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

Public Pension systems are collapsing. CalPERS, the nation's largest public employee retirement system, managed to generate a return of 0.6% in fiscal year 2016, and they claim to have a funding gap of $112 billion, although independent estimates put it...

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But if there's a problem with one of the new BikeyTown bikes in Portland, you're kind of out of luck; by using their app, you've given up your right to take them to court. Evan Hanczor was eager to explore...

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The first modern traffic stop of any note occurred in Washington D.C. in 1872. William West, a black policeman, arrested Ulysses S. Grant, the sitting President of the United States, for driving his horse carriage too fast down 13th Street....

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Democratics, who don't believe in border security, are today reinforcing and extending the height of the fences surrounding their convention site. How interesting! In related news, it turns out that Granny had absolutely no idea that the DNC was trying...

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As anticipated after former Oregon governor Retread ordered his AG to sue Oracle over the failed "Cover Oregon" website debacle, the state will by next April have dumped nearly $30 million on futile legal actions against a company with over...

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Having resolved all other issues, Portland vegans are venting their pent-up outrage at the owner of a small Northeast Portland mini-doughnut shop because he dared to post a help wanted ad that they found "offensive". It was that last item...

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The Oregonian's last Pulitzer, in 2014, was for editorial writing, under the stewardship of Erik Lukens, who left last month and will begin running things at the Bend Bulletin next week. Now, the nominal publisher of The Oregonian is leaving,...

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The 57-year-old man who fell out of a moving car on I-205 Sunday allegedly staged his own kidnapping in an effort to extort money from his mother. John R. McPhail fell out of a silver Dodge...

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Research indicates that consumption of polyphenols, abundantly found in boysenberries and various other berries, appear to improve lung function. Although the precise mechanism underlying the effects of these antioxidant compounds remains unclear, it appears that they act to reduce inflammation...

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This one in Normandy, where a couple of brave "soldiers" murdered an 83 year-old priest in a church and left another person with life-threatening injuries before gendarmes dispatched them and sent them off to say howdy to Allah. How odd...

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Oregon’s newspapers — which are read either in print or online by virtually every active voter in the state — have a longstanding election-year tradition of inviting the two major candidates for governor to make a joint appearance at their...

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Marhanka was arrested in April 2015 after police discovered a large stash of illegal drugs at a rented house, which included hundreds of cannabis plants and 10 opium poppies, according to the Times. He claimed they were for "personal use"....

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While politicians and others call once again for a ban on so-called "assault weapons" as they make hay while standing in the blood of the Orlando shooting victims, it's worth noting something that they're overlooking: the FBI keeps track of...

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It's time to check on the current weather conditions in Hell, as Oregon's Department of Transportation (ODOT) is preparing to do some actual road work; the plan being to add an additional southbound lane on I-5 from highway 217 to...

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Why he can't just park his fanny at his home in Virginia and quit trying to cram light rail into Kansas City is unclear, but the nutball's been pushing it for years. It might make sense if he lived in...

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Popping up in West Hollywood, California are these posters which combine elements of the Gadsden flag with a rainbow flag background. Replacing the "Don't Tread On Me" slogan is #ShootBack. This development has put law enforcement folks a bit on...

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Refuge staff have had enough; Chad Karges, manager at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, said yesterday that he expects to lose over a third of refuge staff, which he ascribes to lingering effects of the lengthy armed occupation. He says some...

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State lawmakers have thrown a lot at Oregon businesses lately. Last year, they required all but the smallest businesses to provide paid sick leave to employees. Earlier this year, they hiked the state's minimum wage, which already was among the...

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Dime-sized clinging jellyfish from our Pacific ocean waters have been turning up along the east coast now, apparently arriving by clinging to the sides of ships. They were unknown outside of the Pacific ocean until 2013, and while small, they...

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Give 'em credit: The TSA has done a better job of disrupting air travel than terrorism has, yet as test after test has demonstrated, they miss around 95% of weapons. And you need to get to the airport two hours...

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Boy. I pulled the screen out from behind the main system here, and there was an amazing amount of junk on the wall back there. Nice cleaning project, there, but at least that's done. Cool thing is that I also...

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And not by a small margin; they don't want to see Granny or Bernie in the Oval Office. Of course, Granny's disdain for the military has been well-documented, so there's that. No wonder the active-duty folks would go for Bernie...

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She's restricting her campaign venues, limiting crowd sizes - and media - in what appears to be an effort to limit embarrassing questions, and she's trying to "walk back" some of her earlier comments - like when she gave that...

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So much for "the most transparent administration in the history of the country": The White House showed “bad faith” in how it handled an open-records request for global warming data, a federal court ruled Monday, issuing yet another stinging rebuke...

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Governor Kate Brown opposes a plan by the Coquille Indian Tribe to build a casino in Medford. In her public statement, the Governor said, “even a single additional casino is likely to lead to significant efforts to expand gaming across...

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The Labour MP has been hailed by Star Trek star William Shatner, who deployed one of his most famous lines in a bizarre tribute. Posting on Twitter after a wave of requests from fans, Shatner wrote: '@SadiqKhan Khaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnn!! Congratulations Mr...

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A 73 year-old guy in Moxee, Washington had a fully restored 1970 Chevy El Camino and was pushing it out of his garage Saturday morning to do some more work on it, but it kind of got away from him....

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The nutters are mostly in jail, now. The snow's melted, and the thousands of birds that stop off at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as part of their journey along the Pacific Flyway have remained blissfully ignorant of the antics of...

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Well, this is interesting; toward the end of the video, when the frame rate is boosted, we see that the cheap LED light from China works by rapidly cycling between on and off states. So although from the standpoint of...

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Not too hot, nice breeze, perfect. So I chainsawed a heavy branch off a leaning alder, cut the other limbs off, and cut that 200-pound sucker up for firewood that is now resting in my shed. Then I went after...

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