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Oregon: State in northwestern United States
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States. The Columbia River delineates much of Oregon's northern boundary with Washington, while the Snake River delineates much of its eastern boundary with Idaho. The 42° north parallel delineates the southern boundary with California and Nevada.

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Oregon Gov. 'incredibly worried' about Proud Boys rally [Video]

Oregon Gov. 'incredibly worried' about Proud Boys rally

Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency in Portland over the weekend due to risks of violence as thousands of members of what she called "white supremacist groups" such as..

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U.S. vintners fear notes of ash after record wildfires [Video]

U.S. vintners fear notes of ash after record wildfires

An Oregon grape grower is planning to let the birds eat most of his crop this year, convinced the fruit is tainted by the smoke that blanketed the region and unfit to bottle. This report produced by..

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Nebraska bar owner charged in Black man's death takes own life - lawyer [Video]

Nebraska bar owner charged in Black man's death takes own life - lawyer

A white bar owner charged last week in the May shooting of a Black man during a night of civil unrest in Omaha, Nebraska, has taken his own life in Oregon, where he had been staying after the incident,..

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11 Arrested In Portland Riots [Video]

11 Arrested In Portland Riots

CNN reports that on Friday police arrested 11 people in Portland, Oregon. The arrests came after violent protestors rioted outside a federal building. The PPB said a group began marching from a park to..

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'Hillbilly Brigade' saves town from wildfires [Video]

'Hillbilly Brigade' saves town from wildfires

Nicole West steered her bulldozer through the smoldering forest, pushing logs into the underbrush and away from the wildfires ripping through Oregon's Cascade Mountains - part of an operation organized..

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Hazardous air pollution engulfs the west coast [Video]

Hazardous air pollution engulfs the west coast

As deadly wildfires rage across the U.S. west coast, millions of people have been left struggling with some of the world's worst air pollution. Gloria Tso reports.

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Oregon Wildfires: Heartbreaking New Drone Footage [Video]

Oregon Wildfires: Heartbreaking New Drone Footage

As the smoke begins to lift, the scale of the destruction caused by the wildfires in Oregon has been revealed with heartbreaking new drone footage.   Hundreds of thousands of acres have been..

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Wildfire smoke causes record pollution in Oregon, wafts as far as Washington, D.C. [Video]

Wildfire smoke causes record pollution in Oregon, wafts as far as Washington, D.C.

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Devastation highlighted as 1,145 homes destroyed in Oregon wildfires [Video]

Devastation highlighted as 1,145 homes destroyed in Oregon wildfires

New drone footage of the state of Oregon, shows the impact wildfires have hadon the land. Officials have declared that 1,145 homes have been lost to thefires, and another 579 other structures have been..

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Sheriff's Reminder To Oregonians: Um, Remember It's Illegal To Hold People At Gunpoint [Video]

Sheriff's Reminder To Oregonians: Um, Remember It's Illegal To Hold People At Gunpoint

In the United States, it's illegal for civilians to stop people at gunpoint on public roads. But that hasn't stopped some Clackamas County, Oregon, residents from doing so. According to CNN, several..

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As fires rage, Oregon gov. calls for more help [Video]

As fires rage, Oregon gov. calls for more help

[NFA] Infernos spanning across western U.S. states continue to destroy homes and livelihoods as Oregon Governor Kate Brown makes a formal request to the White House for more federal disaster..

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Oregon Man Arrested For Setting Six Grass Fires Along Major Highway [Video]

Oregon Man Arrested For Setting Six Grass Fires Along Major Highway

Wildfires continue wreaking havoc on the West Coast of the US, consuming more than 1 million acres of land in Oregon. Police say online rumors that Antifa members were arrested for setting fires across..

