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  1. Salem firefighter accused in domestic violence disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATU-TV Portland

    WEST SALEM, Ore. A Salem firefighter was arrested early Wednesday morning after a domestic violence dispute, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.

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  2. 'Journey' drummer donates $10K to local school damaged by arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATU-TV Portland

    The drummer for Journey received a rockstar welcome at South Albany High School Wednesday, as he presented the school with a $10,000 check. South Albany's cafeteria, band room, choir room and storage room for the dance and cheerleading teams were ravaged by an arson two weeks ago.

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  3. Oregon Legislature debates minimum wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KATU-TV Portland

    The Oregon Legislature on Monday opened debate about several proposals to boost the minimum wage as high as $15 an hour. The idea is hugely popular with voters and interest groups on the left, but it's far from clear whether it has sufficient support in the Legislature.

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  4. Education Overseers: Spending sheds light on ed board's prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KATU-TV Portland

    The Oregon State Capitol dome reflects in the glass of the front entrance to the Oregon Education Investment Board in Salem, Oregon, Sunday, April 12, 2015. The board has spent at least $154,320.63 in rent since July 2013 while leasing the Somerville Building from First Presbyterian Church.

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  5. Senate approves Fritz-Fairchild Act on cable barriers for interstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore. Oregon is one step closer to requiring cable barriers on all of Oregon's interstate highways, a move that would help prevent deadly cross-over crashes.

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  6. Man firing gun near home arrested in Salem after standoff with deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | KATU-TV Portland

    It all started earlier this morning when Robert Owens, 34, of Salem was acting erratically shooting a gun outside his home. Deputies responded to reports of a suicidal man firing a gun near his home on NE Silverton Rd. After SWAT members arrived on scene Owens fled in his vehicle and had to be pursued by SWAT members.

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  7. Man gets life in prison for killing Turner woman, holding girl hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore. A man accused of killing a woman and then holding her daughter hostage was sentenced Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.

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  8. Low Oregon snowpack means many rivers will be lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | KATU-TV Portland

    Federal hydrologists say the latest numbers reinforce the forecasts: Rivers and streams throughout Oregon will have flows far below normal this summer due to the meager mountain snowpack. The Natural Resources Conservation Service released its April surface water outlook on Tuesday.

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  9. Salem detectives search for missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore.- 66-year-old Virgie Mae Henry does not have a permanent address, but she was last seen leaving her place of residence on January 8, 2015. It is unusual for her to go this long without any contact with friends or relatives.

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  10. Bill would boost interstate highway speeds to 75 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore. Your drive on I-5 could get a little faster. Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill to raise the speed limit on interstate highways to 75 miles per hour.

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  11. 'Keep your heads up, man' - Journey drummer donates $10k to burned schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | KATU-TV Portland

    Deen Castronovo remembers growing up in the Salem area, decades before he joined the band Journey as its drummer. Band classes, he said, were the only things that kept him coming to school.

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  12. Brown calls for independent IT review after DAS data breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore. A data breach at the state's Department of Administrative Services has prompted Gov. Kate Brown to call for an independent review of the system.

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  13. Boy, 17, gets 7 years for Mount Angel crash that killed womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore. A 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Tuesday after he fled from t he scene of a crash and a passenger in his car died , according to the Marion County district attorney's office.

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  14. Suspect in Wash. casino killing caught on I-5 in SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore. Oregon State troopers caught a man accused of shooting and killing a stranger at a Washington casino early Saturday morning as the suspect was driving south on Interstate 5 through Salem.

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  15. Man fatally shot at Emerald Queen Casino; suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KATU-TV Portland

    A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Emerald Queen Casino early Saturday. Puyallup Tribal spokesman John Weymer says the victim was shot at about 12:45 a.m. after confronting the shooter.

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  16. Salem PD: Driver loses control, hits tree, dies trying to speed past other carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KATU-TV Portland

    SALEM, Ore. A man crashed his car into a tree and died Thursday night after police say he lost control of his vehicle while trying to pass other cars near the Salem Airport.

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  17. Governor heads to Pendleton in first Eastern Oregon tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KATU-TV Portland

    Gov. Kate Brown is visiting Pendleton in her first official trip to Eastern Oregon. Brown has two public events scheduled for her two-day trip to the east side of the Cascades.

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  18. More people concerned over man asking for money to get to weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KATU-TV Portland

    Several people have told KATU they've encountered a mysterious man who says he needs money to get to a wedding. SALEM, Ore.

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  19. Motorcyclist thrown off bridge in crash released from the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KATU-TV Portland

    Police say 73-year-old William Chamberland Jr. of Salem suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when a crash sent him flying from his motorcycle, over the Marion Street Bridge and into the Willamette River on Monday afternoon. SALEM, Ore.

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  20. Gov. Brown declares drought emergency in 2 Oregon countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    Gov. Kate Brown declared the first two drought emergencies of the year in two Southeastern Oregon counties after seeing prolonged dry conditions and a low snowpack. Malheur and Lake counties both requested Brown's office to make the declaration, which was recommended by the Oregon Drought Council last week.

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