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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Steve Mitchell
Rep. John Dingell, who played a key role in some of the biggest liberal legislative victories of the past 60 years, said Monday that he will not try to add to what is already the longest congressional career in history.
Public officials and police are warning people in storm-battered sections of Oregon to stay out of their cars.
Oregon State Police say a pickup truck driver trying to steer safely around three people on the shoulder of a highway near Lowell fatally struck a 15-year-old girl in the middle of the dark road.
Oregon State Police say two men have been killed in a nearly head-on crash on state Highway 20 west of Sisters in central Oregon.
Oregon State Police have identified the two men killed in a nearly head-on crash on state Highway 20 west of Sisters in central Oregon.
An Oregon State Police spokesman says a Fish and Wildlife trooper gave chase southwest of Bend when he spotted a man driving a stolen red Cadillac Eldorado.
The Internal Revenue Service urged a bankruptcy judge to reject solar panel maker Solyndra LLC's bankruptcy plan Wednesday, saying it amounts to little more than an avenue for owners of an empty corporate shell to avoid paying taxes.
Bankrupt solar-panel maker Solyndra LLC is busy selling off assets, but who owns what's left over is hard to say.
Fast running out of money, solar-panel maker Solyndra LLC last summer sold off nearly $60 million worth of inventory for less than $20 million in cash to a newly formed corporate entity closely tied to the company's biggest investors, records show.
New developments in the congressional probe into failed solar panel maker Solyndra LLC shed light on what Republicans are calling the close relationship between the White House and an Oklahoma billionaire donor whose foundation was deeply invested in the company.
"What a lot of Republicans don't realize is that the (fuel-efficiency) standards on automobiles would have been far more rigid and much higher than they are today had it not been for John Dingell," Mitchell said.
Counting Dingell's time as a page, the only person who rivaled the longevity of Dingell's involvement in federal affairs was President John Quincy Adams, Mitchell said.