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  1. A look at the past week in the Oregon LegislatureRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Washington Times

    The 2015 legislative session is getting busier as the July 11 deadline to adjourn approaches. Here's a look at some of the highlights of the past week in the Oregon Legislature: As ethical questions surrounded former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, earlier this year, state lawmakers discovered that Oregon was the only state that doesn't allow legislators to remove the governor from office.

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  2. Oregon cemetery is final resting spot for hundreds of Civil War veteransRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Stars and Stripes

    ... sites of veterans who were on their own when they died. "These were probably Civil War veterans who died in Southern Oregon and the Rogue Valley and didn't have families," said Dirk Siedlecki, president of Friends of Jacksonville's Historic ...

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  3. Activist Alert 5-21-2015Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Eugene Weekly

    ... from Colorado and Ann Kneeland, a local attorney working to get community rights initiatives onto the ballot in Oregon. The annual March Against Monsanto will begin with a gathering at 1 pm Saturday, May 23, at Kesey Square on Broadway followed by a ...

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  4. Beltz Farm near Sand Lake in Tillamook County location of new Oregon state parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon will add a significant piece of Tillamook County to its state park system when 357 acres, including one mile of Pacific Ocean shoreline, comes into public ownership next week . Known as the Beltz farm for the family that owned it, the landscape is one of the most natural, lightly disturbed by human impact on the Oregon coast, according to Katie Duzik, natural resources specialist for the north coastal region of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

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  5. Red lights, Common Core and 'conversion therapy': This week in new Oregon lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... law. We'll also keep tabs on which notable bills if any are sitting on or headed to the governor's desk. Under the Oregon Constitution, bills delivered to the governor must be vetoed within five business days or they become law automatically. ...

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  6. Oregon can make free community college workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    From the famed bottle bill to the popular beach bill, Oregon is proud of being first to adopt bold ideas. But being first isn't necessarily better.

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  7. Steve Duin: Parents and children, together againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... reunions in Portland. Parents weary of frayed connections or FaceTime conversations are moving to this corner of Oregon to enjoy the support - and revel in the company - of their adult children. "I don't know that it's a trend. It's more of an ...

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  8. Storm threatens, but can't derail opening day of Sasquatch! 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    Angel Olsen performs despite in incoming storm that threatened to derail the show on day one of the 2015 Sasquatch Music Festival. ) A grim storm blew into the first day of the Sasquatch music festival, but artists and fans alike kept the night rolling, even as ominous black clouds surrounded the Gorge Amphitheater.

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  9. Hillsboro weekend roundup: Week of May 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... few years," said Robin Snyder, director of science communications for the California-based corporation, in an email. Oregon's enterprise zone program allows cities to offer property tax relief for up to five years to businesses that bring new ...

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  10. Legislature balks on supporting Gov. Brown's Fish and Wildlife Commission reappointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    The Oregon Senate confirmed nominations of Bruce Buckmaster and Jason Atkinson to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Thursday, but the puzzler across the political landscape lies well beyond the firestorm. Buckmaster's confirmation was contentious, drawing heat from numerous sportfishing groups opposed because of his past support of the gill-net fleet, and critical of the commission's imbalance without a recognized sport angler advocate.

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  11. Pinot noir 50th anniversary: Sokol Blosser takes history degree to wine grape farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... families. Be sure to check out the story of the first 50 years of pinot noir. And, whether climate change will keep Oregon from another 50 years. Susan Sokol grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, tasting the wine her parents picked out for dinner each ...

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  12. Pinot noir 50th anniversary: From Thunderbird to 'Papa Pinot,' Eyrie Vineyards started it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... families. Be sure to check out the story of the first 50 years of pinot noir. And, whether climate change will keep Oregon from another 50 years. David Lett discovered better wine driving through Sonoma Valley in 1962, on the way to apply to dental ...

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  13. Pinot noir 50th anniversary: Beer, bootstraps built Ponzi Vineyards successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... families. Be sure to check out the story of the first 50 years of pinot noir. And, whether climate change will keep Oregon from another 50 years. Dick and Nancy Ponzi changed the way Oregon imbibed. They were one of the founding families of Oregon's ...

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  14. Jobs, the OEB and 'vocal' environmentalists: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... siness leaders who support their position, the OEB should engage environmentalists who have a jobs perspective. Those Oregon-made solar panels must create at least a couple of jobs.

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  15. Should Portland taxpayers pitch in $1.9 million for track event? Charlie Hales says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Oregonian

    ... extravaganza starting with the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships the week before,with both events at the Oregon Convention Center. In a departure from his proposed "back-to-basics" budget, the mayor has agreed to spend $1.9 million to help ...

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  16. Pinot noir celebrates 50 years in Willamette Valley. Will there be 50 more?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Oregonian

    The founding families of Oregon pinot noir scoured the Pacific Northwest to find the perfect place for vines that need long, cool, consistent summers. An area with a growing season that won't freeze the buds before they burst into grapes, but won't scorch the delicate fruit, either.

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  17. Pinot pioneers: Willamette Valley wine industry looks back at first 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Oregonian

    ... never ran their own businesses; no sales expertise. What they shared was a love for that red wine that made Oregon a destination of the international wine scene. They borrowed from each other and bought used equipment on the cheap. They learned to ...

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  18. Oregon's big marijuana harvests: How do you bring all that pot into the legal market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Oregonian

    Seth Crawford, a marijuana policy researcher at Oregon State University, estimates the state grows three to five times the 150,000 pounds or so consumed by Oregon pot users -- a crop potentially worth more than any other single agricultural commodity in the state. A report from a Seattle venture capital firm specializing in pot says the state's legally allowed producers - those who grow for medical marijuana patients - harvest enough to meet the needs not only of patients in Oregon but in Washington, Colorado and Arizona as well.

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  19. Oregon Commencements 2015: Highlights from Reed CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    The ceremony included a speech by activist Kathleen Saadat , a 1974 graduate of the Southeast Portland school. Saadat is a longtime leader in Oregon's civil rights community.

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  20. Oregon Commencements 2015: Highlights from Pacific UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | OregonLive.com

    Eddie Carrillo, a first-generation college student from Milpitas, California, was among 2015 spring graduates at Pacific University earlier this month. The entire extended family of 25 members were on hand to watch Eddie Carrillo, of Milpitas, Calif., become the family's first college graduate.

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