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Football fans speak out after NFL players protest

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Football fans around Portland had strong opinions Sunday following many NFL players' decisions to stand, kneel or stay in the locker room during the national anthem.

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Deputies: Two killed in Polk Co. crash

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Two people died in a crash just north of Monmouth, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

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Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

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Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she finds it "very difficult" to envision backing the last-chance GOP bill repealing the Obama health care law.

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Firefighters race up 40 flights to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

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Firefighters from all over the country raced to the top of the U.S. Bancorp Tower to help fight against cystic fibrosis.

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Security cameras catch images of suspect in Portland hardware store theft

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Portland police are investigating a robbery after a suspect was caught on camera stealing from a local hardware store.

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Korean cyclist back on track after having bike stolen in Portland

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A Korean cyclist who was helped by the Portland bike community shared an update from his journey Sunday.

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After a wet and wild weather week, FOX 12 Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen says we should expect a dry end to September in his latest post on the FOX 12 Weather Blog.

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‘Distinguished gentleman’ ride in Portland for men’s health

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Motorcyclists in Portland and around the world were riding in dapper duds for a cause Sunday as thousands of distinguished gentlemen got on their bikes for men’s health.

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Valeri scores 2 as Timbers #WelcomeDerrick with 3-0 win over Orlando

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The spotlight at Sunday’s match at Providence Park was shared by two members of the Timbers squad – a midfielder with a knack for finding the net and a new goalie who won over the hearts of fans.

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Trump administration announces new travel restrictions

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The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year.

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Crews respond to fire at NE Portland hotel, reports of guest jumping from window

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A person reportedly jumped from a northeast Portland hotel Sunday morning after smoke was reported inside the building.

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Titans score 21 straight points in 3rd, beat Seahawks 33-27

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Marcus Mariota threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns, and the Tennessee Titans scored 21 straight points in rallying to beat the Seattle Seahawks 33-27 Sunday. More>>

Business booming in Cascade Locks with I-84 reopened

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Sunday was the first full day Interstate 84 was back open in both directions after being closed due to the Eagle Creek Fire, a welcome change for many businesses operating in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games Video included

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The NFL's players and owners united on Saturday in a manner unseen in years, sounding a resolute chord in decrying President Donald Trump's remarks about players kneeling during the national anthem.

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Oregon State Police: ‘Dangerous’ escaped mental patient located

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A mental patient who had escaped custody while be transported to a facility Bend has located Sunday morning, according to the Oregon State Police.

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Seahawks players decide to not participate in the national anthem

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According to a statement released by the team, the Seattle Seahawks players did participate in national anthem ahead of their game in Nashville Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

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One person hurt in SE Portland house fire

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Portland Fire and Rescue crews said one person was hurt after a house fire in Southeast Portland.

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Moonstruck Chocolate Co. reopens as food truck

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Nearly one year after a massive gas explosion destroyed several businesses in Northwest Portland, a local chocolate company is back in business.

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Hundreds attend the "Dino Dash Children's Cancer Charity 5K"

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Hundreds of people gathered to help a Washougal boy fight childhood cancer. 5-year-old Declan “The Dinosaur” Reagan has already beaten cancer twice.

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Police investigating death of 13-month-old in Gresham; mother's boyfriend arrested

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A 21-year-old man in connection with the death of a 13-month-old boy, according to Gresham police. 

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ODOT reopens eastbound lanes of I-84 after weeks-long closure

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The Oregon Department of Transportation has reopened the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge after the Eagle Creek Fire shut down the highway earlier this month. 

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Business owners in Columbia River Gorge relieved that eastbound I-84 is back open

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The reopening of eastbound Interstate 84 has business owners throughout the Columbia River Gorge relieved. 

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Volunteers with SOLVE remove over 72,000 pounds of trash across Oregon

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Oregon just got a little cleaner thanks to volunteers who helped removed over 72,000 pounds of trash Saturday. 

