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For the record, April 24

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from April 24, 2014.

Arts and entertainment calendar, April 24

Arts and entertainment calendar, April 24, 2014.

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Biggs Junction auction is Friday

A substantial part of Biggs Junction is up for sale at auction May 17 and potential bidders have a chance to see the property this Friday.

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Downtown ‘living room’

Main Street hopes to create new public gathering place

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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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.

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.

Scouts ban church that let gay man lead troop

SEATTLE — The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership. A Boy Scouts attorney told Rainier Beach United Methodist Church last week that it no longer could host troops under the Boy Scouts name.

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