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Report Shows 1,500 Oil Train Cars Per Week Through Washington

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 19, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Portland

In the final three months of 2016, railroads hauled 618 million gallons of oil through Washington. That means more than 1,500 rail cars every week hauling flammable crude oil through the state.  

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5 Dead, 8 Wounded In Airport Shooting; US Veteran Arrested

AP | Jan. 6, 2017 10:28 a.m.

A lone shooter opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, international airport Friday, killing five people and injuring eight before he was taken into custody, officials said.

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Oregon Weekend Forecast: Snow, Freezing Rain, Ice

AP | Jan. 6, 2017 8:16 a.m.

A storm is expected to hit the Eugene-Springfield area Saturday morning, with a mix of snow and freezing rain hitting an area that is recovering from its worst ice storm in decades.

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Eugene Airport Completes Major Passenger Terminal Renovations

The Register-Guard | Jan. 2, 2017 9:16 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

The airport has completed a major renovation in the passenger terminal lobby, which included moving the passenger screening station from the center of the terminal lobby.

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Missing Plane Near Hood Canal Found With No Survivors

AP | Dec. 30, 2016 9:09 a.m.

According to the Washington Department of Transportation, searchers have located the small missing private airplane that went missing in the Hood Canal area on Thursday.

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ODOT Reopens Interstate 84 In Eastern Oregon, Warns Against Travel

AP | Dec. 27, 2016 12:43 p.m. | La Grande, Oregon

The state Department of Transportation reopened Interstate 84 in Eastern Oregon after closing a long stretch Tuesday due to snow.

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Ride-Hailing Apps Gradually Expanding Coverage In Northwest

Northwest News Network | Dec. 27, 2016 midnight

Uber launched its smartphone ride-booking service in Kennewick and Yakima, Washington, last week and similar-sized Oregon cities may get their shot in 2017.

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Hanjin Crews Stranded Indefinitely On Salish Sea Receive Christmas Cheer

Northwest News Network | Dec. 23, 2016 midnight

The unlucky crewmembers on two big container ships of the bankrupt Hanjin line won't be home for Christmas.

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Airline Starts New Service Between Portland And Pendleton

OPB | Dec. 19, 2016 midnight | Portland

A small airline is starting a new service between Pendleton and Portland on Monday.

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Freezing Temperatures Prevent Oregon's Big Melt

AP | Dec. 16, 2016 7:42 a.m.

Schools across the Portland metro area are closed for another day as below-freezing temperatures prevent ice from melting.