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20 years later: Shooting survivor, ER nurse remember deadly spree at Thurston High School

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It was the school shooting that drew national attention before Columbine. On May 21, 1998, a then 15-year-old gunman walked in Thurston High School in Springfield and opened fire.

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Judge: Teen who started Eagle Creek Fire ordered to pay $36.6M in restitution

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The Vancouver boy responsible for igniting the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge in September must pay more than $36 million in restitution. 

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Police: Man arrested, accused of stealing hundreds of plants from local stores

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Vancouver police arrested a man who they say stole $6,000 worth of property from a Fred Meyer store. 

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Oregon high school faces hearing for anti-gay discrimination

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A coastal Oregon high school is facing anti-gay discrimination allegations as the Oregon Department of Education is planning a hearing and may impose sanctions.

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Missing 28-year-old Estacada man found safe

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The Sandy Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing Estacada man. 

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Man awarded $20 million after fall through walkway at SE Portland apartment

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A jury has awarded $20 million to a man who says he fell through a concrete walkway and was hurt at his southeast Portland apartment complex.

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Beaverton police: Man who peered into women’s windows also tried on a victim's clothes

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Officers are pursuing a third charge against a man they say peered into women’s windows in Beaverton. 

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OSP: Drunk driver hits, kills motorcyclist, passenger in S. Oregon

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Oregon State Police say a drunk driver hit and killed two people on a motorcycle this weekend on Highway 234 in southern Oregon.

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Oregon Zoo welcomes kid as its newest resident

Oregon Zoo mountain goat Sassy and her 2-day-old kid can be seen at the zoo’s Cascade Crest habitat, just past the main entrance. Photo by Kathy Street, courtesy of the Oregon Zoo. Oregon Zoo mountain goat Sassy and her 2-day-old kid can be seen at the zoo’s Cascade Crest habitat, just past the main entrance. Photo by Kathy Street, courtesy of the Oregon Zoo.
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The Oregon Zoo announced Monday it has a new addition: the child of Sassy the mountain goat.

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Police identify 24-year-old man shot and killed by officers in Gresham

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Gresham police said 24-year-old Dmitri Bullard was shot and killed by officers after he threatened them with a weapon Friday morning. 

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TVF&R firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for Muscular Dystrophy Association

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Off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are taking to the streets for the next couple of weeks to Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). 

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OSP: 32-year-old woman dies in two-vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near South Beach

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A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash that happened on Highway 101 Sunday afternoon.

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On the Go with Joe at Living Great with Nutrition and Recipes

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Getting in shape can mean hitting the gym, but it also includes eating healthy. With that in mind, Stephanie Gonzalez took that notion and made it an easy reality in Lake Oswego. 

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Fire damages home in Dallas, no injuries reported

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Dallas Fire responded to the fire at a home in the 1100 block of Southeast Stettler Street just after 7:30 p.m. 

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Portland police stepping up patrols in areas affected by gang violence

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Portland police are stepping up patrols in areas affected by gang violence, a bureau spokesman said Sunday.

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Police: 4 unoccupied vehicles hit by gunfire in Gresham

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Officers responded to a shots fired call at about 7:15 p.m. in the 17200 block of East Burnside Street. They found shell casings and four unoccupied vehicles that had been shot.  

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West Salem's one-handed relief pitcher as tenacious as they come

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The OSAA baseball playoffs begin on Monday and the 32 teams that make up the 6A bracket are all hoping their road leads them to Volcanoes Stadium for the championship in Keizer on June 2. 

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Pug Crawl celebrates Oregon Humane Society's 150th anniversary

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Portland is known for its pub crawls, but on Sunday, all eyes were on the annual Pug Crawl. 

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Horse sues former owner while continuing rehab from permanent neglect injuries

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A horse named Justice is suing his former owner for $100,000 because of severe neglect that left the horse with permanent damage. It’s a potentially groundbreaking lawsuit for Oregon.

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First Sunday Parkways of 2018 held in SE Portland

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It’s an annual tradition that helps kick off the summer season in the Rose City – the first Sunday Parkways of the year.  

