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Apr 28, 2013 at 4:39 PM
Here are four things to watch this week in the Oregon Legislature.
Apr 28, 2013 at 4:30 PM
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is asking the White House to disregard pressure from the governors of Washington and Oregon and refuse to evaluate the effects of greenhouse gases that would be emitted by exporting U.S. coal to Asia from ports in the Northwest.
Apr 21, 2013 at 7:40 PM
Officials in Bend say expansion of Oregon State University-Cascades Campus into a four-year university could enhance local tourism, and area attractions in turn could attract students to campus.
Apr 11, 2013 at 9:50 AM
State and local officials announced Thursday that Eugene will host the 2016 USA Track and Field Olympic Trials.
Apr 5, 2013 at 5:50 PM
The budget committee of the Oregon Legislature approved a Democratic bill curbing pension benefits for public employees in a party-line vote Friday, paving the way for decisions in the full House and Senate as soon as next week.
Mar 24, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Five small airports in Oregon are on the Federal Aviation Administration list for potential control tower closings under the automatic budget cuts that took effect March 1.
Mar 14, 2013 at 2:49 PM

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A power struggle between a death-row inmate who wants to be executed and a governor who refuses to let it happen reached Oregon's highest court Thursday as lawyers sparred over the governor's authority to delay criminal...
Mar 11, 2013 at 1:43 PM
The Oregon Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Haugen v. Kitzhaber during its annual visit to the University of Oregon of Law.
Mar 10, 2013 at 3:41 PM
Convicted murderer Gary Haugen's request to be executed will be heard by the state Supreme Court next week.
Mar 10, 2013 at 2:34 PM
Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler has a plan to make higher education more affordable, proposing the state take on debt so students don't have to.
Mar 3, 2013 at 12:52 PM
Democrats in charge of the Oregon Legislature have promised to find more money for schools. This week they'll show their cards.
Feb 24, 2013 at 8:24 AM
Oregon's complicated relationship with capital punishment takes center stage this week as a House committee takes up Gov. John Kitzhaber's plea for a public vote on repealing the death penalty.
Feb 22, 2013 at 2:42 PM
Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday.
Feb 21, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber will brief other state leaders this weekend on his plan to lower Medicaid costs, touting an overhaul that President Barack Obama highlighted in his State of the Union address for its potential to lower the deficit even as...
Feb 7, 2013 at 3:24 PM
Big changes are in store for the nation's forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns in a report released Tuesday.