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Wehby Wins Republican Nomination for US Senate

Republican Votes Percent _________________ _________________ Monica Wehby 28,218 56.81% Jo Rae Perkins 1,320 2.66% Mark Callahan 3,190 6.42% Timothy I Crawley 1,353 2.72% Jason Conger 15,368 30.94% Write-in Votes 226 0.45% _________________ _________________ Totals: 49,675 100%
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Merkley Wins Democrat Nomination for US Senator

Democrat Votes Percent _________________ _________________ Pavel Goberman 2,049 2.77% Jeff Merkley 68,404 92.37% William Bryk 2,655 3.59% Write-in Votes 949 1.28% _________________ _________________ Totals: 74,057 100%
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Polls Close at 8pm

We’ll have Lake and Klamath County election results for you shortly after the polls close.
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Bly Terror Camp Supporter Found Guilty

New York, NY– An international terrorist accused of supporting a terrorism training camp in Bly was found guilty yesterday of 11 criminal counts in a New York court. The conviction included charges related to conspiring to establish that training camp between June 2000 and December 2001. 56-year old Abu Hamza is expected to receive...
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Lake County Recall Efforts Fail

Lakeview, Ore.– Efforts to recall two County Commissioners in Lake County have failed. According to a story in the Herald and News, Orlando Gonzales wasn’t able to collect the petition signatures needed to have the recall placed on an upcoming ballot. 470 signatures were required to put the issue on the ballot. Gonzales wants...
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Today is Election Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Today is election day in Oregon… ballots were mailed out three weeks ago and need to be placed in an official dropbox no later than 8:00 tonight. You’ll find all the election results at MyBasin.com after the polls close.
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Unemployment Up in Lake County, Steady in Klamath

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s no change to unemployment in Klamath County for the month of April according to numbers from the Oregon Employment Department. Not such good news for Lake County, however, which went up to 10-point-2 percent. It was 9-point-9 percent in March. Harney County has the state’s highest unemployment rate at 11-point-1...
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Judge: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Same sex marriage is now legal in Oregon… that after a federal judge overturned the gay marriage ban voters approved nearly ten years ago. Four couples filed a lawsuit claiming the ban was unconstitutional– the judge agreed, but without hearing arguments from organizations that supported keeping the ban in place. State...
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One Man Dies in Multi-Car Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Wet roads are being blamed on an accident at Santiam Summit yesterday afternoon that killed a Mount Angel man and injured several others. According to Oregon State Police… a car lost control on Highway 20, struck a guardrail and then went into the on-coming lane, hitting another car head-on. That car...
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Primary Ballots Due Tomorrow

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Tomorrow is election day in Oregon, with mailed-out ballots due back at county elections offices. As of yesterday, 29% of Klamath County and 34% of Lake County voters have returned their ballots.
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