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29 min ago | Airport Business

Oregon Wines Fly Free Again On Alaska Airlines In 2014

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: Oregon Government, Eugene, OR, Medford, OR

hosted 4 hrs ago | Small Town Papers | Small Town Papers

March storms lifted Oregon's water forecasts

'March was a great month for the Pacific Northwest' for the collection of mountain snowpack that will feed the Columbia and Snake rivers and their tributaries this spring and summer, according to Joanne Salerno, a senior hydrologist for the Northwest River Forecast Center. Precipitation was at or above 150 percent across much of the Columbia basin in March, even soaking areas in southwest Idaho and southern Oregon that still are considered to be amidst severe drought following a dry 2012-2013 season and meager start to the current water year .

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, The Dalles, OR, Imnaha, OR

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregonians weigh in on 4/20: Reader voice

Colorado's 4/20 celebration of marijuana made national news, while various other pot-themed parties took place across the country.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Towleroad

Challenge to Oregon's Gay Marriage Ban Goes Before Judge This Week, Unopposed: VIDEO

A challenge to Oregon's gay marriage ban goes before a federal judge this week and there are no parties opposing the challenge, the AP reports : Oregon's attorney general, Democrat Ellen Rosenblum, says the state's ban is legally indefensible.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

OregonLive.com

Twilight Room Annex will close after Bureau of Labor and Industries begins collecting $400,000 penalty

The Twilight Room Annex will close for good tonight, owner Chris Penner said, after his bank accounts were seized in connection with a Bureau of Labor and Industries judgment.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Oregon Government

Estacada News

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Melissa and Andy Collman are raising more than dairy cows on their Cloud-Cap Farm near Boring.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, Drink, Milk

Northern Michigan News

GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon

The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.

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Related Topix: US News, Gordon Smith, US Politics, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

The Modesto Bee

GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon

In this March 19, 2014 photo, Oregon Republican Senate candidate, Monica Wehby speaks at a candidate forum in Lake Oswego, Ore.

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Related Topix: US News, Gordon Smith, US Politics, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Lake Oswego, OR, Healthcare Law, Law

WTOP-FM Washington

GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon

In this March 19, 2014 photo, Oregon Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby, right, talks to supporter Marvin Hausman in Lake Oswego, Ore.

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Related Topix: US News, Gordon Smith, US Politics, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Lake Oswego, OR, Healthcare Law, Law

OregonLive.com

What to remember about the Oregon Ducks' third week of spring football: Oregon rundown

Befitting a busy third week of spring football at Oregon is a loaded Saturday of events at UO to keep an eye on.

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Examiner.com

Take a Tour of Oregon's State Capital

While most visitors associate Oregon with Portland, the state capital is actually in nearby Salem.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Portland, OR)

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Oregonian

Gates woman cited for DUII, reckless driving after alcohol-fueled crash on Oregon 22

On Friday, April 18, at about 11:13 p.m., 48-year-old Tammy Helton was driving a 1986 Toyota pickup on Oregon 22 near the town of Gates when she lost control and the truck rolled off the highway.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Oregon promotes prison visits to combat recidivism

When they read a study that suggested inmates who were visited by their families while in prison were significantly less likely to return to prison, officials in the Oregon Department of Corrections crunched their numbers and found about 60 percent of the state's inmates never received a visitor.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, State Prisons, Santiam Correctional Institution, Prison

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Wash. woman charged with DUI after mudslide report

Oregon State Police arrested an Edmonds, Wash., woman on a drunken driving charge not long after getting a report that she may have been stuck in a mudslide.

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OregonLive.com

Anti-rape video, 'most intriguing' political figures, Michael Bloomberg brings gun control: Top headlines in Oregon politics

Rep. Steve Israel criticized GOP members who opposed a bipartisan immigration bill during a CNN "State of the Union" appearance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Michael Bloomberh, Immigration Reform, Associated Press, Marijuana

OregonLive.com

Vic Gilliam, Jim Thompson rake in donations for tough GOP House primaries: Oregon campaign finance

Reps. Vic Gilliam , R-Silverton, and Jim Thompson , R-Dallas, face two of the toughest primaries from challengers on the right.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Silverton, OR, Marion County, OR, US News, Hubbard, OR

The Honolulu Advertiser

Ex-Hilo woman gets life for killing son, 4, in Oregon

Jessica Analani Dutro, 25, was convicted Wednesday of murder in the beating death of her 4-year-old son, Zachary Dutro-Boggess.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KBND-AM Bend

Portland Teens Facing Robbery, Assault Charges

Two teenagers, including a member of the Roosevelt High School football team, are accused of trying to steal marijuana from someone near the school.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Beach Connection

Beatles, Teddy Roosevelt on N. Oregon Coast

Two major figures in history are coming to the north Oregon coast in two very different ways.

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Related Topix: Manzanita, OR, Tillamook, OR, Tillamook County, OR, George Bush, Seaside, OR

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

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