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Oregon man arrested, accused of stealing woman's underwear

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a Portland man has been arrested for breaking into a neighbor's home & stealing women's underwear. The Oregonian reports (http://goo.gl/ItlBxM ) that Daniel Kowatch,…

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Overdue books returned to Oregon library, 52 years later

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland State University librarians in Oregon finally received their hands on two overdue books — a half century after they were checked out. The Oregonian reports…

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Oregon becomes third U.S. state to allow recreational marijuana sales

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – The sale of marijuana for recreational use began in Oregon on Thursday as it joined Washington state & Colorado in allowing the sale…

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Sheriff apologizes to lawyers asked to remove bras at jail

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A sheriff apologized Thursday to a pair of female lawyers who were told they needed to take off their underwire bras at jail to avoid setting…

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Oregon town seeks solutions to droves of fearless deer

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – A town in southern Oregon will hold a public meeting to discuss how to deal with droves of fearless deer that wander the…

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Oregon artist to sell image of Trump painted with menstrual blood

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – An Oregon artist who used menstrual blood to paint an image of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Wednesday she would sell…

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Oregon sheriff treated after 20 suspicious envelopes found across state

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – The FBI is investigating at least 20 letters received by law enforcement agencies across Oregon on Monday after a rural sheriff was hospitalized…

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Maine brewer makes beer out of live lobsters, sea salt

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine brewer is offering a quicker way to consume two of the state's summertime staples: beer & lobster. Oxbow Brewing is serving up beer brewed…

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Oregon marijuana fans look to cash in on new law

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – More than a thousand marijuana enthusiasts & entrepreneurs met in Oregon on Friday to swap samples, contacts & business tips in hopes of…

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Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – Recreational marijuana became legal in Oregon on Wednesday, as a voter-approved law took effect that will ultimately see it sold in shops, similar to those operating…

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