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Oregon To Test Pay-Per-Mile Idea As Replacement For Gas Tax

Starting July 1, up to 5,000 volunteers in Oregon can sign up to drive with devices that collect data on how much they have driven and where. The volunteers will agree to pay 1.5 cents for each mile traveled on public roads within Oregon, instead of the tax now added when filling up at the pump.

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Oregon Considers Relaxing Self-Serve Gas Ban In Rural Areas

Oregon’s ban lists 17 motives. Among them, self-service “discriminates against customers who are elderly or have disabilities who are unable to serve themselves,” and it could create a “dangerous situation” for unattended children.

05/07/2015

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New Lone Wolf Wanders Into Central Oregon

A new lone wolf has been tracked into Central Oregon.

04/27/2015

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Police: Oregon Newspaper Carrier Lied When Reporting Sexual Assault; Injuries Self-Inflicted

Capt. Jason Alexander says 37-year-old Bridgette Gage confessed she was lying early Monday when telling police she was attacked while delivering newspapers. She was treated at a hospital for minor injuries that turned out to be self-inflicted.

03/26/2015

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Members Of Congress From Western U.S. Request Full Funding Of Quake Warning System

Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.

03/24/2015

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Oregon House Votes To Outlaw Hunting, Fishing With Drones

The bill orders the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to adopt a rule banning the use of unmanned vehicles to track, harass or scout fish and wildlife. It passed in a 59-0 vote, sending it to the Senate.

03/18/2015

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Pimp Of Prostitute Killed By Marine Pleads Guilty To Human Trafficking Charge

Honolulu police said surveillance footage showed Cosby and Harris meeting outside a bar and kissing in the elevator of the hotel where he was staying. Police said the Marine was later seen loading a large duffel bag into an SUV. Harris’ body was later found more than 30 miles away.

03/18/2015

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Oregon Becomes First State To Adopt Automatic Voter Registration

Under the legislation, every adult citizen in Oregon who has interacted with the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division since 2013 but hasn’t registered to vote will receive a ballot in the mail at least 20 days before the next statewide election. The measure is expected to add about 300,000 new voters to the rolls.

03/16/2015

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Prosecutors: Woman Ended Relationship By Stabbing Girlfriend 46 Times

Judge Joseph Bean ordered Mendoza, 22, to stand trial on a murder charge after a graphic hearing that ended with Mendoza threatening suicide as she was led from the courtroom. She pleaded not guilty.

02/27/2015

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Thieves Steal Entire Home In Oregon

Residential burglars in Oregon did more than steal some items from a house – they stole the entire thing.

02/26/2015

Stacey Armato of Hermosa Beach says TSA agents at the Phoenix airport tried to force her to have her breast milk X-rayed. (ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Oregon Couple Who Made Self-Lactation Pornography Let Baby Starve To Death

An affidavit filed by deputies says the parents told investigators they did pornography, which involved the mother self-lactating while others paid to watch online. Williams and Hancock said they fed the baby milk several times each day but never took him to a doctor.

02/18/2015

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Oregon Man Says Officers Punched Him, But Camera Shows Him Hitting Himself

The sheriff’s department said Tuesday the footage shows 33-year-old Aleksander Robin Tomaszewski hitting himself, leaving two black eyes.

02/18/2015

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