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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Governor Brown Adds to StaffBrown announced Thursday that she's hired Kaiser Permanente lobbyist Jeremy Van
Governor Brown Adds to Staff
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 21 hours ago
Brown announced Thursday that she's hired Kaiser Permanente lobbyist Jeremy Vandehey to be her health policy adviser. He replaces Sean Kolmer, who was a holdover from former Gov. John Kitzhaber's administration and took a job with a health care... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
OR National Guard Soldiers, Airmen helping with wildfire cleanupOregon National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are currently helping with wildfire c
OR National Guard Soldiers, Airmen helping with wildfire cleanup
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted yesterday
Oregon National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are currently helping with wildfire cleanup operations to support ongoing firefighting efforts throughout the state. About 375 Soldiers and Airmen completed training at the Department of Public Safety... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Time for Gov. Brown to demand transparency from energy departmentLegislators, rejoice. The Oregon Department of Energy revealed Thursday that it
Time for Gov. Brown to demand transparency from energy department
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
Legislators, rejoice. The Oregon Department of Energy revealed Thursday that it will stop ignoring legislative intent and will follow the rules set for the agency "until given direction otherwise by the Oregon Legislature." This turnabout comes... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Gov. appoints acting head of Department of Human ServicesSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has appointed two new members to her adminis
Gov. appoints acting head of Department of Human Services
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has appointed two new members to her administration. The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/1hBNzY6 ) that Brown announced that Jerry Waybrant will be acting director of the Department of Human Services.... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Wehby Not Running for GovernorPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Monica Wehby has taken herself out of the race for Oregon
Wehby Not Running for Governor
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted yesterday
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Monica Wehby has taken herself out of the race for Oregon governor just days after saying she was considering a run. In a statement to the Oregonian, Wehby says she'll continue promoting her political action committee,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Don Kendall, family man and blue-collar guy, leaves 'a hole we cannot fill'Don Kendall was a high school junior when he started working for the Oregon Dep
Don Kendall, family man and blue-collar guy, leaves 'a hole we cannot fill'
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
Don Kendall was a high school junior when he started working for the Oregon Department of Transportation as a self-described "janitor and grease monkey." Except for a brief stint as a logger, Kendall worked all his life for the department, running... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Monica Wehby declines to run for Oregon governor | News - Home Former GOP Senate nominee briefly considered bid POSTED: 9:15
Monica Wehby declines to run for Oregon governor
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
| News - Home Former GOP Senate nominee briefly considered bid POSTED: 9:15 PM PDT September 2, 2015 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Monica Wehby has taken... Read more
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OregonLive.com
The importance of kindergarten assessmentAll children deserve a bright future and access to high quality early learning
The importance of kindergarten assessment
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
All children deserve a bright future and access to high quality early learning environments that put them on the path to success in kindergarten and beyond. In the coming weeks, kindergarteners across the state will participate in what equates to a... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Credibility-challenged DOE should release legal memoIt's time to call the Oregon Department of Energy's bluff. For years, the agen
Credibility-challenged DOE should release legal memo
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
It's time to call the Oregon Department of Energy's bluff. For years, the agency that administers the state's energy tax credit programs has overseen a giveaway of tens of millions of dollars worth of credits to projects that didn't meet... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Facebook makes it official: Third Prineville data center on wayFacebook officials made it official Tuesday, announcing they will build a third
Facebook makes it official: Third Prineville data center on way
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
Facebook officials made it official Tuesday, announcing they will build a third data center in Prineville after city and Crook County officials approved a new property tax break last week. Currently, Facebook's Prineville data centers employ 147... Read more
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KATU Portland
125 more Oregon National Guard members sent to battle wildfiresSALEM, Ore. -- Another 125 Oregon National Guard members have been sent to batt
125 more Oregon National Guard members sent to battle wildfires
KATU Portland / Posted 4 days ago
SALEM, Ore. -- Another 125 Oregon National Guard members have been sent to battle wildfires under the "Op Plan Smokey" order by Gov. Kate Brown. Gov. Brown ordered the troops several weeks ago to provide extra assistance to firefighters in various... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Richardson Says He's Not Running for Governor in 2016BEND, Ore. (AP) - Former state Rep. Dennis Richardson says he won't run again f
