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Nation

California orders first-ever mandatory water reductions

California orders first-ever mandatory water reductionsCuts are in response to years of drought and a record-low mountain snowpack
  • Nation
  • 20 minutes ago
Crime

Portland police find 27 pounds of meth hidden in pickup

Portland police find 27 pounds of meth hidden in pickupPortland police arrested two men and seized 27 pounds of methamphetamine from their pickup truck.
  • Crime
  • 5 hours, 53 minutes ago
Weather

Wednesday Weather Forecast

Wednesday Weather ForecastShowers, isolated t-storms continue.
  • Weather
  • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
Local

More rain, hail likely in Vancouver/Portland metro area

More rain, hail likely in Vancouver/Portland metro areaRain and hail could move through the Portland and Vancouver metro areas again on Wednesday, according to meteorologists.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 28 minutes ago
Willamette Valley

Photos: Crews battle fire at S. Albany High

Photos: Crews battle fire at S. Albany HighFirefighters battle a fire at South Albany High School.
  • Willamette Valley
  • 6 hours, 45 minutes ago
Business

McDonalds raises pay for 90,000 workers

McDonalds raises pay for 90,000 workersMcDonald's, which has been struggling with sagging sales, will boost pay starting in July
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
Local

Slideshow: #KGWweather photos

Slideshow: #KGWweather photosClouds and rain in Independence, Ore.
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  • 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
Central Oregon

DOJ reviewing Bend jail OD death, staff reaction

DOJ reviewing Bend jail OD death, staff reactionThe Department of Justice is reviewing the case of a man who died of an overdose in a Bend jail cell while staff appeared to mock his condition.
  • Central Oregon
  • 7 hours, 41 minutes ago
Politics

Oregon lawmakers hear testimony on gun-control bill

Oregon lawmakers hear testimony on gun-control billThe bill would require gun buyers and sellers who aren't related to visit a licensed gun dealer who can run a background check through the Oregon State Police.
  • Politics
  • 5 hours, 56 minutes ago
Music

John Lennon's ex-wife, Cynthia Lennon, dies

John Lennon's ex-wife, Cynthia Lennon, diesThe first wife of John Lennon and mother of Julian has died of cancer in Mallorca, Spain.
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  • 3 hours, 56 minutes ago
Entertainment

'Hidden' Thai Restaurant is Portland's hardest reservation

'Hidden' Thai Restaurant is Portland's hardest reservationGQ just named Langbaan as the second-best restaurant in the country and the James Beard Foundation named it a semifinalist for best new restaurant.
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  • 7 hours, 33 minutes ago
Washington County

Aloha preschool shed, sports equipment torched

Aloha preschool shed, sports equipment torchedA preschool connected to Aloha High School is asking for help to replace a shed and all the supplies in it, after someone torched the shed.
  • Washington County
  • 4 hours, 20 minutes ago
Ducks

Oregon opens spring practice looking at QBs

Oregon opens spring practice looking at QBsJunior Jeff Lockie, Mariota's backup last season, led the quarterback group that went through drills Tuesday.
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  • 6 hours, 22 minutes ago
Washington

Ark. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as is

Ark. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as isRepublican governor wants lawmakers to either recall the bill or pass a follow-up measure.
  • Washington
  • 4 hours, 41 minutes ago
News

Forbes top 25 employers of 2015

Forbes top 25 employers of 2015Forbes best places to work
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Study: Portland traffic ranked 10th-worst in U.S.

Study: Portland traffic ranked 10th-worst in U.S.Portland has the 10th worst traffic in the United States, according to a study conducted annually by the TomTom Traffic Index.
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  • 1 day ago
Central Oregon

Bend cops criticized for shooting cougar along city trail

Bend cops criticized for shooting cougar along city trailWildlife advocates have criticized Bend police for shooting a cougar, saying it could have been tranquilized and relocated, or left to leave on its own.
  • Central Oregon
  • 8 hours, 48 minutes ago
Sports

Ore. teen golfers headed to The Masters skills competition

Ore. teen golfers headed to The Masters skills competitionJessica Ponce is going to Augusta, Ga., where she'll compete in the national Drive, Pitch and Putt competition.
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  • 10 hours, 5 minutes ago
News

Lincoln City man dies in crash on Hwy 101

Lincoln City man dies in crash on Hwy 101A Lincoln City man died after his car struck a guardrail and rolled over onto Highway 101 Wednesday morning.
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  • 1 minute ago
NCAAB

College basketball salaries: UConn, Kevin Ollie know value of national title

College basketball salaries: UConn, Kevin Ollie know value of national titleConnecticut rewards coach with sizable raise despite financial limitations
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  • 7 hours, 49 minutes ago
Gaming

Here's how to play Pac-Man on Google Maps

Here's how to play Pac-Man on Google MapsGoogle pays tribute to classic video game via Maps.
  • Gaming
  • 23 hours, 46 minutes ago
Features

Transgender couple: 'We did this whole transition together'

Transgender couple: 'We did this whole transition together'The recent headlines about Bruce Jenner's changing appearance are reminding a local couple of their own journey.
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  • 50 minutes ago
Weather

Big weather shift: Cool, wet days for two weeks

Big weather shift: Cool, wet days for two weeksWeather shift to bring weeks of cool and wet
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  • 4 hours, 48 minutes ago
Nation Now

6 things you didn't know about marshmallow Peeps

6 things you didn't know about marshmallow PeepsUSA TODAY Network shares some surprising facts about these iconic marshmallow confections.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
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