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Oregonians Some Of The Slowest On America's Roadways

OPB | May 27, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Portland

You could say a lot about Oregon drivers, but a new study finds that being in a hurry isn't typically one of them.

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Senate Panel Passes Bill Extending Statute Of Limitations On Sex Crimes

AP | May 27, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

A Senate committee has approved a measure extending Oregon's statute of limitations on certain sexual assault crimes to 12 years. It's now six.

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Paleontologists Uncover Fossils Of Prehistoric Rodents In Central Oregon

OPB | May 27, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Imagine a tiny beaver that could fit into both of your hands. Twenty-eight million years ago, such a species lived in Oregon. Paleontologists have unearthed fossils of 10 newly-discovered species in Central Oregon.

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OSU Attempts Largest Native American-Style Flute Circle

OPB | May 27, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Portland

If you were in Corvallis Tuesday afternoon, you may have noticed a certain music in the air. You weren't just imagining it.

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Man Who Leaked Kitzhaber Emails Goes Public

AP | May 27, 2015 2:48 p.m.

The man who leaked thousands of emails from the personal account of former Gov. John Kitzhaber to a Portland newspaper is coming forward publicly.

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Oregon Hospitals Roll Out Comparison Shopping Site For Patients

OPB | May 27, 2015 2:11 p.m. | Portland

Hospitals around Oregon have gotten together to create a new website where patients can more effectively comparison shop.

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Nike Says It's Cooperating With Authorities In FIFA Probe

AP | May 27, 2015 1:15 p.m.

Nike says it is cooperating with authorities in the U.S. probe into corruption of FIFA, the governing body of soccer worldwide.

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Flood Waters Give Way To Mud After Pilot Rock Deluge

AP | May 27, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Pendleton, Oregon

Pilot Rock officials say flood waters are receding to leave mud, rocks, debris and not much damage behind.

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Klamath County Jail Funding: What Do The Voters Want?

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | May 27, 2015 12:10 p.m.

A week ago Klamath County voters said no to a five-year levy that would have paid for the Klamath County Jail. On Tuesday the sheriff and his top officials sparred with commissioners over just what that vote meant.

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GMO Control Area Proposal Revived

Capital Press | May 27, 2015 12:07 p.m.

A proposal to create "control areas" for heightened regulation of GMOs has been resurrected in the Oregon legislature.