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Oregon firefighters chase new lightning fires

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Lightning rolled through much of eastern Oregon on Tuesday, leaving in its wake several dozen reports of new wildfire starts, fire officials said…. …read more

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Remains ID'd as Ore. man who vanished 9 years ago

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon state medical examiner’s office has determined that remains found near a recreation area in the Blue Mountains of northeast Oregon are those of a 19-year-old man who vanished nine years ago…. …read more

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Man charged in Seattle shooting discusses target

SEATTLE (AP) — A journal that prosecutors say was written by the man accused in the fatal June 5 shooting at a small Christian university in Seattle indicates the target was chosen largely because it wasn’t a school uniquely identified with his city…. …read more

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President Obama attends Seattle fundraisers

SEATTLE (AP) — President Barack Obama stopped briefly in the Seattle area for two political fundraisers…. …read more

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Man's body found hanging from tree near freeway

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Clark County sheriff’s spokesman says the body of a man has been found hanging from a tree near the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 in southwest Washington…. …read more

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No referendum for Seattle's $15 minimum wage law

SEATTLE (AP) — There won’t be a referendum this fall on Seattle’s $15 per hour minimum wage law…. …read more

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Oregon highway worker killed during paving work

ECHO, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Transportation Department says a 54-year-old highway worker has been killed in a workplace accident in northeast Oregon…. …read more

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