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Council hears from gun ordinance foes

Gun rights activists, upset with passage of a recent ordinance banning open carry of loaded firearms in public places, unloaded on the McMinnville City Council during Tuesday night’s session. “What ...

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Carlton fire destroys garage

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Wildfire near John Day jumps in size

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Third Street rail crossing to close Friday

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Oregonians will get 'kicker' rebates in via tax credit

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McMinnville lifts recreational burning restrictions

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Drying Times: Local cities grapple with water woes

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