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  2. Douglas County, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Douglas County lies within Oregon's 4th congressional district, which also includes the more liberal Eugene metropolitan area and has thus been represented by Democrat Peter A. DeFazio since 1987. Within the Oregon House of Representatives , Douglas County is split between four districts.

  3. Salem, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Salem (/ ˈ s eɪ l ə m / SAY-ləm) is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County.It is located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River, which runs north through the city.

  4. Ted Wheeler - Wikipedia

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    On March 7, 2010, incumbent Oregon State Treasurer Ben Westlund died of lung cancer. Two days later Governor Ted Kulongoski appointed Wheeler to the office. Wheeler defeated fellow Democrat Rick Metsger in the Democratic primary election on May 18, 2010, and defeated Republican Chris Telfer, Progressive Walt Brown and Michael Marsh of the Constitution Party in the November special election for ...

  5. MAX Light Rail - Wikipedia

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    MAX Light Rail (for Metropolitan Area Express) is a light rail system in Portland, Oregon, United States.Owned and operated by TriMet, it consists of five lines serving a 94-station, 59.7-mile (96.1 km) network.

  6. California Trail - Wikipedia

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    The future Oregon/California wagon trail had minimal improvements usually limited to partially filling in impassable gullys, etc.. By 1836, when the first Oregon migrant wagon train was organized in Independence, Missouri, a wagon trail had been scouted and roughed out to Fort Hall, Idaho.

  7. Marietta, Georgia - Wikipedia

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    Marietta is a city in and the county seat of Cobb County, Georgia, United States. At the 2020 census, the city had a population of 60,972.The 2019 estimate was 60,867, making it one of Atlanta's largest suburbs.

  8. University of Arizona - Wikipedia

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    Rebranded in late 2015 as "CyVerse", the collaborative cloud-based data management platform is moving beyond life sciences to provide cloud-computing access across all scientific disciplines. [59] In June 2011, the university announced it would assume full ownership of the Biosphere 2 scientific research facility in Oracle, Arizona . [60]

  9. Las Vegas - Wikipedia

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    Las Vegas (/ l ɒ s ˈ v eɪ ɡ ə s /; Spanish for "The Meadows"), often known simply as Vegas, is the 26th-most populous city in the United States, the most populous city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert.