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Worker killed by wildcat at Oregon sanctuary named

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The employee killed this weekend by a wildcat at an Oregon animal sanctuary was described as an experienced worker who was comfortable with the animals she cared for, but is believed […]

11/11/2013

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, rear, defends Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum, from France, during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Clippers down Blazers 89-81 in preseason opener

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and eight rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers opened the preseason with an 89-81 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. Chris Paul added 15 […]

10/08/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, laughs with Newark Mayor and senate candidate Cory Booker in Newark, N.J., Sept. 25, 2013, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Newark charter schools. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ’s Booker defends Twitter exchange with stripper

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker says the disclosure that he messaged with a stripper aren’t going to change anything about how he uses Twitter. Booker told reporters Thursday that he communicates […]

09/26/2013

This Aug. 17, 2013 photo provided by Ship to Shore Lobster Co., shows a two-toned lobster caught by lobsterman Jeff Edwards in Owl's Head, Maine. The lobster company donated the half orange, half brown crustacean to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, where it is on display in Portland. (AP Photo/Ship to Shore Lobster Co., Elsie Mason)

2-tone lobster, orange and brown, shown in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has seen its share of blue lobsters, orange lobsters, albino lobsters and calico lobsters. But one on display at a Portland research facility has all of those turning green with […]

09/03/2013

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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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Study: Doctors often on board to help sick fliers

(AP) – Is there a doctor on board? Surprisingly often, there is — in half of in-flight medical emergencies — and sick airline passengers almost always survive, a new study finds. The research is the […]

05/29/2013

An Alaska Airlines jet

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

Fruit display

Organic apples, pears to be antibiotic-free

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The organic apples you buy in the grocery store will soon be free of a widely used antibiotic. The National Organic Standards Board late Thursday rejected a petition to allow growers to use the antibiotic oxytetracyline.

04/12/2013

An Alaska Airlines jet

Passengers talk about pilot who lost consciousness in flight

Flight 473, a Boeing 737, departed LAX at 6:37 last night bound for Seattle with 116 passengers and five crewmembers aboard. But the jet touched down in Portland around 9:05 p.m. because the pilot lost […]

02/01/2013

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Police: Ore. mall shooter used stolen rifle

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The gunman who killed two people and himself in a shooting rampage at an Oregon mall was 22 years old and used a stolen AR-15 semiautomatic rifle from someone he knew. He had several fully loaded magazines.

12/12/2012

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