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Federal regulators approve early closure of commercial sardine fishing off the coasts of California, Oregon and Washington to prevent overfishing - @ksbw

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DeSoto, TX, US

Police searching DeSoto, Texas, for suspect accused of murdering 2 in Oregon - @CBSDFW

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business

Oregon lawmakers rush to fix faulty wording in Google Fiber tax law - @Oregonian

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East Timor

Oregon woman Stacey Addison who says she was detained for months in East Timor is flying home - @cnnbrk

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Fiancée of former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber files lawsuit against The Oregonian/OregonLive, says she is not a public official - @Oregonian

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Oregon, US

Oregon judge orders technology giant Oracle to continue hosting state's Medicaid health insurance system - @AP

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Outgoing Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber steps down as governor without commuting the sentences of any death row inmates - @Oregonian

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says 'the 1st order of business is to regain confidence of the people' after being sworn in to replace John Kitzhaber; 'Neither I nor my staff will seek or accept any outside compensation' - @rothsara

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Oregon, US

#BREAKING: #KateBrown is sworn in as Oregon's 38th governor. http://t.co/cwxDIELv8E http://t.co/Rwa7mK7efg - @Oregonian

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Kate Brown sworn in as Oregon's 38th governor, replacing John Kitzhaber - @fox12oregon

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Editor's note: We're keeping a close eye on news out of Oregon, as Gov. John Kitzhaber has approximately 18 hours left of executive privilege in which he could commute 1 or more of the state's death row sentences. 2011, Kitzhaber placed a moratorium on executions. @GovKitz - Jimmy

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Oregon, US

For first time, a fish is removed from US endangered species list; minnow found only in an Oregon valley no longer in danger of extinction, officials say - @Reuters

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

US Attorney issues subpoena for records pertaining to departing Oregon governor and fiancée - @AP

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Oregon, US

Secretary of State Kate Brown will become Oregon's 37th governor after #KitzResigns #breaking http://t.co/VAQRD9stpq http://t.co/XbFDVGbeRr - @Oregonian

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Kate Brown

Editor's note: Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, who will become the state's governor now that Gov. John Kitzhaber has resigned, will be the first openly bisexual governor in U.S. history, The Washington Post reports. - Stephanie

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Audio: Listen to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's resignation statement - @Oregonian

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Editor's note: Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's resignation comes amid allegations he and his fiancée Cylvia Hayes abused his office, possibly committing crimes and ethics violations, The Oregonian reports. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has opened a criminal investigation into the case, and both Kitzhaber and Hayes were named in ethics complaints. - Stephanie

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Oregon, US

Kate Brown will be sworn in as Oregon's 37th governor today: http://t.co/VAQRD9stpq #KitzResigns #breaking http://t.co/9S1V73pEFa - @Oregonian

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber: 'I am confident that I have not broken any laws nor taken any actions that were dishonest or dishonorable in their intent or outcome'

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber ethics scandal

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says his resignation will take effect at 10 am PT on February 18; 'Secretary of State Kate Brown will take the oath of office as Oregon's Governor at that time'

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