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Allergies and fire season

Spring allergies, prescribed burns a double-hit to many

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. Add the smoke from prescribed burns and later wildfires, and some Oregonians can have a difficult spring and summer.

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FBI: Man sprayed poison on food at grocery stores

A man who went into multiple Michigan grocery stores and sprayed a poisonous mixture on open food is in custody, according to the FBI.

About 15 stores -- including a Whole Foods Market and a Kroger -- in Ann Arbor, Flint, Midland, Birch Run and Salin...

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U.S. hepatitis C deaths hit all-time high

Hepatitis C-related deaths reached an all-time high in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday, surpassing total combined deaths from 60 other infectious diseases including HIV, pneumococcal disease and tuberculosis.

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California raises smoking age to 21

California has passed legislation raising its smoking age from 18 to 21 for most of its citizens.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a series of bills Wednesday, which also place new restrictions on where people can smoke and the sale of electronic cigarettes.

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Jury rejects wrong-ovary case

Jury rejects Bend woman's suit alleging wrong ovary removed

After a week of testimony and about two hours of deliberations, a Deschutes County jury on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit filed by a Bend woman, accusing her surgeon of removing the wrong ovary.

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Flint employee reaches plea agreement in water crisis

Michael Glasgow, a former Flint city employee charged in connection with the city's water crisis, has reached a deal with prosecutors.

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Weight Watchers still waiting for an Oprah boost

Weight Watchers is still waiting for Oprah Winfrey's seal of approval to resurrect it.

The diet company reported its latest earnings after the closing bell on Wednesday. The company lost money, although slightly less than Wall Street expected.

But the...

Flint family 151 water bottles

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The faces of the Flint water crisis

When President Barack Obama visits Flint today, he will find a community that has been through strife and tried to find the positives -- but is struggling to see progress.

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