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Newspaper carrier alerts Vancouver family about garage fire

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A newspaper carrier for The Columbian is being called a hero after she alerted a Vancouver family that their garage was on fire. Martha Munoz said she was delivering a newspaper to a home early Wednesday. More>>

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Evacuation over at Oregon State University

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Campus evacuated after bomb threat was phoned in. More>>

Marine found guilty in Hawaii murder case of Portland woman

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Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby was found guilty on the charge of murder while engaging in an inherently dangerous act following a court martial Thursday for the death of Ivanice "Ivy" Harris. More>>

Portland icon Tom Peterson battling Parkinson's disease

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A popular face you may remember seeing on TV is battling Parkinson's disease and despite what he's going through, Portland icon Tom Peterson, is still in good spirits. More>>

Wilson HS students to use talent show to welcome back officer

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Wilson High School students attending Friday night's 22nd Annual "Talent Within" talent show are planning a special tribute to a Portland police officer injured in the line of duty. More>>

Beaverton police: suspicious man approached 12-year-old girl

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First Scappoose, now Beaverton. Beaverton police are looking for a suspicious man who they say approached a 12-year-old girl.
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Waldport firefighter to lose leg to cancer

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Jiah Quayle has been diagnosed with senovial sarcoma, and has a cancerous tumor growing in the arch of his left foot.


 
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Oregon company stopped from accepting abortion waste

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A Marion County waste-to-power plant was reportedly converting medical waste, including human tissue and possibly aborted fetuses, into power. More>>

Want to see a giant crane rip apart a TriMet bus? Old buses get recycled

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On average, 65 percent of each older TriMet bus is recyclable. More>>

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Police: Medford man stabbed for asking neighbors to quiet down

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As many as six people beat and stabbed a Medford man who asked the neighbors to turn down loud music. More>>

Man accused of kidnapping daughter found in Idaho

An Oregon man accused of kidnapping his daughter in southeast South Dakota has been arrested in Idaho. More>>

Morrison Bridge closed Sunday for more inspection

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The Morrison Bridge will close Sunday so crews can inspect the lift span deck and reopen two traffic lanes that were closed last month. More>>

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Meth now the leading cause of drug-related deaths in Oregon

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The Oregon State Medical Examiner released statistics showing 222 people died in connection to the use of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine or a combination of those drugs in 2013. More>>

Wanted man accused of stealing Civil War-era pistols from Aurora shop

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Marion County deputies are asking for the public's help identifying a theft suspect who stole $5,000 worth of Civil War-era pistols from an Aurora antique shop.
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Apparent lightning strikes at Mount Bachelor lifts

It appears that lightning struck at least twice in nearly the same place, disabling two lifts on the west side of the Mount Bachelor ski area. More>>

High-speed chase ends with arrest in Salem

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A 43-year-old man was arrested in Salem early Thursday morning after a 30-mile police chase, according to Lt. Greg Hastings with the Oregon State Police. More>>

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  • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    Friday, April 25 2014 1:16 AM EDT2014-04-25 05:16:13 GMT
    President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.More >
    President Barack Obama stepped into the familiar role of chief consoler Friday as he arrived for meetings in South Korea, a key U.S. ally that is reeling from a deadly ferry disaster.More >
  • Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen

    Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:44:48 GMT
    The material that washed ashore in southwest Australia appears to not be from the missing Malaysian plane, officials said Thursday.More >
    The seabed search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is set to widen as a sonar scan of the most likely crash site deep beneath the Indian Ocean nears completion without yielding a single clue, authorities said on Friday.More >
  • Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:34:28 GMT
    Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who...More >
    Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol staged a marathon confrontation with the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief, surrounding the senior officials in a...More >

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