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  1. 3 Baker County residents likely had West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | SFGate

    ... final test results are not yet available. They would be the first human cases since 2007 in the eastern Oregon county, the Baker City Herald reported ( http://is.gd/iDyoGV ). Dr. Emilio DeBess, public health veterinarian with the Oregon Health ...

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  2. Slant 8-21-2014Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Eugene Weekly

    If you are worried about public safety in Lane County , consider that this county has received $2,736,425 worth of surplus military equipment from the Department of Defense - more than any other Oregon county.

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  3. Rohse 8-12 Still going strong 73 years laterRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | News-Register

    ... it. And indeed they soon were. On May 18, 1942, the Western Defense Command sent directives to every Oregon county - a 12-hour rush order to put Japanese evacuation notices on all east and south roads entering the county, and on main streets in ...

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  4. West Nile virus detected in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... year that the virus has been detected in Jackson County. The last known human case in the southwest Oregon county was in 2005. West Nile is a disease with flu-like symptoms that spreads by mosquitoes. The Oregon Health Department says most infected ...

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  5. LAPD stops heeding some federal immigration detention requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and counties that have stopped the practice after a federal court ruling in April. That ruling found that an Oregon county was liable for damages after holding an inmate beyond her release date so that she could be transferred to Immigration and ...

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  6. Baker City Cycling Classic starts Friday, putting lots of bikes county roadsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... and ODOT have a request: Please watch out for bicyclists. The number of two-wheelers in the eastern Oregon county will multiply greatly Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the county plays host to the Baker City Cycling Classic . The event includes two ...

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  7. Pot farmers have 'right to farm,' officials sayRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | KCTV5

    ... makes it hard to pass nuisance laws against marijuana grows, Jackson County officials say. The southern Oregon county officials have been fielding complaints about traffic and noise from marijuana gardens and about the skunky smell of maturing pot ...

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  8. Sixth graders given access to condoms at schoolSixth graders given...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... condoms available to students as young as the sixth grade. GERVAIS, Ore. ( KGW ) -- A school district in Oregon County has decided to allow some teachers to make condoms available to students as young as sixth-graders. Gervais is a town of about ...

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  9. Oregon County Votes To Ban GE CropsRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    OREGON COUNTY VOTES TO BAN GE CROPS May 27, 2014 American Seed Trade Association reports: By almost a 2-1 margin, the residents of Jackson County, Oregon passed a ballot initiative to ban GE crops in the southwestern Oregon county.

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  10. Coos Bay residents told to get ready for influx of LNG workersRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... related pipeline. They are expected to generate millions of dollars in additional spending in the southwestern Oregon county. "It sounds like we could get squashed in all this if we're not prepared," a woman called out during the chamber luncheon. ...

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  11. Southern Missouri Sheep & Goat Conference May 10Read the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Douglas County Herald

    ... with University of Missouri Extension. The BUB Ranch Buying Station, Koshkonong, Mo., has partnered with Oregon County Extension to sponsor this informative program. Guest speakers for the program are Dr. Jodie Pennington, small ruminants specialist ...

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  12. Technology teacher cuts among Oregon county budget concernsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2014 | District Administration

    With its emphasis on maintaining and even building up programs and staff, Monday night's early discussions for the Beaverton School District's 2014-15 budget were considerably brighter and more upbeat compared to the slashing and shock that informed the economically battered process in the past few years.

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  13. Suspect in Oregon County manhunt in custodyRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    ... rest easier as the suspect in a days-long manhunt involving a stolen squad truck has been taken into custody. Oregon County Sheriff's Deputies say 26-year old Jeffery Wegener was taken into custody without incident early Friday morning after a ...

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  14. Suspect in manhunt involving stolen squad truck taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... suspect in a days-long manhunt involving a stolen squad truck has been taken into custody. According to the Oregon County Sheriff's Department, early Friday morning, Jeffery Wegener, 26, was taken into custody without incident by deputies after a ...

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  15. Man pleads not guilty to murder of 15-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... - Police are still searching for a possibly armed suspect, 26-year-old Jeffrey Wegener. Wegener stole an Oregon County Sheriff Department deputy's truck Sunday night and drove it POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - Police are still searching for a possibly ...

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  16. Ripley Co. residents urged to be on lookout after manhunt involving stolen squad carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... the county should keep their eyes open and doors locked after a manhunt in a neighboring county. Sunday night, Oregon County deputies responded to a call of a man causing problems in Myrtle, Mo. at a store. Officers say 26-year-old Jeffery Wegner ...

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  17. Ripley Co. residents urged to be on lookout after manhunt involving stolen squad carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... the county should keep their eyes open and doors locked after a manhunt in a neighboring county. Sunday night, Oregon County deputies responded to a call of a man causing problems in Myrtle, Mo. at a store. Officers say 26-year-old Jeffery Wegner ...

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  18. Why Is Monsanto a So Worried About the Jackson County Vote on Genetically Engineered Crops?Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2014 | BlueOregon

    ... Valley are working hard to pass the Family Farms Measure 15-119, which would make Jackson County the first Oregon county to prohibit growing genetically engineered crops. It's no surprise that Monsanto, DuPont, Dow and Syngenta are now trying to ...

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  19. Ore. county sees jump in dog licensingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Modesto Bee

    ... Animal Control sold 14,718 dog licenses in 2013, up 16 percent from the year before. Officials in the southern Oregon county estimate they'll sell 18,000 this year. The Mail Tribune newspaper reports (http://is.gd/KE7y0S ) the county passed the ...

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