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By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Portland Man, Bob Ugwa Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking, Anonymous Telephone Harassment

On June 24, 2019, Bob Ibenne Ugwa, 50, of Portland, pleaded guilty to cyberstalking and anonymous telecommunications harassment after making repeated threatening and harassing telephone calls to seven individuals More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
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Court rules Trump can end Title X funds for abortions

 The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that the Trump administration’s regulations on family planning funds could go into effect and federal funding will be cut off to organizations that provide More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Oregon Business Owner, Robert Lund Charged with Tax Evasion, Theft of Government Funds

A federal grand jury in Portland returned a six-count indictment today charging Lebanon, Oregon business owner Robert A. Lund, 62, with evading $1.7 million in income taxes, failing to file individual income tax More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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SCOTUS rejects Oregon baker gay marriage case due to Jack Phillips ruling

In a victory for Sweet Cakes Bakery and Melissa and Aaron Klein, today the U.S. Supreme Court sent their case back to the Oregon Court of Appeals in light of the June 2018 decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. “Lesbian” More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Umatilla Woman, Christina Barkley Sentenced to Federal Prison for Scissor Attack

Christina Sue Barkley, 30, an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and resident of Pilot Rock, Oregon, was sentenced today to 21 months in federal prison and three years’ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Oregon moves ‘racist 911 caller’ bill forward for ‘legal pathway to justice’

Oregon state senators have passed a bill that would allow the victims of frivolous, discriminatory 911 calls to sue the callers. On Monday, the Oregon state Senate passed House bill 3216, a measure introduced More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Wayne Silsbee, on the Run for 23 Years turns Himself in to Oregon City Police

Wayne Arthur Silsbee, age 62, walked into the Oregon City Police Department and turned himself in on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. He was wanted for his alleged involvement in multiple incidents of sexual assault More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Oregon Sex Offender, Colby Cochran Caught Threatening Young Columbus Girl Online

A federal judge handed down a 210-month sentence today to an Oregon man guilty of Coercion and Enticement of a Minor, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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How Are Drug Laws Changing Across the US in 2019?

A law passed by the federal government is only as functional as a state’s agreement to enforce it. That’s why laws passed at the federal level can often have little to no effect on state jurisdictions. More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, May 5th, 2019
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for KING & Country announce ‘Burn the Ships’ tour dates across North America

Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY is heading back out on the road, as the 2019 Billboard Music Award nominees just announced the burn the ships | world tour: North America. The extensive More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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American Family Association calls for President Trump to maintain transgender military ban

President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military is now in effect, but five states have chosen to defy it, according to The Hill. President Trump began discussing the ban in 2017, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Nigerian Nationals, Onwuemerie Gift and Kelvin Usifoh Indicted in Bitcoin Fraud Scheme

U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that two Nigerian nationals have been charged in a 13-count indictment alleging they engaged in an online scheme to defraud victims of bitcoin virtual currency. In More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Tennessee tops HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study, Florida at #4, Texas at #7

Florida ranks #4 for lowest dollar-for-dollar tax burden ($2,131) and #4 in effective tax rate (4.8%) in HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study. To calculate the rankings, HireAHelper surveyed mean wage data, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Portland Man, Paul Thomas Pleads Guilty for Role in Interstate Marijuana Trafficking

On Thursday, April 10, 2019, Paul Eugene Thomas, 38, of Portland, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute, and distribute marijuana and maintaining drug involved More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Democrats and Republicans work together to make changes to retirement savings, easier for businesses to offer plans

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate are considering bipartisan bills aimed at making it easier for Americans to save for retirement. This story should be the headline in every retiree heavy state, like Florida More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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FBI Launches Publicity Effort in 20 Year Cold Case Fugitive Hunt for Jean Leonard Faure

The FBI is renewing its efforts to find Jean Leonard Faure, age 54, who is wanted in connection with a rape, sodomy, and burglary charges out of Douglas County. Originally arrested by local authorities in Roseburg, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Bethel Music’s Amanda Lindsey Cook set ‘House On a Hill’ album for March 29 release, will join the Hillsong United 2019 tour

Before the new year, Bethel Music’s Amanda Lindsey Cook reemerged to fans on social media after a long hiatus, posting a handwritten note which explained the singer’s absence, hinting at new music More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Oregon State University Student, Christopher Strahan Sentenced for Shooting Threat

Christopher Adam Strahan, 33, of Corvallis, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to threatening a campus shooting and was sentenced to time served in federal prison and three years’ supervised release. According to court More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Oregon seeks to expand assisted suicide as new report indicates another annual rise

The 2018 Oregon annual assisted suicide report is similar to prior years: there were more assisted suicides in 2018, ten more than in 2017. According to the 2018 Oregon assisted suicide report: There were 168 reported assisted More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Mack Brock joins Hillsong United USA Tour 2019, his ‘Covered’ album releases on March 22

Worship leader Mack Brock announces his latest Covered, set to release Mar. 22. Documenting the five-time Dove award nominee’s own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory, Covered finds More...


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