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Local Local dog owner blames Purina for dog's death (Video)
A local dog owner believes her dog died from eating Purina's popular Beneful brand dog food. Earlier this month, a class action lawsuit against Purina was filed in federal court.

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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.

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Sports Inglewood celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL
The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.
Sports Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement
A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated, ruling that an NFL arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" in a child abuse case that shook the league.
Sports Hitmen beat Winterhawks in OT, 5-4
Jake Bean scored 1:36 into overtime as the Calgary Hitmen extended their win streak to six games with a 5-4 victory over the Portland Winterhawks on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.
Sports 2 prep coaches suspended for encouraging teams to lose game
Two Tennessee girls basketball high school coaches have been suspended for trying to get their teams to lose a game in an attempt to avoid the top-ranked squad and improve their chances of advancing in the state tournament.

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Home Willamette Week's Cartathlon (New) Willamette Week's Cartathlon (Video)
If you're looking for some crazy fun to take part in with your friends on Sunday - Cartathlon is back.

It's hard to describe the mix of costumes, challenges, and food by itself, so Willamette Week's Steph Barnhart came into the KATU newsroom to explain it to us.

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Politics Oregon Senate votes unanimously to outlaw 'revenge porn' Oregon Senate votes unanimously to outlaw 'revenge porn'
Oregon state senators voted unanimously Thursday to outlaw so-called revenge porn, when jilted ex-lovers distribute intimate photos that were shared consensually during a romantic relationship.

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Technology Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

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Politics What determines the perfect candidate for 2016?
Let's say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they've got to have — and what they can do without.

Business

Business As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
Major companies are testing whether it would pay to tuck away their world famous logos in favor of more hipster guises: PepsiCo, for instance, introduced a craft soda called Caleb's last year and McDonald's opened a cafe that lists lentils and eggplant on its menu.
Business Cuban cigar makers anticipate big bucks from U.S. travelers
Cuban cigar makers are licking their chops over new U.S. rules, announced in December as part of a partial detente, allowing more Americans to travel to the island and legally bring back small quantities of the coveted stogies for the first time in decades.

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Entertainment Bill Cosby: 'I am far from finished'
Comedian Bill Cosby has issued a new statement as women continue to add their names to the list of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior accusers speaking out about alleged trysts with the funnyman