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Guard Supporters

McDONALDS’S AND C.H. URNESS MOTORS were honored recently by the Oregon National Guard and Employer Support for Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for the support of the local Guard company, Alpha Company 3-116 Cavalry and the Family Readiness Group that supports Guard members and their families.

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Anana’s closes March 31

Shop open Wednesday through Saturday until end of month

Word on the Street: Identity theft can happen to you

Hacked off: I was pondering what book to read to lull me to sleep last night when I had the random thought, “Gee, it’s been a few weeks, I wonder if my tax refunds had arrived yet?”

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Odor is key topic at Amerities permit event

Railroad tie plant is up for air discharge permit renewal

Word on the Street: Stay home and act like a weekender

All around you: In our heads, we know we live in a world-class tourist destination.

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Allstate welcomes new owners

Schwarzbach’s varied career brings him back home

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Window display: This is your brain on art

Bright splatter painting on a crisp white background spotlights the impact of art in a downtown storefront display window.

Tour boat schedule available

The Union Street dock calendar is filling up fast for 2014 and this might be a good time to be thinking about how you can attract tour boat passengers to your place of business.

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Odor is on agenda for AmeriTies permit meeting

State has new process to deal with nuisances

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Under Construction

Work continues on the four-story, 80-room Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites being built just west of the Eagles Aerie Lodge on West Seventh Street

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Downey’s rearrangement creates functional areas

Bedrooms and drapery will be on one side, upholstered furniture on the other

Minimum wage report puts Democrats on defensive

WASHINGTON — A report by Congress’ nonpartisan budget analysts seems to have thrown Democrats onto the defensive after it concluded that the party’s drive to boost the federal minimum wage could cost a half-million jobs by 2016.

Maryhill chalks up 300 awards

What wine goes best with platinum? The answer, apparently, is wine from Maryhill Winery, which tallied nearly 70 platinum, double gold or gold medals last year amid its record-breaking 300 2013 awards.

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Spotlight shines on TDW senior

Recently awarded the distinction of being named The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Outstanding Youth of the Year, Aletta Maier definitely has a lot going for her.

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Bauer purchase aims to strengthen Bank

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. is buying the parent company of Eddie Bauer in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $825 million that will help strengthen its men’s wear business and diversify its offerings. The deal comes as Jos. A. Bank is being pursued by rival Men’s Wearhouse Inc.

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