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Singing And Cheers Greet Returning Timbers

OPB | Nov. 30, 2015 2:32 p.m. | Portland

Despite freezing temperatures and the start of a busy workweek, dozens of fans turned up to welcome the Timbers home after making it to the MLS Cup Final for the first time ever.

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Wintery Mix To Hit Portland And Southwest Washington

OPB | Nov. 30, 2015 11:39 a.m.

The National Weather Service said Monday that a wintery mix is moving into the Portland metro area and parts of southwest Washington.  

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Oregon Man Dies In Fall On Mount Jefferson

OPB | Nov. 30, 2015 11:02 a.m.

Rescue crews called off efforts to recover the body of Thomas Fountain due to severe weather on Mount Jefferson Monday afternoon.

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Federals Monitors: Rain Ends Drought In Western Washington

Capital Press | Nov. 30, 2015 7:39 a.m.

Some 36 percent of the state no longer has drought status. The entire state was in a “severe” to “extreme” drought in early October.

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'Black Lives Matter' Supporters Rally in Portland

OPB | Nov. 27, 2015 4:01 p.m.

About 300 supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement rallied across the Lloyd Center shopping mall in Portland Friday.

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Powell's $350, 000 Gift: For The Person Who Has Everything

OPB | Nov. 27, 2015 midnight

Inside Powell's City of Books, there is one book almost no one is able to see. It’s the store's most expensive book, locked away in a secret location.

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2,000 Customers Still Affected By Spokane Power Outages

AP | Nov. 26, 2015 1:23 p.m.

Utility officials say just over 2,000 customers remained without power on Thanksgiving following a devastating windstorm more than a week earlier.  

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Thousands In Washington May Lack Power On Holiday

AP | Nov. 25, 2015 10:40 a.m.

About 5,000 households in and around Spokane, Washington, are expected to be without power on Thanksgiving, more than a week after a windstorm devastated the region's electrical grid.

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Students Say Washington College Unsafe For Women Of Color

AP | Nov. 25, 2015 9:35 a.m.

A group of students from Western Washington University say the campus is not safe for women of color.

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WWU Cancels Classes Over Hate Speech On Social Media

AP | Nov. 24, 2015 9:16 a.m.

Western Washington University has canceled classes on Tuesday because of threats against minority students on social media.