From the Wires

Pesticide discovered in half of US streams

STATESMAN JOURNAL: Neonicotinoid pesticides were found in half of the nation's streams.

Wildfires tarnish air quality in Oregon

STATESMAN JOURNAL: Smoke from fires has triggered an air quality advisory.

Reality show, 'Hotel Hell', seeks Oregon participants

REGISTER-GUARD: Gordon Ramsey's newest venture wants to save subpar hotels in Oregon.

Home ownership an unattainable dream for most millennials

ASSOCIATED PRESS: It is increasingly rare for young Americans to consider buying a home.

Labor board rules against college athletes

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The Northwestern football team — or any other college sports team — cannot unionize.

Old Farmer's Almanac says NW will get snowy winter

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Pacific Northwest could be home to unusually cold, snowy winter this year.

VW issues recall over airbags

USA TODAY: German automaker recalls 420,000 vehicles.

Rate of uninsured Americans falls below 10%

ASSOCIATED PRESS: About one million people have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Bend breweries aim to grow sales outside of Oregon

BEND BULLETIN: 10 Barrel and Deschutes breweries want to grow their sales footprint across the country.

Oregon's economic growth bests nation's

BEND BULLETIN: An economic expert says Oregon's growth is outpacing the United States'.

James Harden signs with Adidas for $200M

ESPN: The MVP runner-up leaves Nike to ink a 13-year, $200 million deal with Adidas.

Target ditches gender-specific labeling

USA TODAY: Products made for children will no longer be marked for specific genders.

McDonald's will close 59 restaurants

BLOOMBERG: Slumping sales have led the fast food giant to shutter 59 locations this year.