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Oregon GMO labeling recount has Dec. 12 deadline

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Secretary of State Kate Brown has set a Dec. 12 deadline to finish the hand recount for an Oregon ballot measure seeking labels for genetically modified foods.

Senators urge FAA: Don't delay drone tests

Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., joined colleagues Tuesday in calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to speed up approvals for unmanned aerial systems test permits, and to ensure the agency’s plans to regulate these aircraft don’t fall behind schedule.

Fishermen's wives sue to keep rescue station open

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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The wives of fishermen from Oregon's largest commercial fleet are suing to stop the U.S. Coast Guard from closing its rescue helicopter station in Newport.

Bend sets Dec. 4 Galveston Ave. design meeting

The city of Bend is inviting the public to offer feedback on design concepts for the Galveston Avenue corridor at a meeting held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 710 NW Wall Street, Bend.

Small Portland Ferguson protest is peaceful

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A small group of demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

Burglary at Portland mounted police stable

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police are investigating a burglary at their mounted patrol unit's stable. A police spokesman says several police horses were released during the burglary but all have been safely located.

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

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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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