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

When Oregon passed their "bottle bill" law, stores were required to accept returned empties and refund the deposit of five cents per container (it's now ten cents per container). The idea was to cut down on litter. But the retailers...

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Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, an associate professor of Crop and Soil Sciences, said finding a burial plot is almost impossible in urban areas such as King County, so cremation is often the only option for families burying a loved one. “There are...

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The feds flooded one of Houston's richest neighborhoods when hurricane Harvey hit, hoping to save the rest of the city. It sort of worked, although the blowback's underway. You don't want to mess with the homes of the ultra-rich, because...

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The woman who thinks she's funny is mighty upset, claiming that she's now on a "Hollywood blacklist" since she did that hysterically funny photo in which she held what appeared to be the severed head of Trump. She says in...

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My post on the fossil forest found in Antarctica from the other day suddenly led the highlights entries in Firefox Quantum this evening. I have no idea why, but it was an interesting development to run across. They must run...

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It's not as though Portland City Council is particularly functional anyway, but the latest addition, Chloe, won because she was running against Shorty Novick, who was widely despised due to his arrogance. Chloe is certainly no improvement, and is likely...

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Another woman has accused Al Franken of sexual assault on a photo-op, and this one occurred in his capacity as a Senator, according to a report heard on the radio today. Yes, he'll be spending the holidays reflecting, all right....

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Trump's decided to reverse his reversal of an Obama-era rule banning the importation of so-called "big game" animal parts. Elephants and lions breathe a sigh of relief. Meanwhile, in Mexico, another role reversal as a "bullfighter", Luis Adame, found himself...

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Movie theater fans can save a bundle with their limited-time offer: the hard-core folks can see pretty much any 2-D movies they want, at any time for a year. Annual Plan — Pay $89.95 today plus a $6.55 processing fee.

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Well, yeah, this is a red seaweed, not a pork belly. And Oregon State University researchers have patented the stuff. The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, looks like translucent red lettuce. It also has twice the nutritional value...

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In the Bay area, they seem to have a problem just in time for Thanksgiving, which to me says the timing couldn't be better. That problem: "aggressive" wild turkeys that are scratching cars, blocking traffic, and hanging out on rooftops....

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Responding to the recent letter from DoJ suggesting that several million dollars in federal grants might be withheld due to the failure of Democratics here to comply with federal laws: The six Democrats in Oregon's congressional delegation are asking the...

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Pity the poor homeless. In Sana Ana, authorities found 1,000 bicycles stashed in a flood-control tunnel, along with a lot of needles and other stuff. The bunker was accessed by a camouflaged hatch. Orange County sheriff's deputies say that it...

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"Look at the contrast between Al Franken, accepting responsibility, apologizing, and Roy Moore and Donald Trump, who have done neither," Clinton said on WABC radio Friday. Um...actually, Al only addressed the photo, and that only because the thing was all...

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My, what a difference a year can make! Hillary Clinton ✔ @HillaryClinton Donald Trump refused to say that he’d respect the results of this election. That’s a direct threat to our democracy. 9:53 AM - Oct 24, 2016 Times have...

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Dog ownership is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, finds a new Swedish study published Friday in the journal Scientific Reports. That's kind of misleading, in that there seems to be an assumption that only sane...

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In Antarctica. Yes, long before man-made global warming/global cooling/climate change, Antarctica was forested. The specimens look similar to the petrified forests in Yellowstone National Park, which were fossilized when volcanic materials buried the living trees. In fact, it used to...

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This organism is downright spooky: To find the world’s most sinister examples of mind control, don’t look to science fiction. Instead, go to a tropical country like Brazil, and venture deep into the jungle. Find a leaf that’s hanging almost...

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A couple of cities in the California desert have found a novel and remarkably cruel way to make money—force citizens to pay for the privilege of being prosecuted by the attorneys contracting with these cities. The cities of Indio and...

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Duane Ehmer, 47, of Irrigon, Oregon has been sentenced to 366 days in federal prison for digging a trench at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge during the big Bundy standoff there last year. After state police killed mouthpiece "LaVoy" Finicum, those...

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Al was considering a run for the presidency. That's pretty much gone now: In fact, his career as a politician may be in jeopardy, as even his fellow Democratics seem to want him to go away. If a picture's worth...

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A downtown Portland business owner said she is making the difficult decision to close after an escalation of problems with the homeless population. Just a few months ago, their surveillance cameras caught a man defecating right...

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If you have a home in the Portland city limits, you might want to consider putting it on the market now. That's because the city council passed another regulation that takes effect January 1: any home placed on the market...

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Salmon are once more swimming across roads in northwest Washington state. A lot of rain falls, the roads flood, and the fish take a short-cut on their way upstream for a booty call: Happens almost every year. Forget angling; just...

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Movin' on up...to the big-time.... Portland-based architecture firms William Kaven Architecture and Kaven + Co. have proposed a project that would reshape the city's skyline, including towering skyscrapers connected by a glass-enclosed botanical bridge spanning 236 feet and suspended 680...

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Well, it's certainly taken long enough, but it looks like 83 year-old Charlie Manson's entered that final slide; he's been in a Bakersfield hospital for the past three days and is reportedly "deteriorating fast". It's beginning to look as though...

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Firefox upgraded to their new version today, and it's really fast, compared to the other browsers out there. As with any such upgrade, there are pluses and minuses: on the minus side, it doesn't support a lot of the add-ons...

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Well, sure - let's reintroduce wolves here in the lower 48! At least two wolves chased down and killed a teacher who was jogging on a road outside a rural Alaska village, according to a report released by the Alaska...

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Ohio scrapped the execution of Alva Campbell on Wednesday after it could not find a viable vein for the lethal injection — but it plans to try again. Prison officials had been warned about Alva Campbell's extensive health problems but...

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Well, we know one thing for sure; "journalists" don't know squat about guns. USA Today recently published a story about the deadly AR-15 "assault rifle" in which they depicted the fictitious "chainsaw bayonet" as a rifle accessory, but they've been...

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