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  • STEVEN DUBOIS The Associated Press
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PORTLAND — The man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train returned to court Tuesday for a quick hearing in which he told spectators on his way out: “Remember, there are no heroes in this case.”

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LA PINE — An Oregon rancher is challenging the state government’s method of determining when groundwater well pumping must be shut down to avoid disrupting surface water rights.

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SALEM — After touring the “unique” Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Oregon and speaking to ranchers, loggers and environmentalists, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke must next make a recommendation on whether it should be abolished or resized.

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Oregon comes under federal scrutiny this weekend as U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke visits it as part of his study on whether 27 national monuments should be abolished or resized.

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  • JEFF MANNING The Oregonian/OregonLive
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PORTLAND — Providence Health & Services, Oregon’s largest private-sector employer, is preparing an aggressive cost-cutting campaign that will include layoffs.

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SALEM — The Oregon Legislature has adjourned the 2017 session — a contentious, nearly six-month period that saw lawmakers pass a range of new laws including a major transportation infrastructure package, restrictions on guns and tobacco, expanded health care for undocumented immigrants, mand…

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SALEM — Within hours of filing a high-profile ballot campaign this week against Oregon’s new health care tax, Republican Rep. Julie Parrish lodged a formal complaint against a Democratic lawmaker with whom she sparred over questions about her motives and personal interests during a public he…

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SALEM — After hearing emotional comments from several lawmakers, the Oregon Legislature passed a bill Friday that will see grand jury testimony recorded for the first time in the state, a move to increase transparency in the justice system.

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  • STEPHEN HAMWAY The Bulletin
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JOHN DAY — If you spend enough time at prayer circles organized by the Rainbow Family of Living Light, you’ll likely hear the Legend of the Rainbow Warriors, which refers to a group of people from all races and creeds who rise up to save the Earth during a time of environmental crisis.