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Bomb threat forces evacuation of Albany energy lab

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The National Energy Technology Laboratory in Albany has been evacuated because of a bomb threat.

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Hospital releases teen wounded in Roseburg mass shooting

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The youngest victim wounded in the Umpqua Community College mass shooting has been discharged from a hospital, while another victim has improved from critical to serious condition.

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Oregon employment drops for first time in three years

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon employers had 5,300 fewer workers in September, the first decline in employment in 36 months.

Oregon serial killer sent to death row 3 times faces 4th sentencing

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three times Dayton Leroy Rogers has been sentenced to death, and three times his sentence has been overturned.

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Officers' statements in Freddie Gray case admissible

Statements given to investigators by two Baltimore police officers charged in Freddie Gray's death can be used in their trials, a Maryland circuit court judge ruled Tuesday at a pretrial hearing.

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Albany man accused of killing at I-5 rest area

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police have made an arrest in the death of a man at an Interstate 5 rest area.

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Shell drill vessels leave Arctic after oil exploration ends

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Vessels used by Royal Dutch Shell PLC to drill for oil off Alaska have safely departed Arctic waters.

Lawsuit: Springfield school held girl, 7, in seclusion room

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — The Springfield School District is facing a lawsuit that accuses officials of holding a 7-year-old girl in a 6-foot-by-8-foot seclusion room for having a "meltdown" in class.

Salem man sentenced in poisoning deaths of 9 cats

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem man has been sentenced to less than three weeks in jail after being convicted of poisoning nine cats with antifreeze.

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Journey drummer pleads guilty to domestic violence

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The drummer for the rock band Journey has pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges.

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Oregon DOE lab evacuated after bomb threat

A U.S. Department of Energy lab in Albany, Oregon, was evacuated Tuesday after the agency said a "credible" threat was made, NBC News and Reuters reported.


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Journey drummer pleads guilty to domestic violence

CASTRONOVO, DEEN Journey drummer

Marion County Sheriff's Office

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The drummer for the rock band Journey has pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges.

Donald Trump hosting 'SNL' on November 7

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"Saturday Night Live" is about to get "huge."

Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner and brash businessman, will host NBC's long-running sketch show on November 7.

The candidate will also be a guest next week on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" when Kimmel broadcasts h...

Jennifer Lawrence speaks out on Hollywood's pay gap

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Jennifer Lawrence sounded off about being paid less than her male co-stars on "American Hustle" and said that it's time for her to stop being "adorable" when it comes to negotiating.

Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Sheeran lead AMA noms

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The 2015 American Music Awards announced its nominations Tuesday, and the familiar name of Taylor Swift was once again atop the list.

Playboy to eliminate nude photos from the magazine

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Soon "I read it for the articles" will be more believable.

The iconic men's magazine Playboy says it is planning to drop fully nude female photography from its pages.

In a letter to readers, the magazine predicted that everyone would be asking why, so ...


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