Richardson Says He's Not Running for Governor in 2016
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 4 days ago
BEND, Ore. (AP) - Former state Rep. Dennis Richardson says he won't run again for Oregon governor following his loss as the 2014 Republican candidate. The Bend Bulletin reports that Richardson, a Central Point attorney, lost last year's race to... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Dennis Richardson rules out run for Oregon governorBEND, Ore. (AP) - Former state Rep. Dennis Richardson says he won't run again f
Dennis Richardson rules out run for Oregon governor
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 days ago
BEND, Ore. (AP) - Former state Rep. Dennis Richardson says he won't run again for Oregon governor following his loss as the 2014 Republican candidate. The Bend Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/1icSLlC ) that Richardson, a Central Point attorney, lost... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Dennis Richardson rules out new run for governor | News - Home POSTED: 4:43 PM PDT August 30, 2015 Republican Dennis Richar
Dennis Richardson rules out new run for governor
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 4:43 PM PDT August 30, 2015 Republican Dennis Richardson makes a point during Sept. 26, 2014 debate with then-Gov. John... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
National Guard members head to fires after trainingSALEM, Ore. – Members of the Oregon Air National Guard finished their final day
National Guard members head to fires after training
KVAL Eugene / Posted 5 days ago
SALEM, Ore. – Members of the Oregon Air National Guard finished their final day or fire training at the Department of Public Safety, Standards and Training (DPSST) in Salem on Saturday. The citizen-airmen are part of a second group of Oregon... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
National Guard members finish training, deploy to wildfire basesSALEM, Ore. – Members of the Oregon Air National Guard finished their final day
National Guard members finish training, deploy to wildfire bases
KMTR Eugene / Posted 5 days ago
SALEM, Ore. – Members of the Oregon Air National Guard finished their final day or fire training at the Department of Public Safety, Standards and Training (DPSST) in Salem on Saturday. The citizen-airmen are part of a second group of Oregon... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Low-income students awaiting Kate Brown's leadershipThe gnashing of many teeth accompanied last week's announcement that about $400
Low-income students awaiting Kate Brown's leadership
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
The gnashing of many teeth accompanied last week's announcement that about $400 million in "kicker" revenue will be returned to taxpayers next year. The frustration responsible for so much dental damage is perfectly justified, as the public would be... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
250 additional Airmen, Soldiers complete wildfire training in Salem250 additional members of the Oregon National Guard have completed their week o
250 additional Airmen, Soldiers complete wildfire training in Salem
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
250 additional members of the Oregon National Guard have completed their week of wildland firefighter training at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem. The Airmen and Soldiers are from the 142nd Fighter Wing in Portland, the 173rd Fighter Wing... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Cannabis-industry women are blazing a path to equityBy Diana Fedoroff Historically male-dominated, the "stoner" culture of the mar
Cannabis-industry women are blazing a path to equity
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Diana Fedoroff Historically male-dominated, the "stoner" culture of the marijuana industry was not always attractive or welcoming to, say, mothers or professional women. Times are changing, though, and Oregon can learn a lot from the women on the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
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Fire crews battle smoky conditions, flames in Washington
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
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KTVZ Bend
Governor declares Linn County drought emergency | News - Home 24 of Oregon's 36 counties under drought declarations POSTED:
Governor declares Linn County drought emergency
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
| News - Home 24 of Oregon's 36 counties under drought declarations POSTED: 3:28 PM PDT August 26, 2015 Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a drought... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
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Fire crews battle smoky conditions, flames in Washington
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon AG forms police profiling working group | News - Home Crews rushed to put out a small brushfire Wednesday afternoon s
Oregon AG forms police profiling working group
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
| News - Home Crews rushed to put out a small brushfire Wednesday afternoon southeast of Sunriver and said they were getting it knocked down quickly. Oregon AG forms police profiling working... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez touts Oregon's leadership on paid leave policies (videos)U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on Wednesday wrapped up a national tour promo
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez touts Oregon's leadership on paid leave policies (videos)
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on Wednesday wrapped up a national tour promoting key workplace initiatives with effusive praise for Oregon as a national leader in expanding paid leave. At a roundtable discussion in Portland hosted by Rep. Suzanne... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Fire crews battle smoky conditions and flames
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
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Stamford Advocate
