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3 hrs ago | 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

Portland Tribune

Wheat Kings

Combines have been in action around Washington County in recent weeks as the annual wheat harvest hit its stride.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hillsboro, OR, Forest Grove, OR, Oregon State University, Cornelius, OR

The Oregonian

Attack ads go digital in Oregon governor's race between John Kitzhaber and Dennis Richardson

With the final week of summer comes a first peek at the mudslinging voters can expect to see in coming months as the race between Democrat Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican Rep. Dennis Richardson heats up.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Beach Connection

Keys to Finding Last Minute Holiday Lodging on Oregon Coast

The truth is: there isn't much you can do now, in most circumstances. If you haven't yet reserved a room along the beaches for this three-day, Labor Day holiday weekend, it isn't looking good.

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Portland Tribune

Lines drawn in alternative driver's license debate

In the ongoing national debate about immigration reform, Oregon was one of a number of states to make changes to driver's license policies in 2013.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Immigration Reform, Prison

New York Daily News

Oregon cops arrest man linked to string of gang violence

George Waters Jr., 23, surrendered to Portland gang investigators after they surrounded his home and two others in the region for several hours with full tactical gear after being possibly linking him to a string of gang-related violence in Portland.

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The Oregonian

Did Gov. Kitzhaber keep his word when he promised to support a cigarette tax increase? PolitiFact Oregon

Gov. John Kitzhaber said he would support a cigarette tax if one were passed by the Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber

Bend Bulletin

Central Oregon clinic ratings released

Published Aug 27, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 09:06AM Patients can look up quality ratings for 20 local physician clinics and see how their primary care doctors performed on preventive health screenings and chronic care management.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Jazz, Medicine, Bend, OR, Madras, OR, Prineville, OR

KATU-TV Portland

Oregon close to triggering 'kicker' rebates

A swelling state treasury is on the verge of triggering "kicker" rebates for Oregon taxpayers, according to state economists' quarterly revenue forecast unveiled Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Tax

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