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For the record, May 19

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 19, 2015

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Memorial Day Prep

COMMUNITY RESIDENTS joined members of the Mid-Columbia Veterans Memorial Committee on Saturday to replace fencing near the Veterans’ Memorial at Kelly Viewpoint in preparation for Monday’s Memorial Day observance at noon.

Polls close tonight

Parking available at Fifth Street entrance of courthouse

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Walk for a Cause

A HOMEMADE RV pulled by Lawrence Scible, who is better known by his spiritual name, Ras Ible, passed through The Dalles Monday headed toward Hood River.

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Ex-sheriff in accidental shooting

Dee Hill in critical condition

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TD woman shot by husband, ex-sheriff with dementia

PORTLAND (AP) — An Oregon woman was hospitalized in serious condition after she was shot by her husband, a former sheriff who has dementia.

For the record from May 15

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 15

Wasco County quake

THE DALLES (AP) — The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says two small earthquakes have been recorded in the Northwest, one in northern Oregon and the other in north-central Washington. No damage was reported from either.

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All that Jazz

From dusty to dazzling, pianos are repurposed by art students

Parks audit finds issues

Weak cash handling rules were targeted

Wyden extends help to Gold Star dads

A bill sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., that would extend the same federal hiring preference to fathers that is available to mothers of service members killed or permanently and totally disabled in action has cleared the Senate.

CGCC faculty raise safety concerns

Assault prompts calls for security plan review

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Flying with ‘feather leather’

Katie Wallace of The Dalles and Christy Marquez of Maupin are finding they have a feather to fly with. Co-owners of 2BlondesCrafting, the friends are marketing their fashion craft throughout the area, and appear to have found a niche with their long, feather-shaped “feather leather” earrings.

For the record from May 13

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 13, 2015.

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Oil industry challenges train rules

BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. oil industry has filed a court challenge to new rules aimed at reducing the risk of catastrophic accidents involving crude moved by rail, following a string of fiery derailments in recent years. The American Petroleum Institute’s petition to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., would set aside a requirement for improvements to railroad tank cars that are known to fail during accidents.

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