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A worker cleans a jet bridge at Paine Field in Everett, Wash., before passengers board an Alaska Airlines flight on March 4, 2019. Seattle-based Alaska Airlines owns Horizon Air. An off-duty pilot riding in the extra seat in the cockpit of a Horizon Air passenger jet on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023, tried to shut down the engines in mid-flight and had to be subdued by the crew, according to a pilot flying the plane. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) 

It happened Sunday on a flight from Everett, Washington, to San Francisco. The plane diverted to Portland, Oregon, where it was met by law enforcement officers.

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Class sizes, pay and lack of resources are cited as the main issues behind a vote to strike by teachers in Portland, Oregon. The Portland Association of Teachers announced the vote results Friday. The strike would begin Nov. 1, unless an agreement is reached with the school district before then. Portland Public Schools said it would stay at the bargaining table in the hopes of reaching a fair settlement

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The pipeline runs more than 1,300 miles through Idaho, Washington and Oregon. Democratic U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell of Washington described the project as “incompatible with our climate laws.”

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AI Symposium Keynote Dr. Brandeis Marshall 

The three-day hybrid event is hosted by PCC and open to the public. 

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Tens of millions in the Americas will get front-row seats for a rare “ring of fire” eclipse of the sun. An annular solar eclipse will briefly dim the skies over sections of the western US  on Saturday. As the moon lines up precisely between Earth and the sun, it will blot out all but the sun's outer rim. A bright, blazing border will appear around the moon along a narrow path stretching from Oregon to Brazil. It’s a prelude to the total solar eclipse that will sweep across Mexico, the U.S. and Canada next April. Be sure to wear eye protection if you have a ringside seat

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(Photo/Saundra Sorenson) 

187 stylish family units, communal amenities will stay affordable for the next 99 years.

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(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File) 

Here’s what you need to know about the ring of fire eclipse, where you can see it and how to protect your eyes

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(Brian Hayes/The News Tribune via AP, Pool) 

Eyewitness testimony  in the continuing trial three police officers, who are white and Asian American, charged with the 2020 death of Manuel Ellis, a Black man, starkly contradicted the picture the officers’ lawyers painted.

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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) 

Biden's order stops short of calling for removal of four hydroelectric dams on the Lower Snake River in Washington state, an action that tribes and conservation groups have long urged to save threatened fish populations

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Etheric Mc Farlane 

Mc Farlane worked with a team of Black developers and engineers to create patent-pending technology for police, general public.

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