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No Injuries In Portland Apartment Tower Fire
No Injuries In Portland Apartment Tower Fire The building's sprinkler fire-suppression system did activate, and firefighters say it helped to control the fire. James Miller, a resident of the building, said "we're banging on doors all the way down. They all got out, that's the good thing." Investigators think the fire started on the fourth floor.
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Cyclist Badly Injured In SE Hit-And-Run
Cyclist Badly Injured In SE Hit-And-Run Witnesses say a small white pickup hit the woman, knocking her into the windshield, over the cab and into the bed of the truck before eventually falling onto the street. Officers located the abandoned truck in southeast Portland, and residents led police to the three men seen leaving the vehicle.
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'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin killed by stingray
'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin killed by stingray
Steve Irwin, known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was killed Monday by a stingray while filming a show about the Great Barrier Reef.   Watch this story
Car packed with six teens rolls over on I-205
Car packed with six teens rolls over on I-205
Two teenagers are in critical condition after a car with six people inside rolled over on Interstate 205 early Sunday morning.   Watch this story
Nine hurt when jet boat hits Willamette River piling
Nine hurt when jet boat hits Willamette River piling
Five adults and four children in the boat were hurt when it crashed Sunday night, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office.   Watch this story
Rally highlights political depth of immigration issue
Rally highlights political depth of immigration issue
As the demonstration passed Saxton's campaign office, marchers stopped to chant, "Saxton, immigrant basher. We'll remember in November."   Watch this story
Officials let Crater Lake fire take nature's course
Officials let Crater Lake fire take nature's course
Left alone yet slightly managed, the fire does what fires have always done. It burns debris and dead wood and replenishes nutrients to the soil.
Baker Canyon Fire could flare up due to weather
OSP locates missing elderly couple along I-205
Man accused of abusing girl faces new charges
Officials: Drowning victim got snagged by a metal screen
Oregon Right to Life supports Saxton despite record
Murder victim's street family wants case solved
Ruling may hold cities to Measure 5 rules
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What is causing some horse's tails to get shorter?
What is causing some horse's tails to get shorter?
Some horses in Clark County are losing their tails and there are a couple of guesses as to why - including the possibility the hair is being sold.   Watch this story
Police arrest suspect In I-205 sniper shooting
Police arrest suspect In I-205 sniper shooting
A tip by a woman claiming to know the shooter in Friday's I-205 shooting led to the arrest of 20-year-old Michael Speck.   Watch this story
MySpace threat against girl lands in legal grey area
MySpace threat against girl lands in legal grey area
After another note was found in a girl's home and officers checked out the suspect's MySpace page, police did get involved.   Watch this story
Report: Hit-and-run accidents are on the rise
Report: Hit-and-run accidents are on the rise
Police say most people flee because they have arrest warrants, no car insurance, they're intoxicated, or they're just scared.   Watch this story
Lawmaker who hired his mother is under fire
Lawmaker who hired his mother is under fire
An Oregon lawmaker is under scrutiny after he hired his mother as a staffer and paid her more than the person who previously held the position.   Watch this story
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Chicago apartment fire kills six children, injures others
Chicago apartment fire kills six children, injures others
Neighbors and friends of the victims left flowers, as well as teddy bears and dolls, under the charred-black window of the gutted apartment.
Forecasters watch new storm brewing in South Atlantic
Forecasters watch new storm brewing in South Atlantic
The tropical depression had sustained winds near 35 mph, 4 mph shy of becoming a tropical storm and the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.
Soccer player kidnapped, more bodies found in Iraq
Soccer player kidnapped, more bodies found in Iraq
An Iraqi soccer star was kidnapped and 35 bullet-riddled bodies were found in Iraq on Monday, a day after the capture of an al-Qaida leader.
Kofi Annan reports progress to return Israeli soldiers
Kofi Annan reports progress to return Israeli soldiers
The capture of the soldiers sparked a massive Israeli offensive against Hezbollah that lasted 34 days until a U.N.-arranged cease-fire.
Canadian soldier dies in Afghanistan 'friendly fire' mishap
Bush compares Islamic radicals to Nazis and communists
Judge halts sales of generic version of Plavix
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Oregon running game shreds Stanford in 48-10 win
Oregon running game shreds Stanford in 48-10 win
Jonathan Stewart rushed for 168 yards and 2 TD's before leaving the game with an ankle sprain. Coach Bellotti says Stewart will be ready for Fresno.
Agassi thanks fans after final match at U.S. Open
Agassi thanks fans after final match at U.S. Open
After a Benjamin Becker ace ended Andre Agassi's storied 21-year pro tennis career, the popular star tearfully thanked the huge crowd.   Watch this story
Washington holds off San Jose State 35-29
Washington holds off San Jose State 35-29
It wasn't easy, but the Huskies won their first opener in five seasons in front of their smallest home crowd since 1981.
#4 Auburn crushes Washington State 40-14
#4 Auburn crushes Washington State 40-14
A good third-quarter sequence got the Cougars to within 26-14, but they could get no closer due to Auburn's stifling defensive pressure.
Kevin Witt's blast lifts Devil Rays over Mariners 7-6
Kevin Witt's blast lifts Devil Rays over Mariners 7-6
Witt hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning, leading the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to a 7-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
Warriors drop Montgomery, re-hire Nelson
Seattle's Rafael Soriano released from the hospital
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VMAs: Dave Meyers explains why videos still matter
VMAs: Dave Meyers explains why videos still matter
Sure, artists still release videos to accompany their hits. But do they still matter at a time when MTV is best known for its reality shows?
Three-legged frisbee-catching dog beats the odds
Three-legged frisbee-catching dog beats the odds
Maty is the first three-legged dog to qualify for the Skyhoundz Canine Disc World Championship and will go paw-to-paw against four-legged competitors.
Dog survives after swallowing 'Gorilla Glue'
Dog survives after swallowing 'Gorilla Glue'
"When we saw the X-ray it was mind blowing that a dog's stomach could be that big," said Julie Kosmas, the owner of a black lab.   Watch this story
Woman's boat docks with man's car in Newport mishap
Woman's boat docks with man's car in Newport mishap
A boat on a trailer in Newport rolled down a street, turned a corner, rolled down an embankment and hit a car parked in a garage.
New off leash park caters to dogs and their owners
New off leash park caters to dogs and their owners
Portland now has its own canine country club - a new dog park that boasts a pool and fountain, along with a custom dog wash station.   Watch this story
Japanese robot adds speakers-on-wheels to iPod
Barry Manilow recovering at home after hip surgery
Researchers say oldest manuscripts of J.S. Bach found
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