillers, to treat chronic pain, which afflicts 760,000 Oregonians. Big Pharma promoted opioids as a safe and effective way to treat chronic pain.

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  11. Oregon pot rules prove challenging, says liquor commission bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Rob Patridge, chairman of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, on Thursday talked about potential grow site limits, fees related to marijuana licenses and out-of-state investment in the state's recreational marijuana industry. The size of marijuana grow sites, as well as the cost of holding a state-issued license and the terms under which entrepreneurs can deal with out-of-state investors are among the thorniest issues state regulators will grapple with in the coming months.

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  12. Police capture inmate accused of walking away from work crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Oregon Department of Corrections says police have captured an inmate who walked away from a prison work crew in Salem. William Beebe was arrested in Salem Thursday afternoon, two days after he was reported missing from a 10-man crew doing work near an elementary school.

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  13. Why Oregon lags on per capita income: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Boosting per capita income would put more money in the hands of consumers to spend and make it easier for governments to pay for public services. Few economic statistics are discussed as much in Oregon as per capita income .

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  14. 'Kicker' reform: Love it or hate it, your tax rebate remains invincibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    The 36-year-old "kicker" tax rebate remains politically invincible - no matter how loudly critics insist the Oregon-only law leaves the state's budget more unstable and does little to limit spending. The Democrats who run the Oregon Legislature have little interest in picking a fight with voters who can't help but love it when small pieces of the state's income tax surplus land back in their pockets.

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  15. Planned Parenthood and Extreme Republican HypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    It's no secret that Republicans want to defund Planned Parenthood. Those who are against abortion say that Planned Parenthood is "A AoeKilling Babies."

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  16. Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Thank God It's Gioved "Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    If it's Thursday on The After Show with Wink & Justice; then Thank God It's GiovedA ! Twenty per cent of Klamath County, Oregon's Deputies walk off the job after the Sheriff beats a handcuffed suspect; an Ohio police chief doesn't think his Confederate Flag vest is a racist symbol; and North Dakota cops are now allowed to use weaponized drones after the Police Union changes the law. All that, plus the Connect! Unite! Act! Daily Kos Community Calendar and more on The After Show with Wink & Justice.

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  17. Portland's College of Natural Medicine gets primary care credRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    The National College of Natural Medicine's primary care clinic just landed a designation its chief medical officer counts as a big win for the naturopathic profession. The Oregon Health Authority certified the Portland clinic as a top-tier Patient-Centered Primary Care Home.

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  18. Oregonians in Action's Hunnicutt still pursuing land-use reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    David Hunnicutt, executive director of Oregonians in Action, has been involved in some of the state's most important land-use battles over the past two decades. His organization is still active, but is focusing more on effecting change legislatively rather than through the courts.

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  19. Energy Department's plan to rewrite tax credit rules faces blowback from lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    The Oregon Department of Energy adopted temporary rules in March that allowed Trimet and other recipients of state energy tax credits to sell them at steeper discounts than state rules appear to allow. The Energy Department is trying to make those rules permanent, but faces opposition from lawmakers and others.

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  20. CORE Business Services Performs Largest Office 365 Migration in Southern OregonRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    CORE Business Services, an award winning managed services provider, and La Clinica, an affordable provider of quality medical, dental, and social services in southern Oregon, today announced the largest Office 365 migration in Southern Oregon. This was a hybrid migration from Windows Server 2003 to Microsoft Office 365.

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