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Local OLCC tackles how to regulate medical, recreational pot OLCC tackles how to regulate medical, recreational pot
The agency in charge of implementing Oregon's legal marijuana program said Friday that medical and recreational pot should be subject to the same tracking and testing systems if they're to be sold in the same retail outlets.
Local Bill dissolving Cover Oregon headed to governor Bill dissolving Cover Oregon headed to governor
The state House passed the bill Friday in a 42-14 vote. It's likely to be the first bill that reaches Brown since she took office last week.
Local Local dog owner blames Purina for dog's death Local dog owner blames Purina for dog's death (Video)
A local dog owner believes her dog died from eating Purina's popular Beneful brand dog food. Earlier this month, a class action lawsuit against Purina was filed in federal court.
Local Oracle lawsuit: Kitzhaber advisers manipulated Cover Oregon Oracle lawsuit: Kitzhaber advisers manipulated Cover Oregon (Video)
Oracle America Inc. has filed a lawsuit accusing former Gov. John Kitzhaber's campaign consultants of orchestrating the abandonment of the now-defunct Cover Oregon health insurance exchange portal to assist his re-election effort.
Local Man accused of DUII in deadly Columbia Blvd. crash Man accused of DUII in deadly Columbia Blvd. crash
Police say Joshua James Vann swerved his 2002 Toyota Prius, struck a curb and then lost control of his car. He slammed into a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am, driven by 55-year-old Dale Edward McConachie.
Local Wildlife agencies plan to restore grizzlies in Wash. state Wildlife agencies plan to restore grizzlies in Wash. state
There's an effort under way to help ensure grizzly bears don't become extinct in the North Cascades. The National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working with other agencies on a plan to bring grizzly bears back to this part of their natural range.