Mega Millions jackpot climbs, GOP donors open wallets: Oregon Politics Today

Mega Millions jackpot climbs, GOP donors open wallets: Oregon Politics Today
The Oregon Lottery is a state agency that has become highly politicized in recent years as state lawmakers find ever-increasing ways to spend the revenue it brings in, while also worrying about its impact on problem gamblers. It may be that awkward …
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Rural Oregon Counties Clamor For Adequate Public Safety
Law enforcement officials and county stakeholders met Tuesday in Jackson County to define adequate levels of public safety — and decide how they can provide it. Many of Oregon's rural counties have long depended on timber sales to support funding for …
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Oregon Pro Day 2014: Recap and Review for De'Anthony Thomas and Top Ducks

Oregon Pro Day 2014: Recap and Review for De'Anthony Thomas and Top Ducks
After another great season on the gridiron for the Oregon Ducks program, several players with pro potential have entered their name into the hat for the 2014 NFL draft. Elite college players like receiver Josh Huff and defensive back Terrance Mitchell …
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Oregon City braces for Ashley Bolston-led South Medford in final: 6A Oregon
One day after prevailing against the state's most dominant player in the semifinals, Oregon City must deal with a similar force against South Medford in the final of the OSAA Class 6A girls basketball tournament Saturday night at the Moda Center.
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Second Oregon wolf killed by hunter in Idaho
GRANTS PASS — A second GPS-collared wolf from Oregon has been killed by a hunter in Idaho. Idaho Fish and Game spokesman Mike Demick confirmed Thursday that the 2-year-old female known as OR-17 was shot March 2, about a week after leaving …
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Oregon's Jasmine Todd places third in the women's 60 at the NCAA Indoor
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Oregon's Jasmine Todd finished third in the final of the women's 60 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Todd clocked a time of 7.16 seconds, a personal record. She said after the race that she was happy with the PR.
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Oregon's Phyllis Francis wins the women's 400 at the NCAA Indoor in record time
The Oregon senior won the women's 400 at the NCAA Indoor Championships and broke the U.S. indoor record with a sizzling time of 50.46 seconds. Francis took down the U.S. record of 50.54 set by Francena McCorory in 2010. Francis won with a faster time …
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Oregon men's club rugby: Ducks defeat Boise State 36-14, finish perfect season
On a beautiful day at Riverfront field, Oregon men's club rugby played host to Boise State for the last home match of the season. The Ducks were able to overcome the Broncos' physicality in route to a 36-14 win. The victory marks the final bright spot …
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Updated: Cover Oregon health insurance exchange not attracting younger

Updated: Cover Oregon health insurance exchange not attracting younger
Only 18 percent of those who've enrolled through the Oregon exchange fall between the ages of 18-34, a healthier age bracket considered crucial to keeping future premiums down. The age-related data for Oregon is available for the first time. The Oregon …
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No. 4 Oregon State vs. Utah: Beavers baseball series preview
Probable starters: LHP Ben Wetzler (2-0, 0.57 ERA) vs. RHP Mitch Watrous (1-2, 4.37 ERA) on Friday, RHP Andrew Moore (1-1, 0.89 ERA) vs. RHP Dalton Carroll (1-1, 7.27 ERA) on Saturday, LHP Jace Fry (3-0, 2.01 ERA) vs. RHP Bret Helton (2-0, 1.59 ERA).
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Edward Cheserek upsets Lawi Lalang in 5000 meter run, Oregon men lead after
Day one of the NCAA Indoor Championships went about as well as the Oregon men's track and field team could have imagined, as the Ducks finished Friday in the team lead with 24 points. Edward Cheserek furthered his amazing freshman year as a Duck …
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Draught Closes Oregon Resort Before The Season Ever Opened
Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday will be available at approximately 12:00 p.m. ET. Severe drought in the West forced the Mt. Ashland Ski Area in Oregon to do what it hasn't for 50 years. It closed for the season this week due to lack …
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Oregon court rejects Del Monte Fresh Produce appeal in class-action
Del Monte Fresh Produce and its staffing company should pay a group of 338 workers almost $ 800,000 in damages to compensate for not paying them during the time they put on or took off workplace protective gear, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled …
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Pac-12 tournament: Oregon's Mike Moser will see his past against UCLA
Moser will start for Oregon, playing against UCLA, where he began his career in 2009-10, in Las Vegas, where he spent two years at UNLV. Mike Moser, this is your life. “It's not really odd to me,” Moser said. “I have always followed the path that was …
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Where Cover Oregon stands after the legislative session

