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Owners attacked by 22-pound cat say they'll get pet therapy

The Associated Press
Mar 11 2014 - 1:50pm

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon owners of a 22-pound housecat who trapped them in their bedroom after attacking their baby say they're not giving up on their pet and are getting it medical attention and therapy.

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Oregon joins 5 states in refusing to defend gay-marriage ban

Bloomberg News, Karen Gullo
Feb 20 2014 - 6:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO -- Oregon's attorney general said Thursday she won't defend her state's ban on same-sex marriage, joining other top law enforcement officials in refusing to fight challenges to similar prohibitions in five other states.

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Injured skiers stranded by avalanche rescued

Jeff Barnard, The Associated Press
Feb 13 2014 - 8:43am

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Wrapped in blankets and tucked into rescue sleds, two backcountry skiers with broken legs were towed Wednesday out of a remote spot in the Wallowa Mountains of northeastern Oregon where an avalanche killed two of their companions. The bodies were left behind until the risk of another avalanche subsides.

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Deadly Ore. avalanche leaves injured skiers stranded

Jeff Baenen, Jeff Barnard, The Associated Press
Feb 12 2014 - 4:59pm

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Crew worked Wednesday to rescue two backcountry skiers with broken bones from a steep slope in northeastern Oregon's Wallowa Mountains, after an avalanche killed two of the skiers' companions and forced them to spend a cold and snowy night bundled in rescue baskets.

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Deadly avalanches continue; 2 more killed in Ore.

The Associated Press
Feb 12 2014 - 9:00am

PORTLAND, Ore. -- An avalanche in the mountains of eastern Oregon killed two backcountry skiers and seriously injured two others Tuesday, and another skier was found dead in Colorado a day after he was swept up in a large slide, officials said.

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BYU falls to Portland 114-110 in 3 OTs

The Associated Press
Jan 24 2014 - 7:59am

PORTLAND, Ore.  -- Thomas van der Mars scored 27 points, grabbed 18 rebounds and sparked the go-ahead run in triple overtime that lifted Portland to a 114-110 win over BYU on Thursday night, despite 48 points from Tyler Haws.

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GALLERY: BYU loses to No. 13 Oregon in overtime

As Oregon's Johnathan Loyd (10), left, defends, BYU's Kyle Collinsworth, center, scoops up a pass from BYU's Nate Austin, foreground, as BYU's Tyler Haws moves in at right during the first half in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. 
(AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

The Associated Press
Dec 22 2013 - 1:13am

BYU lost to No. 13-ranked Oregon 100-96 in overtime, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Eugene, Ore.

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BYU lets No. 13 Oregon off the hook in OT

The Associated Press
Dec 22 2013 - 12:58am

EUGENE, Ore. -- Jason Calliste scored a career-high 31 points and No. 13 Oregon stayed unbeaten, topping BYU 100-96 in overtime Saturday night.Joseph Young added 25 points for the Ducks (11-0), who trailed for most of the contest.

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GALLERY: BYU loses to No. 13 Oregon in overtime

As Oregon's Johnathan Loyd (10), left, defends, BYU's Kyle Collinsworth, center, scoops up a pass from BYU's Nate Austin, foreground, as BYU's Tyler Haws moves in at right during the first half in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. 
(AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

The Associated Press
Dec 22 2013 - 1:13am

BYU lost to No. 13-ranked Oregon 100-96 in overtime, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Eugene, Ore.

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GALLERY: BYU loses to No. 13 Oregon in overtime

As Oregon's Johnathan Loyd (10), left, defends, BYU's Kyle Collinsworth, center, scoops up a pass from BYU's Nate Austin, foreground, as BYU's Tyler Haws moves in at right during the first half in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. 
(AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

The Associated Press
Dec 22 2013 - 1:13am

BYU lost to No. 13-ranked Oregon 100-96 in overtime, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Eugene, Ore.

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GALLERY: Wildfires rage across the West

In this Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 photo, a firefighter with the Idaho City Hotshots looks for spot fires during a back burn along the Pine-Featherville Road while battling the more than 90,000-acre Elk Fire Complex near Pine, Idaho. Fire crews in central Idaho capitalized on favorable winds Tuesday to continue burnout operations around a small mountain community, seeking to push a wildfire toward an area torched by a massive blaze last year. (AP Photo/The Times-News, Ashley Smith)

The Associated Press
Aug 26 2013 - 5:05pm

Fires across the western United States are threatening communities, burning up the federal fire fighting reserves.

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GALLERY: Portland Travel Photos June 2013

(JESUS LOPEZ JR./Standard-Examiner)
Portland Bus Stop. Public transit is convenient and reliable.

Jesus Lopez Jr.
Jun 28 2013 - 11:00am

Travel photographs of a June 2013 trip to Portland, Oregon.

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GALLERY: College Football: Utah at Oregon State, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

The Associated Press
Oct 21 2012 - 4:37pm

No. 8 Oregon State beat Utah 21-0 on Saturday night in Corvallis, Ore., to keep the Utes winless at 0-4 in the Pac-12 Conference.

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GALLERY: Portland Mini Bike Winter Olympics

Mini bike rider Zach Rodenfels rides his bike into the Willamette River during a three-day Mini Bike Winter Olympics Sunday, Feb.19, 2012, in Portland, Ore.  The water temperature at this time of year is in the 40s. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Feb 22 2012 - 4:03pm

Portland Mini Bike Winter Olympics

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GALLERY: Occupy West Coast ports

Protesters set up a picket line at a Port of Portland terminal 6 Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Portland, Ore., as part of a West Coast "day of action." Anti-Wall Street protesters along the West Coast joined an effort Monday to blockade some of the nation's busiest docks, with the idea that if they cut off the ports, they cut into corporate profits. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Dec 12 2011 - 12:45pm

Anti-Wall Street protesters along the West Coast joined an effort Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. to blockade some of the nation's busiest docks, with the idea that if they cut off the ports, they cut into corporate profits.

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GALLERY: 8.9 earthquake and tsunami devastates Japan - March 11, 2011

People gather outside Sendai station after a powerful earthquake hit northern Japan on Friday March 11, 2011. The ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan's eastern coast Friday, killing scores of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control. (Kyodo News/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Mar 11 2011 - 11:00am

The magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's eastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot tsunami.

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GALLERY: Manhunt for gunman in Oregon - January 26, 2011

Bayshore resident Marlene Westlind speaks with a Oregon State Police SWAT member about finding a foot print in her back yard Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Waldport, Oregon. (Rick Bowmer/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Jan 26 2011 - 2:50pm

Police are searching for 43-year-old David Anthony Durham suspected of shooting and critically wounding an officer on the Oregon coast. The gunman fled into the wilderness surrounding Waldport's peninsula, about five miles from Siuslaw National Forest. The search for him entered its third night early Wednesday as 25-member SWAT teams armed with assault rifles searched the area.

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