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Number of unvaccinated children grows

Oregon had the highest number of kindergarteners in the country opting out of immunizations in 2012, and the rate inched up from 5.8% to 6.4% this year.

Klamath Basin prepares for irrigation shutoffs

200 cattle ranchers and hay farmers in the upper Klamath Basin are preparing for irrigation shutoffs as the Klamath Tribes take control of senior water rights for the first time in a century.

Sherwood residents oppose Walmart

Sherwood residents attended a City Council meeting to protest the impending arrival of a Walmart.

Taxpayers may have to fight fake IDs

A recent flood of fake IDs might make Multnomah County taxpayers subsidize bars.

Heat causes growth spurt for Oregon vineyards

The recent warm and dry weather caused a major growth spurt at Willamette Valley vineyards.

Oregon's congressional clout rises

Oregon's clout in Congress is growing faster than almost all other states.

SoloPower makes last-minute loan payment

SoloPower made a last-minute payment on an Oregon loan, after state officials were preparing to foreclose on the manufacturer.