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Local Gay marriage supporters 'ecstatic' after day in court Gay marriage supporters 'ecstatic' after day in court(Photo Gallery)(Video)
The lawyers representing the four couples focused on liberty and equality. They said the state’s ban on same-sex marriage demeans same-sex couples and humiliates children, and they said voters in 2004 who approved the ban were misinformed.

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Local Gay marriage supporters 'ecstatic' after day in court(Photo Gallery)(Video)
The lawyers representing the four couples focused on liberty and equality. They said the state’s ban on same-sex marriage demeans same-sex couples and humiliates children, and they said voters in 2004 who approved the ban were misinformed.
Sports Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105(Photo Gallery)
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Local Avalanche warning for Mount Hood, Mount Rainier
The National Weather Service is warning of avalanches on the west slopes of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon Thursday morning because of heavy snow and rain in the mountains.

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National & World Families of ferry's lost confront S. Korea officials(Photo Gallery)
Angry relatives of some of the more than 130 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where families have been waiting for word of their loved ones.

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Sports Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102
Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
Sports Leier caps comeback with OT goal as Winterhawks take 2-1 series lead
The Portland Winterhawks made a dramatic third period comeback to force overtime, where Taylor Leier scored the game-winner to give the Hawks a 4-3 win and 2-1 series lead over the Kelowna Rockets Tuesday in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final at the Moda Center in front of 9,259 fans.

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Home Eight Corvettes swallowed up in sinkhole(New) Eight Corvettes swallowed up in sinkhole(Video)
The public will get its first up-close look at the sinkhole that swallowed eight cars at the National Corvette Museum. All of the cars are now out and on display at the museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Maira Ansari reports.

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Politics Vermont leading US in GMO labeling campaign Vermont leading US in GMO labeling campaign
Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor.
National & World Photos: Aftermath of March 27, 1964, 9.2 quake in Alaska Photos: Aftermath of March 27, 1964, 9.2 quake in Alaska(Photo Gallery)
The earth shook for 4 1/2 minutes on March 27, 1964, at 5:36 p.m. as the largest earthquake in U.S. history tossed and bent Alaska. The 9.2 magnitude earthquake killed 15 people. Another 113 died in tsunamis, including 4 in Oregon. The damage was costly: $113 million in 1964 dollars, more than $2.3 billion by today's standards.
Politics Another top Cover Oregon official resigns Another top Cover Oregon official resigns
Cover Oregon officials said chief operating officer Triz delaRosa relinquished her duties on Tuesday but will remain as an adviser until May 16.

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KATU Investigators Flooding fiasco leaves Portland family in lurch Flooding fiasco leaves Portland family in lurch(Video)
Would you live here? This Southeast Portland apartment was damaged so badly from flooding that the family felt like it was unlivable. They moved into a hotel, for the time being, but reached out to KATU after they felt the landlord wasn't doing enough to help them get back into their apartment.

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Technology (New) U.S. proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.
Technology Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps(Photo Gallery)
Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.

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Business (New) Applications for U.S. unemployment aid jump to 329,000
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.
Business (New) U.S. durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods posted a solid gain for the second straight month in March. A key category that signals business investment plans increased at the fastest pace in four months.
Business (New) GM profit sinks; CEO sees no recall hit to sales
The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.

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