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Student walks spending life in chair

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Student walks after spending life in wheelchair

After 17 years of using a wheelchair, one Orange County student found the motivation he needed to walk on his own -- a Tinker Bell DVD.

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Eugene library searched for bedbugs after outbreak

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A bedbug infestation at the Eugene Public Library appears to have been contained.

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Study: Hugs can prevent the flu

Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Give a hug, according to a new study.

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Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission

NBC great Tom Brokaw is ending the year with good news: His cancer is in remission.

"A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New Year with very encouraging news," he wrote in a letter NBC News said was d...

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Avian flu found in S. Oregon backyard poultry

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Avian flu has been found in a backyard flock of poultry in southern Oregon.

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Oregon health insurance signups low for 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just over half of Oregonians previously enrolled in private insurance through the state health exchange have re-enrolled through the federal website.

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Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

Fantasy Flight to North Pole

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Sick kids flown to the North Pole for Santa

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.

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