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Election Guide: Major Oregon Candidates

Election Guide: Major Oregon CandidatesElection Guide: Major Oregon Candidates
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  • 10 hours, 24 minutes ago
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Oregon election: Last day to mail ballots is Friday

Oregon election: Last day to mail ballots is FridayFriday is the last day for voters to put their ballots in the mail if they want them to arrive in time for Tuesday's election.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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Oregon ballot drop box locations

Oregon ballot drop box locationsFind Oregon drop box locations
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Marijuana

Pro-pot advocates hope young people vote in midterms

Pro-pot advocates hope young people vote in midtermsFrom slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.
  • Marijuana
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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Familiar themes dominate Oregon Senate debate

Familiar themes dominate Oregon Senate debateThe two Senate candidates met Tuesday night at television station KOBI in Medford, in a broadcast that did not reach the Portland metropolitan area.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Ore. woman postpones planned suicide, still feels well

Ore. woman postpones planned suicide, still feels wellBrittany Maynard said she still feels well enough to spend time with her family.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
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1 in 5 Oregonians have returned ballots

1 in 5 Oregonians have returned ballotsOne in five Oregonians has returned a ballot with one week left before the Nov. 4 deadline.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
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Kitzhaber, Richardson face off in KGW/Oregonian debate

Kitzhaber, Richardson face off in KGW/Oregonian debateGovernor John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson met during their fourth debate sponsored by KGW and The Oregonian Tuesday night.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Decoding legal pot: Answering questions on Measure 91

Decoding legal pot: Answering questions on Measure 91Oregonians are looking over their voter pamphlets, and there is a lot to read. Measure 91, the marijuana legalization measure is 14 pages long.
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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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Poll: How well are U.S. leaders performing?

Poll: How well are U.S. leaders performing?A quiz allows readers to compare their views on national issues and the performance of America's leaders with the results of the latest AP-GfK poll.
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
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FBI creates fake Seattle Times website to plant malware

FBI creates fake Seattle Times website to plant malwareThe FBI created a fake news story on a phony webpage designed in the style of a Seattle newspaper to nab a bomb threat suspect in 2007, according to documents obtained by a civil liberties group.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Democrats fight to keep grip on Oregon Legislature

Democrats fight to keep grip on Oregon LegislatureVoters in Medford, Ashland, Corvallis and Albany have an unusually large amount of power in next month's election.
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Marijuana

Fact checking Washington sheriff's Yes on 91 pot claims

Fact checking Washington sheriff's Yes on 91 pot claimsKing County Sheriff John Urquhart is in a new ad supporting the legalization of pot in Oregon, but it's not his support that has people talking.
  • Marijuana
  • 1 week ago
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Washington sheriff stands by pro-marijuana ad

Washington sheriff stands by pro-marijuana adThe sheriff of King County, Washington, is standing by his statements in a TV ad in support of a measure to legalize marijuana in Oregon after Oregon sheriffs trying to defeat the measure called them false and misleading.
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  • 1 week ago
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Seattle's King Co. sheriff backs Ore. pot measure

Seattle's King Co. sheriff backs Ore. pot measureA major law enforcement official in neighboring Washington state is throwing his support behind the Oregon measure that would legalize recreational marijuana.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Report: Ex lover says Cylvia Hayes deceptive, led pot farm effort

Report: Ex lover says Cylvia Hayes deceptive, led pot farm effortThe man in the pot farm scheme with Cylvia Hayes described her as sly and manipulative.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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9% raise for Oregon State prez Ray to $529K

9% raise for Oregon State prez Ray to $529KBoard Chairwoman Pat Reser cited Ray's performance in recommending the increase.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Oregon GMO measure poised to set spending record

Oregon GMO measure poised to set spending recordA ballot measure that would require labels on genetically engineered foods is poised to reach an Oregon spending record.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Texas billionaire gives $1.5M for open primary measure

Texas billionaire gives $1.5M for open primary measureJohn Arnold, 40, said he'd like the proposed "top-two" system to spread nationally as a way to reduce the influence of political insiders and highly partisan voters.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Moms rally on both sides of pot debate in Portland

Moms rally on both sides of pot debate in PortlandBoth sides in Oregon's debate over whether to legalize marijuana are appealing to maternal instincts with the election less than three weeks away.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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2 complaints filed over Kitzhaber's fiancee Cylvia Hayes

2 complaints filed over Kitzhaber's fiancee Cylvia HayesThe Oregon Republican Party and a GOP state lawmaker have filed complaints with a state ethics panel over the role Gov. John Kitzhaber's fiancee has played in his administration.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Kitzhaber requests ethics review of Cylvia Hayes

Kitzhaber requests ethics review of Cylvia HayesOregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has asked a state commission whether his fiancee is subject to state ethics law and, if so, whether she's broken the law.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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GMO ballot measure campaigns raise $12M combined

GMO ballot measure campaigns raise $12M combinedWith ballots going out to voters this week, the two opposing camps combined have reported contributions of more than $12 million.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Oregon ballots begin to hit mailboxes

Oregon ballots begin to hit mailboxesElection time has arrived in Oregon.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Kitzhaber, Richardson debate Tuesday night

Kitzhaber, Richardson debate Tuesday nightGov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson were in Portland holding their fourth debate Tuesday night, just a day before Oregon ballots are mailed.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Broker: Hayes was leader in planned marijuana grow

Broker: Hayes was leader in planned marijuana growOregon's first lady confessed to purchasing a property intended for an illegal marijuana operation that same year.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Merkley, Wehby face off in only Senate debate

Merkley, Wehby face off in only Senate debateSen. Jeff Merkley and Monica Wehby are facing off in their only debate of the Senate campaign.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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