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Gunman kills 9 at Oregon college

ROSEBURG, Ore. - A gunman opened fire inside a classroom at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before dying in a shootout with police, authorities said.
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Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college, killing 13

ROSEBURG, Ore. - A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20, authorities said. The shooting happened at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, about 180 miles south of Portland.
Applications for Oregon marijuana dispensaries growing

GRANTS PASS, OR - Applications for permits to open new medical marijuana dispensaries are growing as the Oct. 1 date approaches allowing them to offer retail sales of marijuana to anyone over 21.
Oregon growers look to era of retail marijuana

WILLIAMS, Ore. - On the third Thursday of each month, veteran medical marijuana growers and hopeful newbies gather in the old Williams Grange hall in a small rural Oregon valley long known for growing some of the best cannabis on the planet.
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Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

Federal fisheries managers on Tuesday unanimously adopted a West Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little fish that big fish and seabirds depend on for food.
Budget crunch idles Guard units across US Sacramento, California; Jennifer McDermott in Providence, Rhode Island; Rachel D'Oro in Anchorage, Alaska; Jeff Barnard in Grants Pass, Oregon; Wilson Ring in Montpelier, Vermont; Christopher Sherman in McAllen, Texas, and George...
What to do when Juneau's spring temperatures drop?

Jeff Barnard called Margaret this last week and asked if we were watching the Weather Channel or looking at weather Web sites. He said there...
Plague of incivility

I have had nothing to do with the "IHH deals" mentioned in Jeff Barnard's letter that appeared in Friday's Empire. All I know is what has been reported in the press, which I assume Mr. Barnard...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Old-fashioned ideas A letter by JEFF BARNARD How do you do it, I asked my good friend T. Pickens...Not when we're done, they won't, said T.P. Jeff Barnard Juneau Share this page: Print Reddit Archives How...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Letters Word of Mouth provides a service A letter by JEFF BARNARD Thanks for the column on WOM. WOM is something I look...of use so WOM it must be until everyone is online. Jeff Barnard Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo! Reddit...


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