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In one of her final actions as Oregon’s governor, Kate Brown announced Tuesday that she is using her executive clemency powers to commute the sentences of the 17 people on Oregon’s death row to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Brown’s commutation includes two inmates with…

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Gathering along the Klamath River in Siskiyou County on Thursday, Governor Kate Brown joined California Governor Gavin Newsom, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and leaders of the Klamath, Yurok and Karuk tribes to celebrate final approval of a dam removal project that advocates say…

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The state’s new gun law remains blocked, as the Oregon State Supreme Court denied a petition by Oregon Department of Justice to review a ruling by a Harney County Circuit Court Judge which placed a temporary restraining order on the implementation of Ballot Measure 114.

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The unprecedented rise in gun sales in the last month has caused delays in the current background check system and may require some people who are waiting for a response to get a permit-to-purchase.

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SALEM — One number away from being a billionaire. That’s how close Brooks Keebey of Salem came to winning the largest jackpot in Powerball history.

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SALEM — Powerball jackpot dreams are still alive. While no one won Wednesday’s estimated $1.2 billion jackpot, a player in Portland netted a cool million dollars. According to the Oregon Lottery, the ticket was sold Wednesday. Two $50,000 tickets, also sold Wednesday, were purchased in Portl…

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BROWNSVILLE — The Oregon State Police has released updated information regarding Wednesday's chain-reaction crash on southbound Interstate 5, including the identity of the single fatality that happened as a result of the multi-vehicle pileup.

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OREGON — The Oregon Department of Human Services announced Wednesday that most Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits will continue to receive emergency allotments in October.

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If you’ve been to the pump over the past few days, you noticed the price for fuel has skyrocketed. After 14 weeks of declines, gas prices rose significantly on the West Coast and in the Midwest, with more moderate increases in other parts of the country.

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As the winds steadily increased throughout the state and the hot, dry conditions at the height of the fire season make it easy for fires to start and spread quickly, the Oregon Department of Forestry announced Friday that its firefighters are standing ready to do what they do best: find fire…

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The Oregon Department of Transportation is sending out a heads up for all drivers: Drive carefully and be prepared if you travel within the state in the next few days. Darkened traffic signals and debris in the roads will make travel more difficult.

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SALEM — Officials at the Oregon Lottery have seen it all — lottery tickets washed in a pair of jeans, dropped in a mud puddle and even run over by cars. But earlier this week, they came across something new.

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All seven states on the West Coast continue be in the Top 10 states across the country with the highest gas prices. Oregon ranks number five.

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SALEM — The Oregon Department of Forestry’s aviation unit held its annual multi-mission aircraft training last week in Salem. The opportunity gave the department a chance to train personnel who will help with wildfire detection using its Partenavia P-68 Observer — an airborne fire detector.