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Stuck around for the variable weather conditions on Friday. Everything from sun, wind, rain, hail, and warm light @ sunset.

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National & World Detroit boy in basement: Stepmother put me there for 11 days
A boy reported missing for 11 days before he was found in his Detroit basement testified Wednesday that his stepmother ordered him down there and told him to "shut up and be quiet" while investigators scoured the neighborhood searching for him last June.

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Travel & Outdoors Jet boats provide family fun on Snake River rapids
Hells Canyon might be God's best-kept hideaway if you're a hiker seeking solitude, a fit hunter pursuing game or an angler hoping to catch smallmouth bass, steelhead and sturgeon until your arms are numb.

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Home Name that Princess Name that Princess (Video)
The latest royal baby gets a name fit for a princess, not to mention a Sex and the City star, and a spider known for a legendary web. CNN's Jeanne Moos plays name that princess.
Home Essay contest for goat farm giveaway Essay contest for goat farm giveaway (Video)
An Alabama couple is offering you a free house and farm, the mortgage paid-off, and everything you need to start up a goat cheese company. All you need is the perfect words to win them over. Heather Mathis explains.

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Travel & Outdoors Salmon fishing off S. Oregon coast looks good for 2015 Salmon fishing off S. Oregon coast looks good for 2015
Enough adult salmon are now finning off the Southern Oregon and Northern California coasts to give Brookings a good chance to repeat as Oregon's top port for boating chinook. But the ever-changing ocean currents have to do their part.

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Weather Blog Three rainbows? What does it mean? (Hint: There's water) Three rainbows? What does it mean? (Hint: There's water)
When one (or two) rainbows just won't do, head to Orcas Island during a rain storm.

At least that was the case Monday evening when Donna Means snapped this photo showing three rainbows!

Three rainbows? Aren't those super, super rare?

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Technology The first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels
Although much attention has been paid to autonomous vehicles being developed by Google and traditional car companies, one truck maker believes that automated tractor-trailers will be rolling along highways before self-driving cars are cruising around the suburbs.
Technology Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in U.S. for 1st time
Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.
Technology High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
Technology Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers
Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.

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Politics Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced his Republican candidacy in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton.
Politics Christie says he would testify if called in bridge trial
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he would have no problem testifying in a trial of former allies who face criminal charges for their alleged roles in politically-motivated traffic jams that caused long delays in 2013 over the George Washington Bridge connecting his state to New York.

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Business Survey: Hiring by U.S. businesses slows sharply in April
U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, a private survey found, as the strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending in the face of lower oil prices.
Business For some long-term unemployed, hope arises: A job audition
Bill Lewis was under more pressure than most new hires when he began a job in information technology last year in Monroe, Connecticut. Jobless for a year, he had eight weeks to persuade his employer to keep him and pay his salary.
Business Europe moves to help tech companies compete with U.S. giants
The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses by dominant firms.

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