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Planning for the Big One

Early warning system being tested in Pacific Northwest

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Oregon dig uncovers ancient tool

GRANTS PASS — Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America. The find was announced Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which controls the land on which the site was found.

Mom accused of tossing son off bridge enters plea

NEWPORT (AP) — A former Hood River woman accused of throwing her 6-year-old autistic son to his death off a bridge on the Oregon coast last November has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Business bills spark debate

Huffman worries about costs being passed on to families

Legislature poised to enact new carbon fee

Ranchers, businesses protest added fuel expense

Obama talks oil-train safety

Obama was interviewed by OR reporter PORTLAND (AP) — President Barack Obama said the federal government plans to strengthen regulations regarding oil train safety.

Developers can tap into $2M pot

New funds available for housing upgrades

OSAA announces new football rule changes

New 2015-2016 rules focused on safety of athletes

Former Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey dies

Team mourns passing of late small forward, who was 52

Injury accident Sunday near Warm Springs

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Sunday morning's serious injury motorcycle crash that occurred at State Route 216 milepost 17 near Warm Springs.

Subpoenas arrive as Oregon governor announces departure

SALEM (AP) — Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political career.

Statement from Oregon governor announcing his resignation

SALEM, Oregon (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said Friday he is resigning from office effective at 10 a.m. Wednesday. He released the following statement announcing his decision:

Governors in disgrace: Oregon's is one of many

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation on Friday amid mounting questions and investigations into his fiancée, who was accused of using her position as first lady to enrich herself and benefit private consulting clients. Kitzhaber, 67, was elected to a historic fourth term as governor in November.

Timeline of ethics issues surrounding OR governor Kitzhaber

Just weeks after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation following allegations his fiancée used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report income on her taxes. Some key events leading to this point:

Briefly disguised

MEDFORD (AP) — Oregon State Police say two men have been arrested in a southern Oregon convenience store robbery in which the robbers' "hoods" were actually boxer brief-style underwear in a camouflage pattern.

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