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Local (New) Fear of gunfire stops Newberg soccer game
Fearing someone was firing gunshots a school administrator stopped a girls’ soccer game Thursday night and moved student athletes and spectators into a gym, according to the Newberg-Dundee Police Department.

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YouNews Windy morning in Tualatin Windy morning in Tualatin
Heard a crack this morning at Heron's Landing Apartments and this was what I found in the parking lot.

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Local Oregon, Oracle spar over copyright infringement claim
A federal judge is considering whether Oracle can sue the state of Oregon for copyright infringement as part of a complex legal battle stemming from the failure of the Cover Oregon health insurance exchange.

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Home Snub that handshake Snub that handshake (Video)
It's one of life's awkward moments, when you stick out your hand to shake someone else's and instead you're ignored. When it happened to Chicago’s mayor a couple of days ago, it got CNN’s Jeanne Moos thinking about shady handshakes.
Home iPhone stops bullet iPhone stops bullet (Photo Gallery) (Video)
An iPhone saved a Fresno state student -- by stopping a bullet during an armed robbery at an apartment complex near campus. Sonata Rose has the details on the shooting and how it has raised security concerns.

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Weather Blog UW Prof: 'Godzilla' El Nino to vanquish warm 'blob' of ocean waters UW Prof: 'Godzilla' El Nino to vanquish warm 'blob' of ocean waters
Two weather entities have been battling it out for media attention of late: The warm 'blob' of water in the Pacific Ocean largely blamed for our year-plus long of warmer temperatures in the Northwest, and a budding El Niño of super strength that has been given a variety of monikers, from "Bruce Lee" El Niño to "Godzilla" El Niño.

But University of Washington Atmospheric Sciences professor (and fellow weather blogger) Cliff Mass says only one can survive, and the two will engage in a meteorological battle that will rival those found on late night monster movies.

Who will win? Mass reveals who he'd put his money on:
Weather Blog Photos: Dramatic images of record hurricane activity in Pacific Ocean Photos: Dramatic images of record hurricane activity in Pacific Ocean (Photo Gallery)
Chalk up two firsts for the planet this year when it comes to hurricanes this summer -- a parade of three simultaneous hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean over the weekend, plus a rather odd record set in the Atlantic too.

First in the Pacific, where three Category 4 hurricanes -- Kilo, Ignacio and Jimena -- were roaming the Central Pacific Ocean waters at the same time on Sunday. It's the first time in the satellite imagery era (think post 1950s) that three major hurricanes were observed at the same time east of the International Dateline, according to The CIMSS Satellite Blog via the University of Wisconsin (aka "the other U-Dub".)

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Technology Judge approves $415M settlement in Apple, Google wage case
A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
Technology Tech Tips: Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking
Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords.

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Politics Biden testing political waters in Florida
Vice President Joe Biden came to Florida to lend a hand to Senate Democrats and the administration's education agenda Wednesday on a trip watched for any hint that he'll seek the presidency.
Politics Rubio touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahoma
The United States should end its ban on crude-oil exports and reduce federal regulations that are stifling an energy industry central to the nation's future economic prosperity, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday to a friendly group of mostly oil and natural gas producers.
Politics Kentucky clerk's defiance is a test for GOP rivals
The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot as they try to mollify social conservatives without alienating the majority of Americans who support gay marriage.
Politics Bush-Trump feud intensifies in GOP primary
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush escalated his feud with Donald Trump on Tuesday, betting big he can re-energize his stalled campaign by challenging the billionaire businessman head on.

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Business Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week after a sharp drop the previous week, as global markets continued to whipsaw amid economic disruption in China and uncertainty over Federal Reserve interest-rate policy.
Business US trade deficit drops to $41.9 billion in July
The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to the lowest level in five months as exports posted a small gain while imports declined, reflecting a big drop in shipments of consumer goods such as cell phones.

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