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7 Portland schools get seismic upgrades

Portland students head back to class Wednesday, and — thanks to a $483 million bond measure — the roofs over many of their heads will be a…

Ohio kidnapper Castro hangs himself

Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade has committed suicide at a state pr…

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Columbia River swimmer still missing

Witnesses saw him jump in the water near the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay in Vancouver Sunday. Two teen girls on a nearby riverbank jumped in …

Evacuation orders lifted at Yosemite fire

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once th…