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Oregon Democrats Introduce Gun Background Checks Bill

Oregon Democrats are taking the first step toward requiring background checks on private gun sales.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2015

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Portland-Area Investigation Nets Nearly 14 Pounds Of Heroin

Portland police say their drug investigators have wrapped up a three-month probe of a drug-trafficking organization in the metropolitan area with the seizure of nearly 14 pounds of heroin with a wholesale value of $650,000.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2015

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Ore. Police Calm Agitated Man Asking To Be Killed

Officers managed to take into protective custody a 26-year-old man who appeared outside the public safety building screaming that he wanted to be killed.

03/21/2015

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Explosion Reported Along Road Near Mount Hood; US 26 Closed

Authorities in Clackamas County closed U.S. highway 26 on the flanks of Mount Hood on Thursday to check out a report of an explosion.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2015

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Pimp Of Prostitute Killed By Marine Pleads Guilty

The boyfriend and pimp of a Portland woman murdered by a Marine in Hawaii two years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to a human trafficking charge.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Oregon House Approves Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

Laws banning the therapy are on the books in New Jersey and California, and advocates say bills have been introduced in about two dozen more states. The District of Columbia recently approved a similar measure.

CBS Seattle–03/17/2015

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Scientists Propose Volcano Monitors On Mount Hood

Though not erupting, Oregon’s signature peak produces frequent earthquakes, and steam and volcanic gases.

03/17/2015

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Oregon Is First State To Adopt Automatic Voter Registration

Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill that puts the burden of registration on the state instead of voters

CBS Seattle–03/16/2015

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No One Hurt In Shooting In Front Of Portland Police Station

Portland police say there was a gang-related shooting in front of the East Precinct police station late Saturday.

03/15/2015

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Woman Claims She Was Raped While Under Anesthesia During Colonoscopy

An Oregon woman claims she was sexually assaulted while she was under anesthesia for a colonoscopy.

03/12/2015

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