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Sunday 07/27/2014
New photos show wandering wolf OR-7 has 3 pups
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 4:34 pm

GRANTS PASS — New photos show Oregon’s famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has at least three pups that he and a mate are raising in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon.

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Helping English learners catch up
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 4:34 pm

ASTORIA — The halls of John Jacob Astor Elementary School overflow with tiny chairs, desks, tables and other classroom furniture. Maintenance crews install carpet, wash the walls, paint the gym and otherwise spruce up the school.

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Thursday 06/06/2013
Churches split on Scouts’ welcoming of gay youth
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 4:34 pm

In suburban Atlanta, northern Idaho and a number of other places, churches have moved swiftly to sever ties with the Boy Scouts of America in protest over the vote last month to let openly gay boys participate in Scouting.

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Idaho woman relieved by arrest in mall attack
Posted: June 06, 2013

POCATELLO — Boise police have arrested a man in the May 14 attack on two women in the Boise Towne Square Mall parking lot, where one woman was reportedly sexually assaulted and the other, with Pocatello ties, Angie Smoot, was struck by his pickup.

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Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’
Posted: June 06, 2013

PORTLAND — A genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer last month was likely the result of an accident or deliberate mixing of seeds, the company that developed it said Wednesday.

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Wednesday 06/05/2013
Kan. farmer sues Monsanto over GMO wheat discovery
Posted: June 05, 2013

WICHITA, Kan. — A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week’s discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company’s gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some international markets to suspend certain imports.

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