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Three Oregon counties reject public safety levies

Voters in Curry, Polk and Columbia counties rejected property tax increases to fund public safety and jails.

University of Oregon ranks low

The University of Oregon ranks behind comparable universities in key metrics, including student-professor ratios, winning research grants, undergraduate graduation rates and more, a new report says.

OLCC considers allowing liquor to be sold in grocery chains

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is considering modernization proposals including allowing grocery chains to sell liquor.

Oregon wolf process can't keep up

The complicated state wolf management program is having trouble keeping up in Umatilla County.

Umpqua CEO writes 'Occupy' book

Umpqua Bank CEO Ray Davis' new book on leadership discusses having a conversation with 'Occupy' protesters.

GMO labeling initiative fails in Washington

A ballot measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods sold in Washington was defeated.

Bend to overhaul water system

Bend is close to breaking ground on an overhaul of the city surface water system.