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Vanishing Kelp: Warm Ocean Takes Toll On Undersea Forests

AP | Aug. 22, 2017 9:49 a.m. | Appledore Island, Maine

The Gulf of Maine, stretching from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia, is the latest in a growing list of global hotspots losing their kelp.

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Eclipse Not A Problem For NW Solar Power Distribution

NWPR/EarthFix | Aug. 21, 2017 4:30 p.m.

While hundreds of thousands of Northwest residents were looking up, power companies were monitoring just how much solar power they lost during Monday’s sky-darkening eclipse.

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Oregon Governor To Sign Transportation Bill In Ontario

Capital Press | Aug. 22, 2017 8:53 a.m. | Ontario, Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown will travel to Ontario Aug. 28 to hold a ceremonial signing of the state’s $5.3 billion transportation bill, which provides funding for a major rail transload facility in Malheur County.

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Ridgefield Motorcyclist Lay Dead Near I-5 For 3 Days

The Columbian | Aug. 22, 2017 6:21 p.m.

The family of a Ridgefield man is looking for answers after he was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash, but his body wasn’t found until family searched the area three days later.

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A Guide To The Oregon Solar Eclipse 2017

Get ready, Oregon. A total eclipse on Aug. 21 is expected to bring upward of a million people to the state.

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