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Oregon Man Rebuilds Furniture and Better Future For Refugees

Refugees fleeing the destructive war plaguing their homeland already have to undergo a strenuous admissions process in order to seek asylum in the United...

Donations May Reach $1Mil for Wounded Hero of Oregon Shooting

Thousands of strangers inspired by an Oregon student have donated $800,000 hoping to help him learn to walk again, following a mass shooting last...

Hospital That Handled Theater Shootings Sends Pizzas to Oregon Hospital After Tragedy

After the horrible mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, the staff of Mercy Medical Center was busy caring for an influx of victims. In the midst...

Oregon Shelter Delivering Tons of Pet Food to Families Fleeing Wildfires

The Pendleton Animal Welfare Shelter may be two hours away from John Day, Oregon where wildfires have hit hard, but that hasn’t stopped them...

Oregon Students To Receive Two Years of Free College With Their Diplomas

High school seniors in Oregon are getting a graduation present from their state leaders that’s just too big to fit into an envelope. Oregon is...

Oregon Beachgoers Form Human Chain to Rescue Swimmer

"Beachgoers in Oregon pulled a struggling swimmer to shore by forming a human chain after she and seven others were stranded on a rocky outcropping during high tide."
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Oregon City Pays it Forward by Giving Ambulance to African Clinic

Two years ago, the city of Oakridge was in financial crisis when it received a gift from a Texas doctor on the ABC television...
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Shoppers in Oregon Town are Finding $100 Bills inside Random Groceries

In the past couple weeks, grocery shoppers in an Oregon town have found $100 bills stuffed into everyday food items, like eggs, cookies and...
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Oregon Reduces ER Visits With New Shoes and Some Hand-holding

In 2011, a homeless man who was sleeping in his car, had the medical problems of an old man, though he was only 40....
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Oregon Plans for Free College Tuition in a Pay It Forward Plan

In Oregon, where the cost of tuition has soared as public funding for higher education declined, the state legislature this week approved an idea...
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Oregon Siblings Find and Return $13,000, Great Rewards Follow

20-something siblings Katie and Ryan Moi could really use $13,000 right now but they still decided to return the bag of cash they found...
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Oregon Siblings Find and Return $13,000, Great Rewards Follow

20-something siblings Katie and Ryan Moi could really use $13,000 right now but they still decided to return the bag of cash they found...
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Largest Green Roof in Oregon to be Planted Atop a Walmart

Walmart is winning over some Portland-area naysayers with its construction of a new store in North Portland that will be home to not only...
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Trucker Convoy Brings Donated Hay to Oregon Ranches Devastated by Fires

Massive wildfires have blackened about a million acres in southeast Oregon, killing countless cattle and horses and leaving no grazing land for struggling ranches...
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Trucker Convoy Brings Donated Hay to Oregon Ranches Devastated by Fires

Massive wildfires have blackened about a million acres in southeast Oregon, killing countless cattle and horses and leaving no grazing land for struggling ranches...
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Hawaii Girl Finds Message in a Bottle From Oregon

One year ago, off the coast of Oregon, a ten-year-old boy tossed a message in a bottle into the Pacific Ocean, and now a...
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Oregon Oyster Farmer Helps Japan Rebuild Shellfish Beds

As a teenager, Mark Wiegardt went overseas to learn about the oyster industry in Japan. Now his own company, the Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery,...
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Student Army Updates Oregon, One City at a Time

The University of Oregon is marshaling a veritable army of faculty and students in architecture, law, business, and other fields to help Oregon's capital...
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Oregon Inmates Help Save Deputy’s Life

Two jail inmates on a work crew in Oregon helped to save the life of a deputy who collapsed. The three were giving aid...
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Oregon Volunteers Build Free Fences for Chained Dogs

This all-volunteer group is not quite one year old, and it has already built 50 fences and freed more than 60 dogs from...