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3 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend
Kitzhaber wants to increase state rail inspectors, wants more funding for training and wants improved reporting and transparency on crude oil and emergency response resources.
7 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
Israeli media say the country's Security Cabinet has unanimously rejected a U.S. proposal for a temporary pause in Israel-Hamas fighting.
11 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland
Gov. John Kitzhaber says the 50 immigrant children from the Mexican border who have been relocated this year in Oregon are welcome.
Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.
The move this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department follows an earlier ban on smoking at most other state park properties.
This week, an Alaska Superior Court Judge overturned the state's decision to reject a ballot initiative that proposed to ban setnets in urban areas of the state .
Inmates begin their lives behind bars with a bedroll and a towel, a set of denim clothes, a comb, a toothbrush, a bottle of shampoo, two bars of soap, deodorant, a pen, paper and a handbook of Department of Corrections rules.
The performing arts center at Reed College under construction in 2012. Writing in The New Republic, William Deresiewicz argues that parents would be better off sending their kids to "second tier" colleges like Reed than members of the Ivy League.
Five Oregon home-based, day-care centers are owned by people who have medical marijuana cards, officials said, prompting Gov. John Kitzhaber to say they should have to choose between their business and their pot.
IT'S ILLEGAL in Oregon for anyone with a criminal record or commitment to a mental health institution to own firearms.
In this July 11, 2014 photo, patient Amanda Thornton, left, of Aloha, Ore., speaks with primary care doctor John Guerreiro at a clinic run by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Ore.
Immigration activists held a demonstration in downtown Portland on Tuesday to welcome unaccompanied child immigrants rumored to be arriving in Portland within the next few weeks.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Papak said in a Portland, Oregon, courtroom on Tuesday that he must decide whether the Corps' documents show their internal deliberations about the Morrow Pacific coal export terminal in Boardman, Oregon.
Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
New jobs data tells a now familiar story about steady improvement in Oregon. Coming out of the great recession, the national economy is undergoing an uneven recovery, but there are strong signs of growth throughout Oregon.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 07:14 pm
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