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2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Mark Katches named new editor of The Oregonian and VP of Oregonian Media Group

Mark Katches, a nationally recognized leader of investigative and enterprise journalism, has been named vice president of content for the Oregonian Media Group and editor of The Oregonian.

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Related Topix: Journalism

6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Photo of wrong mushroom appears with story about matsutake season opening

This is a photo of a matsutake mushroom. The commercial harvest season for the matsutake opens in four national forests in Oregon following the Labor Day weekend.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Utah football 2014: ex-Utes star Jake Murphy cut by Oakland Raiders

He is the son of baseball legend Dale Murphy . He was a player on the Utah Utes football team who himself was destined for greatness.

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The Oregonian

Common Core test, Smarter Balanced, looms large over Oregon schools

Fifth-grader Nora Meier uses a tablet computer to record information she and a partner gathered from third-graders at Lewis Elementary.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

Gubernatorial candidates accused each other of not being sufficiently supportive of issues important to women, and Republican Dennis Richardson grabbed some big checks from the timber industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Gordon Smith, Republican, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

FireHouse.com

Ore. Man Hurt Saving Dog From Mobile Home Fire

A man re-entered a Hillsboro mobile home after an electrical fire started trying to save a dog.

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OregonLive.com

Central Oregon mountain bike riding made easy, one trail at a time

Books, maps and Internet sites make mountain biking sound glamorous, until you discover the trail you want to ride climbs 2,600 feet in five miles and drops back down through a lava flow.

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Related Topix: Redmond, OR, Bend, OR, La Pine, OR, The Dalles, OR, Warm Springs, OR, Travel

OregonLive.com

ESPN College GameDay to be in Eugene for Oregon Ducks game against Michigan State

Every college football fan's favorite pregame show, ESPN College GameDay, will grace the campus of the University of Oregon on Saturday for the Oregon Ducks game against Michigan State.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon

The Oregonian

Oregon Ducks fans get sunset, selfies in photos from Autzen Stadium: Your photos

Fans dance during a break as the Oregon Ducks beat the South Dakota Coyotes, 62-13, at Autzen Stadium in Eugene on Saturday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Oregonian

Wildfires: Crews still battle five blazes throughout Oregon

Summer may be reaching a visible end in much of the state, what with rain moving in on Saturday and temperatures remaining below 80 degrees.

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Related Topix: Fire

OregonLive.com

Gigi Stoll shoots 71 in third round of Portland Classic, feels she could've gone lower

Gigi Stoll leaves the 18th green with caddie Bill Winter after shooting a 1-under 71 in the third round of the Portland Classic.

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Cybercast News Service

Girl, 9, dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach

Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.

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Yahoo!

ExpansionWire: Kukai Ramen Expands to Portland, Will Offer Sun Noodle

As previously reported by the Oregonian , the Japan-based Kukai Ramen & Izakaya will indeed open its first Oregon location inside Beaverton's still-under-construction Timberland Town Center - and according to a rep, its bowls will feature noodles by the cultishly beloved Sun Noodle , which famously tailors noodle recipes based on each restaurant's ... (more)

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Note left for sex assault victim leads to arrest

Authorities say an apology note with a phone number left outside the door of an Oregon sexual assault victim has led to a man's arrest.

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WMTV Madison

Only on NBC15: Oregon Police Chief retires, former officer speaks out

In April of this year, the Department of Justice told village officials they were investigating Oregon Police Chief Doug Pettit.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

5 things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections

By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known.

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Related Topix: John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Willamette University, University of Oregon, US News

Portland Tribune

Panel to consider Oregon statues in U.S. Capitol

Gov. John Kitzhaber has stepped into a debate about who should represent Oregon in the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. He issued an executive order creating a nine-member panel to consider whether the current statues should be replaced, who should be substituted instead, and what to do with the statues that may return ... (more)

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Related Topix: John Kitzhaber, US Governors

The Oregonian

Inmate shot and killed at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton

A corrections officer at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton shot and killed an inmate Friday morning after he and another prisoner wouldn't stop attacking a third inmate.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oregon Government, State Prisons, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

The Oregonian

Corrections officer shoots Oregon inmate in Pendleton, first killing in decades

An Oregon corrections officer in Pendleton shot and killed a 26-year-old prisoner Friday morning after witnessing him savagely beating another inmate on a recreation yard, officials reported.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Oregon Government, State Prisons, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, Prison

Examiner.com

Family-friendly resorts along the Oregon Coast

Oregon has a coastline that stretches more than 360 miles and is a popular destination for honeymooners as well as families.

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Related Topix: Newport, OR, Cannon Beach, OR, Lincoln City, OR, Tillamook, OR, Home Listing, Home

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