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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

Another week of heat forecast for Northwest

The National Weather Service says highs will be in the 80s west of the Cascades and in the 90s and low 100s east of the Cascades.

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Related Topix: Weather

5 hrs ago | Beaverton Valley Times

A little advice for Oregon's next governor

Gov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson squared off in the first gubernatorial debate of the year July 18 at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Salem.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Wheeler, OR, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon Caves expansion bill clears second-to-last hurdle to congressional passage

A ranger's light leads the way for tourists in the Oregon Caves National Monument.

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Related Topix: Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US National Parks, Oregon Caves National Monument, Barack Obama

KVAL-TV Eugene

Another day, another thunderstorm: Oregon on fire - again

EUGENE, Ore. - Lightning ripped a path across Oregon on Tuesday, sparking a new batch of wildfires.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Douglas County, OR, Lane County, OR, Prineville, OR

OregonLive.com

Hillsboro's Vertigo Brewing sells out at 2014 Oregon Brewers Festival

When I visited my first Oregon Brewers Festival in downtown Portland on Saturday, one of the longest lines there was for a beer called "Razz Wheat."

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Beer, Drink, Hillsboro, OR

OregonLive.com

As feds probe Cover Oregon, state has approved criminal defense costs for five former employees

The state wil pay for criminal defense costs of five former employees involved in the Cover Oregon health exchange fiasco as the FBI investigates.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Business Journal

Where is Kaiser expanding in Oregon? Hint: It's a university town

The office initially will have at least four primary care physicians and will also coordinate with local providers.

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BlueOregon

Why the Working Families Party is supporting the Oregon Open Primary ballot measure

The Oregon Working Families Party supports the Oregon Open Primary ballot measure.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, OH

OregonLive.com

Northwest wildfires: Crews battle 5 new blazes in Oregon and Washington

The largest has charred 1,000 acres southwest of Condon. Another fire in Oregon has burned 500 acres of private land northwest of Kimberly.

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OregonLive.com

Medical marijuana in Oregon: James Bowman, raided by feds in 2012, growing medical pot again in southern Oregon

In 2012, James Bowman was the largest medical marijuana producer in Oregon, his lush plants dotting acres of land in the Applegate Valley.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Jacksonville, OR, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

New York Daily News

Oregon cops reveal new details in search for missing mom

Jennifer Huston, 38, has been missing since July 24, after she left her Dundee home with a headache.

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Related Topix: Dundee, OR, Newberg, OR

The Capital-Journal

George Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls

"Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Opinion

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

OregonLive.com

Christopher Stowell, formerly of Oregon Ballet Theatre, heads to San Francisco Ballet

Christopher Stowell, former artistic director of Oregon Ballet Theatre is returning to San Francisco Ballet as ballet master.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Oregon Islamic charity pleads guilty to tax fraud

The U.S. Attorney for Oregon says an Ashland-based Islamic charity has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a plea agreement entered Monday.

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The Oregonian

Oregon labor bureau revealed complainant's private information, lawsuit states

An unidentified person has filed a $100,000 lawsuit against the state, claiming the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries was wrong to share a civil-rights complaint with Portland media.

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Business Journal

How clean tech, after notable failures, grew up in Oregon

David Neketin, president of IT Aire, said his company's relationship with the city of Gresham helped validate the startup's data center cooling technology.

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Freshnews

LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon Challenges the Pacific Northwest to...

In an effort to encourage healthy living in the Pacific Northwest and be a health support partner for its members, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon is launching the Actively Northwest #YouGotThis Hiking Challenge and is challenging the community to hike a total of 10,000 miles during the 10-week contest.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

OregonLive.com

Missing Ethiopians: University of Oregon releases names, ages

The names of the four pictured athletes are : Amanuel Abebe Atibeha; Dureti Edao; Meaza Kebede; Zeyituna Mohammed.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon

The Oregonian

How The Oregonian analyzed 101 years of Portland City Council members by neighborhood

Randy Leonard holds the distinction as the only person first elected to the City Council while living in east Portland.

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