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Local (New) Deadly crash blocks Hwy 20
At least one person died in a car crash on Highway 20 just east of Interstate 5 Friday, Oregon State Police said.
Local Ride planned after Reed College grad hit, killed by tow truck (Video)
A bicycle rider was hit and killed in Southeast Portland Wednesday. In response to the recent Reed College grad's death, a group of cyclists will hit the streets Friday for “No More Ghost Bikes” – a ride meant as a statement on safely sharing the roads.

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National & World Cuba removed from U.S. terrorism blacklist
The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.

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Travel & Outdoors What's happening this year at Crater Lake National Park
Major road and parking lot improvements, a possible Sister City agreement with China, the Crater Lake Lodge's 100th anniversary, the National Park Service's 2016 Centennial, expanded vehicle-free days and creation of a possible Crater Lake symphony are among many projects at a busy Crater Lake National Park slated for this season.

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Home 6th grader speaks 7 languages 6th grader speaks 7 languages (Video)
For some of us, learning another language is on our bucket list. But reporter Natalia Martinez found one young man who's already got several languages under his belt. And he's only in the 6th grade! Mohamed Nashaz has blown his teachers away with his ability not only to learn, but also to help others.

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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.
Politics Clinton received sensitive info on private email account Clinton received sensitive info on private email account
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, according to documents released Friday, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.

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Politics Bill to limit grounds for expulsions clears Oregon House
A measure trimming back the reasons school children can be kicked out of school in order to address what supporters call the "school-to-prison pipeline" cleared the Legislature on Thursday with bipartisan support.
Politics Bush, Christie rise in defense of Patriot Act
Likely Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Chris Christie on Friday heartily endorsed the Patriot Act and the permission it gives the government to collect phone records in bulk, mocking those who deride the intelligence overhaul passed after the Sept. 11 attacks as an encroachment on civil liberties.

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