Oregon Farmers May Feel Effect Of California Drought

Posted by Steve Leader on March 31, 2014
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A large amount of California farmland will be left idle this year because of severe drought. One of the ripple effects could be a drop in demand for Oregon seeds.  That may not seem like a big deal. But it could be.

Katie Faust, with the Oregon Farm Bureau, says the state grows a lot of seed crops.  Many are sold …

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OR Carjacking Suspect Linked to CA Deputy Murder

Posted by Associated Press on March 20, 2014
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CLEONE, Calif. (AP) – The suspect in a shootout that killed a Northern California sheriff’s deputy Wednesday did not commit suicide as authorities had previously reported, but was killed by a police officer.

Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman told KTVU-TV on Wednesday evening that initial reports that the suspect, Ricardo Anthony Chaney, had been killed in the shootout rather than taking …

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California Meat Recall extended to Oregon, Washington

Posted by Chris Brown on February 17, 2014

A recall of meat products harvested from diseased animals has been expanded to include locations in Oregon and Washington. Rancho Feeding Corps. of Petaluma, California recalled nine million pounds of meat products just over a week ago after it was disclosed they had harvested meat from sick animals between January, 2013 and the 7th of last month.

The USDA now says …

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