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Officers Who Shot Gunman Say They Aren't Heroes

OPB | Oct. 07, 2015

An Oregon police chief says two detectives who ran toward the sound of gunshots and wounded the gunman who killed nine people at a community college don't want to be called heroes.

Oregon Community Colleges To Hold Vigils For Roseburg

OPB | Oct. 07, 2015

Rogue Community College will host a candlelight vigil tonight to honor everyone affected by the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College. Other community colleges will host concurrent vigils.

Carson Defends Remark On Shooting As Advice For Future

AP | Oct. 07, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he's trying to plant in people's minds the idea that they should rush a shooter in a situation like the Oregon community college attack.

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Thousands More Kitzhaber Emails Released

OPB | Oct. 6, 2015 6:43 p.m.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown released more than 17,000 pages of emails Tuesday from two email accounts former Gov. John Kitzhaber used for state business.

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Man Found Bleeding Outside Portland Building Identified

AP | Oct. 6, 2015 5:39 p.m. | Portland

Gerardo Granados-Marin, 33, suffered multiple sharp force injuries Monday evening.

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Baker City Won't Resort To Mandatory Water Conservation

OPB | Oct. 6, 2015 5:35 p.m.

Baker City officials say they won't have to implement mandatory water conservation measures for city residents.

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Brittany Maynard's Husband Reflects On 'Right To Die' Law

OPB | Oct. 6, 2015 4:12 p.m. | Portland

Maynard’s husband Dan Diaz spoke with OPB the day after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a right-to-die bill into law.

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Peet's Buying Stumptown Coffee Roasters

AP | Oct. 6, 2015 3:06 p.m. | Portland

The companies say Stumptown will continue to operate independently but will have access to Peet's resources and scale.

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ACLU Lawsuit: County Jails People Who Can't Pay Court Fines

AP | Oct. 6, 2015 2:46 p.m. | Spokane, Washington

The lawsuit is part of a long national campaign by the American Civil Liberties Union to combat the effect of court fines on poor defendants.

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Oregon Officials Finalize Kicker Tax Refunds

OPB | Oct. 6, 2015 1:04 p.m. | Portland

To calculate your kicker amount, take 5.6 percent of your 2014 tax liability.

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Ruling Says Vancouver Port Oil Terminal Needs Full Review

AP | Oct. 6, 2015 11:54 a.m. | Vancouver, Wash.

A hearing examiner says a proposal by NuStar Energy to handle crude oil at the Port of Vancouver must undergo a detailed environmental review.

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Lumber Company Donates $6 Million To OSU Forestry Complex

AP | Oct. 6, 2015 10:31 a.m. | CORVALLIS, Ore.

Sierra Pacific Industries' gift will go toward the construction of the Oregon Forest Science Complex, which will be part of the new Corvallis campus of the OSU College of Forestry.

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Groups Plan Ballot Initiative To Battle Climate Change In Wash.

AP | Oct. 6, 2015 5 a.m. | Seattle

The statewide ballot measure would cap greenhouse gas emissions and put a price on carbon pollution, though many other details have not yet decided.


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