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National Foster Care Awareness Month, May 27

May is National Foster Care Awareness month, and this year’s theme is “Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for Parents.” When biological and foster families work together for successful reuni...
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Building to Reduce, May 27

SALEM, Ore. – Earlier, the Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) received an update on wildfire mitigation efforts and planning from regulated electric utility service providers, building on past work to addre...
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Committee Reviewing Museum Grant, May 27

On May 27, 2020, the Oregon Museum Grant committee will meet to score and rank the applications for the Oregon Museum Grant program. The recommendations from the committee will be forwarded to the Oregon Herita...
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Oregon Garden Challenge, May 27

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Interest in home gardening has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Food Hero team at Oregon State University Extension Service is offering Oregonians a unique opportunit...
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OTC to convene May 27 in virtual meeting, May 27

SALEM — Due to technical difficulties, the Oregon Transportation Commission considered only five items on its May 14 meeting agenda and deferred the remaining items for future consideration (recording available...
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Fighting COVID-19, May 27

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) officials remind the public that viruses don’t discriminate – and neither should we. The COVID-19 virus spreads like the flu, when someone who is sick coughs or sneezes close to an...
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Processing Claims in Oregon, May 27

Oregon is facing unprecedented unemployment and hundreds of thousands of Oregon families are counting on unemployment benefits to pay for their basic needs. While the Oregon Employment Department has paid a rec...
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19 cases, 1 new presumptive case, 0 new deaths, May 27

PORTLAND, Ore. — The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at 148, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, May 26. Oregon Health Authority reported 18 new ...
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Hwy. 58 Accident, May 26

On Monday, May 25, 2020 at approximately 12:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a serious injury crash on Hwy 58 near milepost 3. Preliminary investigation revealed that a...