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Local Buy Partisan Buy Partisan
Is your toilet paper Republican? Does your deodorant vote Democrat? The companies that make the products you buy in stores give thousands, sometimes millions of dollars to political parties.
Local Measure 92, an extremely close race
There is one race in this election that is extremely close according to an exclusive KATU News Poll done by Survey USA. There’s a 1% difference between supporters and opponents of Measure 92 (the GMO labeling measure).
Local Deaf Montesano councilwoman demands new interpreter Deaf Montesano councilwoman demands new interpreter
The City Council meeting in Montesano was forced to recess minutes after it started Tuesday night when a council member who is deaf said she could not understand the sign language interpreter.
Local Trial begins this week in murder of Beaverton woman Trial begins this week in murder of Beaverton woman
Jury selection started this week for David Bowen of Cottage Grove, who is accused of murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in the death and disappearance of Beaverton resident Tammy Borda in Lane County.
Local National Cat Day viewer photos National Cat Day viewer photos (Photo Gallery)
It's National Cat Day right meow. We asked for photos and you answered showing us cats lazing around, cat selfies, and adorable shots of people with their cats too.
Local Police: Friend of hotel employee beats sleeping guest with pool cue
In what was either a series of very bad decisions or the worst hotel wake-up call in history, a guest found passed out in a downtown Seattle hotel's recreation room was reportedly beaten with a pool cue by the friend of a hotel security guard.
Local UO Senate Task Force on sexual violence suggests halting Fraternity/Sorority expansion UO Senate Task Force on sexual violence suggests halting Fraternity/Sorority expansion (Video)
Last week, the U of O’s Senate Task Force addressing sexual violence and victim support programs on campus issued a list of recommendations to university officials.

On the list of over 20 suggestions was a call to immediately suspend the university’s plans to expand fraternity and sorority life.

Lubash said they also want to have a member of each Greek Life house to sit on a task force so they can educate each fraternity and sorority on the reporting process.