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Oregon, needing funds for education, offers to sell forest

Published on: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 2:03:00 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Want to buy a forest? Oregon is preparing to sell off 92,000 acres (37,200 hectares) of coastal woodlands, in a move to distance itself from environmentally questionable timber sales that have long provided revenue to the state's public schools.

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