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Local Police arrest suspect in SE Portland bank robbery Police arrest suspect in SE Portland bank robbery
Harvey Ernest Mathnay, 49, was booked into Multnomah County jail on a federal hold for bank robbery in connection with a robbery at the Bank of America at 10201 SE Washington St.

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Local Police arrest suspect in SE Portland bank robbery
Harvey Ernest Mathnay, 49, was booked into Multnomah County jail on a federal hold for bank robbery in connection with a robbery at the Bank of America at 10201 SE Washington St.

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I wanted to take a little time to share a positive story about some members of the Portland community. Fifth Alarm, a band comprised of five Portland firefighter. This group of guys got together about a year ago to share their passion of playing music.

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Local MRSA infection reported at Myrtle Point school
Authorities are taking extra care to wipe down the weight room, showers and locker rooms at the Myrtle Point Junior-Senior High School where at least two students have contracted a skin infection known as MRSA.
Local Portland immigrant takes sanctuary at church (Video)
A community activist who first came to the U.S. from El Salvador nearly two decades ago spent the weekend hidden in a Portland church, becoming the latest immigrant to seek sanctuary as authorities try to deport him.

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KATU Investigators Protecting the program: 'Lives have been destroyed due to the negligence of U of O administrators' Protecting the program: 'Lives have been destroyed due to the negligence of U of O administrators' (Video)
A three-month examination by the On Your Side Investigators found that the timing of the University of Oregon’s internal investigation of alleged sexual assaults by three basketball players was consistently beneficial to the team’s APR.
KATU Investigators Family of girl who died from E. coli suspects watermelon might be culprit (Video)
There have been three cases of E. coli in Oregon. One of them killed a 4-year-old girl and sent two other little kids to the hospital. Are they connected? The aunt of Serena Profitt, the 4-year-old who died, told KATU she believes watermelon purchased from a Walmart in Lebanon might be the source.
KATU Investigators Report: Oregon faces one of the worst juvenile crime problems in the nation (Video)
Should teen offenders be let out on field trips? The Washington County teen accused of raping a woman outside Autzen Stadium last weekend was participating in a program that stresses alternatives to putting juvenile offenders under lock and key. But the On Your Side Investigators uncovered reports that show such alternatives have been called into question. Meanwhile, Multnomah County defends its juvenile services programs.

Around the World

National & World UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change
Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth.
National & World Amnesty International blasts China's torture tool industry
Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.

Sports

Sports Welker's return brings more concussion questions
Wes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.
Sports Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Sports KATU vs. Portland Winterhawks (Video)
It was a battle to the end, and to a draw, but not on the ice; instead, KATU’s Steve Dunn, Angelica Thornton and Kerry Tomlinson took on the Portland Winterhawks’ Keoni Texeira, Ethan Price and Layne Viveiros in the TV station’s parking lot.

Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors 5 of Washington’s most beautiful waterfall hikes (Photo Gallery)
So far, summer in Seattle has brought us lots of hot days and clear skies: The perfect recipe for hiking. Watching (or swimming in) a waterfall is one of the best ways to end a hike, especially when it’s sweltering. Here are five of Washington’s most beautiful waterfall hikes to enjoy this summer.

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Home Women still pen pals after 71 years Women still pen pals after 71 years (Video)
It's a Trans-Atlantic friendship that began with the stroke of a pen. Now 71 years later, two pen pals are getting a chance to spend some time together. Boyd Huppert reports.

Your Life, Your Style

Politics Study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now insured Study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now insured
A new study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now have health insurance coverage, largely thanks to the state's expansion of Medicaid to many previously ineligible low-income adults.
Politics Clinton: Turn female economic issues into movement Clinton: Turn female economic issues into movement
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that voters need to turn pay inequity and women's economic security into a political movement in the November elections and beyond, pointing to an issue that could animate a future presidential campaign.

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Technology

Technology Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station
NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot.

Politics

Politics Wehby blames former staff for copied policies
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby is blaming former staff members for policy briefs on her website that matched statements from other conservative candidates and an interest group.
Politics Chris Christie growing tired of bridge inquiry
Gov. Chris Christie says he's growing tired of the legislative committee investigating politically motivated lane closures near the George Washington Bridge last year.

Business

Business European economic survey signals waning growth
Further evidence emerged Tuesday to show that the 18-country eurozone economy is failing to find any renewed momentum despite a raft of stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.

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