Where Cover Oregon stands after the legislative session
A bill addressing issues with the Cover Oregon website will go to Gov. Kitzhaber. KOBBI R. BLAIR / Statesman Journal Gov. John Kitzhaber talks about Cover Oregon on Thursday during a meeting with the media. KOBBI R. BLAIR / Statesman Journal Gov.
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Oregon's juniper team nabs big victory
While the Board can't fund projects that are considered "exclusively juniper thinning," advocates counted the ruling as a victory. The Western Juniper Utilization Project seeks to collect more of the wood from Oregon's southeastern reaches because it …
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Photos: Oregon Baseball – Ducks crush Ohio State Buckeyes 20-4
The Ducks look for revenge after a 5-0 shutout by the Ohio State Buckeyes during the second game of the non-conference series on Saturday, March 8, and will close the series with game three at PK Park on Sunday, March 9 at 12 p.m. Over the first eight …
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What to know about today's Oregon-Arizona matchup: Ducks basketball rundown
EUGENE — We don't typically put together "rundowns" on weekends, but considering the hype surrounding today's 1 p.m. tipoff between Oregon and No. 3 Arizona in the regular-season finale, it felt like a good time to make an exception. To catch you up …
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Photos: Oregon Baseball – Ohio State Buckeyes shut out Ducks 5-0
After handling the Ohio State Buckeyes 8-2 on Friday, March 7, the Oregon Ducks play the Ohio State Buckeyes again in the second game of the series on Saturday, March 8 at PK Park. On Friday, Tommy Thorpe (2-1) struck out a career-high 10 batters while …
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Murder charges against Sam Lawson dismissed as Oregon DOJ backs down
Samuel Adam Lawson, wrongly convicted of aggravated murder in Douglas County in 2005, was finally freed Thursday when Oregon's Department of Justice determined it did not have sufficient evidence to proceed with a second trial. The News-Review in …
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No. 3 Arizona pulls out win in tight finish with Oregon St.
Arizona went on a 7-0 run that ended with a jumper by Johnson that made it 58-51 with about 10 minutes left, but Oregon State again responded, tying the game at 58 on a layup by Eric Moreland with 8:13 left. The Wildcats forced turnovers on three …
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Cover Oregon: Apply now if you want health insurance this year
15, 2014. As of Friday, interim director Bruce Goldberg said 134,400 people were enrolled through Cover Oregon; 42,000 were enrolled in private insurance and the remaining 92,000 were enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan, Oregon's version of medicaid.
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Can Oregon's lineup keep things going against Ohio State?: Oregon rundown

Can Oregon's lineup keep things going against Ohio State?: Oregon rundown
EUGENE — Oregon's offense busted out for 22 hits in its Tuesday doubleheader sweep of Seattle. In the 10-2 and 4-3 wins, the Ducks shook the cement off the bats that posted a dismal .200 batting average against Cal State Fullerton, and countered with …
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Travel Oregon chooses seven wonders; which is the best in the state (poll)
Now you get to pick one. Which is the best wonder of Oregon? Travel Oregon's spring and summer advertising campaign is promoting these seven: Oregon coast, Mount Hood, Columbia River Gorge, Painted Hills, the Wallowas, Crater Lake and Smith Rock.
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Arizona basketball tries to avoid disappointment Oregon State Just two days after the completion of the Wildcats table McKale Center, clinching Pac- 12 regular season title, the high-fiving their way to the Zona Zoo and snipping nets … sat down at the waterfall in Oregon. then, after a night’s sleep and I … Continue azcentral.com