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

    Wednesday Apr 9 | 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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  2. Ore. county sees jump in dog licensingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | 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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  3. Farm bill creates online oases in food deserts - GMO fight turns to Oregon countyRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Politico

    ... to jhopkinson@politico.com and @ jennyhops . Follow us @ Morning_Ag and @ POLITICOPro . GMO FIGHT TURNS TO OREGON COUNTY: Money is pouring into Jackson County, Ore., from farm groups that support the use of genetically engineered crops in advance of ...

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  4. Crook County Asks Governor to be Declared a Drought EmergencyRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | KBND-AM Bend

    Crook County is the fifth Oregon county to file a motion with the Governor's Office.

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  5. Oregon county shares 'worst 911 calls' as a lesson to allRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | KREM-TV Spokane

    HILLSBORO, Ore. Washington County is publishing what it believes are frivolous 911 calls each week in a new social media campaign called "You called 911 for that?!" The No.

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  6. Humanist Group to Missouri County Government: Stop Erecting Christian Nativity ScenesRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    ... being asked to stop its practice of placing a Christian nativity scene on the lawn of the county courthouse. Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Patrick Ledgerwood was sent a letter yesterday by the American Humanist Association's Appignani ... 1 comment

  7. Sen. Merkley to hold Sunday town hall in MedfordRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold a Medford town hall meeting at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at the Carnegie Building, 413 W. Main St. He pledged to have town hall meetings in every Oregon county each year while serving in the Senate.

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  8. The Local Gov't Says Higher Taxes Are the Only Way to Address...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2013 | TheBlaze.com

    ... say higher taxes are needed to restore funding to the local sheriff's department, residents in the rural Oregon county have decided to go in a different direction - creating armed patrol groups and taking the community's safety into their own hands. ...

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  9. Citizens take law into own hands after cash-strapped Ore. county guts sheriff's officeRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2013 | Free Republic

    When budget woes reduced the sheriff's department in one rural Oregon county to a bare-bones force, residents decided to take matters into their own hands -- creating armed patrol groups in defiance of local officials.

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  10. Filling the VOIDCitizens launch armed patrols after sheriff cutsRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2013 | Fox News

    When budget woes reduced the sheriff's department in one rural Oregon county to a bare-bones force, residents decided to take matters into their own hands -- creating armed patrol groups in defiance of local officials.

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  11. Oregon county still waiting for Rasheed Wallace's tax paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | Detroit Free Press

    Detroit Pistons assistant coach for player development Rasheed Wallace talks to the team at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Oct. 5, 2013.

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  12. Rasheed Wallace's property tax payment fails in Oregon, county adds $25 fee to $150,000 billRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2013 | The Washington Post

    Former NBA star Rasheed Wallace attempted to make a $35,000 payment on a property tax bill on a house he owns in Portland, Ore., but when the county tried to collect the money it was told the account is not valid.

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  13. CIA declassifies Camp David Accords intelligenceRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | KFVS12

    ... to level the building, a police spokesman said. An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutor's office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage and caused no ...

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  14. Bird flu strain infects human for 1st timeRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... to level the building, a police spokesman said. An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutor's office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage and caused no ...

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  15. Ohio governor stays execution of convicted killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... to level the building, a police spokesman said. An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutor's office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage and caused no ...

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  16. 2 more defendants plead in FAMU hazing caseRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... to level the building, a police spokesman said. An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutor's office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage. A former band ...

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  17. Blast rocks S. Ore. DA's office; no injuriesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | KIII

    An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutors' office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage.

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  18. Victims' families call Bulger 'Satan,' 'terrorist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... to level the building, a police spokesman said. An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutors' office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage. A Republican ...

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  19. 3 shot near Pittsburgh high school; gunman soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | WAOW

    ... to level the building, a police spokesman said. An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutors' office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage. A Republican ...

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  20. Doctors are told to get serious about obesityRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    ... to level the building, a police spokesman said. An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutors' office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage. ATLANTA (AP) - Next ...

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