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Salem testing powdered carbon to rid water of cyanotoxins

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The city of Salem is hoping powered activated carbon will do the trick to rid the city’s drinking water of cyanotoxins.  

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‘It will haunt me for life’: Woman jailed for hitting cyclist in Salem

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A 20-year-old woman charged with hitting and seriously injuring a man with her car in Salem says she was on her phone at the time of the crash. 

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Oregon governor, former U.S. attorneys weigh in on ICE detainees

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A bipartisan group of former U.S. attorneys also spoke out against the policy Tuesday, including former U.S. attorney for Oregon, Dwight Holton.

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Police, Crime Stoppers offering reward in temporary Grant HS site murder

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A 30-year-old man was found shot to death at a temporary Grant High School site on Sunday, according to police and they are asking the publics help to solve the murder.  Police reported that Barak Rosen was found dead on a track with an apparent gunshot wound at Grant High School located at 3905 Southeast 91st Avenue. 

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Blazers guard CJ McCollum takes requests before interview with NBA Commissioner

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Portland Trail Blazer CJ McCollum will sit down with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for an interview this week.

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Beaverton food pantry needs help paying tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid bills

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One of the largest food pantries in Oregon may soon be forced to close, unless it can raise tens of thousands of dollars within the next few days.

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Public pools open around Portland area as families find relief from rising temperatures

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Portland Parks & Recreation opened all of its public pools for the first time this season Tuesday.

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Motorcyclist collides with pickup, hits second motorcyclist in Eagle Point

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A motorcyclist collided with a pickup before hitting another motorcyclist and sliding to a stop off the side of the road, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said.

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TriMet tells riders to expect fewer heat-related delays

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MAX Light Rail riders should experience fewer heat-related delays this summer, TriMet says.

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Cougar sighting reported near Salmon Falls Park in Marion County

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A cougar sighting was reported Tuesday afternoon near Salmon Falls Park in Marion County.

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Cyclist hit in Milwaukie intersection ran red light, police say

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Milwaukie police say a cyclist suffered non-life-threatening injuries after getting hit by a vehicle traveling at approximately 30 miles-per-hour.

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Deputies searching for missing Happy Valley woman with early stage dementia

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Dolores “Dee” Vivian Wittke, 79, failed to show up for a cardiac appointment Monday, which is uncharacteristic for her.

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Portland Water Bureau taps second source to keep up with summer demand

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The Portland Water Bureau will open groundwater wells this week to keep up summer water demand.

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Warm spring increases Oregon's wildfire potential

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State and federal forest managers say Oregon's wildfire season does not look promising.

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Columbia Sportswear CEO donates $146K for roadside cleaning on Hwy 26, I-405

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Tim Boyle, chief executive officer of Columbia Sportswear, has donated $146,000 for additional litter cleanup on Highway 26 and Interstate 405.

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Cheesy place: Tillamook Creamery visitors center ready to open to public

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Tillamook is synonymous with dairy, thanks to the hugely popular creamery. Now, the wait is nearly over for cheese lovers to head over to the creamery’s brand-new visitors center. 

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'I want this to continue': Newberg HS quarterback helps families affected by breast cancer

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School is out, and football season is a ways away – but Newberg High School senior quarterback Gage Wright is hoping to get ahead of the game.

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Grand jury: Gresham officers justified in deadly shooting of 24-year-old man

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Two Gresham police officers have been deemed justified in using deadly force against a suspect who threatened them with a weapon last month. 

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On the Go with Joe for USA Judo ITC Summer Camp

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Talented judo athletes from abroad have come to Tigard. Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy, located at 8970 Southwest Burnham Street, is hosting a 3-day USA Judo ITC Summer Camp from Tuesday to Thursday. 

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Police: Man arrested after waving fake gun at traffic in NE Portland

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A man with a fake gun was taken into custody Tuesday morning in northeast Portland, according to police.

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Tik Tok Restaurant shooting suspect arrested after standoff in SE Portland

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A wanted suspect was taken into custody late Monday night after a brief standoff with Portland police. 

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Police: Two teens flee stolen vehicle after NE Portland crash

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Officers responded to the crash, located in the 2400 block of Northeast 122nd, just after 6 a.m. 

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Vigil draws protesters to Sheridan prison holding ICE detainees

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A sea of protesters, signs in hand, rallied at the Federal Bureau of Prison’s Sheridan Facility Monday to show support to those on the other side of the barbed wire fence, and outrage over new Department of Justice policies putting them there. 

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Homeless man charged with hate crime attack after Portland Pride Parade

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Portland Police officers say a homeless man is being charged with a hate crime after yelling homophobic slurs at a group and assaulting a man Sunday night. 

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Oregon St. rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

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Kyle Nobach hit a three-run homer to put Oregon State in control in the seventh inning, Kevin Abel pitched four strong innings of relief and Oregon State sent Pac-12 rival Washington home from the College World Series with a 14-5 win on Monday night. 

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Trooper rescues baby mink cubs from Lincoln Co. highway

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A trooper rescued two baby mink cubs off the side of a highway Sunday.

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Man reported missing in Eugene found safe

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Eugene police say an 81-year-old man reported missing Monday afternoon has been found safe. 

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Summer camp organizers make changes for Portland’s hot weather

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As kids are getting out of school, hundreds of them are heading to day camps and sports camps all over the city, but organizers are keeping a close eye on the hot forecast and making some changes. 

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Man sentenced to community service for N. Portland crash that killed blind pedestrian

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A man who pleaded guilty to careless driving for a crash that killed a blind pedestrian in north Portland has been sentenced to community service.

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Oregon Humane Society receives 17 dogs in neglect case from Klamath County

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The Oregon Humane Society has taken in 17 dogs that are part of an animal neglect investigation in Klamath County.

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Wheeler, top companies unveil 200 new traffic sensors

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and top companies held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday at Clinton Park to mark the installation of 200 new traffic sensors. 

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  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:32:30 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >
  • Video: President Trump hugs American flag on stage

    Video: President Trump hugs American flag on stage

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    This isn't the first time President Trump has embraced the American flag.

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    This isn't the first time President Trump has embraced the American flag.

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  • 5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash in Texas

    5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash in Texas

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    Five people have been charged in a "smuggling scheme" following the fatal crash of an SUV that was fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies in South Texas, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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    Five people have been charged in a "smuggling scheme" following the fatal crash of an SUV that was fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies in South Texas, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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