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KATU Investigators Oregon police departments not immune to officer shortage (Video)
Police in Portland are stretched thin right now with a growing gang problem and a shortage of officers. But it’s not just crime that has the city searching for more officers. Departments across the country are also having problems finding people to wear the badge.

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Travel & Outdoors US rejects endangered status for sage grouse 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.
Home Family finds ball python in toilet Family finds ball python in toilet (Video)
A family in Kansas City, Kansas, found a huge snake in their toilet. The family turned to some friends to help get rid of the unwelcome visitor. The snake was stuck inside the toilet's plumbing, so they took the whole toilet outside and used a hammer to break it open and get the snake out. Josh Marshall has more.

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Politics Sen Wyden probing VW's use of tax credits Sen Wyden probing VW's use of tax credits
The Senate Finance Committee opened a probe Tuesday into Volkswagen's use of a federal tax credit intended for fuel-efficient cars as the company's emissions-rigging scandal widened.


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Technology Twitter gives co-founder Jack Dorsey a 2nd chance as CEO
Twitter is embracing Jack Dorsey as its CEO in hopes that its once-spurned co-founder can hatch a plan to expand the short messaging service's audience and end nearly a decade of financial losses.


Politics Clinton pushing new gun controls after UCC shooting
Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers.


Business US trade deficit widens to $48.3 billion in August
The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by a surge in shipments of cellphones from China.
Business NY comptroller: Wall Street profits hit $11.3 billion in 6 months
The securities industry in New York City tallied $11.3 billion in profits during the first half of 2015, higher than in the past three years, while also adding jobs last year for the first time since 2011, the state comptroller reported Tuesday.

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