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58 min ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 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

11 hrs ago | 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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

OregonLive.com

Can qigong massage help kids with autism? Oregon study seeks families to help find out

In Dr. Louisa Silva's qigong massage treatments for children with autism, an adult focuses on massaging specific parts of a child's body with small motions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Family, Kids, Western Oregon University, UC Los Angeles

Beach Connection

High-Energy Band Urban Monroes Returns to Central Oregon Coast

Fashioned from the heart of tradition and infused with adrenaline, the Urban Monroes' contemporary bluegrass style is an outgrowth of the combined skills of some of the Pacific Northwest's finest talent.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Monroe, OR, Lincoln City, OR, Nehalem, OR, Manzanita, OR

Business Journal

Getting a charge out of work: Oregon employers to provide stations for plug-in vehicles

Fifteen Oregon employers signed the U.S. Department of Energy's Workplace Charging Challenge during last week's EV Roadmap 7 conference.

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Business Journal

NuScale set to add scores of Oregon jobs

NuScale's Ryan Everett could be set to welcome a bevy of new coworkers at the company's Corvallis production facility.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber, Department of Energy

The Oregonian

Eugene put on a good show; we'll see what comes next. Oregon track & field rundown

Crews were breaking down things last night even as athletes and coaches were celebrating the end of the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships with a barbeque behind the west grandstand at Hayward Field.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Driver falls asleep, sparks fire in Oregon

Investigators said a Jeep Cherokee was heading south on Highway 101 at Cullaby Lake Lane when the driver, identified as Royal Nebeker, 69, of Gearhart, fell asleep.

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The Oregonian

Firefighters make progress on Oregon blazes but hot, dry weather expected to cause problems

The Rye Valley Fire near the Idaho border has reached 1,434 acres and is 75 percent contained.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Wheeler County, OR, Crook County, OR, Klamath Falls, OR

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