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US Army Corps Blocks Route Of Dakota Access Pipeline In ND

AP | Dec. 4, 2016 1:46 p.m. | Cannon Ball, North Dakota

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

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Buses Return To Sellwood Bridge In Portland After 12 Years

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 3 p.m. | Portland

TriMet buses will start crossing the Sellwood Bridge Monday — after a 12-year absence.

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Feds: Railroads Make Slow Progress On Revolutionary Braking System

NPR | Nov. 29, 2016 4:12 a.m.

The Federal Railroad Administration says many railroads are behind schedule in installing technology that could prevent crashes. It would slow or stop a train if the human operator failed to do so.

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Central Oregon Cities Turn To Salem For Help With New Transit System Funding Idea

AP | Nov. 27, 2016 3:06 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Central Oregon governments want state lawmakers to allow requests for property tax increases that would fund the area's mass transit system.

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Snowstorms To Hit Northwest Passes, Impacting Holiday Travel

Statesman Journal | Nov. 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.

The first major snowstorms of the season are expected to hit the Pacific Northwest just in time for Thanksgiving holiday travel.

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A Greener Flight: Cross-Country Airline Flight Powered By Logging Slash

Northwest News Network | Nov. 14, 2016 9:40 a.m.

A project to demonstrate that jets could someday be powered by logging leftovers from Northwest forests gets a culminating test Monday morning.

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Tigard Voters Saying Yes To Light Rail Plan

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:45 p.m. | Portland

An expansion to the Portland metro area's light rail system is getting the green light for its route through the city of Tigard.

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Tigard Voters Hold Keys To Southwest Light Rail Line

OPB | Nov. 2, 2016 2:05 p.m. | Tigard, Oregon

If Measure 34-255 passes, a proposed light rail line moves ahead. A "no" vote would have planners tapping the brakes.

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Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Portland's St. Johns Bridge

AP | Oct. 30, 2016 10:10 a.m. | Portland

Portland police says the crash happened at about 11:25 a.m. Saturday at the west end of the bridge. The male cyclist was critically injured and died at the scene.

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Eugene To Launch Bike Share Program

The Register-Guard | Oct. 23, 2016 11:49 a.m.

The city of Eugene will launch its first bike rental program about a year from now with the help of a $900,000 grant from the state, the city announced Friday.