Fire crews battle smoky conditions and flamesMike Hansen, top, and Scott Nelson, center, both firefighters with Oregon-based
Fire crews battle smoky conditions and flames
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Mike Hansen, top, and Scott Nelson, center, both firefighters with Oregon-based Grayback Forestery rest at a camp for firefighters battling the Okanogan Complex Fire in Okanogan, Wash., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The firefighters were resting before... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregonians will get $402 million in 'kicker' rebates | News - Home Governor, legislative leaders react to economic, revenue foreca
Oregonians will get $402 million in 'kicker' rebates
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
| News - Home Governor, legislative leaders react to economic, revenue forecast POSTED: 9:09 AM PDT August 26, 2015 SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
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Canberra Times
Seven ACT players named in extended Australian Wallaroos squadCanberra women's rugby players Louise Burrows and Shellie Milward were among se
Seven ACT players named in extended Australian Wallaroos squad
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Canberra women's rugby players Louise Burrows and Shellie Milward were among seven Canberra players named in a Wallaroos squad. Photo: Elesa Kurtz Seven women who represented the ACT Women's side during the recent National Women's XVs Championship... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Firefighters keep eye on weather as heat, wind, poor air quality build in some parts of WestMembers of the Oregon National Guard participate in wildland fire training Tues
Firefighters keep eye on weather as heat, wind, poor air quality build in some parts of West
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Members of the Oregon National Guard participate in wildland fire training Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Salem, Ore. Gov. Kate Brown is activating additional Oregon National Guard members to help fight destructive wildfires raging across the state.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of WestMike Hansen, top, and Scott Nelson, center, both firefighters with Oregon-based
Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Mike Hansen, top, and Scott Nelson, center, both firefighters with Oregon-based Grayback Forestery rest at a camp for firefighters battling the Okanogan Complex Fire in Okanogan, Wash., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The firefighters were resting before... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of Westgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6465776|article-gallery-6465776|0 gall
Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
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Houston Chronicle
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Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
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Times of Malta
The ethics of gay conversionOregon recently became the third state in the USA to ban “gay conversion therap
The ethics of gay conversion
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
Oregon recently became the third state in the USA to ban “gay conversion therapy”. Governor Kate Brown, the first openly bisexual governor, signed the law in May. President Obama called for a national ban on the practice. His senior adviser said:... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
August 25, 2015A Lebanese activist holds a Lebanese flag as he hangs by a wire, near the main
August 25, 2015
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 days ago
A Lebanese activist holds a Lebanese flag as he hangs by a wire, near the main Lebanese government building, background, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Ministers of the Hezbollah group and its allies walked out of a Lebanese... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Citizen-Airmen from Klamath Falls Help with State Wild FiresKLAMATH FALLS -- Forty-nine volunteer Citizen-Airmen from 173rd Fighter Wing an
Citizen-Airmen from Klamath Falls Help with State Wild Fires
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 10 days ago
KLAMATH FALLS -- Forty-nine volunteer Citizen-Airmen from 173rd Fighter Wing and the 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron will be heading up to Salem to be trained on how to assist with firefighting efforts. Govenor Kate Brown called up 250 Oregon... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
First wave of National Guard volunteers join Oregon wildfire effortsThe Oregon National Guard will deploy 125 volunteers Wednesday morning to help
First wave of National Guard volunteers join Oregon wildfire efforts
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 10 days ago
The Oregon National Guard will deploy 125 volunteers Wednesday morning to help fight wildfires across the state It’s part of “Operation Plan Smokey” issued by Governor Kate Brown in response to depleted firefighting resources. Officials with the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon bow hunting season to start Saturday despite wildfire concernsDespite a plea by Baker County commissioners to Gov. Kate Brown to delay the op
Oregon bow hunting season to start Saturday despite wildfire concerns
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
Despite a plea by Baker County commissioners to Gov. Kate Brown to delay the opening of bow hunting season in the eastern Oregon county because of wildfire concerns, the season will begin as scheduled Saturday. "I know there has been brief... Read more
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OregonLive.com
A legislative session to watch for potential Democratic secretary of state candidatesThe secretary of state's office took a star turn this year when Democrat Kate B
A legislative session to watch for potential Democratic secretary of state candidates
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
The secretary of state's office took a star turn this year when Democrat Kate Brown became governor following the resignation of John Kitzhaber. Oregonians who'd come to think of the secretary of state only as Oregon's chief elections official were... Read more