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US wildfires: Antifa misinformation continues to spread on social media [Video]

US wildfires: Antifa misinformation continues to spread on social media

Facebook says they are removing "false claims" that fires in Oregon were started by certain groups, but Euronews has found examples of misinformation still circulating. View on euronews

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'All gone:' Residents return to scorched Oregon town [Video]

'All gone:' Residents return to scorched Oregon town

Search and rescue teams looked for victims and families picked through the ash and debris in Talent, Oregon, in the hope of finding any belongings - including pets - after the Almeda fired burned their..

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Drone footage shows red retardant on Oregon town [Video]

Drone footage shows red retardant on Oregon town

A thick blanket of fire retardant covered streets and properties in the town on Talent, Oregon on Sunday (September 13). Drone video showed entire neighborhoods in the fire-ravaged town covered by the..

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Facebook Removes False Claims Around Oregon Wildfires [Video]

Facebook Removes False Claims Around Oregon Wildfires

Facebook Removes False Claims Around Oregon Wildfires

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Crews search for dead in Oregon as wildfires rage [Video]

Crews search for dead in Oregon as wildfires rage

Search and rescue teams, with dogs in tow, were deployed across the blackened ruins of southern Oregon towns on Sunday as smoldering wildfires continue to ravage the U.S. west and officials warn of..

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Investors Dump Utility Company Amid Reports It Might Have Sparked Oregon Wildfire [Video]

Investors Dump Utility Company Amid Reports It Might Have Sparked Oregon Wildfire

Markets Insider reports Oregon utility company Portland General Electric fell 16% on Thursday. Investors fled after the company acknowledged unconfirmed reports that some of its electrical equipment..

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Wildfires Put Hundreds Of Thousands Of Oregonians On Notice To Prepare To Evacuate [Video]

Wildfires Put Hundreds Of Thousands Of Oregonians On Notice To Prepare To Evacuate

Make sure your cell phone is turned way up at night. And yes, it wouldn't be a bad idea to have a bag ready. Oregon firefighter Those were the words of advice to HuffPost guest writer and Eugene,..

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Oregon's wildfires force mass evacuations [Video]

Oregon's wildfires force mass evacuations

Deadly wildfires raging across Oregon kept half a million people under evacuation alert on Saturday even as weary firefighters took advantage of improved weather to go on the offensive against the..

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Oregon Wildfires: Dozens Missing in Deadly Blaze [Video]

Oregon Wildfires: Dozens Missing in Deadly Blaze

Hundreds of firefighters battled two large wildfires around Portland's suburbs on Friday. Report by Shoulderg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Oregon family return to home destroyed by wildfire [Video]

Oregon family return to home destroyed by wildfire

A family from Oregon return to their home to sift through the wreckage oftheir former house which was destroyed by wildfire.

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Portland Protests Get Underway as Proud Boys Gather for Rally

The Oregon governor declared an emergency in advance of the event hosted by a right-wing group with a history of violence at protests. Local Black activists planned an event nearby.
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Oregon police prepare for weekend demonstrations

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911 dispatcher calms worried callers while his own house burns in Oregon wildfire

Dennis didn't know his wife's whereabouts, but he helped advise his neighbors how to get out of the wildfires alive.
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U.S. Justice Dept weighs stripping federal funds from cities allowing 'anarchy'

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WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) — The U.S. Justice Department on Monday threatened to revoke federal funding for New York City, Seattle and Portland, Oregon, saying the three liberal cities were..
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How an Oregon Wildfire Became One of the Most Destructive

The Almeda fire left a path of destruction as it tore through the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon. About 24 hours after it started, an estimated 2,350 homes had been left in ashes. We used satellite..
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Oregon wildfires: Working in disaster relief, I see the best and the worst of 2020

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What’s in wildfire smoke, and how dangerous is it?