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Power glider crashes into fence of Newberg home

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A pilot received minor injuries after the power glider he was operating crashed into a fence of a Newberg home.

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Deputies identify pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on TV Highway

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The Washington County Sheriff's Office have identified the 37-year-old man who was hit and killed on Tualatin Valley Highway Friday night.

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Police: Vancouver runaway with autism found safe

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The Vancouver Police Department said a Vancouver teen with autism was found safe after he ran away last month. 

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Police: Man surrenders after standoff in NE Portland

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A man surrendered without incident after a standoff in northeast Portland Friday night.

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Pedestrian seriously hurt in NE Portland crash

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A man was seriously injured after being hit by a car in Northeast Portland Saturday morning.

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Wild weather week clears just in time for the Oregon International Air Show

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After a week of extreme weather, the skies cleared on Friday and pilots got the go-ahead for the Oregon International Air Show.

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Two drive-thru coffee stands broken into just two weeks apart in Salem

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It’s what no business owner wants to wake up to: a phone call from police saying their shop has been burglarized. That's what has happened at least four times in Salem in the last month and a half.

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GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow Video included

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President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.". More>>

Portland vet hopes T-Swift kitten pics lead to a ‘Love Story’

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A Portland veterinarian fostering some cute kittens has turned them into fierce viral sensations.

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North Portland homeless camp and neighborhood association at impasse

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Members of a north Portland homeless camp are clashing with nearby homeowners, and the head of the neighborhood association wants city leaders to shut the camp down.
 

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Dept. of Homeland Security: Russian government tried hacking Oregon computer network

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has told Oregon's election director that the Russian government tried to access a key computer network during the 2016 election, but failed.

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Lake Oswego coach battling ALS inspires players on the field and in life

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Friday nights are bigger than just a game. It's life, and Lake Oswego football teams have learned about living each moment to its fullest thanks to coach Jeff Young and the inspirational messages he delivers.

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Medical examiner identifies 17-year-old driver killed in Vancouver crash

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The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the 17-year-old driver who was killed in a crash.

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Timbers grant wish, sign 5-year-old goalie

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The Portland Timbers are adding a new goalie for this weekend's match, and he is the youngest player ever on the roster!

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Criminals target Vancouver center for the deaf, costing thousands in damage

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The Southwest Washington Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing serves roughly 125 people, connecting them with resources for housing, food, social services and practical devices like specialized telephones and alarm clocks.

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Eastbound I-84 to reopen Saturday after weeks-long closure due to Eagle Creek Fire

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The Oregon Department of Transportation is reopening the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge after the Eagle Creek Fire shut down the highway earlier this month.

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Pilots ready to take to the skies at the Oregon International Air Show

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The 30th annual Oregon International Air Show takes to the skies in Hillsboro this weekend, featuring vintage warplanes, parachuters and acrobatic pilots.

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Man shot after hitting Vancouver officer with car pleads guilty to assault, drug charges

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A probable cause affidavit states Dominic Tovar told officers he had a warrant and was planning to sell oxycodone in a Vancouver parking lot.

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Police seek to ID pair caught on camera using stolen credit card in Tualatin

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Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down a pair of suspects caught on camera using a stolen credit card in Tualatin.

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FBI: ‘Double Hat Bandit’ connected to Oregon bank robberies arrested in Indiana

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A serial bank robbery suspect dubbed the “Double Hat Bandit” wanted in connection with crimes in Oregon and Washington was arrested in Indiana.

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Wyden places hold on Treasury nominee for Russia financial documents

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has placed a hold on a senior Treasury Department nominee in a bid to pry loose financial documents tied to Russia.

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More lawmakers call for ICE investigation of incident outside Oregon courthouse

Isidro Andrade-Tafolla was approached by ICE agents outside the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. (Image: KPTV) Isidro Andrade-Tafolla was approached by ICE agents outside the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. (Image: KPTV)
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More lawmakers are now calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement to investigate the actions of agents toward a Hispanic man who is a U.S. citizen outside the Washington County Courthouse.

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