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Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief

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White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary on Thursday, saying "false allegations" against him have become a distraction. 

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Friends say man shot in Beaverton officer-involved shooting is a veteran

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The standoff took place steps away from a Salvation Army Veterans and Family Center on Farmington Road, which offers veterans transitional housing.

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Oregon marijuana: Lots of data, few to analyze and check it

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Oregon is awash in data on its marijuana industry but has few workers to monitor and check what its legal businesses are doing.

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US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

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U.S. investigators say problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state site where deadly nuclear waste is treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar plant. More>>

Firefighter hurt battling blaze at home in Boring

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A firefighter was hurt Wednesday night while fighting flames at a home in rural Multnomah County.

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Typically quiet Oregon election rattled by billionaires’ contributions

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A typically quiet Oregon election has been fueled with hundreds of thousands of dollars from outside donors. 

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TriMet users happy with service, but concerned about safety

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When it comes to reliability and overall approval, a new survey shows TriMet scored a gold star among those who regularly use the service – but there is one big caveat: half of poll respondents believe TriMet needs more security. 

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Washington Co. deputies and Portland police seeking help to ID fraud and car theft suspects

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Portland Police Bureau are asking the public’s help for information regarding suspects in multiple car thefts and fraudulent credit card transactions around Beaverton and Portland.

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Surveyors rescued after boat flips in river near Oregon coast

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Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveyors were rescued Wednesday after their boat capsized near the mouth of the Chetco River in Brookings.   

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Thieves break into cars at dog park in Clark Co.,items stolen

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Two cars were broken into at a dog park in Vancouver on Tuesday resulting in thieves getting away with stolen items.

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Motorcyclists stop traffic to help woman cross street

A group of motorcyclists stopped traffic to help a woman cross a busy intersection in Arizona. 

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Police arrest ‘prolific’ Portland burglary suspect accused of targeting numerous businesses

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Police have arrested a “prolific” burglary suspect accused of hitting a targeting a number of businesses around Portland. 

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Ridgefield HS softball coach inspires in face of terminal heart failure diagnosis

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Now in his second season as head softball coach for the Ridgefield High School Spudders, Dusty Anchors is carrying real life lessons onto the field every day.

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Police: Suspect shot at officers, officers returned fire after standoff in Beaverton

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A standoff with an armed suspect in a mental health crisis led to an officer-involved shooting in Beaverton on Wednesday, according to police.

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TriMet release 2017 Attitude and Awareness survey

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TriMet released an Attitude and Awareness survey on Wednesday concluding that the public has a favorable opinion of TriMet transportation system.

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Firefighters extinguish blaze that threatened home in Warren

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A brush fire burned through about an acre of land Wednesday in Warren, threatening a home and three outbuildings, fire officials say.

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Bee education: Observation hive installed at SW Portland school

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Students at one southwest Portland are getting an up-close education about bees. An observation hive was installed in the library at St. John Fisher School on Wednesday. 

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Witness reacts to suspected DUII crashes: ‘I have to stop this guy before he kills someone’

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A suspected drunk driver was arrested after crashing into several cars in southeast Portland on Tuesday night, according to police. 

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Affidavit: Man who had sexual contact with horse in Washington Co. was ‘off his medication’

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A man deputies say had sexual contact with a horse thinks he did it because he was “off his medication,” according to court documents. 

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Salem police officer resigns after suspected DUII, hit-and-run crash

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A Salem police officer has resigned after he was charged with DUI and other crimes in a February incident in which he allegedly side-swiped a parked car.

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Cascade Locks locals back idea to make Bridge of the Gods more pedestrian friendly

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The idea of making the Bridge of the Gods friendlier for pedestrians could become a reality. Samuel Sohappy crossed the bridge from Washington to Oregon to sell salmon in Cascade Locks almost every day. 

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Former city tennis coach admits to child porn charges

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A former Portland Parks & Recreation employee says he is guilty of possessing child porn and encouraging child sex abuse, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says.

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Brazen burglary suspect who targeted Vancouver home caught on camera

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A burglary suspect was arrested at the scene of the crime after a homeowner’s surveillance cameras caught him in the act.  

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