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LITTLE RIVER — A rock slide buried a section of Little River Road Tuesday morning about 16 miles south of Glide, cutting off access to Highway 138 for residents in the area, until county crews could clear a lane of traffic.

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Soon, we will be in the heat of summer, which we are all probably looking forward to. When summer’s heat is upon us, remember to drink more water and eat more foods that are full of water. Water is an important part of our bodies; it makes up roughly 60 percent of our body, so we need to sta…

  • BILL DUNCAN For The News-Review
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan, a long-time journalist, have returned to The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011. Duncan wrote the following column 13 years ago. His thoughts are…

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Soon, we will be in the heat of summer, which we are all probably looking forward to. When summer’s heat is upon us, remember to drink more water and eat more foods that are full of water. Water is an important part of our bodies; it makes up roughly 60 percent of our body, so we need to sta…

  • STEVE BAHR For The News-Review
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The soggy slog of winter and spring are over, finally, and it’s time to soak up the hot days and warm nights of summer here in the Umpqua Valley. With July nigh upon us, what better way to revel in the heart of the heat than Oregon Beer Month and our own Roseburg Beer Week+.

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The ballot measure for a proposed shakeup of Douglas County government will be explained to voters in a way that represents a compromise between the wording proposed by the petitioners and that proposed by Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg.

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  • KRISTENA HANSEN The Associated Press
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PORTLAND — After a fiery three-hour debate that capped a contentious week in Salem, the Oregon House approved a partial repeal of a 2013 “Grand Bargain” business tax credit in a 31-28 vote Friday with three Democrats joining Republicans’ opposition.