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The Columbian
Knute Buehler says he won't run for Oregon governorSALEM, Ore. — State Rep. . The Bend Republican announced his decision in an em
Knute Buehler says he won't run for Oregon governor
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
SALEM, Ore. — State Rep. . The Bend Republican announced his decision in an email on Tuesday, six weeks after he told supporters he would consider challenging Democratic Gov. Kate Brown. Buehler,... Read more
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KATU Portland
Knute Buehler says he won't run for Oregon governorSALEM, Ore. (AP) - State Rep. . The Bend Republican announced his decision in
Knute Buehler says he won't run for Oregon governor
KATU Portland / Posted 10 days ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - State Rep. . The Bend Republican announced his decision in an email on Tuesday, six weeks after he told supporters he would consider challenging Democratic Gov. Kate... Read more
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KATU Portland
125 National Guard members train to fight wildfires, to deploy WednesdaySALEM, Ore. -- Dozens of National Guard members are completing their final wild
125 National Guard members train to fight wildfires, to deploy Wednesday
KATU Portland / Posted 10 days ago
SALEM, Ore. -- Dozens of National Guard members are completing their final wildfire training classes and preparing to deploy to the firelines Wednesday. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced last week she was activating 125 members of the National Guard... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend's Knute Buehler won't run for governor in '16 | News - Home State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, ended weeks of private consid
Bend's Knute Buehler won't run for governor in '16
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
| News - Home State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, ended weeks of private consideration Tuesday by telling supporters he won't run for governor next year and instead will seek a second term... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon education chief Nancy Golden to retire | News - Home POSTED: 2:18 PM PDT August 24, 2015 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Na
Oregon education chief Nancy Golden to retire
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 2:18 PM PDT August 24, 2015 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nancy Golden is retiring as Oregon's chief education officer after two years on the... Read more
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KATU Portland
Oregon education chief Nancy Golden to retirePORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Nancy Golden is retiring as Oregon's chief education offi
Oregon education chief Nancy Golden to retire
KATU Portland / Posted 11 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Nancy Golden is retiring as Oregon's chief education officer after two years on the job. Gov. Kate Brown announced the move Monday. She has yet to set a timeline for replacing the 64-year-old Golden. Brown's education adviser,... Read more
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FOX News
Deadly wildfires charge across Western statesA tree is engulfed in flames during a controlled burn near a fire line outside
Deadly wildfires charge across Western states
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
A tree is engulfed in flames during a controlled burn near a fire line outside of Okanogan, Wash., on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (Ian Terry /The Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT Wildfires raging in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and California have... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Relatives proud of 3 Americans who subdued gunman on trainUpdated: Sun, Aug 23 2015, 08:13 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Relatives of th
Relatives proud of 3 Americans who subdued gunman on train
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 12 days ago
Updated: Sun, Aug 23 2015, 08:13 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Relatives of the three Americans who tackled and disarmed a gunman on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris say they are proud of the men and relieved they weren't killed... Read more
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Salon.com
Western wildfires: Firefighters to get additional resourcesFirefighters across the West saw little relief over the weekend as wildfires ra
Western wildfires: Firefighters to get additional resources
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
Firefighters across the West saw little relief over the weekend as wildfires raged in the drought-stricken region, but for those in Washington, other states will soon provide additional resources. A look at large Western wildfires: WASHINGTON Fire... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Western wildfires: Firefighters to get additional resourcesA firefighter keeps an eye on a controlled fire along… AP News | 08/23/15 11:4
Western wildfires: Firefighters to get additional resources
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 12 days ago
A firefighter keeps an eye on a controlled fire along… AP News | 08/23/15 11:47 am Firefighters across the West saw little relief over the weekend as wildfires raged in the drought-stricken... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Western wildfires: Firefighters to get additional resourcesFirefighters across the West saw little relief over the weekend as wildfires ra
Western wildfires: Firefighters to get additional resources
New Jersey Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Firefighters across the West saw little relief over the weekend as wildfires raged in the drought-stricken region, but for those in Washington, other states will soon provide additional resources. A look at large Western wildfires: WASHINGTON Fire... Read more
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