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Portland man gets 15 years in murder plot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A 50-year-old man convicted of attempted aggravated murder in a plot to kill his partner in a southeast Portland market has been sentenced to 15 years in prison....

Dead whale on Ore. coast: 'It's really smelly'
SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) -- Visitors to the north Oregon coast town of Seaside are being cautioned to stay well away from the carcass of a 40-foot gray whale that's washing up on the beach....

Ore. police ID 2 suspects in overpass assault
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon State Police say they have identified two teenage boys who may have tossed a cinder block off an Interstate 5 overpass in Creswell, Ore., injuring a Washington state woman riding in a car below....

Man sentenced to 10 years in mercy killing
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- A 29-year-old Southern Oregon man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing his roommate in what he said was a mercy killing....

New Cover Oregon director reins in spending
DURHAM, Ore. (AP) -- A turnaround expert brought in to fix Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is clamping down on spending and who can make financial decisions as he tries to get Cover Oregon back on track....

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