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DALLAS — The Dallas School District had to quarantine a total of 175 students and 22 staff members at some point between Oct. 1 and Oct. 11.

INDEPENDENCE — Two months into the new school year, the Central School District continues to shore up the gaps in its COVID mitigation measures amidst ever changing state mandates.

SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown has expanded a mandatory mask order to include large outdoor gatherings as well as indoor gatherings.

SALEM -- Facing a sharp surge in COVID-19 infections driven by the delta variant, Gov. Kate Brown Thursday ordered all K-12 educators, school staff and volunteers to be vaccinated, along with health care workers.

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WEST SALEM — West Salem still leads the Class 6A Special District 6 football standings with two games left in the regular season.

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INDEPENDENCE — Hearts Compass owners Lauren Whitley and Jenn Reed have COVID-19 to thank for the opportunity to expand their business into a b…