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  1. Caffeine helps cancer survivors reach exercise goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Prostate cancer survivor, John Brady, participating in exercise session with UQ Clinical Exercise Physiology students Nicholas Edwards and Daniel Harth The study is the first of its kind to investigate whether caffeine, the world's most commonly used stimulant, can help prostate cancer survivors exercise.

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  2. Oregon, Washington backpackers should hit these trails before weather changesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The mosquitoes are gone, finally. The stubborn pockets of high elevation snow on the trails have melted away.

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  3. Letters: September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Mobility

    Assisted Suicide: Reframe the Debate With great interest I read Barry Corbet's May, 2003 essay, " Physician Assisted Death: Are We Asking the Right Questions? " [as excerpted in NM, July 2014].

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  4. Free trade, Obamacare, Garcia-Cisneros, weed, Lake O: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    Free trade: After more than 20 years since the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement , one would hope The Oregonian would stop conflating trade policies with trade itself .

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  5. Voters should oppose mandatory-labeling measure: Editorial endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    An apple sprouting fins and eyeballs sits atop a car decorated in support of GMO food labeling in downtown Portland July 18. Oregonians "place a priority on personal freedom and individual choice in how we live our lives," gushes the website supporting the campaign to disparage genetically engineered foods through mandatory labeling.

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  6. Prospect of state retirement fund makes small business owners nervous: Guest opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    In response to The Oregonian's Aug. 19 editorial, "Oregon Retirement Savings Task Force shows appropriate caution" : I am a small business owner with 34 employees.

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  7. 3 Baker County residents likely had West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SFGate

    We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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  8. Eastern Oregon Prison On Lockdown Following Shooting Death of InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boise Weekly

    An Eastern Idaho prison is on lockdown after an inmate was shot dead from a yard tower following an assault.

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  9. Home is where the microbes areRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Science Daily

    A person's home is their castle, and they populate it with their own subjects: millions and millions of bacteria.

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  10. U of Oregon grads plot the future of rural health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | USA Today

    While many college graduates spent their summer looking for entry-level work, two recent graduates of the University of Oregon - Oliver Alexander, 22, and Orion Falvey, 24 - were getting ready to open their own business.

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  11. Merkley gains firefighters' endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Portland Tribune

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley's second-term bid has been endorsed by the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council.

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  12. 5 things to know about Oregon's 2014 electionsRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known.

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  13. Only on NBC15: Oregon Police Chief retires, former officer speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMTV Madison

    In April of this year, the Department of Justice told village officials they were investigating Oregon Police Chief Doug Pettit.

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  14. Panel to consider Oregon statues in U.S. CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portland Tribune

    Gov. John Kitzhaber has stepped into a debate about who should represent Oregon in the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. He issued an executive order creating a nine-member panel to consider whether the current statues should be replaced, who should be substituted instead, and what to do with the statues that may return ... (more)

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  15. Guard Shoots, Kills InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | KXL-AM Portland

    The Oregon Department of Corrections says an inmate was shot by a guard during a fight this morning at the state prison in Pendleton.

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  16. Corrections officer shoots Oregon inmate in Pendleton, first killing in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Oregonian

    An Oregon corrections officer in Pendleton shot and killed a 26-year-old prisoner Friday morning after witnessing him savagely beating another inmate on a recreation yard, officials reported.

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  17. Inmate shot and killed at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in PendletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Oregonian

    A corrections officer at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton shot and killed an inmate Friday morning after he and another prisoner wouldn't stop attacking a third inmate.

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  18. Fortunate Timing? City Pushing Ahead With Three Finalists for Police Reform MonitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Pordland Mercury

    Among the many newly firm deadlines looming over the city's finally approved package of police reforms with the US Department of Justice: the need to hire someone credible and qualified to monitor the deal - an independent compliance officer/community liaison - within the next 90 days.

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  19. Inmate shot and killed by correctional officer in Eastern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | KATU-TV Portland

    PENDLETON, Ore. A correctional officer shot and killed an inmate Friday morning after two inmates attacked a third in the prison yard, the Oregon Department of Corrections said.

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  20. Should people eligible for food stamps take them? PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Oregonian

    Katie Furia, SNAP Outreach Manager for Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon, tells about the hundreds of thousands of Oregonians who are eligible for food stamps but don't apply.

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