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Antonin Scalia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Scalia-Ginsburg friendship bridged opposing ideologies

Polar opposites on the bench, Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a long, deep, an unexpected friendship.

Ginsburg remembered her "best buddy" as someone who both revered the Constitution and the Supreme Court.

"Justice Scalia once des...

Justice Antonin Scalia 1936-2016

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Governor orders flags to half-staff in Scalia's honor

Gov. Kate Brown on Sunday ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff immediately until the day of interment in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died on Saturday.

Republican debate, Feb. 13, 2016


CBS Republican debate: Highest rating this year

So much for the idea of "debate fatigue."

Saturday night's GOP demolition derby on CBS was the highest rated primary debate since December, according to Nielsen.

The fiery contest between six Republican contenders easily out-rated the two person Democr...


SW Oregon lumber mill shutting down due to log shortage

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. (AP) — A southwest Oregon lumber mill is shutting down for the second time in three years due to a log shortage.

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Coast guard rescues 6 along Oregon, Washington coast

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says crews rescued six people in three different search-and-rescue calls Saturday along the Washington and Oregon coast.

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Environmentalists get to join 2 fights over sage grouse rules

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal judges in Washington D.C. and Nevada have agreed to give environmental lawyers a seat at the table in separate legal battles between the government and opponents of new U.S. protections for the greater sage grouse.

Supreme Court justices

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After Scalia's death, 6 pending cases about companies, jobs and money

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has jarred Washington. It has also left the court with one fewer member as it works through dozens of cases on its plate.

Obama says will nominate successor

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Obama to enter nomination fight with legacy on court at stake

President Obama entered what's certain to become an acrimonious election-year battle Saturday, declaring he would act "in due time" to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died this weekend.

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Who could replace Justice Scalia?

President Barack Obama plans to nominate a new Supreme Court justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia, despite Senate Republican leaders indicating that person will not get a vote this year.

Pope Francis arm outstretched

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Pope nominates 1,000 'super confessors'

Pope Francis has dispatched more than 1,000 "super confessors" all over the world.

Kids birthday party


'Happy Birthday' lawsuit settles for $14 million

The candles have been blown out on the "Happy Birthday" copyright lawsuit.

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Report: Deschutes County home prices up 9 percent in year

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Bend-Redmond (Deschutes County) home prices rose 9 percent over the year ending in August, CoreLogic, a property information…

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