Oregon

Magic Mushrooms
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November 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Paul P. Murphy, CNN (CNN) -- Oregon's Secretary of State has just approved language for a potential ballot initiative that would legalize psychedelic mushrooms. Now organizers need to get 117,578 signatures to actually put their initiative on the ballot. If they get the requisite number of...
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FILE--In this Feb. 23, 2004, file photo, winemaker David Lett savors the bouquet from a glass of Pinot Noir at his Eyrie Vinyards home in Dundee, Ore.
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November 28, 2018 - 8:38 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky, and are stomping on a California winery's claims that it makes an Oregon pinot. Copper Cane, a Napa Valley...
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This undated photo provided by Lisa Christon shows the dog allegedly shot by Oregon man Josh Horner. The dog was found, alive and never having been shot.
Lisa Christon via AP
September 11, 2018 - 1:28 pm
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted...
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youth football
May 31, 2018 - 11:55 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A youth football team from Idaho has rescued two people from an overturned car in Oregon. The Boise Black Knights were headed home Tuesday after winning a championship in California when a car rolled over in front of their vans on a highway south of Jordan Valley, Oregon. Coach...
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A family in Utah have been looking for their father's medal collection for months after it was stolen from their mother's home.
KPTV via CNN
May 28, 2018 - 12:06 am
Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A Korean war veteran’s Purple Heart was found by an Oregon family and reunited with the hero’s daughter on Saturday. A family in Utah have been looking for their father’s medal collection for months after it was stolen from their mother’s home. Well, the purple heart turned...
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A woman in Portland, Oregon claimed her Amazon Echo smart-speaker secretly recorded a private conversation, then sent the audio file to an acquaintance.
Amazon
May 26, 2018 - 7:58 pm
Heather Kelly (CNN Money) -- It was Alexa's equivalent of a pocket dial. A woman in Portland, Oregon, claimed her Amazon Echo smart-speaker secretly recorded a private conversation, then sent the audio file to an acquaintance. She told her story to a local news outlet and it spread, stoking fears...
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This Sept. 4, 2017, file photo provided by KATU-TV shows a wildfire as seen from near Stevenson, Wash., across the Columbia River, burning in the Columbia River Gorge above Cascade Locks, Ore.
(Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 3:37 pm
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that Hood River County...
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