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2 More Elk Shot And Left To Waste By Poachers In Oregon

AP | Nov. 23, 2016 2:57 p.m.

Two elk were found shot and their bodies left to waste less than two weeks after two other elk were similarly poached elsewhere in Oregon.

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Democratic Majorities Returned To Oregon Legislature

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 10 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's legislative Democrats look to retain their majorities, but fall short of the super-majorities required to pass tax measures without Republican votes in the House and Senate.

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Parallels Seen Between Protests Of Dakota Pipeline, Oregon Refuge Occupation

AP | Oct. 30, 2016 11:17 a.m. | Portland

On the same day seven defendants celebrated their acquittal in the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bag rounds arrested nearly 150 oil pipeline protesters camped out in North Dakota.

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Juror: Acquittal Was Not Endorsement Of Oregon Occupiers

AP | Oct. 28, 2016 3:30 p.m.

The stunning acquittal of seven people who occupied a federal wildlife sanctuary in Oregon was a rejection of the prosecution's conspiracy case, not an endorsement of the defendants' actions in the armed protest, a juror said Friday.

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Shortage In Seaside Divides Homeowners, Labor Force

Daily Astorian | Oct. 28, 2016 10:44 a.m.

According to the Oregon Employment Department, demographic statistics show an aging, affluent population of mostly second homeowners who occupy the housing stock yet drive the demand for labor.

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Reactions Flood In After Malheur Trial 'Not Guilty' Verdicts

OPB | Oct. 28, 2016 10:34 a.m. | Portland

Reaction is coming in fast to the not-guilty verdicts for the seven Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers.

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Crossing The Urban-Rural Divide: 8 Years Later

OPB | Oct. 26, 2016 3:02 p.m.

The kids profiled by Oregon Field Guide in 2009 for the special, “Crossing the Urban-Rural Divide” are now young adults participating in elections, gun control debates and civic issues across the state and the county.

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OSU Creates Own Safety Panel To Oversee Construction In Tsunami Zone

OPB | Oct. 25, 2016 11:26 a.m. | Portland

Oregon State University has created a safety panel to oversee the construction of its new marine research center being built in the tsunami zone. But it’s made up of academics - not engineers.

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Owyhee Reservoir Irrigators Finally Get Full Allotment

Capital Press | Oct. 21, 2016 9:17 a.m.

A full water allotment for the fist time in four years has made a huge difference for farmers in Oregon and Idaho who depend on the Owyhee Reservoir to irrigate their crops.

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Wine Grape Harvest Underway In The Umpqua Valley

The Roseburg News Review | Oct. 9, 2016 11:50 a.m. | Roseburg, Oregon

Harvest is underway for wine grape growers in the Umpqua Valley, many of whom have been picking their grapes earlier than usual.