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Oregon braces for trash ahead of solar eclipse

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As Oregon gears up for the solar eclipse and the potential for a million visitors, the concerns are mounting just as fast as the excitement. There’s worry about traffic, the threat of forest fires, overwhelming emergency services, and one problem that would be sure to stink: trash. 

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    Sean Spicer resigns as Press Secretary
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    Double murder investigation in Vancouver
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    Health care bill repeal efforts collapse
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    Investigation into shooting death of woman after she called 911
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    Vet runs 20 miles for 100 days to raise awareness about veteran suicide
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    John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
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Police: Driver rams patrol cars in SE Portland, one officer injured

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A Portland police officer was injured after a suspect rammed his truck into two patrol cars during a chase in southeast Portland on Friday.

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Optometrists urge eye protection for Oregon solar eclipse

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With a rare solar eclipse a month away, Oregon eye doctors are warning those who plan to watch the celestial event to have their eye protection ready.

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Unexpected stowaway: Owl found in nose wheel well of plane set to depart PDX

Owl found in nose wheel well of plane at Portland International Airport. (Photo courtesy: Jonathan Peltz, PenAir) Owl found in nose wheel well of plane at Portland International Airport. (Photo courtesy: Jonathan Peltz, PenAir)
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During a pre-flight walkaround at Portland International Airport, a PenAir pilot looked inside the nose wheel well and found a small owl perched inside.

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Marion Co. deputies locate two overdue hikers

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Two overdue hikers in the Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area have been located.

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PSU: Man arrested for spitting at PSU parent, making racist comments

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Portland State University campus security arrested a man Thursday who they say made racist comments and spat at a PSU parent.

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Police: Salem suspect fires stolen gun after being confronted during burglary

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When the person who lives in the home confronted the intruder, police said the suspect ran away and fired a gun he stole from the home. 

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Memphis Grizzlies sign former Oregon Ducks forward Dillon Brooks

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The Memphis Grizzlies have signed former Oregon forward Dillon Brooks, a second-round pick in last month's NBA draft.

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Police, family hope for answers 3 years after 19-year-old was killed in SE Portland

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Three years after 19-year-old Paul Krekeler was shot and killed in southeast Portland, police and his family are bringing attention back on the case in hopes of finally receiving some answers. 

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Wheeler pushes for compelled interviews of officers involved in use of deadly force

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Mayor Ted Wheeler announced he was filing an ordinance to be brought in front of the Portland City Council that will outline investigative procedures to be used in an employment investigation after an officer uses deadly force in the line of duty. 

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns

White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the Dakota Pipeline, infrastructure and jobs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the Dakota Pipeline, infrastructure and jobs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning, according to multiple reports. He objected strongly to the hiring of Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.

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Donations lead to equal prizes for men, women in Oregon bicycle race

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Companies and others in the Bend area donated thousands of dollars Thursday after learning that men competing in the Cascade Cycling Classic would earn more than those in the women's race - a change from previous years.

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Two-week Morrison Bridge closure begins Friday night

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Construction crews will be closing the Morrison Bridge for two weeks straight as they begin the next phase of its multimillion dollar deck construction project.   

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Tualatin police ask for help identifying fraud suspects

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A man and a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit last month are being sought by Tualatin police, and officers want the public’s help. 

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Debris pile catches fire in hallway of NW Portland apartment complex

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Portland Fire and Rescue crews were called to the scene of a small fire inside an apartment complex in northwest Portland Friday. 

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Washington lawmaker pushes back against possibility of toll roads in Oregon

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Plans are now being made to implement Oregon’s massive transportation package, and the highway tolls called for in the new plan have one Washington lawmaker concerned.

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Deputies: Man arrested after attempting to burn down home in Cedar Hills

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Washington County deputies and SWAT responded to a Beaverton home Thursday night after a man threatened to light the house on fire. 

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Oregon National Socialist Movement leader wants white separatism, repeal of sanctuary status

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The self-proclaimed unit leader of Oregon's National Socialist Movement, a known white supremacist group, is speaking openly about the state of their movement in the Pacific Northwest.

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Residents of RVs parked in N. Portland say they understand why neighbors are upset

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The number of complaints the Portland Bureau of Transportation has received this year about run-down recreational vehicles is already more than last year, just six months into 2017. 

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Wood Village business owner slapped with $3,000 fine for advertising with mannequins

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A local business owner had to remove his female mannequins and roof banner after the city changed their signage code.

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Family, friends hold vigil for missing Marion Co. woman

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Family and friends of a missing Marion County woman gathered for a vigil Thursday night, praying for her safe return. 

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Video review coming to Major League Soccer in August

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Major League Soccer announced that all MLS games will incorporate video review beginning August 5. 

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19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana

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Authorities say a 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a small blaze in western Montana.

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Man on mission to save bees moves hive from Lake Oswego to SE Portland

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A local man is on a mission to save bees, and just this Thursday, he moved a hive from Lake Oswego to southeast Portland.

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Blumenauer among 4 House members sued for flying Pride flag at Capitol

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A man is suing Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer over the Pride flag outside of his Washington, D.C., office.

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