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Temperatures drop in Oregon; some areas will see frost

PORTLAND (AP) — Some of the coolest temperatures of the season so far are expected this week in Oregon.

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The privilege of telling stories

People, not issues, linger in memories of a long journalism career

Amid charges of racism, fired OLCC worker gets job back

PORTLAND (AP) — An arbiter has ordered the state of Oregon to give back a job to an African-American who accused co-workers of throwing “Heil Hitler” salutes and leaving a noose at his workstation in the state liquor agency’s warehouse, The Oregonian reported Friday.

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Governor candidates clash over staff pay

SUNRIVER — Meeting his Republican challenger in their first televised debate Friday, Gov. John Kitzhaber forcefully rebutted a charge by state Rep. Dennis Richardson that the governor pays women on his staff less than men.

Letter to the editor: Park firing raises questions

To the editor: The recent termination of Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation Director Scott Green leaves many questions.

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Seven missing in eruption

Blast strands 40 injured people

Police: fired Oklahoma worker beheaded woman

OKLAHOMA CITY — A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police say.

What's happening from Sept. 28

Nonprofit events calendar from Sept. 28, 2014.

White Salmon hosts honeybee event

The White Salmon Valley Community Library and Stevenson Grange 121 invite the public to join Melissa Elliot of Melissa Bees to learn about the importance of bees and other pollinators Saturday, Oct. 11 from 2 to 4:00 p.m. in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

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Hidden Spaces

Oct. 5 PEO reprises tour of historical downtown buildings

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Homecoming for Riverhawks

THE DALLES High School celebrated homecoming in style Friday, Sept. 26, with a traditional noise parade through downtown, pep rally and football game, where homecoming royalty were selected.

City budget committee holds workshop

The Dalles Budget Committee, which includes the city council, will hold the first of five workshops exploring the budget on Monday, Sept. 29.

Snake found in rental car

KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Police say two women opened the trunk of their rental car to retrieve their luggage and were greeted by a snake.

For the record, Sept. 26

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 26, 2014.

What's happening from Sept. 26

Nonprofit events calendar from Sept. 26, 2014.

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