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Affidavit: Man poured gasoline on ex-girlfriend’s couch, started deadly NE Portland fire

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Ryan Thomas Monaco, 28, was arrested Thursday on charges of aggravated murder and arson after two people died in an apartment fire in northeast Portland. 

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Pedestrian found dead lying on highway near Castle Rock

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A woman was found dead early Friday morning while lying down on a highway near Castle Rock, Washington. 

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Gov. Brown authorizes National Guard for solar eclipse

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Gov. Kate Brown is authorizing the Oregon National Guard to deploy soldiers to help deal with an influx of tourists during next month's total solar eclipse.

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Fire rips through former ‘Street of Dreams’ home in Oregon City area

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A two-alarm fire tore through a former “Street of Dreams” home in the Oregon City area. 

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Man, 82, dies at hospital after pickup hit by train in Chehalis area

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An 82-year-old man died after his pickup was hit by a train in the Chehalis area.

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Crime Stoppers, Portland police seeking suspects in 2005 murder

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Crime Stoppers of Oregon and the Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in the murder of a Portland man in 2005. 

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Andy's Adventures: Cycling in the Columbia River Gorge

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For his round of adventures in July, Andy Carson headed to the Columbia Gorge. 

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Crews respond to attic fire in Tigard

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Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue crews battled a fire at a Tigard home early Friday. 

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Bicyclist hit by car in Milwaukie, suffers minor injuries

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A bicyclist sustained minor injuries after being hit by a car in Milwaukie early Friday morning. 

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'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat Video included

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The Senate has rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Safety on fairgoers minds while attending Washington Co. Fair

The Washington County Fair geared up for large crowds for their opening day while safety and other health concerns popped up on signs and in people's minds.

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WOU professor searching for copies of historic newspaper written by black women

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A Western Oregon University professor is on a quest for information about a 100-year-old newspaper authored by a group of black women.

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Firefighters battled three brush fires along SR-14 in Vancouver

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Vancouver firefighters were busy Thursday afternoon battling three simultaneous brush fires along Highway 14.

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Support pours in for Oregon City couple involved in motorcycle crash

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Support is pouring in for an Oregon City couple who were involved in a motorcycle accident Sunday night.

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Immigrant workers rally in NE Portland to shed light on problems in construction industry

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A group representing immigrant construction workers say they're victims of rampant wage theft with many workers too afraid to come forward.

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Mayor Wheeler swims across Willamette River for second Annual Mayoral Swim

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Dozens of people, including Mayor Ted Wheeler, put on their swimsuits and jumped into the Willamette River Thursday evening. 

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Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order Video included

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Trump ban on transgender troops serving in U.S. military caught Pentagon flat-footed. More>>

App alerts neighbors, helps lead police to prolific burglary suspect in SE Portland

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A man police describe as a "prolific burglar" is locked up after a phone app helped neighbors lead police right to him. 

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Lines for Life named backup for national Veterans Crisis Line, hiring 26 people

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Big changes are coming to a Portland-based non-profit focused on helping veterans and others reaching out in need.

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World travelers retire on Oregon coast for the eclipse, build observatory

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With less than a month to go before the solar eclipse that will streak across Oregon and the U.S., many have gotten their eclipse glasses or camping spot and are counting down the days. But for amateur astronomer Kay Wyatt and her her husband, they’ve gone a few steps further. 

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Police: Murder, arson suspect arrested for deadly NE Portland apartment fire

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A suspect was arrested on charges of arson and aggravated murder after two people died in a northeast Portland apartment fire, according to police. 

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Top motocross riders set to race in Washougal

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Some of the best motocross riders are in town for the Northwest's longest running motor sports event.

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Community joins Cowlitz Co. Sheriff’s Office in saying goodbye to K-9 Fritz

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The sheriff’s office had a procession of patrol cars for K-9 Fritz that started in the Vancouver area and traveled on Interstate 5 to Kelso and past the Hall of Justice.

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Buddhist high monk among guests at OHSU in partnership to benefit Myanmar

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A Buddhist high monk visited Oregon Health & Science University as part of a partnership to raise the standard of care for the people of Myanmar.

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Ride safety top of mind as Washington Co. Fair gets underway

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Safety was top of mind as the Washington County Fair opened Thursday following a deadly incident on a carnival ride at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday.

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Oaks Park shuts down same ride involved in deadly Ohio State Fair incident

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Oaks Amusement Park shut down the same ride that was involved in a horrifying accident at the Ohio State Fair.

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Boil water notice lifted for Tualatin Valley Water District customers

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A boil water notice was lifted for more than 5,000 Tualatin Valley Water District customers in the Beaverton area Thursday afternoon. 

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Multnomah Co. opioid ordinance paves way for lawsuits against pharmaceuticals companies

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Multnomah County became the latest local government agency to pass an ordinance declaring the area’s ongoing opioid crisis to be designated as a public nuisance.

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Boy Scouts official apologizes for 'political rhetoric' of Trump speech

An official with the Boy Scouts of America apologized to the scouting community on Thursday for the political content of President Donald Trump's speech at the National Scout Jamboree. More>>

Study: Oregon outdoor activities bring in $16 billion annually

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A recently released study states Oregon outdoor activities generate more than $ 16 billion annually.

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Court documents: Bodily fluid found on Clark Co. inmate, corrections deputy arrested

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A Clark County Sheriff's Office corrections deputy facing sexual misconduct charges appeared in court Thursday.

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Dismissed Oregon receiver Darren Carrington signs with Utah

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Darren Carrington was dismissed from the Ducks two weeks ago, soon after he was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.

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