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Timber country troubles

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In this April 25 photo, Rough & Ready Lumber Co. co-owner Jennifer Phillippi, center, talks to workers Ron Hults, right, and Larry Matson, left, at the sawmill in O'Brien, Ore. The mill is closing after Phillippi's family has owned it for 70 years.Twenty years after environmental protections forced steep cutbacks in national forest logging, timber country is still struggling to find new jobs and sources of government revenue.


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