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For the record, Jan. 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Jan. 30, 2015.

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Ships generate jobs, dollars in Astoria

ASTORIA — Ships drop more than just their anchors when they settle into the Astoria Anchorage, giving the economy a boost as crews hit dry land for supplies.

What's happening from Jan. 30

Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 30, 2015.

Volunteers needed for Battle of the Books

Schools across the state are gearing up for the Oregon Battle of the Books, and volunteers are needed to officiate the tournaments.

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Chenowith rides into Bikes for Books

LILY RUIZ AND Alex Vasquez, students at Chenowith elementary school, received bikes donated by Masonic Lodge 15 of The Dalles as part of the Bikes for Books program.

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St. Mary’s auction Feb. 7

Family activities take place tonight

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Sister Cities launches membership drive

Association seeks to expand community involvement

Oregonians could pay more at pump

New taxes could top 25 cents

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment calendar from Jan. 29, 2015.

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The Dalles joins oil train debate

Officials seek more safety measures

School clarifies dropout rate

Stats are half of reported figure

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Drive warms up TD with 125 blankets

The Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps held their second annual Blanket Drive Jan. 17 in downtown The Dalles. Volunteers collected about 125 blankets, as well as other items, for the Warming Place.

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Human cargo from Syria

Aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tyr, The crew was about to dig into dinner when word of the "ghost ship" came through: a freighter hurtling out of control toward Italy with no crew — and hundreds of Syrians as cargo.

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'No plan B' for Olympic sailing in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have "no plan B" for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage- and trash-filled waters where the events are to be staged.

For the record from Jan. 28

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Jan. 28, 2015.



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