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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

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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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Parents Seeking Urban Lifestyles For Kids

A small but growing number of parents are bucking a trend when it comes to raising their kids: Rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did, many are opting to stay in or near downtown.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2015

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Identity Released Of Man Killed In Mount Hood Explosion

The Mount Hood National Forest, where the blast occurred, said Monday that the Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as 24-year-old Jeffrey Roger Williams of Portland. The cause of death was injuries from the blast

CBS Seattle–03/23/2015

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Held For 2 Years As Witness Against Son Takes Stand

Benito Vasquez-Hernandez committed no crime, but a judge ordered the 60-year-old Mexico native held because of fears he would flee rather testify against his son, who is accused of killing a suburban Portland woman in 2012

CBS Seattle–03/19/2015

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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 Sues Restaurant For Poor Service On Valentine’s Day

Kathleen Hampton is seeking $100,000 and a public apology from Enzo’s Caffe Italiano

CBS Seattle–03/05/2015

Thunderbirds defenseman Evan Wardley (left) shoves Victoria forward Austin Carroll (right) in a game in February. Wardley has been on the ice in all but three games since his second suspension served in November, something head coach Steve Konowalchuk has mandated. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Physical Presence Of Evan Wardley Huge For Thunderbirds As Playoffs Approach

Wardley’s hits set the tone for the way Seattle likes to play. Because of his presence, Seattle is able to match up well with most top lines around the Western Hockey League. When Wardley is on the ice, opponents notice.

1090 The Fan–03/05/2015

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Workers Sue Daimler Trucks Over Racial Slurs, Threats

Daimler Trucks North America did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment on the lawsuit

CBS Seattle–02/24/2015

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Psychic Sentenced for Decade-Long Con Of Timber Heir

A psychic who used an elaborate con to steal millions of dollars from the heir to an Oregon timber fortune has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison.

CBS Seattle–02/19/2015

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