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KATU Investigators Multnomah Co. defends decision to let reckless driving suspect out of jail Multnomah Co. defends decision to let reckless driving suspect out of jail (Video)
The man accused of plowing into a traffic safety flagger walked out of jail just a few hours after the crash. Patrick Miller was booked into the Multnomah County Jail for assault, reckless driving, and DUI. It left many wondering: why was he released so quickly?

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KATU Investigators Multnomah Co. defends decision to let reckless driving suspect out of jail (Video)
The man accused of plowing into a traffic safety flagger walked out of jail just a few hours after the crash. Patrick Miller was booked into the Multnomah County Jail for assault, reckless driving, and DUI. It left many wondering: why was he released so quickly?

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Entertainment End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museum End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museum (Photo Gallery)
Jon Hamm, who plays Draper on the AMC drama about a New York ad agency, joined cast members and show creator Matthew Weiner at the National Museum of American History on Friday to donate costumes, props, sketches and a script from the show. The collection includes Draper's trademark gray suit and fedora.

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KATU Investigators Legal expert: Oregon playing high-stakes poker in Oracle lawsuit Legal expert: Oregon playing high-stakes poker in Oracle lawsuit (Video)
Two million taxpayer dollars. That's the hefty cost of legal sparring between Oracle and Oregon to decide who is to blame for the state's failed online health insurance exchange, Cover Oregon. Will the state take this to trial or settle? The On Your Side Investigators talked to insiders and legal experts to see how the legal battle over Cover Oregon will impact taxpayers.

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Sports Change to extra points likely in NFL
The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.

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Travel & Outdoors Salmon fishing off S. Oregon coast looks good for 2015 Salmon fishing off S. Oregon coast looks good for 2015
Enough adult salmon are now finning off the Southern Oregon and Northern California coasts to give Brookings a good chance to repeat as Oregon's top port for boating chinook. But the ever-changing ocean currents have to do their part.

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Politics Capital gains tax part of WA House Democrats' budget plan Capital gains tax part of WA House Democrats' budget plan
House Democrats on Friday released a two-year budget plan that proposes a capital gains tax as part of nearly $1.5 billion in new revenue to address a court mandate on education spending, but Senate Republicans quickly countered that new taxes should not be part of the solution.
Politics U.S. Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election U.S. Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire from the institution where he's served for five terms.

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KATU Investigators Concussion Concerns: Check out KATU's past coverage Concussion Concerns: Check out KATU's past coverage
Concussion concerns: Youth football leagues opt for new tackling technique

From the NFL down to youth leagues, football season is almost here. But as kids go back to school and the excitement for weekend games builds, fewer kids will be taking the field for tackle football nationwide this year.

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Technology Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure
Because Internet service is largely unregulated by the federal government and the states, decisions about network reliability are left to the service providers. Industry analysts say these companies generally do not build alternative routes, or redundancies.

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