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YouNews My Part In Fighting Climate Change My Part In Fighting Climate Change
What am I doing to help the climate?
I am using solar to offset some power needs.

face it, rather or not you like it our climate is shifting.
Enjoy the snow when it comes, because one year, we may not get any snow anymore for a very long time.

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Local Portland cold case: father of 5 shot in the head
It's been exactly 10 years since a father of five was gunned down at a North Portland parking lot, and police are asking for the public's help in solving the homicide.

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National & World Lawyers: immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors
Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release, even after judges made clear that paying their bonds would suffice.
National & World (New) Greece launches bailout talks as Plan B details revealed
Greece's government on Monday launched complex bailout negotiations with creditors, but faced rebuke following revelations that former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, formed a secret committee to plan for the possible conversion of euros into drachmas "at a drop of a hat."

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Sports Star-studded opening ceremony for 2015 Special Olympics
Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries - the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics - have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps and even run a triathlon in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

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Travel & Outdoors $700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge (Photo Gallery)
A massive federal habitat restoration effort in the Columbia River Basin has spent more than $700 million on breaching levies, restoring tidal channels, reconnecting floodplains and other actions meant to boost salmon and steelhead populations imperiled by hydroelectric dams.

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Home Pass the crayons! Coloring books for adults catching on Pass the crayons! Coloring books for adults catching on (Video)
If you like to be creative, but don't consider yourself an artist, there's a new hobby that might be just right for you. Adult coloring has become extremely popular in recent months. So popular, in fact, several adult coloring books are on best seller lists.

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Travel & Outdoors Trail drawing upsurge of hikers seeking a "Wild" adventure Trail drawing upsurge of hikers seeking a "Wild" adventure
Build a trail from Mexico to Canada, and a trickle of hardy souls will see if they can cover it, pushing through parched desert, driving rain and sky-high fields of snow. Let Hollywood glamorize the trail a half-century later and the masses will arrive, prepared or not.
Politics Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event
The Des Moines Register says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has denied press credentials to its reporters after the newspaper published an editorial calling on the billionaire businessman to end his campaign.

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Technology Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research
Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.
Technology Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?
Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
Technology Rhapsody tops 3 million paying music subscribers globally
Rhapsody International, the operator of the Rhapsody and Napster streaming music services, says it has surpassed 3 million paying subscribers globally as more consumers realize the benefits of offline listening.

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Politics New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions
A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: Email is forever.
Politics Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city
Beyond the spectacle The Donald seems to create wherever he goes, the billionaire businessman's visit to the border exposed evidence of a divided community whose overwhelmingly Hispanic population both decried Trump as racist and cheered his hardline immigration views.

Business

Business Orders for U.S. durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a key category that represents business investment rose by a far more modest amount.
Business U.S. appeals court rejects apartheid cases against Ford, IBM
Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Corp. in New York because they cannot show that the companies' alleged offending behavior occurred in the United States, a federal appeals court said Monday.
Business Greece, creditors get down to business on bailout deal
Technical talks over Greece's third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country's creditors continued arriving in Athens Monday.

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Entertainment 'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' to take first place spot
"Ant-Man" has claimed first place at the box office for the second weekend in a row, narrowly besting new opener "Pixels." The Marvel and Disney superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.