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Stuck around for the variable weather conditions on Friday. Everything from sun, wind, rain, hail, and warm light @ sunset.

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National & World Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe (New) Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe (Photo Gallery)
A man whose social media presence was being scrutinized by federal authorities was one of two suspects in a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, and the Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack.
National & World Ferguson to pay attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms
Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report.

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Sports Fight night: Mayweather, Pacquiao both ready
Manny Pacquiao will get up sometime late Saturday morning in his hotel suite and eat some steamed rice and chicken, washed down with water that his aides make sure is room temperature or warmer.

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Travel & Outdoors Jet boats provide family fun on Snake River rapids
Hells Canyon might be God's best-kept hideaway if you're a hiker seeking solitude, a fit hunter pursuing game or an angler hoping to catch smallmouth bass, steelhead and sturgeon until your arms are numb.
Travel & Outdoors 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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Home Name that Princess (New) Name that Princess (Video)
The latest royal baby gets a name fit for a princess, not to mention a Sex and the City star, and a spider known for a legendary web. CNN's Jeanne Moos plays name that princess.
Home Essay contest for goat farm giveaway Essay contest for goat farm giveaway (Video)
An Alabama couple is offering you a free house and farm, the mortgage paid-off, and everything you need to start up a goat cheese company. All you need is the perfect words to win them over. Heather Mathis explains.

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KATU Investigators Martial arts coach explains how to keep kids safe in wake of sexual abuse case Martial arts coach explains how to keep kids safe in wake of sexual abuse case (Video)
Portland police are looking for new sexual abuse victims of a martial arts instructor who committed suicide in a Deschutes County Jail over the weekend although they haven’t identified any yet, according to a spokesman. Another martial arts coach believes parents can look for several things, aside from background checks, to make sure kids are safe in any coaching environment.

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Technology Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers
Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.

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Politics State Dept: No evidence of conflict in Clinton Foundation gifts
The State Department said Monday it has no evidence that any actions taken by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton when she was secretary of state were influenced by donations to the Clinton Foundation or former President Bill Clinton's speaking fees.
Politics Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Business McDonald's to simplify structure, focus on customers
McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook says he's stripping away layers of bureaucracy and increasing accountability so the company can move more nimbly to keep up with changing tastes.

Entertainment Singer Chris Brown accused of battery in Las Vegas
Singer Chris Brown faces another battery accusation just days after he performed at an after-party to the weekend's much hyped boxing match, which was also billed as the kickoff to his residency at the Drai's nightclub.