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Fires Scorch a Way of Life That Still Grows From the Trees

Oregon’s fate has always been intertwined with the forests that blanket the state. Now millions of trees are charred, and those who live from them face a future full of uncertainty.
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Washington Post details how secretive federal agents detained Portland protesters

The federal government has been facing backlash after agents were caught on camera in Portland, Oregon sweeping up protesters into unmarked vans in the middle of the night, only to release them later..
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Here are the top stories for Thursday, Sept. 17: Damage across Orange Beach from Hurricane Sally; Oregon governor surveys wildfire destruction; Guterres rings UN peace bell; Italian-led probe busts..
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A visual guide to the fires ravaging California, Oregon and other western states.
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Smoke from Western wildfires reaches the East Coast as millions of acres burn

Massive wildfires burning in California, Oregon and Washington state have spread smoke as far away as New York City and Washington, D.C. The fires have killed more than 30 people and forced thousands..
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He survived an Oregon wildfire by perching on a rock in a river, fending off embers with a chair

Trapped in a canyon by downed trees and flames, an Oregon man survived on a rock in the middle of a river. He made time for a beer, too.
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The Conversation: Climate change and forest management have both fuelled today's epic Western wildfires in US

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Families flee to safety as Western wildfires continue

Wildfires throughout the West continue to spread and destroy homes. One Oregon family shares their story of escaping the blaze. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
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Cheaper air quality sensors arrived just in time for the climate catastrophe

cheaper air quality sensors arrived just in time for the climate catastrophe
A man crosses a street in downtown Portland, Oregon where air quality due to smoke from wildfires was measured to be amongst the worst in the world, September 14, 2020. | Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via..
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Crews battle wildfires in U.S. West as smoke travels the world

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Western wildfires scorch 4.7 million acres

Dozens of people have been killed as massive wildfires continue to ravage the nation's Western states, and officials warn that number will likely rise as recovery crews begin searching for those..
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Death toll likely to rise in devastating wildfires across the West

At least 35 people have been killed as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast. In Oregon, mobile morgues have been set up, as Governor Kate Brown says the state's death toll is likely to..
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Fires Live Tracker: Rain Could Offer Some Relief for Oregon and Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee expressed confidence that Washington State could contain its fires, and offered help to Oregon, but warned that the air was still at “historically polluted levels.”
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Oregon wildfire death toll reaches at least 8 as crews search for survivors

As wildfires continue to burn in Oregon, crews are now tasked with searching for survivors as the death toll reaches at least eight people. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
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Bad air from West's fires won't ease up

Dangerously dirty air in Oregon, Washington state and California spewing from wildfires is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through vents and preventing people already shut away by..
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West Coast wildfires are ravaging communities. Here's how to help victims and first responders

220,000 people have evacuated across California, Oregon and Washington, while millions of others continue to be exposed to harsh air conditions.
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Fires in northern California inch toward containment, one southern Oregon fire now 100% contained

Evacuation orders were reduced as officials gained more control over fires in southern Oregon and northern California, but hazardous air quality remains  
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13 photos that show how bad Oregon wildfires and air quality really are

In Oregon, more than 1 million acres are burning, and wildfires have wiped out two small towns near the California border.
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Dozens dead in massive West Coast wildfires

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Oregon man "didn't even recognize" badly burned wife after fire

The man's son, Wyatt Tofte, died "trying to save his grandmother" from the fire, a relative said.
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Social media disinformation on US west coast blazes ‘spreading faster than fire'

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Photojournalist Nathan Howard was on assignment for a picture agency south-east of the fire-menaced foothill town of Estacada, Oregon, on Thursday afternoon when a man angrily approached him on a rural..
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Mayor of Eugene discusses wildfire devastation in Oregon

The historic wildfires burning across California, Oregon and Washington have charred millions of acres of land. More than 30 people have died and dozens remain unaccounted for. CBS News' Danya Bacchus..
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Strong winds could fuel wildfires in the West as death toll climbs

Flames up and down the West Coast have forced thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world.
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As wildfires exploded across the western U.S. this week, residents watched the sky change colors. Here's what caused that.
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Facebook to take down false claims that extremists started Oregon wildfires

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Oregon governor says wildfires are a "wake-up call" on climate change

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The following is a transcript of an interview with Oregon Governor Kate Brown that aired Sunday, September 13, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
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Facebook says it will remove false claims about who started wildfires in Oregon

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