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Active shooter drill held at Happy Valley hospital

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A Happy Valley hospital was swarming with firefighters and other emergency responders Sunday as part of an active shooter drill. 

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Oregon Humane Society, official Rose Festival charity, celebrates 150 years

The Oregon Humane Society is the official charity of the 2018 Portland Rose Festival, and the humane society is also celebrating its 150th birthday this year. 

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Man pinned by tractor near Hillsboro, life-flighted to hospital

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The incident occurred at about 11:20 a.m. near OR-219 and Southwest Unger Road, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue. 

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Four dead after two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 in Douglas Co.

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According to Oregon State Police, the preliminary investigation revealed that a red Acura Integra was traveling southbound on I-5 when for unknown reasons, it turned around and went northbound in southbound lanes.

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Police: Man injured in SE Portland shooting

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Police said officers rushed to the 9900 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard at 9:40 p.m. Saturday night.

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Police: Man, woman injured in NE Portland shooting

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Officers were called to Northeast Grand Avenue and Alberta Street, according to Portland Police.

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US Marshals, police arrest Vermont fugitive in Oregon

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The U.S. Marshals Service says a missing sex offender from Vermont has been arrested in Oregon.

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Man hit by dump truck improving

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A Vancouver man hit by a recycling dump truck while skateboarding is showing slow signs of improvement. 32-year-old Jordan Tibbetts remain in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Peace Health Southwest Medical Center in a medically induced coma after undergoing multiple surgeries. His sisters told FOX 12 on Saturday that they thought they were going to lose him, but it looks like Tibbetts might pull through. It was just before 3 p.m. on May 8th when Tibbetts was out skateboarding ... More>>

Deputies: University of Oregon student found dead at campground in California

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A University of Oregon student was found dead at a campground in northern California. Cal-Fire personnel and Shasta County sheriff’s office boating safety personnel responded to the Gooseneck Campground about a man not breathing around 8:45 p.m on Saturday. CPR was given to help the victim, but he was later pronounced dead.

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Whitewater festival kicks off the summer season, deputies warn of cold waters

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The Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival kicked off on Saturday marking the start of the summer season for paddlers. “Look at all the people around here having fun. This festival brings everybody together from all different rafting circles,” Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival Co-Organizer Luke Spencer said.

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Troopers: Woman killed in crash near Coos Bay

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A car crash in Coos Bay left one woman dead on Friday. Oregon State Police responded to a single car crash on Highway 101 near Coos Bay around 9:40 p.m. Troopers said a car driven by George Reese,73, was traveling north when he left the roadway hitting a business and a home before coming to a stop in the front yard of the home.

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Deputies: Missing Vancouver man's body found in river

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The body of a missing Vancouver, Washington man has been located by deputies on Saturday. The Baker County Sheriff's Office said Cu Van Tran, 76, was found in the Snake River on Brownlee Reservoir. Boaters in the area called Baker County Dispatch at around 2:30 p.m. to report a body in the water. 

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Woman who fell down embankment rescued in Clackamas Co.

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A woman who was stuck in an embankment was rescued, thanks to Clacakams Fire. Crews responded to the report of a woman who was approximately 30 feet down an embankment in the Goose Hollow are off of Highway 224.

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Police respond to gunfire at bar and grill in SE Portland

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A shooting took place in southeast Portland on Friday night, according to Portland police. Officers responded to Rachel’s Bar and Grill located at 12510 Southeast Division Street around 11:40 p.m. Upon arrival, police searched the area for suspects, injured people and evidence, but did not find any injured people or suspects.

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Police investigating shooting in Old Town

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Central Precinct Officers were called to reports of gunfire near Northwest Davis Street and Northwest 6th Avenue.

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Police looking for 3 teens in connection with convenience store robbery

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Officers are looking for three suspects after a robbery at a convenience store in Southeast Portland, according to Portland Police.

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'Do your homework': Locals file complaints with CBI remodeling

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Raquel White has a warning for homeowners looking for a contractor: Do your homework. White said her personal experience with a contractor she found online has been a nightmare that has dragged on for more than six months. White said she found the company, CBI Remodeling, online.  After someone came out to give her a quote in September, she paid a $2,300 dollar deposit, but two months went by before she got an email with renderings of what the work might look like. 

