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Runaway Oregon Republicans say lawmakers will not return to the state until the "expensive" carbon tax is scrapped

One of the Oregon Republican's elusive senators said they would not return to the state until the "inefficient, complicated and expensive" carbon tax was abolished and a solution found for both parties. Tim Knopp, Oregon State Senator "Fox and Friends" from an unknown location on Tuesday morning when he and other eleven Republicans are hiding to block the looming laws …

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Oregon GOP tweet logger protest photo, says "heavily armed militia" besieged the Capitol – ThinkProgress

The Oregon Republican Party's official Twitter account tweeted Saturday night that a "heavily armed militia" had "besieged" the state capitol as "Senate Democrats cower in fear" The Oregon GOP Twitter account has one wrong photo used. Instead of showing citizens wearing guns at weekends, the photo, which still comes from a local TV video broadcast, seems to be showing a …

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The Oregon Senate is closed for "possible militia threat" following the Republican retreat

The Oregon Senate closed on Saturday after a "possible militia threat" by a right-wing group amid a broader drama about a Republican legislative strike over impending climate change laws. Right-wing groups announced their support for the 12 rebel republicans on Friday, including one group – the Oregon Three Percenters – who joined forces in 2016 for an armed takeover of …

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Oregon rejects Saturday's Legislature over security threats as part of the GOP strike

CNO affiliate KOIN reports the dismissal is due to concerns from militia groups gathered in the State Capitol, and Oregon State Police captain Tim Fox said in a statement that the state police and partner agencies "plan accordingly". "We have been monitoring information throughout the day indicating that the safety of lawmakers, employees and citizens could be compromised when certain …

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Oregon Republicans are missing and Governor Kate Brown sends police to find her

Oregon Legislators Resign from Legislative Session Republicans in the Oregon government are missing – and the governor sends police to seek them out. Governor Kate Brown sent the Oregon state police to search for eleven Senate republicans who had quit their jobs so as not to vote for a bill on climate change. Your whereabouts are unknown. "The Senate Republicans …

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The body found in Oregon was confirmed as a Mouseketeer

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – Police have confirmed that one of the bodies found in an Oregon home in April is the missing Dennis Day, who was originally a member of Disney's "The Mickey Mouse Club." Oregon State Medical Examiner's office identified the body even though they were unable to use dental records or DNA because of the condition of the …

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Frontier Communications sells operations in Oregon, elsewhere in Northwest for $ 1.4 billion

Frontier Communications, which provides Internet service and TV service in Portland's suburbs and some rural parts of Oregon, said Wednesday it has sold its Northwest operations for $ 1.4 billion. The buyers are two investment firms, WaveDivision Capital and Searchlight Capital Partners. The deal covers 350,000 residential and business customers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. That portion of the …

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