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1 hr ago | The Courier Mailer

Sunset High student wins Congressional Art Competition for Oregon's 1st District

A charcoal drawing by Beaverton Sunset High student Supriya Kapur will be on display in the U.S. Capitol after a panel of artists selected her work for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for Oregon's 1st District.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Democrat, US News

5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Oregon wines fly free on Alaska during May

Portland – In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Medford, OR, Redmond, OR

6 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

Police arrest registered sex offender in Steel Bridge sex assault

PORTLAND, Ore. Police arrested a registered sex offender who they said sexually assaulted a woman on Portland's Steel Bridge last month.

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10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Oregon weather and science watch: Tank towns, earth-like planets and star parties

Rainwater enthusiasts, planet people, an earth-like planet and the environmental justice movement in America are on tap for Friday's weather and science aggregation.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, NASA

11 hrs ago | Willamette Week

Oregon Sheriffs Oppose Drivers Cards for Illegal Immigrants

Oregon's sheriffs have voted overwhelmingly to oppose a ballot measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers cards - and by extension car insurance.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

15 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Oregon providers make less from Medicare, and health, medical culture explain why

Radiologists, oncologists and other specialists showed up as receiving larger reimbursements in a recent federal Medicare data release.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Radiology, Medicine, Oncology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Huffington Post

Monica Wehby, Oregon GOP Senate Candidate, Shifts Message On Obamacare Repeal

Monica Wehby, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Oregon, has spent months positioning herself as the moderate, establishment candidate in the crowded GOP primary to challenge Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wedding

Northern Michigan News

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

The Washington Post

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Prison, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

Portland Tribune

OMSI hosts a wind energy challenge for kids and teachers

Wind turbines are one of the fastest-growing clean energy sources, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is nurturing a new generation of young engineers to explore the science behind them.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science

Examiner.com

Woman accused of starving dog is let off by court of appeals

According to Thursday's publication of the Oregonian , a 28-year-old woman from the Portland area will face no repercussions for starving her dog, thanks to the Oregon Court of Appeals.

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The Oregonian

Oregon Supreme Court upholds conviction of Ricardo Serrano, on death row for slaying Bethany family

Ricardo Serrano, in Washington County Circuit Court, receives the death penalty in March 2010 for a triple murder.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty

WHYN-AM Springfield

Teen's Urine Ruins 38M Gallons of Portland...

Rest assured, Portland, Oregon: The water you drink is very, very clean. How sanitary? This sanitary: Water Bureau administrators are willing to flush 38 million gallons of the stuff and clean the open-air reservoir in order to make sure there's not the most miniscule amount of human urine in it.

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OregonLive.com

Columbia River Gorge scenic highlights, one of 7 Wonders of Oregon, mile by mile on I-84

Ever wonder what that natural wonder is when you're driving the speed limit on Interstate 84 through the Columbia River Gorge , one of Travel Oregon's '7 Wonders of Oregon'? So, here we present an outdoor explorer's guide to I-84 through the gorge, which may help you determine whether you're looking at Dog Mountain or Hamilton Mountain.

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Related Topix: Troutdale, OR, Hood River, OR, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Multnomah County, OR, Travel

Statesman Journal

The Oregon Garden free for Earth Day

The Earth Day Fair at The Oregon Garden on Saturday will celebrate the Earth through hands-on activities, demonstrations and exhibits for the whole family.

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The Oregonian

Oregon welfare audit finds little to no progress in moving recipients into jobs

Jennifer Noonan, 23, and her children, Taima Willeto , 5, and Wenona Willeto, 3, receive cash assistance for needy families, food stamps and a federal housing voucher.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

Portland Tribune

Southridge graduate earns Truman Scholarship

When Andrew Lubash of Beaverton found out he'd become a Truman Scholar on Monday, he was in economics class at the University of Oregon.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Beach Connection

Oregon Coast, Lincoln City Earth Day Full of Info and Fun

It seems more than slightly appropriate to celebrate Earth Day on the dynamic environment of the Oregon coast, and Lincoln City has one of the bigger festivities on April 19 with the 44th annual Earth Day at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

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Related Topix: Lincoln City, OR, Lincoln County, OR, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Seaside, OR

WebProNews

Portland Shootout: Police Dog Killed, Officer Injured

Can there be anything worse than losing your best friend and partner in a criminal pursuit? A police dog was shot and killed on Wednesday after his partner officer gave him the sic command.

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Tigard Times

'Bridge of the People'

"Tilikum" is a Chinook Wawa word used by the earliest residents in the region that means people, tribe and relatives.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Milwaukie, OR, St. Helens, OR

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