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Lane County wins $750k grant for corrections

The Lane County Sheriff’s office will receive three-quarters of a million dollars to fund a “second chance” to convicts being released from the prison system.  The money will fund treatment programs and half-way houses aimed at providing a support system for returning offenders to ease their transition back into a […]

2nd Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,324 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press OAKRIDGE, Ore. (AP) – The mayor and three city councilors in the small Oregon timber town of Oakridge have survived a recall election despite a financial crisis that has turned recent council meetings into shouting matches. The Register-Guard […]

DeFazio praises presidential plan

President Obama made an impassioned address yesterday that called for mutual sacrifice and vowed to veto any bill that cuts big ticket entitlement programs without tax increases. Fourth District Congressman Peter DeFazio praised the comments… and the president’s proposal that would, in his words, “eliminate loopholes” for the richest Americans. […]