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Forget the 'ick' factor: Portland woman says fecal transplant saved her life

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For most people, the idea of taking somebody else's fecal matter into their bodies is a repulsive one, but it's a new type of therapy that a Portland woman says saved her life. More>>

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36 Pit Fire near Estacada now 30 percent contained

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Almost all immediate evacuation orders have been lifted in the Estacada area as firefighters work to get control of a 4,000-acre wildfire. More>>

World War II veterans headed to Washington, DC on Honor Flight trip

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Fifty Oregon World War II veterans are getting ready to take the trip of a lifetime to see the war memorial built in their honor. More>>

SE Portland's 'Cartopia' food cart pod can stay another two years

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Food cart owners said the landlord told them they won't have to move this winter to make way for an apartment building, after all. More>>

Donations to Obie the dachshund under investigation

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The Oregon Attorney General's office is investigating donations made to Obie, the formerly obese dachshund. More>>

Police search N. Portland neighborhood for man with spear, gun

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The Portland Police Bureau put out an alert about the situation near North Interstate Avenue and Prescott Street.
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Neighbors fed up with 'nuisance house' in Northeast Portland

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Neighbors in Northeast Portland say they're dealing with what's essentially a squatter situation, only this time, they say the owner of the home is welcoming the problem. More>>

Portland area's first Cabela's store ready for grand opening

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The 100,000-square-foot hunting, fishing and outdoor store opens Thursday at 11 a.m.
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Tiny kitten rescued after being shot by BB gun twice in the face

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Abby the tiny kitten still has the BBs lodged in her nose and behind her eye, because she's too little to have them surgically removed. More>>

State bans 13-year-old girl from living with day care provider mother

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A Beaverton mother is fighting for her 13-year-old daughter to move back into the house where she runs a day care program.  More>>

Oregonians stuck in Mexico after hurricane hits Baja, CA

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Hurricane Odile has left a path of destruction in Mexico and Baja, CA. More>>

Tricycle stolen from boy with spina bifida found badly damaged

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A tricycle stolen from a Vancouver boy who has spina bifida was found along a Vancouver road and turned in to police. More>>

Restaurant not the source of E. coli linked to 4-year-old girl's death

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A restaurant in the town of Otis is not the source of an E. coli infection connected to the death of a 4-year-old girl. More>>

Oregon's new minimum wage: $9.25 an hour

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The state Bureau of Labor and Industries says more than 140,000 Oregon workers will get a pay raise when the minimum wage goes up the first of the year. More>>

Missing Vancouver man who suffers from dementia found safe

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A man who disappeared after telling his wife he was going shopping Tuesday night has been found safe. More>>

Gidget the dog vanishes in Pennsylvania, turns up in Tualatin

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Gidget's story might make a good Disney movie - she disappeared near Philadelphia and then turned up in Tualatin three months later. More>>

Police: Trooper catches man running near I-205 with stolen 48-inch TV

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A man on felony probation was arrested after trying to run away along Interstate 205 with a 48-inch TV he stole from Fred Meyer, according to police. More>>

Police release surveillance images of McMinnville man missing since August

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Police released new surveillance images of a Louis "Paul" Geary, a McMinnville man who has been missing since August. More>>

Driver accused of leaving behind hurt passenger after crash arrested

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A man accused of running away from the scene of a crash and leaving behind a badly injured passenger in northeast Portland has been arrested. More>>

Nike suspends contract with Vikings RB Adrian Peterson

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After an indictment on felony child abuse charges, Adrian Peterson's endorsement deal with Nike has been suspended. More>>

Crews battle California fire's explosive growth

Hundreds of additional firefighters have been dispatched to a fast-growing wildfire in Northern California as crews continue to mop up another blaze that tore through a small town. More>>

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

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The Mexican government began airlifting the first of tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes. More>>

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  • Senate voting on rebel aid after House backs Obama

    Senate voting on rebel aid after House backs Obama

    Thursday, September 18 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-09-18 17:04:37 GMT
    President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm rebels battling Islamic State militants in Syria is halfway home after easy approval by the GOP-controlled House sent the measure to...More >
    Leaders of both parties expected quick passage Thursday as the Senate neared a vote on President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm Syrian rebels battling Islamic State militants.More >
  • America's view of hurricanes changes since Hugo

    America's view of hurricanes changes since Hugo

    Thursday, September 18 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-09-18 16:57:07 GMT
    Largely due to the devastation of Hurricane Hugo, it's common for news organizations to give a storm that size 24-hour coverage.More >
    Largely due to the devastation of Hurricane Hugo, it's common for news organizations to give a storm that size 24-hour coverage.More >
  • California wildfire shows explosive growth

    California wildfire shows explosive growth

    Thursday, September 18 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-09-18 16:55:06 GMT
    An out-of-control wildfire in Northern California threatened more than 2,000 homes and consumed huge swaths of timber land east of Sacramento while another town near the Oregon Border took reckoning of the damage...More >
    An out-of-control wildfire that has forced nearly 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday.More >

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