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NOTEWORTHY DEATHS

Posted: July 22, 2014 at 3:22 a.m.

In this May 11, 2006, file photo, attending dignitaries including Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski, left, former Gov. Vic Atiyeh, center, and 2002 Miss America Katie Harmon sit, as the names of officers killed in the line of duty are read during the Oregon Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony at the new public-safety academy grounds in Salem, Ore. Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, a family spokesman said. The former governor died at 8:15 p.m. PDT at Portland's Providence St. Vincent Medical Center of complications from renal failure, said Denny Miles, who had formerly served as Atiyeh's press secretary. He was 91.

Oregon governor during '80s recession PORTLAND, Ore. -- Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.

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