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Patients react to new limits on Oregon medical marijuana

Sep. 20, 2018 7:08 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In August, a state analyst spotted dozens of suspicious transactions when he crunched cannabis sales data: a small number of medical marijuana cardholders bought unusually large quantities of marijuana flowers on consecutive days. Oregon regulators suspected medical marijuana patients...

Oregon Democrats blast US Supreme Court nominee at rally

Sep. 20, 2018 5:56 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown joined Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and some Democratic members of Oregon's congressional delegation on Thursday to condemn U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and call for an independent investigation into decades-old allegations of sexual assault...

Police fatally shoot man in Carl's Jr. bathroom

Sep. 20, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

EAGLE POINT, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say officers shot and killed a man during a confrontation at in a fast-food restaurant bathroom near Medford. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says an Eagle Point Police officer made contact with Matthew Thayer Graves near a Carl's Jr. Restaurant Wednesday night....

Oregon sees low-oxygen seasons in coastal waters

Sep. 20, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The waters off Oregon's coast now have a season of low oxygen caused by warming ocean temperatures, according to scientists. The coastal waters go through an annual season of hypoxia, a condition resulting in the deaths of sea organisms as dissolved oxygen decreases in water near the...

Woman found dead inside Tigard home after fire

Sep. 20, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 69-year-old woman was found dead inside a Tigard home that erupted into flames. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports crews responded to the duplex Thursday morning, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue officials. Spokeswoman Kim Haughn says the woman's brother...

State-backed hackers target Gmail of US senators, aides

Sep. 20, 2018 4:22 PM EDT

State-backed hackers are still trying to break into the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and a lawmaker focused on cybersecurity says the Senate's security office should stop refusing to help defend them. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate...

Facebook growing its data center in Oregon

Sep. 20, 2018 4:19 PM EDT

PRINEVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Facebook announced it will build two more buildings at its data center outside the Central Oregon town of Prineville, growing it to the size of 66 football fields. The California social media company said Thursday it expects the expansion to come online in 2020. In a statement,...

Rep. Walden agrees to debate McLeod-Skinner in Bend

Sep. 20, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden has agreed to a televised debate against his challenger, Jamie McLeod-Skinner. The East Oregonian reports the two could face off at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 on Bend television station KTVZ. But first they need to agree to terms. McLeod-Skinner, a democrat from Terrebonne,...

Game of the Week? Look no further than Stanford at Oregon

Sep. 20, 2018 2:50 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch in Week 4 of the Pac-12 Conference football season: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 7 Stanford is at No. 20 Oregon in a nationally televised game that will most likely have implications in the race for the division title and the conference championship. It is one of just two games this...

No. 7 Stanford visits No. 20 Oregon in key Pac-12 game

Sep. 20, 2018 12:32 PM EDT

No. 7 Stanford (3-0, 1-0 Pac-12) at No. 20 Oregon (3-0, 0-0), 8 p.m. ET (ABC). Line: Stanford by 2. Series record: Stanford leads, 48-32-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? This is a divisional game that could have implications for not only the Pac-12 North, but also the league championship. Five times since 2011 the winner of...