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10 national parks vandalized investigation underway

Art or vandalism? Park paintings spark uproar

Federal officials are investigating paintings and drawings of eerie faces found on rocks across the West in some of the country's most recognizable national parks, including Oregon's Crater Lake.

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FBI, police looking for man in 6 NW bank robberies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An FBI spokeswoman says FBI agents and police in Oregon and Washington are looking for a man they think is connected to six Northwest bank robberies in the past month.


2 years for man who fled, crashed car into wall

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A parolee who put extraordinary effort into fleeing from deputies — driving more than 100 mph before crashing into a wall, racing off on foot and swimming a river — has been sentenced to two years in prison.

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Tornado rips roofs in Longview, Wash.

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A rare tornado has ripped roofs off several buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no reports of injuries.


Hwy. 101 bridge still closed in SW Oregon

NORTH BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 101 at the McCullough Bridge in North Bend will remain closed until at least Friday afternoon.


2 rob Idaho man who stopped on I-84 in Ore.

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police are trying to find two men accused of robbing an Idaho motorist who stopped to inspect his car along Interstate 84 east of Pendleton, Oregon.

Kitzhaber, Hayes talk Oregon economy

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Richardson seeks investigation of Hayes contracts

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Dennis Richardson is asking Oregon's top federal prosecutor to investigate whether the fiancee of Gov. John Kitzhaber violated federal law through her consulting work.

10 national parks vandalized investigation underway

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials are investigating paintings and drawings of eerie faces found on rocks across the West in some of the country's most recognizable national parks.


Wash. man found dead along Portland rail tracks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a man found dead along railroad tracks on Portland's lower east side was a 32-year-old truck driver from Everett, Washington.

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Walden, colleagues press president on Ebola

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., and 27 fellow Republicans on House panel wrote to President Obama and other administration officials Thursday, seeking more answers on the administration's response and preparedness to treat Ebola patients and prevent further spread of the virus.


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