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Stormy Daniels’ Oregon strip club tour stops in Salem, public responds

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A woman in the national spotlight for an alleged affair with President Donald Trump is expected to perform at a Salem strip club Friday night, her second performance in a tour through Oregon. Salem Stars Cabaret’s general manager Mack McFadden said Stormy Daniels would appear at the venue sometime after 9:30 p.m., and expects the adult film star to draw a crowd of at least 200 people, which is near the building’s capacity.

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SWAT standoff involving man making threats at apartment complex in Milwaukie

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A SWAT standoff unfolded Friday afternoon involving a man making threats at an apartment complex in Milwaukie. 

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Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, only three survive

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A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport.

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Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

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Ten people have died as a result of a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, law enforcement officials said.

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Boy, 13, pinned beneath SUV in Eugene parking lot

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Police and fire authorities say a 13-year-old boy hit by an SUV in Eugene Friday is expected to be okay.

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Missing 12-year-old girl in Gresham found safe

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Gresham police is asking for the public's help locating a missing 12-year-old girl. 

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‘Super-substantial’ Polk County meth, heroin dealer gets 9 years

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An Oregon man who says he sold hundreds of grams of methamphetamine and heroin last year has been sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison, according to the Polk County District Attorney’s Office.

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Police: 3 students facing charges after passing around stolen gun at Lebanon High School

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Three students are facing charges after passing around a stolen gun at Lebanon High School, according to police.

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City to select race organizer to keep Portland Marathon running in 2018

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The former board of directors for the Portland Marathon announced last month the race would be canceled for 2018 and the organization would be dissolved.

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Police ID three men killed in Vancouver crash

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Police have identified three men who died after a single-car crash in Vancouver on Friday. Vancouver police responded to the Edgewood Park area around 10:30 p.m. on May 11. Upon arrival, police said four men had crashed into the Igloo restaurant. Police identified Tabo Nameta, 24; Kintin, Akiki, 27; and Kenson Cheipot, 27.

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Firefighters douse fast-moving flames at mobile home in Clackamas

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Black smoke filled the air Friday as flames ripped through a mobile home in Clackamas, firefighters say.

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Lincoln Co. deputy uses Narcan to save overdosed passenger’s life

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy’s used Narcan, a medicine that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, to save a man’s life Thursday.

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Police: Anonymous tip leads to meth, heroin, stolen items at Old Town apartment

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Officers said they knocked on the suspect’s door Thursday morning, he opened the door and evidence of illegal drugs was seen in the apartment.

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Crews respond to apartment fire in Beaverton, no injuries reported

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Crews were called to the fire at the apartment complex, located at 13665 Southwest Larch Place, around 11:10 a.m.

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Police: 27-year-old man arrested, accused of peering into windows in Beaverton

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A 27-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he was caught peering through a woman's window, and police say this wasn't the first time he was arrested for it.

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University of Oregon asks anti-illegal-immigrant group to change its O

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The University of Oregon wants the politically conservative group Oregonians for Immigration Reform to stop using a green O logo on its website.

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On the Go with Joe with Eat Adventures

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Portland is known for being a city with great food, and food carts. For those looking for a fun way to explore the local food cart scene, there’s a tasty tour for that. 

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Deputies: Two arrested in Cornelius for trying to steal $10K worth of generators

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The Washington County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a commercial alarm at Coastal Farm & Ranch, located at 3865 Baseline Street, at 3:22 a.m. 

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Crime Stoppers offering reward in 2017 deadly shooting outside Beaverton strip club

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Crime Stoppers of Oregon and the Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to solve a deadly shooting that happened in Beaverton in 2017. 

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Forest Service reopens several Gorge trails affected by Eagle Creek Fire

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The U.S. Forest Service said that three trails from Starvation Creek State Park and several short trails leading to lakes in the Mount Hood National Forest are reopening on Friday.

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Police: Man threatening officers with weapon shot, killed in Gresham

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Officers shot and killed a man who police say threatened them with a weapon in Gresham early Friday morning.

