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Too-Tame Wolf Settling In To Wash. Wolf Sanctuary

AP | March 3, 2015 7:36 a.m.

An Eastern Washington gray wolf that had gotten too comfortable around people is settling in to a Western Washington wolf sanctuary.

News | Transportation

Coast Guard Pulls Sternwheeler's Paperwork Over Inspection

AP | March 3, 2015 7:32 a.m.

The Coast Guard says it has revoked the inspection certificate for a Salem-based sternwheeler vessel that operates on the Willamette River because the Willamette Queen's owners have not completed an out-of-water hull examination.

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Senator Says Ore. Traveler On Way Home From East Timor

AP | March 3, 2015 7:26 a.m.

An American traveler detained for months in East Timor has been released by the government of that Southeast Asia country and has boarded a plane to begin her trip home.

Education | News | Health

770 University Of Oregon Students Vaccinated Monday

AP | March 3, 2015 7:17 a.m.

A total of 770 University of Oregon students were vaccinated Monday at a clinic at Matthew Knight Arena in the campaign against a blood stream infection that has killed one student and sickened three others.

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Portland VA Cuts Long Wait Times

OPB | March 3, 2015 6 a.m.

Last spring, the Veterans Administration was embroiled in a scandal over long wait times at its clinics around the country. Some of the longest wait times in the country were right here in the Pacific Northwest. But now that's changed.

News | Sports

Hundreds Turn Out For Jerome Kersey Memorial

OPB | March 2, 2015 6:52 p.m. | Portland

Hundreds of sports fans were in Portland's Memorial Coliseum Monday to pay respects to former Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey.

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Appeals Court Upholds Protection For Threatened Seabird

AP | March 2, 2015 4:21 p.m.

A federal appeals court has rejected a timber industry lawsuit seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.

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New Bill Would Fine Oregon Cyclists Without Reflective Clothing

OPB | March 2, 2015 4:14 p.m. | Portland

When you bought your first bike with all the bells and whistles, did you also think to buy the flashy neon vests and pants? An Oregon lawmaker hopes that bike riders will be outfitted in reflective gear soon enough.

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Committee OKs Bill Making Idaho Gas Production Records Public

AP | March 2, 2015 3:25 p.m.

Idaho lawmakers on a Senate committee advanced to the full Senate a bill that will give the public access to oil and natural gas production records and that more closely follows national standards.

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Washington House, Senate Consider Contrasting Labor Bills

AP | March 2, 2015 1:59 p.m.

With the Washington Legislature starting a stretch of intense work to vote on scores of policy proposals before a March 11 deadline, a series of labor and workforce bills moving through the House and Senate highlight the ideological differences between the leaders of each chamber.