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5 River Adventures To Do This August

Author and Oregon river expert Tim Palmer shares his top five picks for trips, hikes and rides to take this summer.

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Professional Wrestling World Mourns Longtime Star 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper

The Canadian entered the WWF as a villain and fought Hulk Hogan and Mr. T in the first Wrestlemania event. The career gave the often-bekilted grappler many chances to show off his bagpipe skills.

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PSU Fulfills Pledge, Limits Tuition Hike

Portland State University trustees reduced a tuition hike from 4.2 percent to 3.1 percent.

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The Plan To Give Pell Grants To Prisoners

The Obama administration unveiled a pilot program Friday morning that will once again allow some prisoners access to federal Pell grants.

Photo: AP, Patrick Semansky