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Oregon Job Growth Slow in September, Oct. 15

Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.0 percent in September from 8.5 percent, as revised, in August. For the past few months, Oregon’s unemployment rate has closely tracked the national unemployment rate whi...
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2020 General Election: Ballots Arriving Soon, Oct. 15

Oregon Secretary of State release - SALEM, OR — Wednesday, Oct. 14, election officials have started mailing ballots to every registered voter across Oregon for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Now is the ...
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OHA Releases Weekly Report, Oct. 15

Wednesday, Oct. 14 OHA released its Weekly Report which showed that during the week of Oct. 5 through Oct. 11, OHA recorded 2,418 new cases of COVID-19 infection—up 18% from last week’s tally of 2,055 and the h...
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Hwy. 97 Fatal, Klamath Co., Oct. 14

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at approximately 9:10 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 245. Preliminary investigation revealed ...
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I-5 Fatal, Washington Co., Oct. 14

On Monday, October 12, 2020 at approximately 8:01 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on I5 near milepost 290. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Freig...
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Great Oregon Shakeout, Oct. 14

It’s easy to forget about earthquake safety amid a global pandemic and ongoing wildfire recovery; however, Oregon is still earthquake territory. The Great Shakeout, an annual earthquake preparedness drill, take...
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OHA Marks 600 COVID-19 Related Deaths, Oct. 14

“Today we surpassed 600 reported COVID-19 deaths, marking an unhappy milestone for all Oregonians. At OHA we note each COVID-19 related death with great sadness,” said OHA Director Patrick Allen. “Our thoughts ...