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2 hrs ago | K103

Movie "WILD" Starring Reese Witherspoon filmed in Oregon

Reese Witherspoon optioned Portland writer Cheryl Strayed's memoir weeks before it was published in 2012 and put it on a development fast track with her new production company, and she strongly connected with Strayed's account of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in the wake of her mother's death.

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Related Topix: Books, Wild

5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Kelsey Grammer comes to Oregon to explore family history in 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Actor Kelsey Grammer has experienced both triumph and tragedy in his life, ranging from his award-winning work on the classic comedies, "Cheers," and "Frasier," to personal losses.

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Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television, Frasier, Cheers, Comedy, Drama, Kelsey Grammer, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Movies

6 hrs ago | Willamette Week

Our Campaign Plans to Make the Marionberry the Oregon State Food

To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11, which would have made it Oregon's state berry, was pulled from the floor by then-House Agriculture Committee Chairman Brian Clem at the urging of well-connected Washington County farmer Larry Duyck, who grows the rival ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, David Wu, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Washington County, OR, Tillamook, OR

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Do Oregonians have more money to spend this year?

The most recent data on personal income growth in the U.S. has two states claiming the No.

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Related Topix: IBM, Oregon Government

14 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Driver suspected in Forest Grove hit-and-run crash along Oregon 47 found, police say

A community tip helped authorities locate a man suspected of crashing into a Jeep in Forest Grove on Tuesday and then fleeing the scene, police say.

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18 hrs ago | Beach Connection

Clan of the Cave Bear Author Visits Oregon Coast

The Lincoln City Cultural Center will welcome a famed Oregon author on September14 as Jean Auel, who penned the Clan of the Cave Bear series and other classics, comes to the central Oregon coast town to speak and sign books.

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Related Topix: Lincoln City, OR, Cannon Beach, OR

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival in Jacksonville: Seminars, gala and more

Peter Adesman holds monthly wine tastings at his Medford home. He will teach a wine seminar at the Southern Oregon World of Wine in Jacksonville.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Jacksonville, OR, Medford, OR, Umpqua, OR

KATU-TV Portland

Oregon Senate president wants money to earthquake-proof schools

Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney on Tuesday called for the state to take on $200 million in debt to help prepare school buildings for a devastating earthquake that scientists say could come at any time.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US News

The Oregonian

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014: Summary reviews of the full season, from Shakespeare to...

All 11 shows have opened at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival , from the comic mayhem of the Marx Brothers to a Harlem-inspired "Comedy of Errors" to Dan Donohue's riveting Richard III.

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Business Journal

Honestly, Oregonians could show a lot more honor

Looks like Oregonians' honesty, as measured by an unscientific but nonetheless revealing consumer study, is starting to lag.

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KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Rescuers work to find insulin-dependent man lost in woods

Search and rescue crews from across southwest Oregon are en route to an active rescue operation for an insulin-dependent diabetic man who got lost in the woods picking mushrooms Sunday.

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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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Muskrat Fire contained; storms bring new threats

Great progress has been made on the nearly 2-week-old Muskrat Fire northwest of Cultus Lake, now fully contained -- just as new thunderstorms pepper the region with 2,500 lightning strikes, prompting a close watch for new fire starts.

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Related Topix: Sisters, OR, Prineville, OR, Dayville, OR, Trail, OR, Wallowa, OR

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bad news for Big Coal: Oregon rejects proposed export terminal

Oregon has rejected Ambre Energy's plan for barging coal down the Columbia River to be exported to China, the fourth Northwest shipment terminal project to bite the dust.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Bellingham, WA, Longview, WA, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Beach Connection

Special, Whimsical Glass Art Drops Coming to Central Oregon Coast

The season of fabulous and famed glass float drops in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City is still almost two months away but then again, maybe not.

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Related Topix: Lincoln City, OR, Cannon Beach, OR

Crosscut.com

Coal export plan suffers setback in Oregon

Ambre's Port of Morrow project has been rejected, creating doubt about its project at the Port of St. Helens farther down the Columbia.

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Related Topix: St. Helens, OR

Pharmaceutical Processing

Misconceptions Abound Among Pregnant Women About The Flu Vaccine

Both mother and fetus are at increased risk for complications of flu infection during pregnancy.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Influenza, Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon Government

OregonLive.com

Oregon State 2014 opponent breakdown: Can Beavers break Civil War drought?

In the run-up to the 2014 college football season, The Oregonian is previewing each of the opponents the Oregon State Beavers will meet this fall.

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OregonLive.com

Northwest wildfires: Crews make progress but extreme conditions remain in parts of Oregon

A total of 15 large, uncontrolled blazes are burning in Oregon and Washington, with 16 holdover fires popping up in the last 24 hours from lightning strikes last week.

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Examiner.com

Oregon black Lab rescued after spending three days stuck in mud

The Tillamook Animal Shelter rescued a black Labrador retriever late last week stuck in the mud from the East Beaver Creek near Camper Cove.

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