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At 100 years old, mobster John (Sonny) Franzese — the oldest inmate in the federal prison system — was released Friday from a Massachusetts lockup. The former Colombo underboss finally saw the light of day after wrapping up an eight-year...

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Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Stephen Bushong has ordered the City Council to repay Portland's water and sewer bureaus more than $17 million for ratepayer funds spent on projects in violation of the City Charter. The largest amount was over...

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Or your grapes, or...? Well, one answer is coming from the town of Pendleton, in eastern Oregon. The site of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems test range, one of the guys working on UAS came up with an idea for something...

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The bite from a Lone Star tick - named for the distinctive mark on its carapace that resembles Texas - can rework the human immune system, rendering those victims allergic to meat. And the range of the tick is spreading....

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For Arizona Democratic Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, writing letters demanding information from the Department of the Interior is more convenient than using Google, causing friction with other congressmen. Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop sent a letter to Grijalva Wednesday, telling...

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Largely unreported in mainstream media, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane have hired attorneys amid a federal investigation into Jane's alleged bank fraud and the alleged involvement of Bernie's office in greasing the rails to get multi-million-dollar loans...

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In a report that has national implications, almost half of the illegal immigrants held in Oregon jails in May faced serious sex crimes including rape, abuse and sodomy. About 83% are Mexican nationals. It must be just another "cultural misunderstanding",...

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Finally, the FCC is getting around to doing something - like enforcing our law. The agency on Thursday proposed a $120 million fine against Adrian Abramovich of Miami, Fla., alleging his operation, doing business as Marketing Strategy Leaders, made 96...

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Come July 1, the minimum wage for the Portland metro area will go from $9.75 per hour to $11.25. Everybody open your mouth, everybody just say "ah". Everybody turn and cough, this won't hurt at all. Did your pay jump...

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A new study finds an increase in accident insurance claims in three states that have approved the sale of marijuana for recreational use. Oregon, Washington, and Colorado. Dang, the stoners told us there was no way that would happen. Personally,...

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Most illegal immigrants who pay taxes have stolen someone else’s legal identity, and the IRS doesn’t do a very good job of letting those American citizens and illegal immigrants know they’re being impersonated, the tax agency’s inspector general said in...

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It's now legal to take roadkill home in Oregon. Yep, you can toss that deer or elk into the bed of the ol' pickup, take it home, and eat it. It's fork-tender along the tread-marks. You might want to cook...

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Public employee unions didn't learn from the resounding defeat of their last effort to raid our wallets; they're pushing a couple new ballot measures to take more of our money. It's For The Children™. Never mind that in Oregon, teacher...

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Illinois is like Venezuela now, a fiscally broken state that has lost its will to live, although for the moment, we still have enough toilet paper. But before we run out of the essentials, let's finally admit that after decade...

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A sniper with Canada's elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,540 metres. The Joint Task Force sniper took out a Daesh insurgent...

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Driverless cars are all the rage in the tech world today, and Boeing's looking at pilotless aircraft as a possibility for future planes. Always on the cutting edge, the Big Apple ran a driverless bus in Brooklyn yesterday morning. It...

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Well, finally. I was wondering if we'd ever hear back, but today we got a notice that we are pre-approved for half a million dollars toward a new house - well away from the city of Portland! Now we just...

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Odd. I don't recall seeing anything like this from Republicans and Independents when Obama won two elections. Democratics seem to get really emotional when they lose. Especially when they've poured more than twice as much money into the race as...

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He pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Marion County Circuit Court to racketeering, receiving bribes, aggravated theft, tax evasion and official misconduct charges. He gets five years in prison, 3 years of supervised probation, and has to pay $1.3 million in...

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Last week, Abdulrahman Noorah, a young Saudi national facing first-degree manslaughter charges for a 2016 hit-and-run that killed a teenage girl in Southeast Portland, slipped off his ankle bracelet and fled. His bail had been set at $1 million. On...

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On Washington state's freeways, there is no such thing as a fast lane; the left lane is for passing only. Washington state is one of 10 U.S. states to restrict travel in a freeway’s left lane only to passing vehicles....

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The Illinois comptroller has issued a warning to elected officials that the state can no longer function. They're about to enter their third straight year with no budget, their bonds are about to be downgraded to junk status and they...

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Fearing that "the drug dealer across the street" and a woman who runs a "house of prostitution next door" were stealing his letters, a 63-year-old Floridian put a mousetrap in his mailbox. According to the Smoking Gun, Nicholas Dibble thought...

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Jon Ossoff was portrayed as "the Trump killer". He lost the most expensive House race in the history of the country. The impartial media reacted:

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The so-called "antifa" folks have their own little website that they call "It's Going Down". The baristas and women's studies majors have no idea as to what they're getting into. The site calls for violence against capitalists and anyone it...

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Living on a mountain, I love manual transmissions. You don't have to ride the brakes all the way downhill. But there's another great reason to go with a manual - a lot of people don't know how to drive with...

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BRUNSWICK, Maine — A fisherman identified by the Maine Marine Patrol caught too many pogies in his purse seine last week to load onto his boat, and left the overflow floating in Maquoit and Middle bays. Pogies, or menhaden, are...

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Alaska has black bears, brown bears, grizzly bears; bears are everywhere, but attacks by blacks are uncommon. So it's especially odd that in the past two days there have been two fatal maulings by black bears - prior to last...

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Dad's a big Cubs fan, so my brother got him a subscription to MLB, then thought a big flat-screen TV would be a great addition. I sent him some cash, he got the TV, and trundled it over to install...

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The comatose college student who was released from a North Korean prison last week died Monday afternoon, his family said. Not exactly an unexpected outcome. Little Kim needs some similar treatment. At the same time, what idiot voluntarily enters that...

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