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Green couple arrested after methamphetamine detected in toddler (1)

April 23, 2014 — 

A 2-year-old girl was brought into Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg with methamphetamine in her system late Tuesday, and two people are in jail on suspicion of child neglect. Michelle …

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Guest Column: We need to wage an all-out campaign to stop child abuse (2)

April 23, 2014 — 

When a child suffers abuse, she stands alone and afraid — isolated from everyone — misunderstood and angry. The road to healing is difficult. It takes a kind of courage …

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Police log: Boys hitting rocks with baseball bats at cars in Glide (3)

April 23, 2014 — 

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

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Roseburg police arrest battling brothers (4)

April 23, 2014 — 

Brothers who police say inflicted injuries on each other during two fights in the same day were arrested early Tuesday. Anthony Allen Rodriguez, 43, of Roseburg lost some teeth in …

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Six months after double homicide, family raises money to catch killer (5)

April 23, 2014 — 

Relatives of a man shot and killed along with his daughter in Winchester six months ago say they hope a growing reward fund will motivate tipsters. Michael Tellone, 47, of …

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Reward increased in Melrose fawn shooting (6)

April 23, 2014 — 

The reward for information leading to the conviction of the person who killed a fawn last month in the Melrose area has been increased by more than tenfold. Oregon State …

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Vecchios say vegan diet improves health (7)

April 23, 2014 — 

In 2010, Winston residents Richard and Susan Vecchio were already eating a diet most would consider healthy. They avoided junk food and consumed mostly lean meats and vegetables. They also …

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Winston students expand world view on spring break (8)

April 23, 2014 — 

WINSTON — Spring break was the first time Douglas High School senior Brady Box had been on an airplane. Despite heavy turbulence returning to Oregon, Box, 18, said he enjoyed …

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Ask a Dietitian: Good fats vs. bad fats (9)

April 23, 2014 — 

Ally Gottfried Ask the Dietitian …

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Douglas County alliance needs advisers (10)

April 23, 2014 — 

New members are sought for a community council that will advise the Umpqua Health Alliance how to improve health care in Douglas County. The alliance is a local organization that …

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Moms night out at Steamboat Inn chef dinner | Moms (11)

April 23, 2014 — 

When Dom and I moved down to Roseburg, we were not sorry to be saying goodbye to Portland and Salem. We both commuted 45 minutes or more to work each …

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Guest column: Join March of Dimes walk to help babies begin healthy lives (12)

April 23, 2014 — 

During the month of April each year, nearly 700 communities across the country ­— including ours — come together to raise money and promote awareness of healthy pregnancies and healthy …

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FEATURE PHOTOS: Names added to VFW Remembrance Wall (13)

April 22, 2014 — 

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Remembrance Wall extended its tribute to former servicemen and women Saturday, but it will be a long time before the monument runs out of room. …

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State awards bids for Elliott parcels; conservationists sue (14)

April 22, 2014 — 

Two timber companies submitted winning bids for three parcels in the Elliott State Forest, and conservation groups are suing, as promised. Eugene-based Seneca Jones Timber submitted the only bid for …

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Glide Wildflower Show unfolds for yet another spring (15)

April 22, 2014 — 

Visitors to next weekend’s Glide Wildflower Show will find a brand-new guidebook that combines one of the state’s most massive hallmarks with some of its daintiest inhabitants. “Sharpe’s 101 Wildflowers …

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Brews Review: Take a class, raise a glass to salute home brew day (16)

April 22, 2014 — 

The craft beer scene continues to explode nationally, with over 2,000 new breweries in the planning stages. Roseburg, or Brewburg, as we’re becoming known, is no exception. Our five local …

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Winston passes pot outlet moratorium (17)

April 22, 2014 — 

WINSTON — Another Douglas County city has voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries for at least the next year. The Winston City Council voted 4-1 Monday to approve a one-year …

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Umpqua Bank grows, reports drop in earnings (18)

April 22, 2014 — 

Three days after merging with Sterling Financial to become the West Coast’s largest community bank, Umpqua Bank Monday announced quarterly earnings lower than the same period a year ago. The …

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Douglas County Moms: Fruit salad is a sign of spring events (19)

April 22, 2014 — 

Most holidays spent with my grandparents include this yummy fruit salad that my Grandma Dee Dee makes. My favorite time of year to have it is during Easter. It is …

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Extension Spotlight: Consider shopping local to limit how far your food travels (20)

April 22, 2014 — 

Today we’re marking Earth Day by talking about food transportation, its cost to our environment and what you can do to help. Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Gaylord …

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