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Man who sexually abused children dies in prison

Oct. 31, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — A Warrenton man who was sentenced in January to serve six years in prison for sexually abusing children has died in prison. The Oregon Department of Corrections says 70-year-old Carl Hagnas died Thursday at Snake River Correctional Institution in Eastern Oregon. The East Oregonian...

Knute Buehler, others, consider congressional run

Oct. 29, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A day after U.S. Rep. Greg Walden said he would not seek re-election, former state lawmaker and Republican gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler announced on Twitter that he's considering seeking his party's nomination. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports at least two other Republicans...

Sheriff releases name of man who died in farming accident

Oct. 12, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the man who died in an accident at an eastern Oregon onion farm is 42-year-old Theodore Frahm of Ontario. Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe says Frahm died Tuesday night when he was pulled into a piece of equipment used to harvest onions. The Argus Observer newspaper...

Man seeks out his mural before demolition of Arkansas school

Sep. 15, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Jacksonville High School alumnus is hoping to get a look at a mural he painted there in 1978, but he may never get the chance because the school is currently being demolished. Troy Heron, who graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1979, said he has tried calling school...