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2015-04-24 16:25:17

Study shows cost of multiple sclerosis drugs increased five to seven times greater than prescription drug inflation; researchers voice concern about patient access to life-changing treatments

2015-04-24 16:24:10

National group Meningitis Angels chooses Oregon to unveil new music video SALEM, Ore., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frankie Milley founded

2015-04-23 16:30:21

New Coverage Guidelines Put Children & Adults Diagnosed with Cancer at Risk WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oregon HERC coverage guidance on

2015-04-23 16:24:26

Fourth straight award reflects company's consistently high level of customer service MEDFORD, Ore., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, American Leak Detection

2015-04-23 12:36:10

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3D scanning is a process in which three-dimensional attributes of an object are captured along with information such

2015-04-23 12:35:33

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research entitled, "Global Commercial Telematics Market (Type, Application,

2015-04-23 12:22:59

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Kitchen Appliances Market - Size, Share, Global Trend,

2015-04-22 12:40:34

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research entitled, "Global Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Market - Size, Industry

2015-04-22 12:25:47

ZeaChem launches new website LAKEWOOD, Colo., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2012, ZeaChem completed construction of its 250,000 gallon per year (biofuel equivalent) Demonstration Biorefinery

2015-04-22 12:21:55

SEATTLE, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll from PEMCO Insurance confirms the source of tensions that many commuters witness between drivers and cyclists on Northwest roads: drivers who


Latest Oregon Reference Libraries

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium
2014-01-12 09:53:18

Mahonia aquifolium is a species of flowering plant from the family Berberidaceae. The plant may also be referred to as the Oregon grape. It is an evergreen shrub and typically blooms in early spring. M. aquifolium can grow up to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. It has pinnate leaves that measure up to 12 inches. Each leaf is made up of spiny leaflets. The leaves have a leathery appearance that resembles holly, while the stems have a thick, cork-like appearance. The flowers of the plant grow in...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

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Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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