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Bend hearings officer OKs OSU-Cascades Westside campus

OSU-Cascades Westside Bend campus site

City of Bend

A Bend hearings officer gave approval Tuesday to the much-debated four-year Westside campus for OSU-Cascades, finding that the 10.4-acre initial undergraduate campus off Southwest Century Drive does or can comply with city rules – if 29 conditions are met; an appeal to the city council is expected.

Board considers logging rules to protect salmon

Timber

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's state Board of Forestry is working on balancing a healthy timber industry with healthy salmon runs.

After inmate shooting, NE Oregon prison ends lockdown

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon prison where a prison guard shot and killed an inmate has returned to normal operations.

Study: Climate change warming Northwest

Climate change

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A new study co authored by an Oregon State University researcher says the annual mean temperature in the Pacific Northwest has warmed by about 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit since the early 20th century – a gradual warming trend that has been accelerating over the past 3-4 decades and is attributed to human causes.

Port of Portland says propane terminal to be built

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Port of Portland has reached an agreement to house a Canadian company's propane terminal, importing the fuel by rail from Canada and exporting it by ship to Asia.

Oregon students face tough test this academic year

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 500,000 students return to school in Oregon this week, and their parents will need to add a phrase to their own vocabulary — Smarter Balanced.

Meet The Candidates

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney

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Former governor of Massachusetts

Joe Biden

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Vice President of the United States

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Path to Prosperity (Sized)

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Congressman, R-Wis.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

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President of the United States

'Let's be clear:' Obama's favorite sayings

Despite being known for his prolific public-speaking skills, President Barack Obama often falls back on certain phrases in his news conferences in the United States and overseas.

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