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Riverbend Live! strikes a chord Friday (1)

July 1, 2015 — 

The musical term “Con Brio” means “with spirit” or “with vigor.”In the case of the San Francisco musicians who adopted the term as their band name and who are opening …

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Fireworks, rodeo and parades mark Fourth of July (2)

July 1, 2015 — 

Uncle Sam turns 239 on Saturday.Since the Fourth of July falls on the weekend this year, organizers of fireworks shows hope for a big turnout for the traditional pyrotechnics. The …

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Police Log: Woman tries to hit a man three times with her jeep (3)

July 1, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.WednesdayDouglas County …

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Fire crews extinguish two fires on Tuesday (4)

July 1, 2015 — 

Two natural cover fires were extinguished by the Douglas Forest Protective Association and local fire departments on Tuesday.At approximately 1:50 p.m., a fire ignited near Highway 138 West, near milepost …

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What legal marijuana means to Oregonians (5)

July 1, 2015 — 

Topping the building of Oregon Gifts in Sutherlin for the past few years have been giant red mushrooms, sprouting from its top and peeking over right-hand barriers of Interstate 5 …

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy heats up the Half Shell in opener (6)

July 1, 2015 — 

The musicians in black did that voodoo that they do so well to the delight of hundreds of Roseburg residents Tuesday night. The first performance of the annual Music on …

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Red Cross holds Celebrate Freedom Blood Drive on Friday (7)

June 30, 2015 — 

Summer is the dry season for the American Red Cross. More than 40 percent of regular donors indicated plans to travel this Independence Day, according to a Red Cross survey. …

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Roseburg teen killed in California crash (8)

June 30, 2015 — 

An 18-year-old Roseburg woman died Monday morning after being involved in a car accident in Northern California.According to California Highway Patrol, Naomi Svendsen was a passenger in a 2015 Kia …

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Record heat predicted for 4th of July (9)

June 30, 2015 — 

The National Weather Service in Medford expects another round of record-breaking heat this week.High temperatures are expected to soar into triple digits each day for the rest of the week, …

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Police Log: Pickup truck towing a motor home with flat tires, throwing sparks on the road (10)

June 30, 2015 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.MondayDouglas County …

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Lunch solution with easy chicken tenders | Moms (11)

June 30, 2015 — 

In my house, summer living is synonymous with summer eating. With all four kids home all day, I have to get creative with our schedule and our meals. During the …

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Why not hitting that snooze button can benefit you | Moms (12)

June 30, 2015 — 

Have you ever been so tired but can’t sleep? Your body is just wanting rest, but your mind is disagreeing. The internal alarm is going off at 5 a.m., even …

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Wildfires hit Southern Oregon, force campground evacuations near Lemolo Lake (13)

June 30, 2015 — 

More than 300 acres of land north of Lemolo Lake remain closed as fire crews work to contain various fires that were caused by lightning strikes over the weekend. The …

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Scott Greenstone joins The News-Review (14)

June 30, 2015 — 

A journalism major at the University of Oregon has joined The News-Review as a reporter intern through the end of August.Scott Greenstone, 21, is one of 17 recipients of paid …

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New Roseburg superintendent settles into new role (15)

June 30, 2015 — 

Since Roseburg School District Superintendent Gerry Washburn will be the first to admit he doesn’t have all of the answers, he’s spent the first few weeks in his new job …

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Social Security: Report for duty by reporting fraud (16)

June 29, 2015 — 

zIn July, with American flags flying, we celebrate our nation’s birthday and the freedoms and protections we hold dear. Although love for our country can take many forms, Social Security …

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Winston, Roseburg declare themselves Purple Heart cities (17)

June 29, 2015 — 

“I have a hard time relating to civilians,” Rob Shepard admitted. The other veterans agreed. They served in different wars and have different wounds — some from bullets, some from …

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Home on Southeast Mill Street caught fire on Friday (18)

June 29, 2015 — 

The occupants of a home in the 900 block of Southeast Mill Street first noticed their house had caught fire Friday afternoon when one of them unplugged the television, thinking …

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Three-vehicle wreck kills California woman on Highway 38 (19)

June 29, 2015 — 

A three-vehicle wreck on Highway 38 killed a woman from Palm Springs, California, on Sunday afternoon.The incident occurred at about 3 p.m. near milepost 9, just east of Reedsport. A …

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Guest Column: Dolezal remains in the news (20)

June 29, 2015 — 

You can’t turn on any form of media and not hear about the transracial woman named Rachel Dolezal. Over the past few days, allegations came to light that the former …

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