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AstroGraph for September 18, 2014

It’s time to take action. You know what you want, so stop wasting your energy and start turning your dream into a reality. Planning is useful, but only if you follow through. Stop waiting for someone else to do the work for you. Don’t stop until you reach your goal.

Everyday Cheapskate: Use the cheapest fix on tough ink stains

Dear Mary: HELP! I just pulled a load of dried, white clothes out of my dryer and discovered a blue ink pen was in that load. How do I get blue ink out of already dried white clothes? Thank you. — Jenny

Ask Dr. K: Time is of the essence in treating heart attack

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you tell me what happens when someone having a heart attack gets to the hospital?

Weekly recreation reports, Sept. 18

Weekend fishing opportunities and links to full Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recreation reports for the Willamette, Central, Columbia, Northeast and Southeast zones.

AstroGraph for September 17, 2014

It’s time to realize your potential. Keep your outlook realistic, and don’t spread yourself too thin. A focused approach, combined with your talent and determination, will help you make big strides toward your dreams, hopes and wishes. Keep your eye on the big picture.

Ask Dr. K: Antibiotics in animals is serious health issue

DEAR DOCTOR K: In a recent column on antibiotics, you didn’t mention their use in meat and poultry as a cause of antibiotic resistance. Hasn’t this contributed to the problem?

Tribe netters win first match

It took four non-tournament matches, but The Dalles volleyball got on the winning side of the standings in a major way Tuesday with a four-game road triumph over Redmond.

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Late goal salvages draw for TD

Jennifer Bonham nets equalizer to give Riverhawks a 2-2 tie versus Ridgeview

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Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

As of now, the cuts will only affect Michigan, Wisconsin, New Jersey and New Hampshire.

Woman holds off thief, gives birth

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot.

WWII POW widow shares war ordeal

Missing troops honored Friday at Kelly Viewpoint

Poverty rate drops nationally

WASHINGTON — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation’s economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections.

For the record, Sept. 17

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 17, 2014.

Gorge Visitors Association hosts Tourism Summit Oct. 15

The Columbia River Gorge Visitors Association will host a Tourism Summit Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.

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Workshop focuses on energy

Energy and energy efficiency in commercial and residential buildings will be the topic of discussion at the All About Energy Forum Monday, Sept. 22, at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

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What's happening from Sept. 17

MOSIER MUSEUM: By popular demand, Mosier museum at the former legion hall just north of the post office will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sept. 20. Please contact Marilynn Gholston Shaw at shaw.marilynn@gmail.com if you have questions or wish to volunteer.

Brochure focuses on The Dalles history

In October 2012, the first-ever Reconnect to the River Festival was sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. The event was to celebrate the completion of the new city dock and the arrival of cruise ships to The Dalles.

Fire crews make progress against W. Oregon wildfire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of residents near a western Oregon wildfire have heard some good news: Fire crews are making progress against the fire southeast of Estacada, and it is 7 percent contained.

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Pot growers add demand on power grid

SEATTLE — As more marijuana producers move their plants indoors over the next two decades, the grow operations in Washington state are expected to need as much electricity each year as what a small Northwest city consumes, according to an energy forecast by regional power planners.

Oregon encourages voter registration

This month, the Oregon Secretary of State’s office will be mailing postcards to eligible voters across the state, offering them the opportunity to register to vote. The postcards will be sent to Oregonians who, according to county records, may be eligible to vote.

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