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Local Photo gallery: Longview tornado Photo gallery: Longview tornado (Photo Gallery)
The National Weather Service said an EF1 tornado touched down in Longview on Thursday afternoon. It caused significant damage to some property but no injuries were reported.
Local 4 more workers allege racial bias at Portland Daimler plant 4 more workers allege racial bias at Portland Daimler plant
Oregon has expanded its investigation into discrimination at the Portland truck-making plant of German automotive giant Daimler AG after four more employees came forward with allegations of racial harassment.
Local Seattle teens beat, car destroyed in retribution for egging
A group of people really didn't appreciate their car being egged by a bunch of teens last weekend in West Seattle and responded by cornering the teens on a dead-end street, beating them and destroying their BMW, according to the Seattle Police Department.
Local Teen killed on train tracks near Gervais Teen killed on train tracks near Gervais (Video)
A Woodburn family is trying to understand why their teenage son was hit and killed by a train five miles from his school where his mom was supposed to pick him up. Police said they’ve discovered the boy had walked on the same tracks before.
Local UO task force recommends 23 ways to prevent sexual violence UO task force recommends 23 ways to prevent sexual violence
The Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support wants to immediately suspend plans to expand Fraternity and Sorority Life, saying the Greek system and athletics are where multiple studies show a prevalence of sexual violence.
Local Haunted house scams customers Haunted house scams customers (Video)
Looking for a fright? Many haunted houses in our area are up and running this week, but the Problem Solvers discover one attraction that is more illusion than reality.
Local Princess in cockfighting case gets probation Princess in cockfighting case gets probation
A Romanian princess who helped run a cockfighting enterprise in Oregon has been sentenced to three years of probation and won't have to go to prison.
Local Oregon won't use Oracle's technology for Medicaid Oregon won't use Oracle's technology for Medicaid
Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and the high-tech company pursue lawsuits against each other.
Local King County Sheriff backs Oregon pot legalization King County Sheriff backs Oregon pot legalization
A prominent law enforcement official in Washington state says in ads set to air Tuesday in Oregon that his state's regulations involving legalized recreational marijuana are working.