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US weighs clemency for longtime inmates

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency, officials announced Wednesday.

Linthicum: Uproot the entrenched

Dennis Linthicum decided to take on 16-year incumbent Greg Walden out of the belief that “establishment Republicans” are steering the party – and nation — in the wrong direction.

Walden: Experience serves 2nd

Greg Walden is seeking his ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing eastern Oregon in the 2nd Congressional District.

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Readers Make it Right

Chenowith Elementary School Reading Buddies hunt for trash along Chenowith Loop Road on Earth Day, April 22. The Reading Buddies program pairs kindergarten and third graders for reading.

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Federal judge to hear Oregon gay marriage case

SALEM — A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

For the record, April 23

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from April 23, 2014.

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Tribe baseball gets mercy-rule loss

From grand plans to start the Columbia River Conference schedule, The Dalles baseball team has hit a bit of tailspin at the midway point of the season with three straight losses to the Hermiston Bulldogs.

Tribe boys golfers get 10th place at Tetherow

All five The Dalles golfers ended play with scores under 90s, and the Tribe finished with a combined 378 for 10th place in the 16-team field for the Tetherow Challenge Monday on a windy afternoon at Tetherow Golf Course in Bend.

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TD equestrians sending a large group to state meet

Program breaks new ground in school history

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Huskies muscle up on Lyle

Sherman rebounds nicely in a mercy-ruled road romp

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Dawgs land final blow for Hermiston win

Hermiston breaks open 4-all tie with a three-run sixth frame in 7-4 triumph

Word on the street: Say bye bye to 50 bags of trash and debris

Spic and span: Downtown The Dalles will be fresh and ready when the Northwest Cherry Festival’s many activities converge here this weekend.

Local business offers Paint recycling

State program paved the way for others in United States

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Neumayer retires after four decades as CPA

Change has been a constant through years at local firm

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Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip —The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections, making a new attempt to overcome a seven-year split that has left them divided between two governments.

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Water’s Edge Fitness Festival, May 3

The Water’s Edge duathlon, half-marathon, and 10K is offering a day of fun and fitness for all ages and abilities Saturday morning, May 3.

What's happening from April 23

Nonprofit events calendar from April 23, 2014.

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Wahtonka seeks high school students

New community school due to open July 7

AstroGraph for April 23, 2014

Your keen interest in helping others will come to the forefront this year. You will have to decide which among many options will be the most valuable. By developing a friendship with an older person, you will gain knowledge, expertise and profound perception.

Everyday Cheapskate: You can get prepared one tip at a time

The idea of emergency preparedness is a good one. Every family needs some kind of plan in the event of a kind of disaster that could disrupt the normal course of life. But where to start? Hopefully, these quick tips will do the trick to get you unstuck and on your way to being prepared.

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