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Flip the switch to the "on" position. Watch the roaches scatter. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

Foster Farms. The poultry company's under investigation after an animal-rights group sent an "undercover investigator" into their Fresno plant and filmed workers appearing to abuse the birds. The company, along with police, are conducting investigations into the allegations, and the...

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Oregon never has enough money for education, which is allegedly why the state ranks near the bottom in the nation in terms of graduation rates (and of those who do graduate, more than half find that in order to attend...

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In speaking about the mass shooting yesterday in a Charleston church Mr. Obama had this to say: President Obama said, “At some point we as a country have to reckon with the fact that this kind of mass murder doesn’t...

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John Aspinall made a fortune through gambling, and built zoos in Howletts and Port Lympne, England. M.C. Davis likewise amassed a fortune through gambling - and purchased 54,000 acres of land in the Florida panhandle, which he's restoring to the...

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Hey, you've got a crazy white girl pretending to be black, and Bruce Jenner pretending to be a woman - because that's how they "identify". Whatever.

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Well, in a couple of weeks, you can use marijuana recreationally in Oregon, on private property. There are a few caveats, however: As of July 1, if you're an adult you may legally use marijuana in private. You may grow...

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You ever get a raise in pay of more than $15,000? Me neither. Fritz's decision boosted the annual salary of Mike Abbaté from $161,574 to $177,029. And what does Mike do to deserve that kind of cash? Why, he's the...

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For centuries, the process of making cheese involved the slaughter of baby moos: The stomach of an unweaned calf produces enzymes that turn liquid milk into good, hard, flavorful cheeses like Parmesan and Cheddar. These enzymes, called rennet, are secreted...

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The town of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin has banned kangaroos as "service animals" following an incident in which a woman took one into a McDonald's restaurant, claiming that it was a therapy animal. The town has decided that things have gotten...

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California has joined Florida in arriving at a determination that, contrary to the company's arguments, their drivers are not independent contractors, but company employees. This means that the company has to pay costs associated with employees - like Social Security,...

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AlGore and Obama should be proud of them, as they've had a "carbon footprint" of near zero for nearly five decades.

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Everybody panic! There's a Planet to be Saved! Consider the language of these news headlines: ‘Fuelling Extinction: Obama Budget Is Killer For Endangered Species’ (Huffington Post, February 2015). ‘“Racing Extinction” Sounds Alarm On Ocean’s Endangered Creatures’ (NBC News, January 2015)....

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Folks around here just assumed it was due to Washington's legalization of weed, but that apparently wasn't the case: it was a Russian assault on our airspace! Large fires burning in Khakassia, a region in southeastern Siberia, were started by...

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President Obama's touting a plan to train veterans for solar careers, noting that it's a fast-growing industry with good-paying jobs. That's an interesting take, when you consider that here in Oregon, heavily-subsidized SolarWorld pays $11 an hour - higher than...

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That didn't take long; a Medford, Oregon jury only deliberated about an hour before returning a guilty verdict. They determined that pig farmer Susan Monica did indeed shoot and dismember two farm-hands and then fed them to her pigs. Circuit...

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The 24 year-old computer science student probably should have stuck to his studies. Instead, he decided to get all "radicalized" and demonstrate his devotion to Allah. PARIS (AP) -- An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was prevented...

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Suddenly, she's "tired of the mean-spiritedness in politics". In her early campaign stops, Clinton has cast herself as above the political back-and-forth, vowing to change the harsh partisan tone in Washington. “I am tired of the mean-spiritedness in politics,” she...

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For every right wing lunatic in an Idaho cabin, there are 500 left wing lunatics with tenure at a state university. -David Burge@iowahawk Yeah, that pretty much nails it.

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Maryland's Hop Theory is getting set to release their first round of teabag-style infusers that they claim will transform plain old lager beer into brews that taste more like craft beers, but without the expense. Supposedly, it takes only a...

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Today's news from USA Today is kind of scary; a new survey confirms that over one-third of Americans are certifiably insane. Many people are woefully unprepared financially for retirement, and they shouldn't count on working longer to make up the...

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When leaders from across the globe gathered in Paris in a show of solidarity in regard to the massacre last week (as well as to demonstrate their concern over Mann-made global warming, so no jet fuel was used to get...

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Great! You'll just need to answer a few of their job interview questions, to see if you're a good fit. If you don't make it to at least internship level, that's okay - Microsoft's hiring. The first two questions are...

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Twenty of the Topeka rabble-rousers showed up in Portland yesterday, kicking things off yesterday morning with a "protest" at Oregon Convention Center, where a conference for LGBT Christians was being held. While the Westboro gang paraded around with their signs,...

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An Illinois wildlife photographer found that a bald eagle nest had blown out of a tree and two injured eaglets were on the ground, so he took them into his garage and called a rehab center, who came out and...

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Here in the USA, trainloads of corn are converted into biofool to satisfy government mandates. That drives up the cost of everything from cereal to tortillas and beyond, but our government considers turning food into fuel an essential step in...

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Any cold location is due to weather, but any warm location is due to climate change. That's the spin that alarmists put out, and it's laughable on its face. They ignore space-based sensor data that shows no significant elevation in...

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Oh goody - Metro is now building a trail! Just what we need, certainly: As part of the regional trail network, the Ice Age Tonquin Trail will provide connections with the Westside and Fanno Creek trails. There may also be...

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Nothing but reruns on: Mittens tosses his hat into the ring yet again, George Zimmerman is arrested yet again, and the usual nutters are out trolling. Same old same old. Well, at least Babs Boxer's announced that she won't be...

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Ever so politically correct, CNN's Chris Cuomo referred to a French terrorist born of Senegal immigrant parents as "African-American", prompting Anderson Cooper to jump in to correct him. Sure, it was just a small mistake and quickly corrected, but it...

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The temperature at Mars' Gale Crater when recorded by the Curiosity rover on Thursday was 17.6F, compared to the 6F high in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Of course, the crater's near the equator of Mars, but still. That high temperature beat...

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