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Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.


74° 60°

Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:ESE at 4 mph
Chance of Rain:60%
UV Index:4 Moderate
Sunrise:05:38:36 AM
Sunset:08:53:33 PM

This Week's Forecast

Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.Mon
60%74° 60°
Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Tue
40%75° 58°
Chance of afternoon showers. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
40%78° 61°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 50s.Thu
60%69° 55°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Fri
20%71° 54°
Showers possible. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Sat
40%73° 58°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Sun
40%77° 61°

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As lawsuits continue, debate over labor unions’ rights rages on

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OSU football: Beavers pick up three commitments over the weekend


Oregon State’s football program picked up three verbal commitments this past weekend. Read more

'85 Bear Hilgenberg on Nagy vs. 'Da Coach:' We couldn’t have a smile all the time around Ditka


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Bears franchise receiving leader Johnny Morris, 83, says it's 'shocking' record still stands


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Warner, Mr. John

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Hulings Vaughn, Ann M. (Rolfe)

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