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Oregon limits use of death penalty

OREGON– Oregon is narrowing the types of crimes that would warrant the death penalty. Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 1013 into law on Thursday. In Oregon, capital punishment applies to cases of “aggravated murder.” Previously, a number of crimes were eligible …

Medford casino fight gets political

MEDFORD, Ore.– A local Native American tribe is crying foul over what they believe is favoritism from Governor Kate Brown toward another southern Oregon tribe. The Coquille Indian Tribe has been trying to build a small casino on land it owns in …