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Progress seen on 31,000-acre Gilliam County wildfire

Firefighters reported making good progress Saturday on fighting a blaze that has burned about 31,000 acres of grass and brush nine miles northwest of Condon in Gilliam County.

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Former sheriff's office becomes Portland homeless shelter

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland homeless shelter that used to be the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is housing many of the people who stayed at a facility that was recently closed.

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Eugene to pay $115,000 to man assaulted by police in jail

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The city of Eugene has agreed to pay $115,000 to a man who was assaulted by a city police officer at the Lane County Jail.

Relatives of family who drowned in lake sue Washington County

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — The relatives of the four family members who drowned in a popular lake west of Portland have filed a $4 million lawsuit contending that the county did not properly warn swimmers of dangerous conditions.

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Security concern causes flight to divert to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials with regional carrier Compass Airlines say a flight from Seattle to San Diego landed in Portland because of an unverified threat.

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Oregon bottle deposit will double to 10 cents next spring

After two years of low bottle-return rates, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission has followed a legislative dictate and will boost the bottle deposit amount from five to 10 cents next April.

Foster parent gets 12 years in prison for raping 3 girls

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A foster parent has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for raping three girls in his care.

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Idaho Sanders delegates use crowdfunding to help get to convention

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — From the beginning, millennials have flocked to Bernie Sanders. Yet getting that young flock of delegates to the Democratic National Convention can be a challenge when the price tag can be as high as $5,000.

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Bodies of 2 missing Kentucky men found in Mt. Hood Forest

PARKDALE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the bodies of two missing Kentucky men have been found near a trail in Oregon's Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Reprimand, fine for UO psychologist over record release

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A state licensing board has imposed a fine of $2,500 for the head of the University of Oregon's counseling office for allegedly releasing a student's counseling records to the university's lawyers without the student's permission.


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