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Cover Oregon Shutdown Leads To 62 Layoffs After Exchange Never Got Off Ground

Cover Oregon executive director Aaron Patnode told the agency that layoffs will occur in March and April. Most employees being let go work in customer service.


Purloined porkers.  Hundreds of hogs have been stolen from farms in the midwest.  TIMEMoneyland say the price of pork makes stealing hogs ready for slaughter enticing to thieves.

Utah Prosecutors Drop Controversial ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Charges Against Animal Activists

Those counts came under a law that makes it a crime to conduct undercover investigations of slaughterhouses and factory farms. It has being challenged in court by activists who say it was designed to prevent exposure of unsafe practices.


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Tiger Selfie Ban, Gas Pump Clips Among New 2015 Laws Hitting Books Across Country

Although it doesn’t take effect until early February, a New York law captures this year’s “Who knew?” prize by banning tiger selfies, which have been used by young men as profile photos on social media sites.


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WATCH: Dog Rescued After 150-Foot Plunge In Columbia Gorge

A yellow Labrador that got spooked on a Christmas Day hike in the Columbia Gorge, snapping her leash and plunging 150 feet down a cliff, was rescued in the dark by a climber who rappelled to a narrow ledge where the dog was trapped.



Skier Survives Utah Avalanche With Just Broken Leg, Thanks To Companions

His fellow skiers and six others who happened to be in the area quickly began searching for him after the avalanche occurred. The man had a rescue beacon on him that sent signals that allowed the others to pinpoint where he was buried.


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Naked Man In Park Swipes Porland Officer’s Stun Gun

The officer called for backup Monday afternoon as the man tried unsuccessfully to get into her locked patrol car. Other officers arrived and arrested him.



Utah Man, 77, Accused Of Sunbathing Nude In Backyard Next To Church Parking Lot

Police say Kipp’s neighbors reported the nude sunbathing March 5. His yard has a chain-link fence without privacy slats. Police say children could see him, but Kipp told an officer he could do what he wanted on his property.


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Portland Wants Uber Shut Down Shortly After It Begins Operating In City

When it launched in Portland last week, City Commissioner Steve Novick threatened to “throw the book” at the company for violating the rides-for-hire regulations.


Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones cites the recent shooting of two deputies by an illegal immigrant as evidence the immigration process is broken. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Recruiting To Hire More Female Agents

The Border Patrol is recruiting women to be hired as agents to serve in U.S. states bordering Mexico.


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University Of Oregon Distance Runner Suing Men She Says Injured Her With Rock Through Windshield

The lawsuit comes two years to the day from the incident. Under Oregon law, a personal-injury lawsuit must be filed within two years from the date of an injury.


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While Family Grieves Family Member, Burglars Hit Utah Home

Kristin and Jeff Millard and their four children returned from a viewing for her sister-in-law, Lindsay Richards, to discover their home had been burglarized Monday night.


Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer In Ferguson Shooting Case

Q & A: How Did The Ferguson Grand Jury Reach Its Decision?

A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months before deciding not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury:


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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.

Travis Air Force Base Airmen support Hurricane Sandy relief

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.


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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