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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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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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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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Bend, Eugene Postal Plants Will Remain Open For Now

OPB | May 27, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Bend and Eugene-Springfield were among more than 50 mail processing facilities originally slated to close this summer.

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Oregon Education Board On The Way Out, Policy Priorities Remain

OPB | May 27, 2015 10:31 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Education Investment Board will dissolve under a bill that's cleared the Senate Rules Committee. But the Chief Education Officer and OEIB staff will remain.

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Oregon Proposal Would Outlaw Sneak Upskirt Photos

AP | May 27, 2015 7:22 a.m.

Oregon lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal aimed at closing a loophole in state privacy laws that recently let a man go unpunished after he took photographs up a teenager's skirt.

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Hundreds Gather In Salem To Protest Proposed Natural Gas Pipelines

AP | May 27, 2015 7:14 a.m.

Hundreds of people rallied at the Oregon Capitol calling on Gov. Kate Brown to block two proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals in the state.

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New FAA Rules For Drones Could Boost Oregon Economy

OPB | May 22, 2015 2:45 p.m. | Portland

The Federal Aviation Administration just made it easier for drone makers to test products. Oregon senators say that could help create more jobs in the state.

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Governor Declares 8 Additional Counties In Drought Emergencies

OPB | May 22, 2015 1:30 p.m. | Portland

Gov. Kate Brown declared drought emergencies in eight additional counties around Oregon Friday, bringing the total this year to 15.