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Prepare For Takeoff: Pilot Shortage Provides Lift To Aviation Students

Northwest News Network | Oct. 25, 2016 6:15 p.m.

Piloting a jetliner was once a glamorous profession. Then came the 9/11 terror attacks, airline bankruptcies and pension cuts. And entry-level pilots worked for peanuts.

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2 Portland Timbers Players Arrested On DUI Charges

AP | Oct. 25, 2016 1:59 p.m. | Lake Oswego, Oregon

Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and defender Liam Ridgewell face charges of driving under the influence after an accident in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

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Search Suspended For Missing Columbia River Gorge Hiker

AP | Oct. 24, 2016 8:40 a.m.

Authorities have suspended the search for a 21-year-old woman believed to be missing in the Columbia River Gorge.

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How Can We Make Cape Kiwanda Safer?

Statesman Journal | Oct. 22, 2016 3:13 p.m.

After a string of deaths and a case of vandalism at a photographer's favorite on the Oregon Coast, a state task force proposes ideas to keep visitors safer at Cape Kiwanda.

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Ducks On Longest Losing Streak Since 1996

AP | Oct. 22, 2016 10:47 a.m. | Berkeley, California

Freshman Justin Herbert threw six touchdown passes and rallied Oregon back from a 20-point deficit in the third quarter but it wasn't enough for the Ducks.

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Northwest Wheat's 'Low Falling Number' Means Low Prices For Farmers

Northwest News Network | Oct. 21, 2016 8:15 p.m.

Many Washington and Idaho wheat farmers are struggling this year because of a weird crop problem. Researchers at the USDA’s Western Wheat Quality Lab at Washington State University in Pullman are looking into it.

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Oregon Orders Man To Stop Marketing ‘Keep Portland Weird’ License Plate Idea

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 12:55 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Justice has issued a cease-and-desist order against a man trying to create a “Keep Portland Weird” license plate. 

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Woman Reported Missing; Believed To Be At Columbia Gorge

AP | Oct. 21, 2016 9:51 a.m.

A 21-year-old Portland woman has been reported missing, and authorities are worried she's lost or injured in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Nurse Practioners Are Increasingly Helping Patients Fill Out End-Of-Life Forms

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 9:03 a.m. | Portland

A study of end-of-life medical directives shows nurse practitioners, rather than doctors, are helping people make plans for dying.

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Salmon, Steelhead Fishing Closes Early On Columbia River

East Oregonian | Oct. 21, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Recreational fishing for salmon and steelhead will close early on the Columbia River, beginning Saturday.