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Oregon Man Says Officers Punched Him, But Camera Shows Him Hitting Himself

The sheriff’s department said Tuesday the footage shows 33-year-old Aleksander Robin Tomaszewski hitting himself, leaving two black eyes.

02/18/2015

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Hatchet-Wielding Oregon Man Shot By Deputies Made Fake 911 Report Of Stabbing Suspect

The man was identified Monday as 34-year-old Bruce Lee Steward of Colton, an unincorporated community 35 miles south of Portland along Oregon 211 between Molalla and Estacada.

02/16/2015

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Surveyors Find Washington Monument 10 Inches Shorter Than Originally Thought

The new measurement puts the monument at 554 feet, 7 and eleven-thirty-seconds of an inch, as measured from the floor of the main entrance to the top.

02/16/2015

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Timeline of Ethics Issues Surrounding Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber

Just weeks after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation following allegations his fiancée used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report income on her taxes.

02/15/2015

Oregon Enacts Same-Sex Domestic Partnership Law

Oregon Governor Scandal Means First Bisexual Will Be In State’s Top Post

NEW YORK (AP) – “LGBT” has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the “B” sometimes seems like an awkward fit. The sudden advent of America’s first openly bisexual governor […]

02/15/2015

Oregon Enacts Same-Sex Domestic Partnership Law

Oregon’s Next Governor Celebrates State’s 156th Birthday As Predecessor’s Scandal Looms

The speakers attending the celebration kept their focus on the birthday party and not the stunning events that unfolded on Friday, first with Kitzhaber’s emotional declaration that he will step down on Wednesday followed by news of a federal subpoena served on the state Department of Administrative Services.

02/15/2015

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Portland City Worker Pleads Guilty To Role In Pakistani Bombing

Reaz Qadir Khan, 51, admitted before U.S. District Court Judge Michael Mosman on Friday that he arranged for Ali Jaleel to receive $2,450 before Jaleel participated in the May 2009 attack. He also admitted providing financial help and advice to Jaleel’s wives after the bombing, with the knowledge it would help them avoid capture.

02/15/2015

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Bronzed Baby Shoes Making Comeback, Thanks To Social Media

As popular commodities sometimes do, bronzed baby shoes are making a comeback among a new generation of parents and grandparents, thanks in part to an aggressive social media marketing strategy.

02/15/2015

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Firing Squads A Step Closer To Reality After Utah House Narrowly Approves Revival Bill

A handful of inmates on Utah’s death row were sentenced before the law changed and still have the option of going before a firing squad in a few years once they have exhausted any appeals. It was last used in 2010 when Ronnie Lee Gardner was executed by five police officers with .30-caliber Winchester rifles.

02/13/2015

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17 Million Pounds Of Carp Removed From Utah Lake Halfway Through Cleanup

About 17 million pounds of carp have been removed over the past four years, Reed Price, executive director of the Utah Lake Commission, said Wednesday. The goal is to remove a total of 32 million pounds. The lake once contained an estimated 40 million pounds of carp.

02/13/2015

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Utah Mother Pleads Guilty To Killing Six Newborns, Hiding Bodies In Garage

Prosecutors say the plea deal means Megan Huntsman, 39, will likely spend the rest of her life in prison over what authorities described as a heinous series of killings from 1996 to 2006.

02/12/2015

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Court: Chuck Yeager Can Sue Utah Gun Safe Company That Named Products After Him

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Tuesday that the 91-year-old can sue Fort Knox Security Products over an oral agreement from the 1980s that allowed the use of his name and picture in exchange for free safes.

02/12/2015

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ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20: A cross stands in the Roman catacombs in the gardens of the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo on February 20, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Apostolic Palace and The Ponifical Villas of Castelgandolfo, 10 miles south Rome, are the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Castel Gandolfo

A look at the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave.

New Year’s Eve Celebrations From Around The World

See how the world celebrated the arrival of 2013.

Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

The latest mass shooting to strike an American community may be a particularly horrific one. At a Connecticut elementary school, an official says 27 people are dead, including 20 children.

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Travis Flies In Support Of Sandy

Crews and equipment from Travis Air Force Base are heading east to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is speeding up and should make landfall early Monday evening in southern New Jersey.

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Closing Ceremonies Of The London Olympics

Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.

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Smokey Bear Through The Years

See how the U.S. Forest Service’s famous and furry public relations figure has change created in 1944.

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