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(Salem, OR)  --  A bill awaiting action in a Senate committee would expand background checks to cover all sales of firearms in Oregon.  Governor John Kitzhaber and the husband of former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords were among those testifying in favor of the bill yesterday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Opponents of the bill were also on hand, including a representative of the National Rifle Association.
 

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  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.