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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, is feeling optimistic about the changes at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. It’s like night and day, he said, over what it was just a few months ago.

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Restored federal Secure Rural Schools payments to Douglas County and other timber-dependent counties are in the 2018 omnibus spending bill, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, announced Wednesday. The payments are included in a spending package which emerged from negotiations between Congressional lea…

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Congressional candidate Art Robinson paid Cambridge Analytica $20,000 in 2014 to collect data on how to hone his campaign message to potential voters, according to federal election records. He was one of the first American politicians to use the service.

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President Donald Trump’s proposal to replace some food stamp benefits with pre-packaged “harvest boxes” seems like a step backward to United Community Action Network Director Mike Fieldman and FISH Food Pantry Board President John Sloan.