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Oregon’s unemployment rate continued a downward trend in September, dropping to 8%, compared to 8.5% in August. For the past few months, Oregon’s unemployment rate has closely tracked the national unemployment rate, which fell to 7.9% in September from 8.4% in August, according to the Oregon…

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ALBANY — A 10-year-old boy got his leg stuck in rapids in the Calapooia River at McKercher Park on Saturday afternoon, but he was saved from drowning by at least 10 bystanders who held him above the water, according to a news release from the Sweet Home Fire District.

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Republican congressional candidate Alek Skarlatos criticized his Democratic opponent Rep. Peter DeFazio this week, saying he had remained silent in response to last weekend’s rioting in Eugene.

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Oregon cities up and down the coast have a message for anyone thinking of coming to visit: Stay Away. And if you don’t heed that warning, you could be fined or even arrested.

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President Donald Trump’s approval Sunday of a major disaster declaration for the state of Oregon will ultimately result in additional money to help the health care system and local businesses in Douglas and other Oregon counties, Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman said Monday.