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Japan Earthquake Holds Lessons For Oregon Coast

Advanced engineering and a location just outside of the tsunami zone allowed the Ishinomaki Red Cross Hospital in Japan to survive the magnitude 9 earthquake of March 11, 2011.

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'Stronger Than Ever' Sundance Docs Tackle Scientology, Campus Rape

Critic Kenneth Turan says Going Clear and The Hunting Ground are among the films that "blew people away" at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

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Startup Seeks To Distill Solar-Powered Alcohol

There’s no lack of sun east of Washington’s Cascade Mountains. That bright sunlight may soon help get a new distillery off the ground.

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Arts & Life

After Father's Death, A Writer Learns How 'The Japanese Say Goodbye'

Lost in a deep depression, Marie Mutsuki Mockett visited a temple owned by her mother's family near Fukushima. There, she found traditions and ways of thought that helped her work through her grief.

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'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

Buzz Bin: A Proper Look At Where Kazoos Come From

Live, From Iceland: It's A Hamburger

Full Of Complexity And Ambivalence, 'American Sniper' Shows The Cost Of War

A Rational Conversation With ASAP Yams

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Environment

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's Climate Legislation Gets A Hearing

Governor Jay Inslee has been pushing for a “polluters pay” carbon reduction plan for the majority of his time in office. Tuesday marked the first time that plan went before the state legislature. 

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Japan Earthquake Holds Lessons For Oregon Coast

Report: Wash., Ore. Could Vastly Expand Renewable Power Production

Oregon Wolf Population Meets Level To Consider Delisting

Obama's Arctic Refuge Drill Ban Won't Change Much, For Now

Can Coastal Communities Survive A Tsunami?

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