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Clinical cancer trial funding crisis hits Portland

Clinical cancer trial funding crisis hits PortlandThe National Cancer Institute says because of the recession and federal sequestration budget cuts, clinical cancer trials are in a funding crisis.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Making a Difference

OHSU doctors to climb Kilimanjaro for cancer research

OHSU doctors to climb Kilimanjaro for cancer researchAt 19,000 feet, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. Two OHSU doctors are preparing to climb it for a cause.
  • Making a Difference
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Making a Difference

MLK Day of Service events

MLK Day of Service eventsMLK Day of Service events 2015
  • Making a Difference
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Ducks

Coach discusses rare disease that connects FSU, UO

Coach discusses rare disease that connects FSU, UODuring Wednesday's Rose Bowl pre-game press conference, KGW's Joe Donlon asked Jimbo Fisher about his experience with FA.
  • Ducks
  • 2 months ago
Making-a-difference

Rose Parade float honors NW organ donors

Rose Parade float honors NW organ donorsOn New Year's Day during the Rose Parade, you'll want to keep an eye out for one very special float.
  • Making-a-difference
  • 2 months ago
Making-a-difference

Homeless man given $100: Watch what he does

Homeless man given $100: Watch what he doesVideo of a filmmaker's experiment involving a homeless man is going viral on the Internet.
  • Making-a-difference
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Making-a-difference

Good Samaritan prompts Portland woman to 'pay it forward'

Good Samaritan prompts Portland woman to 'pay it forward'Holiday is the season for giving and a woman in North Portland knows that first hand.
  • Making-a-difference
  • 3 months ago
Making-a-difference

Turner mom finds purse full of cash, returns to owner

Turner mom finds purse full of cash, returns to ownerA Turner woman in need found a purse with more than a thousand dollars inside and returned it to its rightful owner.
  • Making-a-difference
  • 3 months ago
KGW Investigates

Teen escapes Boko Haram, starts new life in Canyonville, OR

Teen escapes Boko Haram, starts new life in Canyonville, OR18-year-old Mercy Paul smiles brightly — showing no sign of her ordeal in northern Nigeria. She's started a new life at a boarding school in Canyonville, Oregon.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

Woman nearly killed in crash gets to celebrate Thanksgiving

Woman nearly killed in crash gets to celebrate ThanksgivingA young woman was able to go home for the day to celebrate Thanksgiving, nearly four months after a crash that nearly killed her.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Life

Meals on Wheels collects Thanksgiving meals for seniors

Meals on Wheels collects Thanksgiving meals for seniorsThis year, when you head to the store to do your Thanksgiving shopping, you have a chance to buy someone else a meal.
  • Life
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Making-a-difference

Watch: Dad dresses up as Spider-Man for sick son

Watch: Dad dresses up as Spider-Man for sick sonThis has to be one of the coolest dad videos on the Internet!
  • Making-a-difference
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Style

Portland shop sells fall fashions to fight breast cancer

Portland shop sells fall fashions to fight breast cancerOn Northwest Portland's trendy Northwest 23rd Avenue women can find fall fashion at a fraction of the original price and help fund breast cancer research.
  • Style
  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Life

Nonprofit puts 'a bird on it' for arts students

Nonprofit puts 'a bird on it' for arts studentsA flock of artists has landed in Portland, leaving behind 80 carefully crafted bird houses to benefit Oregon students.
  • Life
  • 5 months ago
Local

Firefighters to climb 40 flights Sunday for CF benefit

Firefighters to climb 40 flights Sunday for CF benefit"I'm a firefighter, not a fundraiser," said Wes Loucks. He started the Stairclimb Challenge when his two grandsons were diagnosed with CF.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Style

Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids

Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids Anton Cobb said he recently read an article about childhood hunger and was so moved, he wanted to do something to help.
  • Style
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Style

Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids

Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids Anton Cobb said he recently read an article about childhood hunger and was so moved, he wanted to do something to help.
  • Style
  • 7 months ago
News

Eugene dad runs half-marathon amid chemo

Eugene dad runs half-marathon amid chemoTwo days before the Eugene Half Marathon, Johnny Harr takes a light jog near his house on the south end of town.
  • News
  • 7 months ago
News

Salem woman adds spice to life with gift pies

Salem woman adds spice to life with gift piesAdjusting to the slower pace of retirement can be tough for some people. But for one Salem woman it’s been a piece of cake. Or in her case a piece of pie.
  • News
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
News

Salem woman adds spice to life with gift pies

Salem woman adds spice to life with gift piesAdjusting to the slower pace of retirement can be tough for some people. But for one Salem woman it’s been a piece of cake. Or in her case a piece of pie.
  • News
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
News

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organs

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organsMaddi Higgins' heart went to a recipient in Los Angeles and her lungs to someone in Seattle.
  • News
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
News

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organs

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organsMaddi Higgins' heart went to a recipient in Los Angeles and her lungs to someone in Seattle.
  • News
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Style

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutans

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutansThe Clark family always finds something new at the Oregon Zoo. Today, it’s the California Condor exhibit.
  • Style
  • 9 months ago
Style

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutans

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutansThe Clark family always finds something new at the Oregon Zoo. Today, it’s the California Condor exhibit.
  • Style
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
News

Group knits hats for shaken baby awareness

Group knits hats for shaken baby awarenessA group of volunteers has been knitting hats for newborns to spread awareness about shaken baby syndrome.
  • News
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
News

Group knits hats for shaken baby awareness

Group knits hats for shaken baby awarenessA group of volunteers has been knitting hats for newborns to spread awareness about shaken baby syndrome.
  • News
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Style

Youth Music Project gives back to students

Youth Music Project gives back to students There probably isn't a day that goes by that music doesn't play a roll in most people's lives. But with increasing school budget cuts students are left will little or no music programs.
  • Style
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Style

Youth Music Project gives back to students

Youth Music Project gives back to students There probably isn't a day that goes by that music doesn't play a roll in most people's lives. But with increasing school budget cuts students are left will little or no music programs.
  • Style
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
News

Woman gets dying wish to see daughter wed

Woman gets dying wish to see daughter wed Sherri West had a terminal illness and didn’t think she’d make it to her daughter’s wedding. But thanks to a nurse at Salem Hospital, West was granted her dying wish.
  • News
  • 10 months ago
News

Teen collects star projectors for disabled sister

Teen collects star projectors for disabled sisterA Portland teen is about to wrap up an impressive fundraising effort inspired by her sister, June.
  • News
  • 10 months, 1 week ago