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Passenger dead after Ore. police pursuit, crash

MOUNT ANGEL, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police and Marion County sheriff's officers are investigating the death of a woman who was a passenger in a pickup truck that fled from police in the small town of Mount Angel and later crashed.

Portland man gets 4 years in fatal hit and run

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 25-year-old Portland man who pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and related counts sobbed and apologized to the victim's relatives as he was sentenced to four years in prison in the fatal hit and run.


Eugene boyfriend's dog bites woman as couple argue

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Eugene, Oregon, say that when an argument between a woman and her boyfriend escalated into shoving and hitting, the boyfriend's dog bit the woman.

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Oregon City couple critically wounded after chase, shooting

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Portland suburb of Oregon City say a man in one vehicle apparently chased and shot his wife as she drove in another vehicle, then shot himself.


Anniversary of 'great Cascadia' coastal quake marked

Monday marked the anniversary of the last major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake that rocked the Pacific Northwest 315 years ago. Scientists predict the next major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake could strike our state at any time.

Oregon posted worst 2013 HS graduation rate in US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has nowhere to go but up when it releases the graduation rate for the class of 2014 on Thursday.


Nestle, Cascade Locks try new tack for water bottling plant

CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. (AP) — The Swiss multinational Nestle and the Columbia Gorge town Cascade Locks are trying a new tack in their attempt to set up a plant to bottle water from a local spring.


Post-recession, Oregon wine business has a lot of body

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A consultant's report says Oregon's wine business has emerged strongly from the recession, with healthy gains in acreage, the number of wineries and sales.

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Teen killed on BNSF railroad tracks in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old boy was struck and killed by a train early Monday in Vancouver.

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Professor warned: Stop disclosing U of O documents

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon sternly warned a professor last week not to allow further disclosures of confidential documents from the school's presidential office, saying that would violate the teacher's responsibility as a faculty member.


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