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Settlement of Portland police lawsuit before city

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland is set to pay $110,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city's police department.

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Kitzhaber issues oil train safety review

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber has released a statewide review of oil train safety that calls for an increase in state rail inspectors, more funding for training, and improved reporting and transparency.

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Toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

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New photos show wandering wolf OR-7 has 3 pups

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — New photos show that Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has at least three pups that he and a mate are raising in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon.

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Police arrest suspected arsonist in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Medford police investigating a string of arsons have arrested a homeless woman.

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86 family members disenrolled from Oregon tribe

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements.

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Northwest received few children from border surge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.

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Settlement ends SE Oregon coyote-killing contest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An animal-rights group and the organizer of an annual coyote-killing contest in southeast Oregon have settled competing lawsuits with an agreement that there will be no more hunting contests.

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Increase in gonorrhea alarms health officials

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A jump in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea over the past year in rural southwestern Oregon has state and local health officials alarmed and puzzled.

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Oregon moves to ban smoking on beaches

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon is taking steps to ban smoking on all 362 miles of beaches along the Pacific coast.

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