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Ore gov veto of school funding criticized

SALEM, Ore., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Oregon educators said Thursday they would seek to overturn the veto of a $317 million funding plan that the state's governor rejected less than a month before the start of the new school year. Governor John Kitzhaber used a statewide television address We

Fire threatens Oregon subdivision

BEND, Ore., July 29 (UPI) -- As many as 5,000 residents of an Oregon resort area were out of their homes Monday as a fast-moving wildfire continued to threaten their entire subdivision.

Country Music News

THIS DAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (May 23)
By United Press International

Of Human Interest: News-lite

In the first all-day police academy-style training day ever held in Beaverton, Ore., students learned just how tough it is to be a policeman. More than 60 students, according to the Oregonian newspaper, donned makeshift uniforms and homemade badges to "go
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

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DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

ASNE: Recap of stories

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Here is a recap of United Press International's coverage of the annual convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, which met in Washington last week.
CAROLYN AYON LEE, UPI Chief Media Correspondent

Media magnates: Quality plus profits

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- Two of the news industry's most powerful CEOs said Thursday that the values of quality journalism can be upheld even while keeping an eye on the bottom line.
CAROLYN AYON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

Morris to challenge Ore tobacco award

PORTLAND, Ore., March 23 (UPI) -- Phillip Morris will attempt to slash a $150 million punitive damage award made by an Oregon jury to the estate of a woman who died at the age of 53 after switch

Missing Oregon children still sought

OREGON CITY, Ore., March 10 (UPI) -- Searchers ignored showers and a damp chill Sunday as they continued to comb the rain-soaked area around an Oregon apartment complex where two young girls disapp

Wanted man drives into Oregon jail

CANYON CITY, Ore., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The manhunt for an Oregon double-homicide suspect came to an abrupt end Saturday night when Almerson "Willie" Hinton drove his pickup truck through the doors of

Of Human Interest: News-lite

ANIMAL STORY
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

People

BUSH BRIEFLY FAINTS, BRUISED BUT BETTER
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

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Urban News from United Press International
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Divers find more bodies of Orgeon family

WALDPORT, Ore., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Divers searching a bay near the coastal Oregon town of Newport Thursday discovered what they believed to be the bodies of Mary Jane Longo and her 2-year-old dau

Murder mystery shocks small Oregon town

WALDPORT, Ore., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A memorial service was scheduled for Wednesday in a small coastal Oregon town that has become the center of a horrific Christmas season murder mystery.
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The Oregonian is the major daily newspaper in Portland, Oregon, owned by Advance Publications. It is the oldest continuously published newspaper on the U.S. west coast, founded as a weekly by Thomas J. Dryer on December 4, 1850. It is the largest newspaper in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest by circulation and the 19th largest daily newspaper in the country.

The Oregonian received the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting in 1999, and since then has received four other Pulitzers, including the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, and most recently, the prize for Breaking News Reporting in 2007.

The Oregonian is home delivered throughout Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Yamhill counties in Oregon and Clark County, Washington; it is also home delivered in parts of Marion and Columbia counties. Some independent dealers deliver the newspaper outside of that area, though in 2006 it became no longer available in far eastern Oregon and the southern Oregon Coast, and starting in December 2008 "increasing newsprint and distribution costs" caused the paper to stop deliveries to all areas south of Albany.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "The Oregonian."
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