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(AP Photo/Stephen Brashear) 

A civil rights activist from Spokane, Washington, a business owner and the founder of a winery and his family were on the floatplane that crashed in the waters of Puget Sound, killing 10.

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Homicide rates appear to be dropping in some major U.S. cities, such as New York and Chicago, but in others killings are on the rise, particularly from guns. In Portland, the homicide rate surged 207% since 2019

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(AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File) 

From what you buy online, to how you remember tasks, to when you monitor your doorstep, Amazon is seemingly everywhere.

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Emergency personnel respond to a shooting at the Forum shopping center in east Bend, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. (Ryan Brennecke/The Bulletin via AP) 

66-year-old employee, Donald Ray Surrett Jr. and an 84-year-old customer were killed in a shooting at a Bend Safeway Sunday evening. Two others were injured.

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Director Ime Etuk.  

Feature-length film tells story of Vin Shambry’s houseless youth 

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Flags at Oregon public institutions will be flown at half-staff on Monday in honor of Logan Taylor, a 25-year-old firefighter, who was struck and killed by a tree fighting the fire, which was started by lightning on Aug. 17

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Leslee Barnes, director of the Department of County Human Services’ Preschool & Early Learning Division 

Voter-approved program offers free preschool to Multnomah County residents.

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A final decision on the new name for the mountain outside Cottage Grove will be made in December.

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown 

Oregon, Washington, and California, have sought to establish the West Coast as an abortion safe haven, welcoming patients traveling from states where the procedure has been banned or greatly restricted.

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Randy Smith of Eugene, Oregon, pleaded guilty Tuesday and is one of four men from across the Pacific Northwest being prosecuted for punching and kicking a Black man at a bar on Dec. 8, 2018.

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