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Ashland could charge residents to support recycle center

The Ashland City Council is considering charging residents to support the Recycle Center, which costs $155,000 to run each year.

Rain delays harvest of Oregon wine grapes

September rains delayed the picking of Oregon grapes as growers wait for conditions to improve.

Oregon prepares for a federal shutdown

Millions of dollars for Oregon programs could be affected by a federal government shutdown.

Legislators return for special session

Oregon legislators are returning to Salem for a one-day special session.

Thousands of PGE customers lose power

Nearly 90,000 Portland General Electric customers lost power since the start of this weekend's storm.

Oregonians still confused about health care changes

As open enrollment for Cover Oregon begins, many Oregonians remain in the dark about their options.

Health law changes include 'family penalty'

New Affordable Care Act rules let employees use tax credits if their company plan is "unaffordable," but that calculation is based on employee coverage only and doesn't include family members.