Legionnaire's crisis at heart of damage-award veto override

People who are injured in incidents that are the state government's fault are now eligible for damage awards of as much as $2 million after raucous House debate
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Tennessee nursery fined for shipping infested hemlocks to NY

Environmental regulators have fined a Tennessee wholesale nursery $2,500 for shipping hemlock tree seedlings infested with a destructive invasive species to cus
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The Latest: Oregon rejects measure banning grocery tax

Oregon voters have rejected a measure amending the state constitution to ban future taxes on groceries
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Latest: Oregon approves changes to housing bonds revenue

Oregon voters have passed a measure that amends the state constitution to allow government entities to use revenue from affordable housing bonds toward public-p
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Latest: Oregon rejects requiring supermajority for revenue

Oregon voters have rejected a measure that amends the state constitution to require a legislative supermajority for bills that raises revenue through tax exempt
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The Latest: Oregon rejects measure to repeal sanctuary law

Oregon voters have rejected a measure that would have repealed the state's first-in-the-nation immigrant sanctuary law
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Latest: Oregon rejects measure restricting abortion funds

Oregon voters have rejected a measure prohibiting state funding for most abortions
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Latest: Oregon's 5 congressional representatives re-elected

Oregon's five congressional representatives have all been re-elected
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The Latest: Brown wins re-election as Oregon governor

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has been re-elected, winning her first full term as leader of the Pacific Northwest state
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The Latest: Big voter turnout in tiny county

Oregon's least populous county has the biggest percentage turnout of voters
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The Latest: Dems look to make gains in state Legislature

Democrats have a chance to win one more seat each in the state Senate and House in Tuesday's election.
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The Latest: Oregon voters line up to stuff the ballot box

The ballot box by City Hall in downtown Lake Oswego, Ore., was busy with a steady stream of voters coming by car and by foot to drop their ballots off.
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Efforts to combat poverty in Newburgh get state backing

Programs that aim to combat poverty in one Hudson Valley community are getting a more than half-a-million-dollar state investment
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NY invests $275,000 in anti-poverty initiatives in Oneonta

New York state is investing $275,000 in new initiatives to combat poverty in Oneonta
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Fuel at former New Jersey nuclear plant removed from reactor

The owner of what was considered to be America's oldest nuclear power plant until its shutdown last week says it has removed the unclear fuel from the reactor
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SU's Dungey and Army's Brinson semifinalists for Campbell

Syracuse QB Eric Dungey and Army LB Kenneth Brinson semifinalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy
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Police: Second victim in upstate assault has died

Upstate New York sheriff's deputies say the second victim of an attack earlier this month has died from his injuries
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The Latest: New Jersey eyes wind energy after plant closes

New Jersey is looking to wind energy to replace some of the power it is losing now that the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant has shut down
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Long held as oldest in US, New Jersey nuclear plant closes

A nuclear power plant long considered to be the oldest in America has shut down
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The Latest: New Jersey nuclear plant shuts down

A nuclear plant long considered to be the oldest in America has shut down
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Oldest US nuclear plant shuts down after nearly 49 years

America's oldest nuclear power plant has shut down as planned after nearly 49 years
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Oldest US nuclear plant is shutting down on Monday

America's oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday
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Oyster Creek, oldest nuclear plant in US, closing Monday

America's oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday
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Washington tries to woo Oregon back to Interstate Bridge

Before she entered politics, Anne McEnerny-Ogle was a junior high math teacher who commuted for a quarter-of-a-century between Clark County and Lake Oswego
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