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Burbank man sues Costco over hepatitis A outbreak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Burbank man has sued Costco, claiming he got hepatitis A from frozen berries that have been linked to illnesses in eight states. City News Service says Greg Patterson’s lawsuit is […]

06/20/2013

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Hip, cage-free TV: ‘Portlandia’ is renewed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the last season of “Portlandia,” the mayor of this sustainability-obsessed city vanished in shame after he was singled out as Portland’s “No. 1 electricity hog,” Portland went into a blackout, […]

06/12/2013

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Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The company that developed a genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer says it has tested the parent wheat stock and found it […]

06/05/2013

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FBI: Man tried to open exit door on Oregon flight

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger on a commercial flight from Alaska to Oregon was arrested Monday after witnesses say he tried to open an emergency exit during the plane’s descent and other passengers had […]

05/27/2013

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Seattle man posted video before dying on highway

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A final video of Richard Swanson shows him smiling and happy to be at the ocean as he prepared to dribble a soccer ball along Oregon’s coastal road on a planned […]

05/15/2013

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Worker dies in blender at Oregon meat plant

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon cleaning worker was killed when he fell into a running blender at a meat-processing plant, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said.

04/30/2013

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Need a beer? Head to your bank

Forget free toasters—think beer and yoga. Those extras are among the draws being used by banks to lure customers to branches in an age when checks can be deposited with a smartphone picture and mortgage applications filled out online.

04/09/2013

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Ore. lawmakers hear chilling quake forecast

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s lawmakers are getting briefed Thursday on an extensive report on the potential damage from a monster earthquake and tsunami off the Pacific coast. The report predicts unprecedented devastation when the big one hits.

03/14/2013

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Suspect in killing of grandparents hospitalized after capture

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — A man suspected of killing his grandparents last week in Washington state, just hours after his release from prison, is hospitalized in serious condition after his capture yesterday at a seaside motel in Oregon.

03/13/2013

Gas tax revenue down, officials eye mileage levy

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Carpooling, higher fuel economy, hybrids and electric cars may be good for the environment, but they’re bad for government transportation funding, which relies on gasoline and diesel taxes.

01/18/2013

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