Vancouver Whitecaps FC Matt Watson (8_ fights for control of the ball with Portland Timbers Jack Jewsbury (13) during first half of MLS soccer action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

Timbers draw 2-2 with Whitecaps

Portland extended its unbeaten streak to five matches, but remains in third place in the Western Conference.

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Local union creates shutdown parody

Members of the American Federation of Government Employees took their message to YouTube Oct. 4 with a take on the song “You’re going to mis…

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Sandy Hook voters: Tear down that school

Newtown, Conn. is coming up on the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting that killed 20 children and six adults. Plans for a new school …

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Carjacking complicated by child locks

Clackamas County deputies say a man car-jacked a driver at knife-point Sunday afternoon on Sunnyside Road — but ended up having to crawl ou…

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Sheridan market almost robbed

Yamhill County deputies said this man walked into Bill’s Market in Sheridan, Ore., Friday — and handed a note to the clerk asking for money…

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‘Four rules’ for Star Wars Episode 7

A Portland ad agency is getting national attention for a video it made urging director J.J. Abrams to not fall into what they say are the sa…

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Indianapolis rallies to beat Seahawks

Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and Donald Brown scored the go-ahead TD with 8:55 to go to lead the Indianapolis Colts past the Seatt…

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Honor Flight returns to PDX

About 50 World War II veterans arrived from Washington, D.C., back in Portland Sunday — after visiting the U.S. Capital’s World War II Memo…