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Improving internet for rural schools

Rogue River, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown signed a bill that would give funding to expand high speed internet to rural parts of Oregon. Nine districts are applying. Among them is Pinehurst School District 94 and Rivers Edge Charter School in Rogue …

Gov. Brown announces bid for re-election

Salem, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Monday she’ll run for re-election in 2018. “The Oregon we all love is a special place. And we can all be proud of the reasons why. We have the fastest job growth in the …

Oregon taxpayers will get “kicker” credits

Salem, Ore.- Oregon taxpayers will receive kicker checks next year. State economists announced Wednesday Oregon will send more than $460 million back to taxpayers. The estimated median rebate under the Oregon’s unique “kicker” law will be $89 for individual taxpayers. The “kicker” …

Bend Republican mulling run for governor

Salem, Ore. – Oregon State Representative Knute Buehler may be eyeing a run for the governor’s seat. NBC5 News caught up with the Bend Republican on vacation in Medford Friday. Buehler said he will announce his final decision on the matterin the …