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Local PDX celebrates 75 years of flight
The airport was first dedicated in 1940 as the Portland-Columbia Airport. Since that time there have been many changes, from several additions to the number of runways to the iconic PDX green carpet that rolled out in 1988.



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Local Portland man dies in crash near Willamina
Bradley Gene Jones took the Highway 18B exit from Highway 18 just south of town in his 1999 Chevy Suburban at a high rate of speed, police said.


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National & World Evidence mounts for El Nino that could ease Calif. drought
Evidence is mounting that the El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California, potentially easing the state's punishing drought but also bringing the risk of chaotic storms like those that battered the region in the late 1990s.


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Travel & Outdoors US rejects endangered status for sage grouse
The U.S. Interior Department says the greater sage grouse does not need federal protections across Oregon and 10 other Western states after some limits were put on energy development and other activities.

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Home  California woman uses robot device to wait in line, buy iPhone California woman uses robot device to wait in line, buy iPhone (Video)
Many people wish they could be at two places at the same time. A San Diego girl did just that when she stood 21 hours in line for an iPhone in Palo Alto from her own home in Clairemont. As Zohreen Adamjee found out, the device also allows her to work from home.

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Politics Republican lawmaker seeks ban on LGBT conversion therapy Republican lawmaker seeks ban on LGBT conversion therapy
A Republican lawmaker is proposing legislation in New Hampshire to ban therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of minors, a move that is sure to cause friction within the GOP when lawmakers reconvene in January.
Politics Democratic debate a breakout chance for O'Malley, others Democratic debate a breakout chance for O'Malley, others
Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O'Malley needs a breakout moment in the party's first debate to catch up to the front-runners.


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Technology Tokyo auto show to highlight 'smart' green cars (Photo Gallery)
The Tokyo Motor Show, opening to the public Oct. 30 at Tokyo Big Sight convention hall, will be packed with futuristic eye-catching vehicles that drive themselves, offer online information in dazzling ways and are so green they are zero-emissions.



Business Dell buying EMC in transformational $67 billion deal
Dell is buying data storage company EMC in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion, a move that will transform the PC company into a major player in the data storage market.
Business Economists still expect Fed rate hike before end of 2015
A survey of business economists finds that a majority still expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates before the end of the year, with the broader economy expected to grow at a slightly faster pace in 2015 than previously forecast.
Business Ford to invest $1.8 billion in China research
Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.8 billion to develop technologies aimed at attracting Chinese car buyers, underlining China's importance to automakers despite slowing sales growth.

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