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YouNews tornado! tornado!
I got this great photo the other day as I drove up from Roseburg home (Newberg). I was just above Eugene.


Local & Regional

Local Alarming increase of breast cancer cases expected
Breast cancer cases may increase by as much as 50 percent by 2030, according to research released during the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting last weekend.


KATU Investigators Relative saw suspected killer the night of shooting, attorney says (Video)
Police say 26-year-old Colby Robinson shot and killed 33-year-old Gary (Dat) Pham and 41-year-old Susie (Sut-Leng) Chang on Southeast 83rd Avenue and Division. Chang’s husband, 35-year-old Andrew Toan Pham was shot and wounded. Chang’s 13-week-old daughter was not injured.

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National & World Two years after bombings, a festive Boston Marathon mood
The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events.


Sports Grizzlies ready for postseason and Trail Blazers (Video)
From the Grizzlies' cheek. pic.twitter.com/SRu2T1yXAb
— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) April 19, 2015
The Memphis Grizzlies, who spent much of the season as the Western Conference's No.

Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors Jet boats provide family fun on Snake River rapids 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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Politics 'Your Voice Your Vote': $15 minimum wage on the ballot? (New) 'Your Voice Your Vote': $15 minimum wage on the ballot? (Video)
If lawmakers in Salem don't raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, voters could decide the issue. KATU's Steve Dunn talks about that possibility, and the possible impacts, with Senate Majority Leader Diane Rosenbaum, Justin Norton-Kertson with the group '15 Now Oregon,' Portland economist Dr. Eric Fruits, and Marie Bowers Stagg, a 5th generation Oregon farmer.


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Technology Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.


Politics Bill on birth control stalls in Oregon Legislature
A proposal that would allow women to get birth control directly from a pharmacist without a doctor's prescription stalled Friday when a committee chair decided to convene a study group instead of moving the legislation forward.
Politics Campaigning Hillary Clinton says economy has 'stalled out'
Road tripping for her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a dark assessment of a "stalled out" U.S. economy Monday, a judgment at odds with President Barack Obama's brighter view of what the nation has achieved on his watch.
Politics GOP's Jeb Bush to visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is planning a policy trip to Europe this summer, to speak to an economic conference in Germany and meet with business and defense leaders, among others, aides said Monday.


Entertainment News

Entertainment 'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition
"Furious 7" might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but the high-octane action movie maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, according to box office tracker Rentrak.