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Wild Mustangs On The Job In Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

East Oregonian | May 2, 2016 7:26 a.m.

Eleven wild mustangs have arrived in northeast Oregon from Nevada to assist summer trails crews working in Hells Canyon and the Eagle Cap Wilderness on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

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The Blazers-Clippers Series By The Numbers

OPB | April 30, 2016 1:31 p.m. | Portland

Four was perhaps the number of the series, as the Portland Trail Blazers started the opening round against the L.A. Clippers with two lopsided defeats, but rattled off four straight wins to advance.

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Blazers Topple Clippers, Advance To Second Round

AP | April 30, 2016 8:44 a.m. | Portland

The Blazers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 106-103, setting the stage for a seven-game showdown with the league's top team, the Golden State Warriors.

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Oregon Senator Launches Effort To Expand Vote-By-Mail

OPB | April 28, 2016 11:35 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has launched a new campaign to expand Oregon-style vote-by-mail nationwide.

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Portland Commissioner Steve Novick Makes Gas Tax A Key Part Of His Race

OPB | April 27, 2016 1:43 p.m. | Portland

The proposed Portland gas tax is the brainchild of  Commissioner Steve Novick. He's tied himself closely to the tax, which isn’t something politicians up for reelection usually do.

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February Court Date Set For Bundy Standoff Case In Nevada

AP | April 27, 2016 9:07 a.m.

A federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas has set a Feb. 6 trial date for rancher Cliven Bundy and 18 other defendants in an armed confrontation with government officers two years ago.

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Intel Laying Off 784 Employees In Oregon As Part Of Global Job Cuts

OPB | April 26, 2016 8:35 a.m. | Portland

Intel is laying off 784 workers in Oregon by May 31 as part of its bigger move to cut 12,000 jobs by years end. The company informed the state of its intentions to layoff the workers in a letter dated Tuesday.

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Oregon Researchers Frustrated By Federal Genetic Testing Block

OPB | April 22, 2016 10:10 a.m. | Portland

Congressional efforts to block research on the genes of human embryos continues. Researchers at Oregon Health & Sciences University find that particularly frustrating.

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New Ski Lift Planned For Mount Bachelor

AP | April 22, 2016 9:30 a.m.

The resort said in a news release Thursday that the lift will make Mt. Bachelor the fifth largest ski area in the country.

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The Envelope, Please: DNA And Surrogacy

OPB | April 20, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Portland

Oregon has become a destination for people looking for in vitro fertilization and a surrogate to carry a child. On the journey, however, these parents walk a tightrope of laws and social expectations, as one situation in Israel shows.