Oregon

10:15am

Mon December 3, 2012
The Two-Way

'Three Cups Of Tea' Co-Author Took Own Life, Medical Examiner Says

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 1:51 pm

Viking Press

David Oliver Relin, a journalist who had reported from around the world before gaining fame — and getting mired in controversy — as co-author of the best-selling Three Cups of Tea, took his own life when he died on Nov. 15 in Oregon, The New York Times reports.

It got that word from Relin's family.

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5:41am

Tue November 20, 2012
Around the Nation

Customers Help Robbed Coffee Kiosk Recover

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1:26pm

Tue October 30, 2012
The Salt

Oregon State's New Cheese Plant Aims To Break The Rind

Originally published on Tue October 30, 2012 5:04 pm

Oregon State University food science and technology students mix a batch of havarti cheese in a cheesemaking class.
Lynn Ketchum OSU

It's football season at Oregon State University, and that means tailgating, grilling, and ... cheese?

When we think of Oregon, we don't necessarily think of cheese — maybe a nice Pinot Noir, but not cheese. But this fall, Oregon State University's new cheese plant rolled out its first batch of product: a specialty alpine cheese (like Swiss, Comte or Gruyere) dubbed by the students "Beaver Classic." It's a mild cheese, with nutty flavors like caramelized onions.

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2:43pm

Wed October 24, 2012
Law

Three Ballot Measures Would OK Pot Beyond Medicine

Originally published on Wed October 24, 2012 3:53 pm

A marijuana bud at a marijuana dispensary in Denver. Colorado, Oregon and Washington could become the first to legalize marijuana this fall.
Ed Andrieski AP

Marijuana legalization is back on the ballot this year. California voters defeated a legalization proposal in 2010, but now similar measures have cropped up in three more Western states. This time around, some of the most intense opposition is coming from the earlier pioneers of legalization — the medical marijuana industry.

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5:30am

Wed October 24, 2012
Strange News

Animal Law Student Aims To Fight Dog Discrimination

Originally published on Wed October 24, 2012 6:10 am

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