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Oregon high court suspends judge who refused to marry gay couples

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SALEM — The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday handed down the longest suspension in its history to a judge who refused to marry gay couples in the state, but stopped short of removing him from office. Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day had come to the attention of authorities …

Boat ramps remain closed Thursday after oil release into McKenzie River; investigation continuing

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SPRINGFIELD — Three boat ramps along the McKenzie River remain closed Thursday as efforts continue to clean up an estimated 200-gallon oil spill near Hayden Bridge. A couple who hoped to put their boat into the water at the Hayden Bridge ramp just off Marcola Road shortly before 9 a.m. …

Another armed robbery reported in Eugene

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Yet another armed robbery has been reported in Eugene. Lil’s Lottery on River Road near Corliss Lane was robbed at gunpoint at 7:16 a.m. Thursday. The suspect, described as a white or Hispanic male, in his 20s or 30s, with a medium to heavy build and a bandana over his …

Guatemalan man, 25, arrested in Cottage Grove after woman claims he kidnapped her

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COTTAGE GROVE — A 25-year-old Guatemalan man was arrested in Cottage Grove last weekend after a woman told a stranger at a laundromat that she was being held against her will. The woman also is from Guatemala but came to Oregon before meeting Agustin Bautista Paublo, according to a Cottage …

Protesters want more wolf protection

ADAIR VILLAGE — A group of Native American activists protested for several hours on Wednesday at the Adair Village office of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to call for better protection of gray wolves.

Corvallis man sentenced to federal prison for fraud

A judge sentenced a Corvallis man to federal prison on Tuesday for wire fraud and filing a false tax return, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon.

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