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Extreme heat blamed for 116 deaths in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – More deaths in Oregon are being attributed to the latest heatwave. Oregon State Police said as of June 30, 63 recent deaths may have been associated with historic high temperatures in the Pacific Northwest. By July 6, that number …

Non-profit to help homeless during heat wave

MEDFORD, Ore. — As temperatures continue to spike across the region, our most vulnerable population is at risk. Rogue Retreat’s Chad McComas says the non-profit usually provides cooling centers for the homeless, especially as summer temperatures go into the triple digits. But …