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Portland gunman who tried to carjack on I-84 shot, caught

A man walking along a northeast Portland freeway off-ramp Monday morning, pointing a gun at passing cars and apparently trying to carjack drivers, was shot by an officer and later captured, police said.

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OSP: Texting Hwy. 30 driver hit, killed bicyclist

A Vernonia man without a valid driver's license was texting on his cellphone when his pickup traveled onto the shoulder of Highway 30 just west of Rainier and struck a 74-year-old bicyclist from St. Helens, OSP said Sunday. The driver continued on for five miles, until he was stopped and arrested.

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Driver killed in crash near Lebanon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say a woman died early Monday in a fatal crash along Highway 34 west of Lebanon.

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Proposed UO golf course has yet to reach the green

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A proposed University of Oregon golf course near Creswell is chipping along behind the scenes while developers work out land use, wetlands and water issues.

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Oregon students face tough test this school year

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 500,000 students return to school in Oregon this week, and their parents will need to add a phrase to their own vocabulary — Smarter Balanced.


Early, low pear harvest in S. Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Midway through an early harvest, one of the world's largest pear growers says its Rogue Valley crop isn't meeting expectations.

Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A Seattle man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter after driving a car that crossed a center line and crashed head-on against another vehicle, killing two Seaside residents.

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School's $100M donor is Columbia Sportswear chair

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The anonymous donor that gave $100 million to Oregon Health & Science University last month has been revealed to be Columbia Sportswear's chairwoman Gert Boyle, and the donation was made to honor her late sister.

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Silverton woman fatally shot, suspect in hospital

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A woman was fatally shot at her home in Silverton on Saturday, and the man suspected of killing her appeared on Sunday at a hospital with serious injuries.


Police arrest man in connection to Hillsboro death

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Hillsboro police department says the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in her apartment has been arrested.


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