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Police were told there was a chicken — and it was attempting to cross the road. (Getty Images)

No Joke: Chicken Crossing The Road Halts Portland Traffic

Police were told there was a chicken — and it was attempting to cross the road.

08/13/2014

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Police Officer Involved In Fight With Teen

Pat Kaley, chief criminal deputy of the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office, says officers responded late Sunday to a fight involving Sgt. Jason Pearce and a 17-year-old boy who had made comments to Pearce’s daughter

CBS Seattle–07/30/2014

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Evangelical Christian Group To Try To Convert Children At Pools, Parks

An evangelical Christian group plans to try to convert children as young as 5 at Portland apartment pools, public parks and dozens of other gathering spots this summer — a campaign that’s got some residents upset.

07/23/2014

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Veteran Sues Over Discriminatory Hiring

The Oregonian reports Bruce Prunk is seeking lost wages and financial damages of $500,000

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

File photo of  Firecrackers and bottle rockets. (credit:  Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Officials: Illegal Fireworks Spark Portland Blaze

Officials say a blaze blamed on illegal fireworks has destroyed a southeast Portland home.

07/06/2014

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Cougar Found In Portland Tree Euthanized

Oregon wildlife officials have euthanized a cougar that was captured in the backyard of a Portland home.

07/05/2014

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Woman Chains Herself To Barrel Of Concrete, Sits On Tracks In Protest

A woman who chained herself to a barrel of concrete sat on railroad tracks in Portland Monday morning to protest oil trains

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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Pot Advocates Have High Hopes For Oregon Ballot

Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana are preparing to take boxes stuffed with more than 145,000 signed petitions to the state Capitol on Thursday

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

File image of a 'For Sale' sign (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Google Exec Sells Oregon Home After Uproar From Neighbors

A venture capitalist has opted to sell his recently purchased northwest Portland home to neighbors instead of demolishing it

CBS Seattle–06/25/2014

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court building. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Says Warrantless Bulk Surveillance Is Legal

A federal judge has affirmed the legality of the U.S. government’s secret, warrantless bulk phone and email data collection

CBS Seattle–06/24/2014

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