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Local UO: Four Ethiopian athletes missing from IAAF World Juniors UO: Four Ethiopian athletes missing from IAAF World Juniors
Four Ethiopian athletes competing in the IAAF World Junior Championships went missing Saturday morning, U of O communications director Julie Brown said Sunday. "There is no reason to feel that they are in harm's way," Brown said.
Local Washington state stands alone on US education law Washington state stands alone on US education law
Education Secretary Arne Duncan's plan to give schools a break from student-testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law appears to be working in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
Local Police find man who was missing in SE Portland Police find man who was missing in SE Portland
A 56-year-old man with diminished mental capacity was found safe after he hadn’t returned home after leaving a bar on Hawthorne Ave. at around 5 p.m. Saturday night.
Local Preparations continue as wildfires near Conconully Preparations continue as wildfires near Conconully (Video)
The small central Washington town of Conconully is using its history to prepare for the Carlton Complex of fires should conditions drastically change this weekend. Temperatures are expected to warm back up, officials said. That will likely dry out grass and brush across the region.
Local Be the Match: Saving a little lion Be the Match: Saving a little lion (Video)
KATU is partnering with Be the Match to help fight for people who need bone marrow transplants. But sometimes an umbilical cord can be just as effective as marrow. One helped save the life of a little lion cub, 4-year-old Montavious Tesdal.