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AstroGraph for September 2, 2014

Protect what you have worked so hard to hold on to. Careful time management and the ability to delegate tasks will prevent you from becoming run-down. Keeping on top of your own ventures will be of paramount importance, so don't let others do the work for you.

Everyday Cheapskate: How to buy a new car with all cash

I wouldn't walk across hot coals for the fun of it. But if I could be shown how a short, painful walk would do away with a lifetime of worry, frustration and the fear that comes with constantly being broke, I'd do it.

Ask Dr. K: Cause of anovulation should be determined

DEAR DOCTOR K: I've always had infrequent periods, but I never thought much of it. My doctor recently used the word "anovulatory" to explain why I've had trouble getting pregnant. What does this mean? Could the two be connected?

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Editorial cartoons from Sept. 3

Editorial cartoons from Sept. 3, 2014.

Senior living: Mental stimulation is key component of brain health

Because of Labor Day, I had less time to write this week’s column, so I decided to keep it simple and include a pop quiz for some mental stimulation.

Rangers defeat defending champs

Dufur volleyball beats defending champion Imbler

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The Dalles soccer in midseason form

Varsity squad goes 2-0-1 in jamboree at Hillsboro, goalkeeper Lopez posts three shutouts

For the record, Sept. 3

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 3, 2014.

Letter to the editor: Other priorities

To the editor: (Edited for length.) City sees evolution in yard sale signs. I must say I disagree with the statement that it is a violation of traffic law to paint directional information on our vehicles. This is only partially correct.

Letter to the editor: Outraged

To the editor: Sending armed forces halfway around the world to an unwinnable war against people that are “different,” race riots, killing black children with impunity, fire hoses, police dogs, guns drawn on unarmed protestors, police brutality, white on black murderers going free, show of military like force on home soil, on and on.

Letter to the editor: Fact-challenged

To the editor: I have read The Dalles Chronicle for over 20 years and have found it to be a valuable community resource. The reporting is generally informative and insightful. However, after reading RaeLynn Ricarte’s recent series of articles on “Ranching Life” I am compelled to respond to some of the statements from Keith Nantz in the article “Water Dispute Boils” published on August 20, 2014.

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Editorial: Compounding the problem

If you’re feeling a sense of déjà vu these days when reading The Chronicle it’s no surprise, at least where The Dalles City Council stories are concerned.

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Six militants killed in US Somali strike

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. The rebel commander would not say whether Ahmed Abdi Godane, the group's leader, was among the six militants killed.

What's happening from Sept. 3

Nonprofit events calendar from Sept. 3, 2014.

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Old St. Peter's Landmark is seeking volunteers

History lovers who are interested in becoming volunteer docents (tour guides). Docents typically serve one day per month for either four hours, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, or two hours 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Kiwanas steak feed returns

The Dalles Kiwanis Club is warming up the grill for the annual Steak Feed this Thursday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sorosis Park.

Fire duty vital for utility

Among the issues that may not make the headlines during a wildfire are how to keep the electrical power on, when to shut it off and who makes the call and does the work.

Wolf panel considers seven

Ranchers and advocates will decide

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Developer requests extension for Deschutes area wind farm

Project planned southeast of The Dalles near the Deschutes River

'Redmond 5' defendant gets resentencing hearing

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A defendant in the notorious "Redmond 5" murder case will seek a lighter sentence when he returns to court Tuesday after more than a decade behind bars.

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