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MEASLES: Two new measles patients might have exposed others to the virus at sites in Washington, Clackamas and Lane counties, authorities said.

FAILING FORESTRY: Twelve people in Linn County are about to decide, for all Oregonians, how we value state forests.

TECH TAX BREAKS: Oregon law pits cash-strapped small towns against one another to offer the biggest tax savings to the companies that arguably need it the least.

LOBBYING TRIPS: A struggling Oregon county spent $43,000 traveling to D.C. to lobby, and it wants $2,000 to hand over the receipts. Rep. Earl Blumenauer called for Congress to investigate.

STRIKE ENDS: A four-day strike at a handful of Burgerville locations ended Sunday but without a negotiated contract in place.

STEPPING UP: Oregon breweries are opening their doors to nonprofits stranded by the sudden closure of a Lagunitas Brewing Co. community venue.

MOUSEKETEER DEATH: Police officers searching Dennis Day’s home stepped on his body but failed to find it for months, a lawyer for Day’s family claims.

SCHOOL PRIORITIES: Portland parents said they want schools use use new state cash to boost reading proficiency and provide mental health services.

VAPING DEATHS: The vaping-related lung illness epidemic that has raged across the country for two months could be cooling down, recently released federal data show.

TEENS ACCUSED: Three Portland minors shot and killed a man collecting cans in North Portland, then took his car to a Taco Bell, court documents allege.

TOM HALLMAN: A running group offers a different kind of escape for women in an Oregon prison.

FOR THE ‘GRAM: An elegant champagne photo of engaged Oregon couple led to comical fail when an Illinois couple tried the same thing.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: The public should see a video of what happened inside Parkrose High School during a shooting scare earlier this year, says Therese Bottomly, editor of The Oregonian/OregonLive.

Snap of the day

Third Annual Stand Up Paddleboard Witch Paddle

THE WITCHING OAR: Hundreds of paddle-wielding witches ditched their broomsticks and stormed the sunny Willamette River on Saturday for the third annual Stand Up Paddleboard Witch Paddle.

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AROUND THE WORLD: On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.

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