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2 hrs ago | Indybay.org
In response to pressure from conservation groups, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced an area closure for the swordfish drift gillnet fishery in the Pacific Ocean off California from July 25 through August 31 to prevent entanglements and drownings of endangered loggerhead sea turtles.
7 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Oregonians will have the opportunity to vote this November on the consumer's right to know what is in their food thanks to the Oregon Right to Know campaign which gathered 156,390 signatures, 118,780 of which were certified on Wednesday by the Oregon Secretary of State to place the GMO Labeling initiative on the ballot.
12 hrs ago | Ridenbaugh Press
During the late 70s and early 80s I was covering politics in Idaho, not Oregon, so the governor I was watching at close range was not Vic Atiyeh but rather John Evans.
"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.
Local news outlets report on a federal announcement Thursday showing how much money will be sent back to people and employers under rules that say insurers must spend at least 80 percent of premium payments on medical care.
In a state where it's tough to find long-term housing, one great exception has been Oregon's Death Row.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 25--True believers in health care reform, the board of directors atop Cover Oregon made for convenient fall guys when the state insurance exchange imploded last fall -- even though they were set up to have scant influence on the agency they supposedly oversaw.
One is the physical world, where your body resides. The other is the online world, where your virtual self exists.
In a statement released Thursday, the center said its fifth annual Mahrajan Arab Festival , which was slated for Sunday at the college, would not be going ahead as planned.
"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.
Federal officials said this week that hundreds of immigrant children who crossed over the U.S./Mexico border were brought to the Pacific Northwest, including 50 who have been sponsored in Oregon.
The Koch brothers are making a big push for long-shot Republican Senate hopeful Monica Wehby, increasing their advertising spending on behalf of the Oregon candidate to $3.6 million.
Oregon Reads is a statewide program that encourages all Oregonians to read the same book and this year commemorates the centennial of Oregon's most celebrated poet, William Stafford.
A medical examiner determined that a 2-year-old boy died from an overdose of methadone that police say was given to him by his now-deceased grandmother.
For months Oregonians trudged through the torrential rains imploring the sun to show itself.
Democrat Gov. John Kitzhaber on Thursday challenged his Republican rival, state Rep. Dennis Richardson, to five debates in the fall -- and the Richardson campaign quickly accepted.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 07:13 pm
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