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UN OK’s force for Central Africa

Approves 10,000 new troops

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Arts and entertainment, April 10

Arts and entertainment calendar from April 10, 2014.

April 12 Compassion Tea benefits cancer patients

Fundraiser will help the Pink Project provide gift bags

For the Record, April 10

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from April 10, 2014.

Storkson runs on complaint of undue utility influence

Britt Storkson is making a second run for the District 59 seat in the Oregon House of Representatives based on the belief that holding a public office is the only way to reform the way that Wasco County Electric Co-operative does business.

Judge: Flashing high beams is free speech

MEDFORD (AP) — A Jackson County judge says flashing your headlights to warn other drivers about nearby law enforcement is protected as free speech under the Oregon Constitution. Jackson County Justice Court Judge Joe Charter ruled March 26 that a driver on Highway 140 didn’t break any law last September when he used his high-beams to warn other driver about a sheriff’s deputy in the car behind.

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Putin tightens hold on Ukraine

Threatens crippling charges

Walasavage honored by BPA for excellence

Portland —The Bonneville Power Administration presented Mosier resident Fred Walasavage with one of its highest honors as part of the Administrator’s Excellence Awards program.

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Columbia Gorge Apocalypse opens opens

Store offers serious survival gear and zombie collectibles

Word on the Street: Be prepared for two-wheelers

Seeking customers on two wheels: More than a dozen businesses may be on their way to becoming certified bike-friendly businesses through Cycle Oregon.

Gorge Open Studio Tour set for this weekend

Artists throw open doors for visitors

For the record from April 9

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from April 9, 2014.

Ferguson: Collaboration will be benefit to county

Wasco County Commissioner Position 1 candidate Nora Ferguson said she’s a team player and collaborator who focuses on relationship-building and getting things done. She faces first-term incumbent Scott Hege in the May 20 primary election. The winner will be the sole candidate in the November general election.

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Students taste life on the ranch

Class learns first-hand where food comes from

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Dallas wins Dufur rooster battle

Dufur repeals city ban on roosters

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