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Time For A 4-Day Workweek? Cutting Hours At One Startup Shows Increase Productivity

The CEO of a Portland, Oregon tech startup says implementing a 32-hour work week has helped boost employee productivity.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2015


Phallic Graffiti Symbols Being Painted Over Potholes

Phallic graffiti symbols are being painted over potholes in Northeast Portland.


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Best RV Road Trips In The US

One of the best ways to explore America’s great outdoors is with an RV.


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$4M Lawsuit Filed In Death Of Worker Who Used Bucket As Toilet

Relatives of an Oregon worker who died from carbon monoxide poisoning while defecating in the back of a company truck seek $4 million in a lawsuit filed against the man’s former employer and four other companies.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2015

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Police Arrest 2 In Portland Waterfront Shooting

Police have made two arrests in the shooting of a 19-year-old man along the Portland waterfront.


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Brewers Tasked With Turning Sewage Into Suds

An Oregon wastewater treatment operator has asked home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and the key, not-so-secret ingredient: treated sewer water.

CBS Seattle–04/29/2015

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Uber Close To Return In Portland, Oregon, With Regulations

Months after suspending operations in Portland, Uber is on the verge of returning to the city and operating under regulations.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2015

Travelers walk on the carpet that is being replaced at the Portland International Airport. (credit: Jerry.McCarthy/Port Of Portland)

Old Airport Carpet Finds New Fame In Portland, Oregon

Visitors and locals lined up inside Portland International Airport to have their photos taken with an odd celebrity — a piece of nearly 30-year-old carpet.


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Portland: Stolen Trailer Of Medical, Dental Equipment Found

Police in Portland say a stolen trailer containing medical and dental equipment that a nonprofit organization uses to treat people in need has been found.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2015

State officials accused the tree care company of "carelessly" spraying pesticides on flowering trees. (Photo by FRANK RUMPENHORST/AFP/Getty Images)

Portland, Oregon Bans Pesticides Harmful To Bees

The Portland City Council has banned the use by the city of a class of pesticides particularly harmful to bees, including one that is the most effective control of a pest that attacks roses — the city’s symbol.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2015