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Plea deal avoids death penalty in S. Oregon murders

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A man avoided a death sentence by pleading guilty to charges related to his brother and sister-in-law's killings.


Flood waters give way to mud after Pilot Rock deluge

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Pilot Rock officials say flood waters are receding to leave mud, rocks, debris and not much damage behind.

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Pendleton Round-Up denied F-15 flyover

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Flyovers by F-15 fighter jets at sporting events have returned after the U.S. Air Force put the tradition on hold for two years. But a flyover at the Pendleton Round-Up is still unlikely this year.

Parking meter bribery: Ex-Portland official gets 2 years

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former Portland city official to two years in prison for taking bribes to help a Florida company land a contract to install high-tech parking meters.

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Students return to class after meeting vaccine requirements

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Four of the five students excluded last week from Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School for not being vaccinated against whooping cough are back in class.

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Senators urge funding for sage grouse conservation

DENVER (AP) — Five Democratic senators are asking colleagues to fund preservation efforts for the imperiled greater sage grouse and Gunnison sage grouse.

Hundreds gather in Salem to protest planned LNG pipelines

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of people rallied at the Oregon Capitol, calling on Gov. Kate Brown to block two proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals in the state.


Burglars swipe pirate costumes from Oregon City arts group

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have recovered costumes stolen from a student-musical production of "The Pirates of Penzance" at the old Oregon City High School.


Body found in Portland river was city resident

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Multnomah County sheriff's spokesman says a body found floating in the Willamette River has been identified as that of a 52-year-old Portland woman.


Man stabbed in Vancouver, Wash., credit union robbery

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police in Vancouver, Washington, say a credit union customer was stabbed after trying to intervene when another man robbed the business.


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