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Gresham neighbors say malicious prankers are kicking in doors

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Gresham residents believe someone is playing a malicious prank on them by kicking in doors at their homes.

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'13 Reasons Why' season 2: Local psychologist weighs in

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“13 Reasons Why,” the Netflix series about teen bullying and suicide, is back for a second season. 

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'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash Video included

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A geophysicist says a plume that's rising from the Kilauea volcano summit on Hawaii's Big Island does not contain as much ash as it did Tuesday. More>>

Geologist clarifies: Could Hawaii eruption cause Cascades to blow?

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The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted Thursday morning, sending ash and rock flying 30,000 feet into the air. 

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Unlicensed driver in fiery S. Oregon crash could have caused major forest fire, deputies say

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Deputies suspect alcohol, speed and an inexperienced driver caused a fiery crash in southern Oregon Saturday that deputies say could have developed into a major forest fire.

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Hawthorne bridge to close for maintenance work on Sunday

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The Hawthorne bridge will be closed to cars only on Sunday from 6 a.m. until as late as 6 p.m. for maintenance work, according to Multnomah County. Crews will repair joints between deck sections, inspect electrical cables, and repair siding above traffic lanes during the closure. Sidewalks on the bridge will remain open for bicyclists and pedestrians including participants in the National Alliance for Mental Illness walkathon.

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Missing Vancouver man thrown from rowboat on Snake River

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Multiple agencies are searching for a Washington state man last seen in a rowboat on the Snake River in Eastern Oregon.

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Affidavit: Man started chainsaw in woman’s Clatsop Co. home, threatened to kill her

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A man entered the home of a woman he didn’t know, started a chainsaw and threatened to kill her, according to court documents.

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Local veterans get surprise gift at a Clackamas grocery store

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Five local veterans got a big surprise at a Clackamas grocery store Thursday morning. Safeway and Eckrich Meats surprised the veterans with gift cards and a shopping spree. Former Timbers player and FOX 12 contributor, Nat Borchers, was also on hand to celebrate with them.

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Local high school hosts 'superhero' themed field day for special needs students

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Superheroes took over Jefferson High School on Thursday as the day was part of a “superhero” themed field day for special needs students. The Portland Public School Motor Development team put together a variety of activities for special needs kids to enjoy in their favorite superhero costumes.

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Marylhurst University announces school will shut down by the end of 2018

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The Marylhurst University Board of Trustees announced Thursday that the school will stop all operations by the end of 2018.

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Group to collect hundreds of bikes in Portland, donate to kids

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A new community partnership will collect hundreds of children’s bicycles in Portland this weekend.

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Lawsuit claims Medford's sewage-treatment plant pollutes river

Water-quality advocates have filed a lawsuit alleging the city of Medford has known for years that water discharged from its sewage-treatment plant illegally harms the Rogue River's aquatic balance but failed to fix it.

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Bicyclist dies from injuries sustained in NW Portland crash

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A bicyclist that was seriously injured Tuesday morning in a crash involving a truck has died from his injuries.

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Sheriff’s office ID’s deputy who shot man outside SE Portland Burger King

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A 12-year veteran with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shot a wanted man outside a Southeast Portland Burger King Monday, critically injuring him, deputies say.

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Affidavit: 15-year-old Vancouver girl shot Beaverton man she met on dating site

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A 15-year-old girl from Vancouver has been arrested in connection with a Beaverton shooting that happened last Friday.

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Restitution claims surpass $36 million for teen who started Eagle Creek Fire

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The attorney for the Vancouver teen who started the fire that tore through the Columbia River Gorge was back in court Thursday.

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US jury finds Oregon man guilty of abusing Cambodian orphans

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A federal jury in Oregon has found a man guilty of multiple sex abuse charges for molesting children living at a Cambodian orphanage that he operated in Phnom Penh.

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Injured bald eagle found on SR-14 recovering at Audubon Society of Portland

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An injured bald eagle that was found on the side of State Route 14 is recovering at the Audubon Society of Portland.

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On the Go with Joe at TMK Creamery

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The public can connect with local dairy farmers to see what a day in their lives looks like with a new cheesy experience. 

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