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Jackson County, Oregon, Approves GMO Ban

Residents in a southwest Oregon county voted emphatically to ban genetically engineered crops following a campaign that attracted a bushel of out-of-state money

CBS Seattle–05/21/2014

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Oregon Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional

CBS Seattle–05/19/2014

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In Depth: Organizations Train Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Microbusinesses, defined as enterprises with five or fewer employees, have long been the backdrop of the economy

CBS Seattle–05/12/2014

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Portland Won’t Flush Millions Of Gallons Of Drinking Water After Teen Urinated At Reservoir

The city of Portland has decided not to flush millions of gallons of drinking water that might have been tainted by a teenager who urinated at a reservoir.

05/01/2014

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Mascot Protest Planned At Nike’s Oregon Headquarters

A Native American group is calling on Nike Inc. to stop producing and selling products that feature the Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief Wahoo, which it calls a “grotesque caricature” of modern Indians

CBS Seattle–04/29/2014

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Lawsuit Against Owner Of ‘Abnormally Dangerous’ Duck

An Oregon duck accused of having “abnormally dangerous propensities” finds itself at the center of a lawsuit that seeks $275,000 in damages.

CBS Seattle–04/23/2014

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Tuesday Is Deadline For Portland ‘Arts Tax’

Tuesday, April 15th is Portland residents’ deadline for the ‘Arts Tax,’ which was approved by voters in 2012.

04/15/2014

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Best Budget Vacation Destinations

Check out these top five vacation destinations in the U.S. for those on a budget.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2014

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3.3 Quake Felt In Portland Area

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was felt throughout the Portland area at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, but there are no reports of injury or damage.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2014

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Police: 22-Pound House Cat Traps Owners Inside Bedroom After Attacking Baby

Portland police had to be called in to subdue a 22-pound house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby.

03/10/2014

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