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1 min ago | Willamette Week

Put a Label On It

There's much to talk about in Ashland-a southern Oregon winter so dry that, for the first time in 50 years, the local ski mountain failed to open, or the fare at this year's Oregon Shakespeare Festival .

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Related Topix: Oregon, Ashland, OR, Jackson County, OR, Southern Oregon University, Western Washington University

3 hrs ago | Willamette Week

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On his blog, Oregon Oracle, Bruce McCain, a former top Multnomah County sheriff's official, tracks down a new federal political action committee formed to oppose state Rep. Jason Conger , who is running against Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Monica Wehby.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat

7 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Ad watch: Jim Francesconi's jobs ad targets low wage earners, union workers

Grab your popcorn and a good seat on the couch, readers. Multnomah County Chair candidate Jim Francesconi has released race's the first TV ad.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Oregonian

Stop-N-Go Market operator gets 15 years prison for plotting to kill business partner

Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies escorted Mohdsidek Habibullah out of a courtroom lastThursday, moments after he was found guilty of plotting to kill his business partner.

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The Oregonian

Gesundheit! Check out the top 12 tree allergens making you sneeze in Multnomah County

As anyone who has had to wash drifts of pollen off their car's windshield recently might have surmised, allergy season has arrived in Oregon.

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OregonLive.com

Police arrested a man with shotgun, handgun driving into PCC campus

Police arrested a 35-year-old man driving into a parking lot at the Sylvania campus of Portland Community College with a shotgun and gun in the truck.

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The Bee

Police arrest shooting suspect

Nathan Steven Newitt, 41, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Assault in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

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The Columbian

Updated Bodies found in Columbia, Willamette rivers

The body of a man was seen floating in the middle of the channel near Caterpillar Island and Sauvie Island's Reeder Beach.

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The Oregonian

Washington County Commissioners Dick Schouten and Greg Malinowski endorse candidate Allen Amabisca

Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck and his challenger, retired Intel employee Allen Amabisca.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Family confronts accused killer Joshua Cavett in Mult. Co. courthouse

PORTLAND The family of a Gresham woman gunned down in front of her children last year is asking a judge to ensure her accused killer spends his life behind bars.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Bellingham Herald

Oregon: 2 bodies recovered from 2 rivers

The bodies - both adult men - have been recovered. He says a Clark County, Wash., Fire and Rescue boat recovered the other body from the Columbia River near Reeder Beach.

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Business Journal

What's new with Multnomah County's seismically challenged old courthouse?

Plans are taking shape to replace the Multnomah County Courthouse. The century-old structure, considered one of Oregon's most-endangered buildings, is Oregon's busiest courthouse but is functionally obsolete and prone to collapse in an earthquake.

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OregonLive.com

Multnomah County Monday roundup: Commissioners talk PERS, county candidates debate, Fairview considers police contract

Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton explains his plan for the sheriff's office to provide Troutdale's law enforcement operations.

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Related Topix: Fairview, OR, Troutdale, OR

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Oregonian

Reynolds charter school trouble; De'Anthony Thomas visit; Gresham-Barlow Right Brain Initiative: East Multnomah County schools

KNOVA Reynolds Public Charter School in Gresham will close school 11 days early this year because it doesn't have enough money to remain open for the full school year.

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Related Topix: Gresham, OR, Education Etc., Portland, OR

Sat Apr 12, 2014

OregonLive.com

Editorial endorsement: 'Yes' on Corbett School District bond

Last fall, Corbett voters rejected a $15 million school bond , drop-kicking the proposal so firmly that it may have sailed across the Columbia River Gorge and landed near a hiking trail somewhere.

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Related Topix: Corbett, OR, Education Etc., Opinion

OregonLive.com

Former Lake Oswego cheerleader awaits sex-trafficking case at home; readers comment on once-deported felon rearrested on drug charges: Clackamas County Public Safety Roundup

Former Lake Oswego cheerleader awaits sex-trafficking case at home; readers comment on once-deported felon rearrested on drug charges: Clackamas County Public Safety Roundup It was a week, all right.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Lake Oswego, OR, Wilsonville, OR

The Oregonian

Commissioners may close operating med-pot stores; Boring, Dull partner with ... yawn ... Bland: Clackamas County Roundup

Desirae Duvall, manager, and Mario Mamone, owner of Maritime Cafe, worry that the proposed Clackamas County medical marijuana dispensary one-year moratorium would put them out of work permanently.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Boring, OR, Drugs, Marijuana

OregonLive.com

Broadway Bridge to close one lane during Sunday morning running event

The Race for the Roses will mean the outside eastbound lane of the Broadway Bridge in downtown Portland will be closed to vehicle traffic much of Sunday morning.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

OregonLive.com

Why did seven years pass before former teacher Logan Storm was tried for child molestation?

Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies escort Logan Storm to the courtroom of Judge Kenneth Walker Thursday, the day before he was acquitted of sexual-abuse charges.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Portland Tribune

by: Tribune Photo: Jonathan House - Jules Bailey chats with Katherine ...

Unless you've already made up your mind, the Multnomah County Commission District 1 race offers a difficult choice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Sunnyside, OR, Lewis & Clark College

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